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October Meeting 2015

October 29, 2015

Deborah Trickett presented her program, “The Captured Garden: Winter Boxes and Other Containers” at our October meeting and was very well received by the members. Deborah demonstrated a number of clever and creative ways to design a window box or container with live plants for the fall and then use the same basic plants but […]

April 2015 Meeting – Daffodils Are Blooming!

May 5, 2015

Our April meeting was filled with the bright yellow blossoms of daffodils in full bloom. Many members were able to properly classify their daffs and this created a stunning display at our April meeting. We also welcomed 15 Guests to this meeting and it was a pleasure to see some new faces. Finally, we listened […]

March 2015 Meeting – Members’ Designs

April 7, 2015

The Mystic Garden Club debuted a new program format in March which was well-received by the membership. Member, Barbara Ginsberg, gave an informative presentation on the basics of a line and mass flower arrangement. She then provided containers, plant and flower material and other design elements for members, who made arrangements in groups of three. […]

February 2015 Meeting – Bonsai: Illusion vs Reality

March 11, 2015

Todd Hanson and Linda Cruz from Sanctuary Bonsai in East Hartford, Connecticut were the Guest Speakers in February. A lively conversation ensured with Mr. Hanson explaining his life’s work with Bonsai and he gave an informative lecture about the care and feeding of Bonsai trees and plants. The Floral Arranger for the meeting was Judy […]

January 2015 Meeting Cancelled for Extreme Snow!

March 11, 2015

Whoops! No meeting this month due to a very large snowstorm! Can’t remember the last time we had to cancel a meeting. Thinking about Spring!

Annual Meeting June 2014

October 2, 2014

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! The Mystic Garden Club turned 90 years young on June 17th, 2014. As stated in the Mystic River Press, ” The Garden Club is anything but your average ordinary garden club….it is a valued organization that has worked for the good of Mystic.” Since the founding of the Mystic Garden Club in 1924, […]

March 2014 Meeting with Colleen Plimpton

March 28, 2014

Braving the gusting winds this March, our Club was inspired by Colleen Plimpton as she gave an amusing and informative talk entitled “O is for Ornamentation” with a good deal of gardening advice. Colleen shared plenty of useful information about punching up your garden spaces with colorful and decorative garden ornaments of all types. See […]

Another beautiful blooming pot of spring colors, thanks Karin!

March 11, 2014

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 […]

2013 Greens Sale Was a Wonderful Success!

March 4, 2014

Every year the loyal members of the Mystic Garden Club work tirelessly to produce their Annual Greens Sale for the benefit of our community. ┬áThis year was again a complete success! ┬áThe Club had the highest sales ever in the pre-sale catagory and it was a record year for sales of custom decorated wreaths and […]