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Club Name The Garden Club of Wiscasset
Address PO box 174
Wiscasset, ME  04578
Email adlerer@gmail.com
Phone 207 882-9804
Categories Medomak District
Club Information Due to the Pandemic and Covid 19 meetings at the Church will be for members only and on an sign up basis per CDC protocols. Read further for information on programs offered through Zoom. The GCW holds its meetings from September to June on the first Thursday of every month at the Congregational Church in Wiscasset (28 High St.) at 12:30 pm.

There is a short business meeting and then a brief segment concerning horticulture or the environment followed by a featured speaker. Refreshments and socialization due to the Covid 19 situtation are postponed temporarily.

We have 90 members (26 Associate/1 Honorary and 2 Charter). Members include very beginning gardeners to Master Gardener Volunteers.
Club Programs Flower Design Practice prior to most meetings. December Holiday Baskets for those in need and community agencies.
The Garden Club of Wiscasset's annual Scholarship and Community Projects Plant Sale is on May 08, 2021 from 8:30 am until noon at the Wiscasset Municipal Building located on the corner of Routes 1 and 27. This is the Club's 30th Anniversary! Our plant sale is CANCELED for this year as we all stay safe in these challenging times
Members maintain gardens at the Wiscasset Library, Historic New England''s Nickels-Sortwell House, Cancer Treatment Center in Bath and Historic Pownalborough Court House in Dresden,and Wiscasset Green. We help with the Wiscasset Sunken Garden also. Summer field trips and special events (House/garden tours) are often planned. Flower arrangements to the Wiscasset Library are arranged weekly May through September. Scholarships to qualified students provide ongoing opportunities for education for high school graduates in horticultural, environmental or related fields.
The October 1st Meeting at 1:00 pm will be presented by Eric Topper, the Director of Education for Maine Audubon. The topic "Bringing Nature Home" in Maine will explore plants, practices and benefits involved in restoring native food webs in our gardens, yards and communities. The program in part of Maine Audubon's new community engagement and habitat stewardship initiative based on the bestselling book "Bringing Nature Home" by Dough Tallamy.
To register for this program use the following link: https://maineaudboncoursestorm.com/course/bringing-nature-home-in-wiscasset




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