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The Men’s Garden Club of Burlington will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Occasions, 286 E. Front St., Burlington. The program will be Establishing a Butterfly Garden by master gardener Gail Moore. Prospective Men’s Garden Club members are invited to attend or to visit burlingtonmensgarden.club. (NC)

Norwood Evening Garden Club: 6:45 p.m. March 28, Carriage House, 71 Bond St., Norwood. Norwood Evening Garden Club will host Adam Wheeler, propagation and plant development manager at Broken Arrow Nursery in Hamden, CT. Wheeler will discuss the many colors, patterns and textures of foliage plants and how to use them in the garden. For information: 781-769- 3854; NorwoodEveningGardenClub.com. (CT)

The Owls Head Garden Club will meet Wednesday, April 5, at 10 a.m. at the Community Building on Ash Point Drive. Local artist Susan Beebe will give an illustrated talk on her local gardens and artwork featuring flowers and birds. Owls Head Garden Club welcomes visitors and new members from Owls Head and neighboring communities. The meeting is open free to the public. (ME)

The Nashua Garden Club will hold its April program at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St. (NH)

The Rockport Garden Club welcomes its April guest speaker, Jacinda Martinez, a garden grower, designer, educator, artist and owner of Grounded Local. This presentation is free to the public on Thursday, April 6, at 1 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House (lower level). For more information, please call 236-7788. (ME)


Tuesday, April 18 The SGC will meet for its 20th anniversary at 7 p.m., at the Dudley Gendron Post 414, located at 156 Boston Road in Sutton. Former SGC members are welcomed and encouraged to join. Former members are asked to email flagg121@verizon.net as soon as possible regarding interest and availability to attend. There will be a presentation of the history of the Sutton Garden Club as seen through the eyes of past and current members. There will also be food, beautiful
gardens, inspiring ideas at the meeting. (MA)

April 29, 9 a.m. will be the Lathrop Garden Club Annual Plant Sale at a NEW LOCATION - the Lathrop Antique Grounds Main Building, 2488 S.E. Hwy 33, Lathrop, MO. The proceeds will go to fund a Scholarship for a Lathrop High School graduate. Come early to get the “good stuff” and a free tree. (MO)

The Lombard Garden Club is offering a $1,000.00 college scholarship to a 2017 Lombard high school senior, home-schooled Lombard resident, or Lombard resident currently enrolled in a college
program of environmental science, ecology, landscape design agriculture, botany or horticulture.
Deadline for receipt of application is April 1, 2017. The requirements for applying for this scholarship are: applicants must be a Lombard resident, be involved in extra-curricular activities, provide information about grades, provide two recommendation letters and include a statement of career goals.  This information is to be sent to the Scholarship Chairman Barbara Muzzey, Lombard Garden Club, PO Box 885, Lombard, IL 60148. Any questions can be directed to Muzzey at 630-620-9388 or . The winner will be selected by April 10. (IL)

The Greater New Bedford Garden Club is accepting applications for the $1,500.00 Rose L. Murphy Scholarship to be awarded to a student enrolled in a full-time college program in 2017-2018. The applicant must be pursuing a degree either in environmental sciences, horticulture, landscape architecture, conservation, or related scientific fields.  You can send applications to Ellen P. Flynn, Chair of Scholarship, for the Greater New Bedford Garden Club P.O. Box 1312, Mattapoisettt, MA 02739. Applications and required paperwork must be received on or before May 1. (MA)

Mukilteo Way Garden Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship for classes in the horticulture department of Edmonds Community College for the 2017-18 academic year. Applicants are not required to be seeking a degree in horticulture. Graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply as well as adult learners and current horticulture students at EdCC. More at www.mwgc.org; info@mwgc.org; or by written request to Mukilteo Way Garden Club, P.O. Box 1361, Mukilteo, WA 98275. Must be postmarked by May 31. (WA)


The Adair County Garden Club meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 1pm CT. at the Adair County Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street. Columbia, KY 42728. Meetings are designed to expand your knowledge of gardening, landscape, birds and many other horticulture related topics. A nominal membership fee is required to join. The Adair County Garden Club members take pride in their community so they invite you expand your horizons in 2017 and join them.

The Keweenaw Garden Club was established by and for gardening enthusiasts. They have presentations at the Portage Lake District Library on the first Monday of each month, September through May. Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570. (MI)

The general meeting of Pinelands Garden Club of Medford will occur on Monday, Jan. 12 at Medford Leas Auditorium, on Route 70 in Medford at 10 a.m.
The speaker will be Rachel Roat, publisher of the online periodical “Tree Laws.” Roat will talk about what people’s rights and duties are regarding the trees on private property, in the community, and especially in the Pinelands.
- See more at: http://www.shamongsun.com/2014/12/30/pinelands-garden-club-holding-first-meeting-2015-jan-12/#sthash.mzNKAlB9.dpufAs part of Hopkinton’s 300th Anniversary Celebration, there will be a historical house and garden tour Sunday, June 14.
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