Garden Club of Newtown

  • Lessons From An Accidental Beekeeper, At Garden Club Meeting

    C. Marina Marchese, founder and owner of Red Bee Honey, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming meeting of the Garden Club of Newtown on Tuesday, April 28, at 1 pm, at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.

    Ms Marchese, a beekeeper, lecturer and author, will discuss her book Honeybee: Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper as well as a book she co-authored with Kim Flottum entitled The Honey Connoisseur: Selecting, Tasting and Pairing Honey.

  • Garden Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Carefully planned and crafted centerpieces were found at each table last week during The Garden Club of Newtown 60th anniversary celebration. Each of the 16 tables blossomed with living floral arrangements created by members of the club.

  • Supporting The Garden Club

    To the Editor:

    On behalf of the Garden Club of Newtown, I would like to thank all the local businesses for their generosity in donating silent auction items to our 60th Anniversary Luncheon.

    We also extend our appreciation to The Newtown Bee for covering this milestone event and for publishing a wonderful article about the history of the Garden Club which was founded in 1955. The Anniversary Luncheon was held at Rock Ridge Country Club on April 1st.


  • Garden Club To Host ‘Demystifying Flower Arrangements’ Program

    The Tuesday, March 24 meeting of The Garden Club of Newtown will feature Judy Grabarz, owner of Newtown Florist, with an informative and inspiring presentation entitled “Demystifying Flower Arrangements.”

    The program will take place in the lower meeting room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street. It will begin at 1 pm.

    This program was rescheduled from January 27, which was cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • ