2018 Bucksport Garden Club Schedule

Club Meetings are held at Orland Community Center

April 11 Club Meeting 10:00 a.m.
First meeting come and join by paying annual dues of $15.
Program: Small hands on project and planting sweet pea seeds

May 9   Club Meeting 10 a.m.

Program: Mushroom Propagation Demonstration with Club Treasurer Heather Tooker

May 15 Workshop for the Plant Sale

May 17  St. Croix District Meeting and Luncheon Hosted by the Bar Harbor Garden Club
LOCATION: Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House 1 Kimball Road Northeast Harbor, ME
SPEAKER: David Yarborough, PhD, Wild Blueberry Specialist & Professor of Horticulture, University of Maine.
Topic: A Sweet Story: Maine’s Wild Blueberry Industry

May TBA  Library Cleanup 9 a.m.
Buck Memorial Library

May 26 Plant, Bake and Book Sale, Main Street, Bucksport

June 13  Club Meeting 10 a.m.

Program: Clay Kirby, PhD speaks on “Insects in the garden and landscape: friends and foes”

June 18 - 20 
The 87th Annual Garden Club Federation of Maine Convention

June 30 Orland River Days
 Pie/bake sale on Narramissic Dr., Orland

July 11 Garden Tea Party at Kimball’s Pavillion, Narramissic Dr., Orland

July 25 Food on Main beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Main Street Eat & Mingle! Bucksport’s Finest Police & Firefighters as “Guns & Hoses” Fabulous Food plus Bucksport Garden Club will be selling pie slices  on Main Street.

August 8   Club Meeting 10 a.m.

Program: Lisa Colburn speaks on “whimsy in the garden”

Aug. 22-23: Mystery Tour to St. Andrews, N.B.

Sept 7: Trip to tour Lisa Colburn’s gardens in Orono

September 12  Club Meeting 10:00 a.m.

Program: Cassie Banning, Garden Manager for Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Gardens will speak on the garden design and maintenance of the A.A. Rockefeller Gardens

October 6  Fall Plant Sale
Main St., Bucksport

October 10 Club Meeting 10 a.m.
Installation of
new President and Vice President

Program: Lynette Gaslin will speak about horticulture and experiences in this field.

October TBA  Library Cleanup 9 a.m.
Buck Memorial Library

October 29
87th Fall Conference Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc.  
Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 

Nov. TBA: Decorating at Woodlawn, Black House, Ellsworth

 December ?? Blaine House Tea


December 12 Annual Holiday Party

Buck Memorial Library gardens are maintained by Bucksport Garden Club.
Bucksport waterfront walkway.

Calendar of Upcoming Events around Maine

Events Midcoast and Downeast Maine

Terrific Club Garden Tour this year!

New officers elected for 2017 and 2018:
Pres: Patty McGinty
Vice pres: Susan Steingass
Treas: Heather Tooker
Sec: Penny Curtis
Corr Sec: Suzy Hesseltine