Entries from October 2007

Forcing Tulip Bulbs for Indoor Bloom

October 28, 2007

Submitted by Barbara Rousseau Cover drainage hole of a 6” pot. Fill pot loosely with soil (one part loam, one part peat, one part sand). Place bulbs flat side out, their tops even with the rim, then add soil to the rim. The first watering will settle soil enough to provide future watering space. Water […]

MGC October Meeting

October 23, 2007

The October meeting of the Mystic Garden Club was interesting and entertaining. As always the luncheon was tasty and a wonderful social event. It’s a delight to mingle among friends you haven’t seen for a while and catch up on their lives. We tried to move lunch along slightly by passing out the soup because […]

October by Carol Connor

October 18, 2007

Carol Connor provided some Garden Club Photos from today – October 18, 2007*** Note if you click on the photo it will popup an enlargement. Click on the back button to return to the blog. Here is a pic from Adopt A Highway program, High St in Mystic. Notice new sign. We had 14 garbage […]

October Guest Speaker – Chippy Irvine

October 16, 2007

For our October Guest program we are having Chippy Irvine, the author of “Shades of Country: Designing a Life of Comfort.” The wonderful coffee table style book has something for everyone. She brings you country in many styles from cottage to grand country. The author’s own home is an example of an opulent country style. […]

2007 MGC Questionnaire Responses

October 16, 2007

The following is a summary of the results of the 2007 Mystic Garden Club Membership Questionnaire By Barbara Ginsberg Favorite Program Carole King Thames River Greenery Garden Rooms – Kevin Joeckel Herb Lady – Jodie Gilson Peter Cummin Hands On Demonstrations Holiday Decorating Garden Design Christmas Garden Trips Arnold Arboretum Back Bay Gardens Boscobel Boston […]

Going Green – Reusable Shopping Bags

October 14, 2007

It’s not surprising that the plethora of plastic shopping bags is not good for the environment. I have been reusing my plastic bags whenever I go to a wholesale club but other than that they collect in my kitchen at a prodigious rate. So I decided to buy some reusable shopping bags. I have been […]