Entries Categorized as 'speaker'

February 2014 Meeting with Carol King Platt and “Vertical Gardening”

March 5, 2014

Last month we were graced with the presence of Carol King Platt who has been a favorite lecturer of the Mystic Garden Club. She presented her “slides” of beautiful gardening ideas for adding height and excitement to your garden with vertical structure. Members of the Club also presented pots of bulbs which they had planted […]

January 2014 Club Meeting with Speaker Louis Raymond

March 5, 2014

“From Sow’s Ears to Silk Purses” was the name of the garden lecture presented by Louise Raymond from Rhode Island in January. Mr. Raymond gave a witty and informative talk and picture presentation of the gardens he has both designed and renovated in his garden landscaping career. He reviewed a number of gardens in Connecticut […]

April Meeting with Guest Speaker, Tony Palmieri, Hand-Tied Bouquets

May 7, 2013

  Our 2013 April Meeting was also Guest Day for the Mystic Garden Club.  Guest Speaker, Tony Palmieri, gave an informative presentation on the technique for making hand-tied bouquets with common flowers and plant material.  He transformed some very ordinary flowers into stunning bouquets and taught a bit of his unique style to the Club. […]

Landscape Architect Peter Cummin to Speak at LaGrua Feb 17, 5pm

February 13, 2013

Terrariums and Tovah Martin

November 26, 2012

Our October Meeting was informative and enjoyable with Tovah Martin, terrarium expert and bon vivant!  

March 23, 2011

Cacti and Succulents A Special Presentation by Arthur Scarpa March 2011 Meeting World-renowned expert in cacti and succulent plants, Arthur Scarpa, brought a collection of unusual plants from his greenhouses at Tower Hill in Boylston, MA, for an inspiring presentation at our March meeting.  Shown here are but a few examples of these diverse plants: […]

October Meeting Speaker

October 23, 2009

The October Speaker for the Mystic Garden Club will be Louise Raymond.  She will be speaking on “Hedging the American Dream: Privacy & Horticulture in the U.S.” This is a Mystic Garden Club Guest Day.

Peter Alden – Mystic Garden Club September Speaker

September 15, 2009

The Speaker: Peter Alden, Author Lecturer, Naturalist Peter Alden, a naturalist from Concord, MA is shocked at all the new plants taking over his back forty and seemingly everywhere. He writes about the major role birds play in their spread. He is involved with many invasive plants, activities and conferences sponsored by the Invasive Plant […]

Norah Lindsay: The Life and Art of a Garden Designer

March 30, 2009

Our April 28th Meeting is guest day so be sure to invite an interested friend for our excellent program.  Allyson Hayward will be speaking about Norah Lindsay (1873-1948)  Lecture BIO Allyson Hayward  Allyson Hayward is an internationally acclaimed garden historian, who writes and lectures extensively on topics related to gardens and their history. She is […]

March Meeting Speaker – Todd Gipstein

March 14, 2009

A Feast for The Eyes Our March Meeting speaker is Todd Gipstein – renowned photographer and media specialist – “committed to continuing his long career of creating elegant, emotional shows that touch a responsive chord in viewers. In short, ‘media with a message. “ You can see Todd’s work and read more about him on […]