Off to a great start

Garden Tools

Our February meeting was a good way to start the year. Our committees filled us in on what to expect this year and presenter Cheryl Monroe gave us a lot of great information and tips on the spring garden and getting ready for another gardening season. Cheryl was informative and entertaining. Next up is Gardeners … Read more

October Meeting: Potluck, 2019 Planning and Fall Dividends

Our final meeting this year will be on Sunday, October 21st from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Shirley Center Town Hall. See your member email for the address. The gardening year is coming to a close and that means it’s time for our final meeting of 2018: delicious pot luck supper – see below for your … Read more

September 2018 Meeting: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs

Dragonfly visiting the garden

Master Gardener Bonnie Power explained how to encourage the “good” and discourage the “bad” insects that are attracted to our gardens with her presentation, “Good Bugs and Bad Bugs: What Every Gardener Should Know.” Bonnie discussed many of the most common garden pests and the beneficial insects and other arthropods that help our gardens thrive. … Read more

August Garden Tour and Irrigation System Education

Garry and Lela's garden shed

Many thanks to Garry and Lela for hosting us this month. Lela provided wonderful refreshments and led informative tours of the gardens. Garry shared lots of information on his irrigation system and even showed us where he washes the vegetables before bringing them in the house to keep the kitchen clean. We had a great … Read more

Container Contest

We couldn’t have asked for better weather than we got for our summer cookout and container contest on July 21st. Congratulations to Fran, Rae and Judith for winning entries in the container contest! And many thanks to Weston Nurseries, Rob’s Gardens in Littleton and Cataldo’s for the gift certificates awarded to our winners. Also many … Read more