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The public is invited to enjoy the gardens at Heritage Farm, which is a part of Brunswick's park system. There will be members available to talk about the gardens during Sunday Farmers Markets at the farm, 4613 Laurel Road, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, through August 6.  For information about Heritage Farm and the Brunswick Area Historical Society, visit brunswickhistory.com/ (OH)

The Fort Dodge Federated Garden Club will meet at noon on Tuesday at the Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive, for a potluck lunch followed by a presentation. The presentation “Companion Designs Workshop” will be given by Nancy Phillips and Barb Gollob; Jan Krass and Barb Messerly. Roll call will be “How do you keep bugs away?” Skip Thompson will give a five minute report on the vining plant, Trumpet Vine. (IA)

The Tulsa Perennial Club will host Dee Nash at its next meeting, July 20. The topic of her presentation is “Vegetable gardens can be beautiful and productive."  Nash, a writer, speaker and garden coach, born and raised in Oklahoma, will discuss how to grow more food in less space and also create a vegetable garden good enough for company. She will discuss container gardening, raised beds, flowers in the vegetable garden and smaller vegetable cultivars that are great producers. Socializing starts at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave. Free to the public. (OK)

The Boothbay Region Garden Club presents the Home and Garden Tour on Friday, July 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This self-guided tour offers homes and gardens of distinction and interest for all that come. Tickets may be purchased at the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce, 192 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538, 207-633-2353. Tickets are $30 prepaid and $35 the day of the tour. For more information you may contact Pat McMurry 207-633-7405 or Irene Gerny 207-633-5052. There is a limited number of tickets and we always sell out so buy soon. Website: http://www.Boothbayregiongardenclub.org  (ME)

An in-town Belfast yard that’s pretty as a postcard is next in Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Days 2017. You’re invited to visit the 133 Miller Street property of Nancy Perkins and Stephen Underwood from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, July 21.  For more information: 207-338-5059; BelfastGardenClub.org (ME)

The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show entitled "Out of This World" on Sat, July 22 from 1pm to 4pm. (NY)

August 7, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Habitat Garden Tour. Guest docent Lu Lu Sage will give a tour of the Xeric Garden Club’s certified wildlife habitat garden. Lu Lu is a certified beekeeper and a wildlife habitat gardener in Albuquerque. She will speak on how to create a wildlife habitat in your own backyard and how all of us can do our part to preserve bees and other important pollinators. The Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas NE. People of all ages welcome. Free. For further information go to www.xericgardenclub.org. (NM)

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)

September 11, 2017, 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Habitat Garden Tour. End of Season Gardening
Docent led tour of the Xeric Garden Club’s certified wildlife habitat garden. The Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas NE. People of all ages welcome. Free. For further information go to www.xericgardenclub.org. (NM)

East Marlborough; Five local garden clubs, members of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, will be presenting an N.G.C. Standard Flower Show titled “Magical Gardens” at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square Sept. 23-24. It will be open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The clubs planning the show, under the auspices of the Visitor Education Department of Longwood Gardens, include the Four Seasons Garden Club of Kennett Square, Garden Class of the Woman’s Community Club of Uwchlan, Garden Club of Springfield, Spade and Trowel Club and The Country Gardeners. (PA)
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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