Memorials: Book Memorials

  • 2015    -    Three books have been purchased by the Garden Club for our deceased member Dorothy Leonard (Mrs. Arthur) whose concern

     for the Environment was always evident. One copy of the Enchanted Frog: An Environmental Tale will be placed in the Portsmouth Public Library and in Hathaway and Melville elementary school libraries  in Portsmouth. Additionally the book Foraged Flowers was placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library by the club

  • 2015    -  Three books have been placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library in memory of Cecile Howard. They are- Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers and Landscape Designers   by Anna Lewis and An Authentic Garden: Five Principles for CultivatingA Sense of Space by Claire Sawyers and a book on Chinese Brush Painting: Flowers by Lok

 

2015    -    Three books have been purchased by the Garden Club for our

                deceased member Dorothy Leonard (Mrs. Arthur) whose concern

                for the Environment was always evident. One copy of the

                Enchanted Frog: An Environmental Tale will be placed in the

                Portsmouth Public Library and one copy in each elementary

                school library in Portsmouth.

2015     -     Book book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library collection 
                   entitled The Bartlett Book of Garden Elements
Paperback by
                   Michael Valentine Bartlett and Rose Love Bartlett and The DVD,
                   The Queen's garden and the book, The Royal Horticulture Society
                   The Garden Anthology in memory of Borghild (Boy) Dyson
                   (Mrs. Edwin).


2014     -    Three books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library entitled

                  Pierced Flowers and Pierced Vegetables by Ruth McDowell and

                  Garden Inspired Quilts by Jean and Valori Wells in memory of

                  Elizabeth(Beth)Shimkus (Mrs. Albert)


2014     -     Three books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library collection
                   entitled Botanical Knits, Botanical Knits 2: Twelve More 
                   Inspired Designs to Knit and Love by Alana Dakos and Onward

                   and Upward in the Garden by Katherine S. White (Author), and
                   E.B. White
(Introduction) in memory of Roz Douglas
                   (Mrs. Philip).

 

            -     Two books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library collection
                   entitled Pollinators of Native Plants:  Attract, Observe and Identify


                   Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants by 
                   Heather Holm and The Glory of the Tree:  An Illustrated History by
                   Noel Kingsbury and Andrea Jones in memory of Marilyn Oglo
                   (Mrs. Michael).



            -     Three books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library collection

                   entitled Hostas (Foliage Plants in Garden Design) by Sandra Bond

                   (May 1992), The Creative Shrub Garden: Eye-Catching

                   Combinations for Year-Round Interest by McIndoe, and The New

                   Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell and Michael Shadrack 

                   (Jan 23, 2010) in memory of Betsy Rountree (Mrs. Hoyt).

 

2012     -     Two books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants: 
                   The Prettiest Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, and Shrubs 
                   that Deer Don't Eat by Ruth Rogers Clausen;
                   photography by Alan L. Detrick and 
Green Flowers: 
                   Unexpected Beauty for the Garden, Container or Vase by
                   Alison Hoblyn; photographs by Marie O'Hara in memory
                   of Sharon Pelletier (Mrs. Paul).

 

2011     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled The Encyclopedia of Dahlias, in 
                   memory of Helen Shannon.

 

             -     Two books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection
entitled Art and the Gardener: Fine Painting as 
                   Inspiration for Garden Design by Gordon Hayward and

                   Flower Arranging the American Way: A World 
                   Association of Flower Arrangers Book
by Nancy D'Oench
                   in memory of Svea Steele (Mrs. Harry).

 

 

2006     -     Two books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled The House Plant Survival Guide and 
                   Forcing Etc. in memory of Vera Mason (Mrs. James).

 

2004     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled American Horticulture Society
                   Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers in memory of
                   Virginia Dutra (Mrs. Henry).

 

             -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library 
                   collection entitled A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants:
                   More than 15,000 Plants 6,000 photographs in memory
                   of Josephine (Jo) Sousa (Mrs. Antone).

 

 

2003     -     Two Books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled Flowers for the Table: arrangements
                   and bouquets for all seasons and Flowers: White House
                   UStyle in memory of Georgette Haywood (Mrs. Milton).

 

2002     -     Three Books placed in the Portsmouth Free Library
                   collection entitled In a Canadian Garden, Family
                   Garden : a Practical Guide…and A Guide to Happy Family
                   Gardening in memory of Seveney (Mrs. Harry).

 

2001     -     Books placed in the Portsmouth Free Library children’s
                   collection in memory of Jeananne Egan.

 

2000     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled Lavish Flowers in memory of
                   Jeannette Denomme (Mrs. Ernest).

 

             -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled Smith and Hawken Book of Gardening
                   in memory of Shelia F. Dannaman (Mrs. Henry).

 

1996     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled William Merritt Chase in memory of
                   Florence L. Fischer (Mrs. Henry).

 

1994     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled A Passion for Daylilies in memory of
                   Clarice L. Fay (Mrs. Elmer).

 

1993     -     Two Books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library.
                   One in the Adult collection entitled Seasonal Wreaths 
                   from Caprilands and one in the Children's collection
                   entitled Incredible Plants in memory of Helen O’Neil
                   (Mrs. James).

 

1992     -     Two books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled Tulips and Arranging Flowers Naturally
                   in memory of Betty Russell (Mrs. Carl).

 

             -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled The Natural History of Wild Shrubs
                   and Vines in memory of Mrs. Jacob Menzi (Jr.).

 

1991     -     Two books placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   entitled Reflections of Nature and The New England
                   Herb Gardener in memory of Elizabeth Q. Wilkey
                   (Mrs. Henry).

 

 

1989(?) -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Library collection 
                   entitled On flowers in memory of Doris Hodges
                   (Mrs. Fredrick).

 

1983(?) -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled New Approaches to Design Principles
                   in Floral Design in memory of Dorothy Dwelly (Mrs. Paul).

 

1982     -     Book place in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled Shrubs and Vines in memory of
                   Lillian Menzi (Mrs. Jacob).

 

1980     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled Hollies in memory of Polly Rusling
                   (Mrs. Thomas).

 

1979     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled The Complete Flower Arranger in
                   memory of Mrs. Ruth Gottlieber (also the mother of club
                   president Betsy Rountree).

 

1975     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection entitled Art of Drying Plants and Flowers in 
                   memory of Mrs. James Mooney.

 

             -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   collection
entitled The Herb Garden in memory of
                   Mrs. Robert Chappell.

 

1974     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Public Library
                   entitled Hybrids and Hybridizers, rhododendrons and
                   azaleas for Eastern North America in memory of
                   Lillian E. S. Boone (Mrs. Alexander S. Boone).

 

1973     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Library collection
                   on wildflowers (may be Wildflowers by Storrs but book
                   has been rebound and bookplate dedication is not
                   present) in memory of Mrs. Herbert Spencer.

 

1961     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Library collection
                   (entitled ?) in memory of Mrs. Albert Bellevance.

 

1959     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Library collection
                   entitled Dahlias in memory of Evelyn Chase (no longer
                   available).

 

1957     -     Book placed in the Portsmouth Free Library collection 
                   entitled Studio Book of Flowers and Flower
                   Arrangements in memory of Mrs. Jacob Menzi (Sr.)
                   (no longer available).

 

1955-1957 - 5 books (no names) donated as memorials (no names). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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