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Emma Bourne recipient of 2017 scholarship

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on June 30, 2017 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Emma Bourne was given the NGC 2017 scholarship by Lenore Salzbrunn, past president. Here are some photos of the event and a short biography written by Emma.

My name is Emma Bourne and I am a recent alum of Leland and Gray and eighteen year occupant of the town of Brookline. Throughout my time in school my interests have spread beyond the classroom. I love to be outdoors, from time spent in the garden with my mom to running and trotting around the soccer field. My interests based in the ...

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Trip to Magic Wings

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on September 2, 2016 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)
This trip was truly magical. The butterflies were spectacular in color, shape and variety. The butterflies welcomed us into their home by giving us a show beyond our expectations, flittering here and there, even landing on a few of us. Although the butterflies were friendly, some were very illusive, shy and hard to photograph (click on the photo gallery to see a few of them). All of butterflies came from countries located in tropical climates, such as Costa Rica, Mexico, S. America and other pla... Read Full Post »

2106 Garden Tour

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on July 15, 2016 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

This year, the Newfane Garden Club's garden tour was held at the home of Bob Forte in Wilmington. We had the privilege of enjoying a spectacular garden that contained classic parterres, interesting folly, statuaries of Greek goddesses and arbors juxtaposed with East Asian koi ponds, waterfalls and an elaborate bridge. The garden is aptly named Top of the Hill because it is an enchanting garden located on top of a hill. The garden is expansive and open. The center of the garden has a stream w...

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Saving the Monarch Butterflies

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on September 13, 2015 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

A wonderful article, "Iconic Insect," was written in the Brattleboro Reformer on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 on the front page!

The article highlights the work of Janice Pereira, one our members. She says,"Everyone can help save monarch butterflies". There is a great photo of Janice with her husband, Tom, and their grandsons, Riley and Tye, observing a monarch butterfly emerging from its cocoon. There are additional photos related to the monarch butterfly.

The article explains t...

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2015/16 Yearbook

Posted by Carol on September 4, 2015 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The current 2105/16 club yearbook is being distributed to all members during the monthly meetings. If you haven't already received yours come to a meeting and you can have one.

Website to Learn About Bees

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on November 9, 2014 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Joyce Orgera has provided the link to a website where you can learn more about bees, but not about the birds and bees.... we already know all about that. :)

Hope you get a chance to check it out and let us know whether you enjoyed what you found.


2014 Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on June 13, 2014 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Lenore Salzbrunn warmly welcomed all members and guests to the 78th Annual Luncheon and Meeting of the Newfane Garden Club..

Sadly, Irene Wenker's husband Bud died recently. The Club will send a donation in memorial to Grace Cottage Hospital. Cards of sympathy and best wishes sent to Irene will be greatly appreciate during her time of grief.

This year's scholarship winner is Zoe Soule from Leland and Gray High School. Zoe will attend UVM and major in Environmental Studies. She enj...

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Looking for Interesting Gardening Blogs/Websites

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on April 3, 2014 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

If you have a favorite website or blog that you follow, send the link to Carol Fay in an email [email protected]. She will put your link in the Resources tab next to the links to the National Garden Clubs and the Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont. Check out the FGCV's new and improved website by Clicking on the Resources tab in the menu on the right.

Looking for Gardens to Tour July10

Posted by Newfane Garden Club on April 3, 2014 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Garden Club is looking for two people who are willing to share their garden for a tour on July 10, 2014. Your garden does not need to be perfect, whose garden is? No one, not even the master gardeners. That's what the joy of gardening is all about. If you're interested, contact Alice Freeman.

Please become a member of our garden club

Posted by Carol on March 19, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

When you become a member, you will have the joy of meeting new friends who love gardening as much as you do. You will learn gardening techniques from many expert gardeners. You may also share your knowledge with others in the group. We meet once a month.