Entries from March 2008

Karen’s Photos from St. John

March 31, 2008

There’s nothing like a winter get away to “the islands”. We are greeted not only with blue skies, warm breezes but also a feast for the eyes of wonderful tropical flowers. Karen Carriera has returned from St. John with these wonderful pictures to share.border=”0″ />

Christchurch, New Zealand – Festival of FLowers

March 28, 2008

These photos were taken by Bert Turner at the Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand at their “Festival of Flowers” week. Note the center aisle from entrance to altar area paved with flowers. Side aisles features the arrangements. Costume for the parade were done by Jenny Gillies, Costume & Fabric, Cosume & Fabric Designer. Fabulous! Her […]

Sound & Country Article

March 27, 2008

The Mystic Garden Club Plant Sale at the Mystic & Noank Library was featured in the Spring issue of Sound and Country. If you missed the article click here to read it.

Upcoming Local Plant Sales

March 26, 2008

Gardeners are always looking for new plants for their gardens. Buying plants from local clubs and growers is always desirable. Here are the dates for some Local Plant Sales.Ledyard Garden ClubMay 10th, from 8:30 am to noon, rain or shine,at the Ledyard Congregational Church. More information,phone Sue Anderson at 860-464-7740.Duck River Garden ClubMay 9, from […]

MGC April Activities

March 25, 2008

Barbara Rousseau is organizing a trip to Logees Greenhouses in Danielson, CT on Friday, April 11th. People are to meet at Go Fish at 9 AM to drive together. Visit their website http://www.logees.com/ to see what they have to offer. The daffodils are coming up and we will be bringing our specimens to the April […]

Going Green with fewer Catalogs

March 25, 2008

If you are overwhelmed with catalogs and hate to have all that paper wasted you can visit www.catalogchoice.org to choose which catalog mailing lists you’d like to be removed from.

Our Website is now at www.MysticGardenClub.org

March 24, 2008

We have a new location for our website – it is at www.mysticgardenclub.org Be sure to visit often.

Hawaiian Flowers

March 1, 2008

We have been coming to Hawaii for the past 5 winters. I am always so impressed with the flora and fauna here. There are several botanical gardens “up country” which means part way up the side of the volcano. The elevation assures more moisture and a slightly cooler climate than at sea level. I am […]