February 2019

Reminiscences of Portsmouth Garden Club 85 years. Floral design by Linda.

                                      photos by Deb, Barbara and Janice G.

Program- State and Town commendations of 85 years to club President Roberta Stevens and Vice Presidents Rochelle Kieron and Noreen Kissell. Reading of program notes from Millie Libby to celebrate then 40 years in 1974 . Slides of our history and service to the town since then by Rochelle and Carolyn. Surprise announcement that Annette recipient of National award, Presenters, Senator  James Seveney for the state and  Jennifer West, Town clerk for the town council.

 

Read from

Blakely Szosz, President of the RIFGC

It gives me great pleasure to tell you that Annette Jarvis, a member of the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, is this year’s winner of the NGC’s Member Award of Honor from the New England Garden Clubs!  I hope you’ll pass on the good news to Annette and the members of the Portsmouth Garden Club.

 

 

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January 2019

Julia Waters, Terrarium demonstration.

                    Photos by Barbara and Janice

Table design by Linda Kirkpatrick. A transparent design.

November 2018

Barbra Blossom, RIFGC judge demonstrates holiday arrangements

            Photos By Barbara MC and Bobbie

Table design by Mary DiBara. The design is a " featured plant material line design"  featuring mums.

Thanksgiving arrangements and 12 Days of Christmas (examples of days) by Barbara

October 10, 2018

RIFGC President Blakely Szosz  demonstrates fall container gardens.

                                                     Photos by Sue P. and Bobbie

September  12, 2018


Welcome Back

Meetings and Events

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January 9, 2019

Meeting at the Portsmouth Free Public Library 

1:00

 

Terrarium demonstration by

Julia Walker, of

The Greenery Warren, R.I.

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February 8, 2019

 

Valentine Workshop with residents of Atria Aquidneck Place 

 

Time TBA

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February 13, 2019 

Meeting at the Portsmouth Free Public Library

1:00


Reminiscences of the Portsmouth Garden Club's

85 Years  1934-2019

 

Slide Show and Memories- Rochelle Kieron and Carolyn Evans Carberry

 

Chocolate Basket Raffle

 

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March 13, 2019

 

Meeting at Atria Aquidneck Place

1:00

 

Joan Nasiff,

Occupational Therapist Healthy Gardening

 

Jean Gadsby: Winter Horticulture

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April 10, 2019 

 

Meeting At Atria Aquidneck Place

1:00 

 

Anne Wagner, Ports.

Historical Society

 

"Native Plants, Native Uses" How the Wampanoag and Narragansett Indians Used Some Native Plants

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