Reminder - HPAGC Perennial Plant Order

Hi everyone!!!

Sending a HUGE thank you to Freeman and John for showing us all about starting a pond and ways to make it affordable and interesting!  What a great slide show of pics and inspiration!!

Don't forget to check out the Hammonds Plains Area Garden Club Perennial Order.  If there is anything you are wanting, you need to get your order in before the weekend is over!!

Here's a link to their site where you'll find all of the details!

Val :)

April 2014 Library Programs of Interest

Date Range: February 26, 2014 - May 30, 2014
Category:  Adult » Hobbies & Interests » Landscaping

Landscaping: Designing with Plants & Adjudicating Their Growth
Many cultures practice landscaping for a variety of reasons—from purely visual to strictly practical. Landscaping has a history as fascinating as any other visual art.
Spring Garden Rd. Memorial
Wednesday, April 9/12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Landscaping: Fundamentals of Landscape Composition
Size doesn’t matter. A balcony or even a window sill can be landscaped. Learn about the basics of composition— form, balance, color, and contrast.
Spring Garden Rd. Memorial
Wednesday, April 16/12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Basics of Landscaping Materials: Plants & Plant Growth
Get the best performance yield! Successful landscaping requires learning about the requirements of light, heat, soil, and water for varying groups of plants.
Spring Garden Rd. Memorial
Wednesday, April 23/12:00 pm-1:30 pm

You can also check out the links under the new Learn More category in our website's sidebar!

Meeting Wed.Feb. 26 - Pond Presentation

We will have John and Freeman 
presenting this week!

Meeting Reminder!

John and Freeman have a wonderful pond presentation planned for our meeting this week!!

The notes that go with the pictures span several pages so they have been posted on our site for you to print and bring with you.
Look under Our Handouts in the side menu.
It is called Ponds: Why and How.

Wed. Feb. 26

Socializing 7:00pm, Meeting 7:30pm

Donations for our local Food Bank
are gratefully accepted.

A reminder that we also have a
Prospect Area Garden Club
group on Facebook:

You will find links to everything on our site:

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HRM District NSAGC Meeting - Save the date!

Hello Garden Club-ers!

Please note that the Bedford Horticultural Society will be hosting the HRM District NSAGC Meeting on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The meeting will be in the LeBrun Centre in Bedford, and will have a registration fee of $10 for club members and $12 for nonmembers. There will be three speakers and lots of vendors. The registration fee will include goodies during the morning break and a delicious sandwich luncheon. Also, all registrants will receive a free plant! All in all, it will be a lovely beginning to a happy summer of gardening.

We'll send out more information as the day's events are finalized. But please save the date! We look forward to welcoming everyone.

Susan Boyd, President
Bedford Horticultural Society