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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 have been temporily halted 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!
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 next monthly meeting is on January 7, 2021.The program at 1:00 pm is presented by Kathryn Richardson who will be talking about the Arnold Arboretum. The presentation is an overview of the history and mission of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Ms Richardson received a degree in botany from the University of Maine at Orono and has also studied Medical Anthropology and Ethnobotony. Her work as Curatorial Assistant allows her to work with plants and people.
To REGISTER for this meeting please contact, Club President, Beth Maxwell at emaxwell@myfairpoint.net.





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