Entries from July 2009

Rooms and Blooms: A Mystic House and Garden Tour A Great Success

July 27, 2009

Submitted by Sally Halsey The Mystic Garden Club and the Mystic River Historical Society are pleased to announce that over 1,100 visitors attended their recent House and Garden Tour in June. The Tour netted $25,000 which will be divided equally between the two organizations. The Mystic Garden Club has purchased, planted and maintained the seasonal […]

Exotic Passion Flower in Mystic

July 21, 2009

Pam Arguelles snapped this photo of her first Passion Flower.  This very exotic tropical plant has a dozen more buds.  It is a fascinating and beautiful flower.  The size and structure of flowers of other Passiflora species is optimized for pollination by hummingbirds.  The fruit of the plant is the passion fruit.  Hundreds of hybrids have […]

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Eco Evening Garden Party

July 12, 2009

Wednesday July 29, 2009 5- 7:30 pm Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center eco evening garden party at Enders Island $25/Members, $30/Non Members     Our summer fund raiser honors the conservateurs & champions of green space and celebrates protected & flourishing local land, farms and foods. The custom menu will feature fine, fresh, locally-grown flavors – vegetables & fruits […]

Mystic Garden Club Donations

July 1, 2009

The Mystic Garden Club approved donations to a number of local organizations this year. Donations have been made to Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center – to help fund a butterfly garden; Federated Garden Clubs The Connecticut Science Center, Hartford for a Roof top garden Lower Mystic Cemetery The Riverfront Childrens’ Center, Groton Friends of The Mystic […]