Topsham Garden Club ~ Meets on the 2nd Wednesday.  
President: Marie Neale, 729-1295.
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Topsham Garden Club

Topsham Garden Club

Founded 1934



Topsham Public Library Garden

 

Objectives of the Topsham Garden Club

 

  1. To promote interest in the art and practices of gardening, education, beautification, preservation and conservation of the Topsham area.

 

  1. To operate on a non-profit basis exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 [c][3] of the Internal Revenue Service Code.

 

  1. To adhere to the objectives of the Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs, Inc.

July Meeting of the Topsham Garden Club Following the Annual Tour of Members’ Gardens


2012-2013 Executive Committee

 

                                                         President:     Marie Neale

                                                  Vice-President:     Kathleen Filtranti

                                                         Secretary:     Kathleen Boynton

                                                         Treasurer:     Allison Harris 

                                           Assistant Treasurer:     Elizabeth Volckening

                                  Immediate Past President:     Carol Williams


Award-winning Exhibit at the 2011 Topsham Fair - “Patio Gardening” 

 

 

2011 – 2012 Programs

Except as noted, meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month except January and February and are open to the general public.  Typically, lunch is at 12:00 noon, followed by a program and a business meeting.


Garden at Topsham Town Hall

May Trip to a Wiscasset Garden

 

 

 

2012 Programs

 

May 9Business meeting, only


June 2
Plant Sale on the grounds of Cosmic Stone & Garden Supply, Topsham

June 13Visit to Merryspring Nature Center in Camden and Avena Botanicals in Rockland

July 11Tours of members’ gardens in Topsham & Brunswick

 
August 8 - Members-only picnic on Orr’s Island

 

September 12 – “Fall Tree & Shrub Pruning & Winter Maintenance”
with Kyle Rosenberg, WellTree Inc. , Brunswick

 

October 10 – “Houseplants for Indoor Joy”

with Stan Wakely, The Urban Garden Center, Topsham

 

November 9 – “Stonescape for Creative Garden Interest”

with Susan Carter & Rick Campbell; Gnome Landscapes, Design & Masonry, Falmouth

 

December 12 – Members-only Christmas Pot-luck Party and Auction

 2013 Programs

 

January 9 – Program to be announced

 

February 13 – Program to be announced

 

March 13 – Topic to be announced
Speaker: Irene Brady Barber, Cosmic Stone & Garden Supply, Topsham

 

April 10 – Annual Meeting & Installation of Officer  (no guest speaker)


Projects & Support

 

Exhibit at the Topsham Fair in August

Holiday favors at local nursing homes

Planting and maintenance of gardens at:

·        Topsham Public Library at 25 Foreside Road

·        Topsham Town Hall at 100 Main Street

·        “Welcome to Topsham” signs

·        Watering trough on Elm Street

Monthly displays inside the Topsham Public Library and membership in the Friends of the Topsham Public Library

Annual Plant Sale

Youth scholarship to Bryant Pond Conservation Camp      

Support of Friends of Merrymeeting Bay

Support of Cathance River Education Alliance

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