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Monday, October 30, 2017

FUNDY GARDENERS MONTHLY MEETING Wednesday, November 1





FUNDY GARDENERS
 MEET AT 7 PM
Wednesday, November 1
St. James the less Church,
1760 Rothesay Rd.
 
Speaker:       Jim Landry from Landscape NB.
Topic:   - " Vimy Oaks Project"
Jim will also speak on the new school Landscape NB has started in Sussex.
* Jim will speak first followed by our business meeting.
 
Display Table Theme:  House Plants
 
Show and Tell Table – please share any gardening tips, happenings, blooms etc. from your gardens
 
50/50 Draw
 
November Book Sale - don't forget to bring along any  gardening book/magazines and/or novels that you have enjoyed to share.
      Hardcover - $2.00
      Soft cover - $1.00
      Magazines - 50¢
      If possible bring your books before the meeting - 6:30 onwards
 
Greenery Workshop - outdoor pot with Barb McKelvey
at Shades of Green, 2483 Westfield Rd., Morna
Date: Wednesday November 22 at 2 – 4 pm or 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Storm date: Thursday, Nov. 23, same place and times
Fee: $ 25 must be paid at the Nov. 1 meeting
There are currently 12 members signed up and we can take a total of 20. First come, first served and all must pay ahead for the venue to order the supplies.
Pat McGill will be set up at a table for sign up and payment.
In the past our members have made really lovely outdoor arrangements!!
 
NOTES:
  • This month thanks to Sheila Chapman, Annette Lamb and Diana Fowler there will be refreshments.
  • As the minutes will not be read at the meeting, please follow the link to access them.
  • Don't forget to wear your name tag!
  • 2018 memberships will be sold - single $20/family $30.
  • AGM following break

Sunday, September 3, 2017

September 6th Meeting and year BBQ

FUNDY GARDENERS MEET AT 7 PM

St. James the Less Church, 1760 Rothesay Rd.

Speaker:       Philip Savage from Savage Gardens

Topic:   - " Storing & Using the Bounty from your Garden"
Philip will share tips on cold storage, drying and freezing vegetables as well as different ways to prepare veggies to enrich your daily diet.
Philip will also bring fresh veggies to sell so bring along your $$.

Display Table Theme:  Wild arrangements

Show and Tell Table – please share any gardening tips, happenings, blooms etc. from your gardens

50/50 Draw

2017 Garden Tours - Our final tour of the season will take place at the home of Duncan & Betty Kelbaugh, 300 Model Farm Rd. on Sunday, September 10. Once again Brunswick Nurseries will hold their "super sale" from 3 to 5 PM, where Fundy Gardeners receive a great discount  - don't forget to show your membership card, then off to Duncan's for our year end BBQ and garden tour.
Fundy Gardeners will provide BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs - please bring along an appetizer or dessert to share..

NOTES:
  • This month thanks to Holly Haines, Elaine Hooper and Juliette Nowlan there will be refreshments.
  • Members are encouraged to bring along "bounty" from your gardens to share - i.e.: salsa, cut veggies, preserves on crackers, etc.  
  • As the minutes will not be read at the meeting, please follow the link to access them.
  • Don't forget to wear your name tag!

Hope to see everyone on September 6!!.
Lynn

Monday, July 31, 2017

FUNDY GARDENERS AUGUST 2017 MEETING

FUNDY GARDENERS AUGUST MEETING
St. James the less Church, 1760 Rothesay Rd.

Speaker: Freeman Patterson - just a reminder that due to seating space (Freeman is a very popular speaker) this will be a "Members only" meeting
 
Topic:   - " Garden Design with a Photographer's Eye"
 
Display Table Theme:  Gifts from the Fundy shores - flowers, seaweed, kelp, shells, etc.
 
