Now, to start, the Winter Horticulture Series — always a splash of color in the gray and white mid-winter – will offer its five Tuesday morning lectures on topics to remind us how far we’ve come. Held in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library at 10 a.m., the lectures are on the last Tuesday of January (the 27th) and all of the Tuesdays in February. The public, old friends and new, are warmly invited. 140 strong, the Camden Garden Club is eager for enthusiastic new members and is a part of the Garden Club Federation of Maine, as well as National Garden Clubs, Inc. Here’s the schedule:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – .Hammon Buck of Plants Unlimited will talk and show photos of “Favorite Plants of 1915”.
February 3rd – Rosalee Glass, archivist with the Camden Historic Resources Committee will talk about “The Greening of the Village: How the Village Green Came to Be.”
February 10th – Marylee Dodge, the owner of the Spite House, will discuss “The House and Gardens of Spite House”. History of with the bonus of a film of the moving of Spite House by water to its present location.
February 17th – Dave Jackson, the parks director for the Camden Public Library, will talk about “The Long but Interesting Road to National Historic Landmark Status for the Library and its Amphitheatre.”
February 24th – Nancy Jackson, garden designer. Her talk will take us “From Merry Gardens to Merryspring.”