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Program Calendar 2013-2014

Unless otherwise indicated, all monthly meetings are held at the Northborough Senior Center at  119 Barefoot Rd.   The business meeting begins at 6:30 PM followed by the presentation or workshop.  

All meetings are free and open to the public.  Some workshops will have fees.  These fees will be announced two weeks before the event.

September 2013

September 3
Organizational Meeting

September 20-22
Art Show & Floral Displays: “Art In Bloom”
Northborough Art Guild & Northborough Garden Club
Historical Society

October 2013

October 1
6:30 Northborough Senior Center

“Edith Wharton” as portrayed by Nancy Riggs.
Edith Wharton was a garden designer as well as Pulitzer prize winning author. In fact, before she became a noted novelist she co-authored Italian Villas and The Gardens. which may be considered the first garden book published in America. Hear Nancy speak about Edith’s life at The Mount, her home in Lennox, MA., as well as her career as a prolific author.

November 2013

November 5, 2013, 6:30 Northborough Library
“Gardening is Murder” by Neal Sanders
Neal Sanders is the author of six mysteries, several of which use garden club settings. He writes the “the Principal Undergardener” blog which addresses gardening as a non-gardener who loves gardens. His illustrated
presentation is a “husband’s point of view” of gardening filled with humor and insight into the world of gardening.

November 16, 12:00 pm
Holiday Enchantment
Peaslee School, Northborough

December 2013
December 3, 2013 Northborough Senior Center
“Flemish Floral Arrangements”
Diane Guldner will discuss the historical components of Flemish Floral Design as she assembles an arrangement typical of the ones created in the
15th-16th century. These beautiful arrangements were used by bulb growers to advertise their wares and were often captured by Flemish painters of this period.

December 2013
Holiday Party



January 2014

No meeting



February 2014
February 4, 2014

Successful Seedling, growing seedlings for summer gardens by Kerrie Tetreault


March 2014
March 4, 2014
The Art in Bloom Road Show by Museum of Fine Arts Associates


April 2014

April  2014 TBD
Joint Program With Boylston & Shrewsbury Garden Clubs


May 2014

May 6
Caring for Perennials by NGC members

Saturday, May 17
Plant Sale Fundraiser, Ellswoth-Macafee Park.  Rte. 135 


June 2014

June 11, 2014
Pot Luck Dinner lecture on Vertical Gardens by Tower Hill Staff


July 2014
July 8, 2014
Members Potluck Picnic and  Garden Tour

August 2014
No meeting