May 2016- Talk on Lyme Tick Disease by member Mary Di Bara and Tour and Talk by Linda Wood on the Methodist Community Gardens

                                                   photos by Deb Mack

April 2016 Meeting at Chaves Gardens with Barbara giving demonstration

               Photos by Deb Mack

March 2016

Alex Chuman, stewardship director of the Aquidneck Land Trust enlightened us on the water situation on the island, drinking water reservoirs, groundwater runoff, preserved watersheds, rain barrels, and coyotes.                            Photos by Deb Mack

February 2016- Our own member Linda Kirkpatrick gave us tips on horticultural displays for a flower show entry. Hostess committee and the beautiful raffle basket created By Janice Giorgianni. photos by Deb Mack

January 2016- Mushroom Hunting and Eating with Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt. Table arrangement by Kathy is a woodland landscape that has mushrooms! Birds and Horticulture Chairman Jean Gatsby brought a fungus she found during the summer for identification.

                                                                        Photos by Deb Mack

New Member Mary Di Bara and sponsors Sue Spring and Peg Thomas, January meeting

November 2015 Meeting --Arrangements with Vera Bowen

                                                 Photos Deb MAck

Prospective new member tries her hand at home. Terrific job!

October 2015 Meeting--- Lee Ann Freitas of Inde Growers. She explained and brought samples of herbs and edible plants including a sample and recipe for nasturtium pesto. Delicious! Some even made it at home with plants with donated picking from Lee Ann .

September 2015 Meeting- WELCOME BACK and share your garden.

                                          photos by Deb Mack


UPCOMING MEMBER Monthly Meeting Date (September - June)  2017-8                 

Speaker / Topic / Location (details in Our history, our goals




Sept 13 , 2017


"Welcome Back-Reconnecting"

Remembering our member sponsors

Civic Beautification Business Beautification awards

Portsmouth Free Public Library





9th Annual Yard Sale


Sept 30., 2017

Aquidneck Christian Academy


Indoors, free



October 11, 2017


"R.I. Federation of Garden Club  Judges Critique our May flower show entries"

Atria Aquidneck Place



October 20, 2017
Taste of Portsmouth Library fundraiser


Workshop to create arrangements for raffles

9 am -12 am at the library

Event at the Portsmouth Free Public

that evening

7-9 pm $25




October 30- Oct 31, 2017

RIFGC N.E. Garden Clubs Annual Meeting and National Garden Club Symposium, Warwick, R.I.


November 8, 2017


"Creative detail for Holiday Tables"

 Jan Sunderland, Co-proprietor, Curated, Tiverton, R.I.


Atria Aquidneck Place 1:00 pm




November 27, 2017

Wreath Making for town buildings at

Portsmouth Library

91m-12 noon