Show and Tell Table – please share any gardening tips, happenings, blooms etc. from your gardens
 
50/50 Draw
 
 
2017 Garden Tours - for the month of August the tours are:
 
Wed. Aug. 9 - Suzanne Bonnell                                     
Sun. Aug. 13 - Jane LeBlanc & Nancy Sears -
Wed. Aug. 16 - Daphne Rae
Wed. Aug. 23 - still available
 
NOTES:
  • This month thanks to Diane Reid and Suzanne Bonnell there will be refreshments and drinks!  
  • As the minutes will not be read at the meeting, please follow the link to access them.
  • Don't forget to wear your name tag!
  • Memberships available: $20 single; $30 couple


Monday, July 3, 2017

July's - CELEBRATING CANADA!!!




7 PM MEENAN'S COVE BEACH HOUSE - 199 Model Farm Road, Quispamsis
(NOTE - change of venue for this month only)

July's meeting will be all about CELEBRATING CANADA!!!
We'll test your knowledge with a "Canada quiz",
See how quick your TEAM is with Pat McKinney's scavenger hunt,
Vote on the best tulip photo
Watch  the members 150 Tulip slide show
There will be lots of prizes - what's a party without them!!
Lots of GREAT food so bring an appetite ( suggest a small supper)
And most of all FUN!!

Please wear RED and comfortable walking shoes, bring your tulip photo for the display table

NOTE there have been 2 changes to your Garden Tour Schedule:
Marilyn Gallant's tour has moved from Wednesday to SUNDAY, July 16
Lynn Lamont's August 16 tour has been canceled and replaced by a visit to Daphne Rae's garden -
19 Grasmere Ave., Quispamsis

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Open House and lecture at Halifax Seed tomorrow - Wednesday, June 21 starting at 6:30 PM. Brian  Pike, Manager will speak on:
Summer Activities for the Garden.
Our FG discount applies to any plants purchased

Monday, June 5, 2017


St. James the less Church, 1760 Rothesay Rd.

 

Speaker: Dean Cummings - from Speerville Flour Mill

 

Topic:   - "Local Sustainable Food….The Speerville Flour Story –

Products will be for sale so bring cash if interested.

   

Display Table Theme: What's Blooming in Your Garden???

 

Show and Tell Table – please share any gardening tips or happenings in your gardens; any new seed catalogues, etc.

 

50/50 Draw

 

Fundy Gardener's Bus Trip - June 23-25 - DON'T FORGET - we'll need your food choices for Friday, June 23 - at Edmundston Botanical Gardens -or you have the option of taking your own lunch. E-mail will be sent to you this week with bus details - schedule, food choices, etc..

 

2017 Garden Tours - this year's schedule has been posted to the Blog, but to protect members privacy, a detailed schedule will be e-mailed with addresses.

 

NOTES:

  • This month thanks to Elaine Hooper, Annette Lamb and Verna Mills there will be refreshments -PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BEVERAGE  
  • As the minutes will not be read at the meeting, please follow the link to access them.
  • Don't forget to wear your name tag!
  • Memberships available: $20 single; $30 couple

 

Hope to see everyone on June 7th.

Lynn

 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

DISCOUNTS
Hello Fundy Garden Club Members.
As you know there is a list of businesses on our web site  who give us a 
discount.
Discounts are anywhere from 10 to 21 percent or the tax may be waived.
Discounts are not usually given on Sale items.
 
Are you  aware of other gardening businesses who might be interested 
in giving a discount?
If so, you might like to ask them yourself and sent the info to me or
you may give me the contact information and I will contact them.
 
 vimills@nbnet.nb.ca  or 693 9571
 
 This is really the only way to increase the number of places offering to 
us a discount.
Please note that CedarCrest is asking customers to use only Debit Cards.
They want to avoid the charges they must pay for customers using a credit card.
 
 Please remember to always show your 2017 membership card before paying 
at the cash.
It is usually helpful if you know yourself what discount is being offered.
 
Happy Gardening
Verna Mills
 
Garden Tours on the Blog


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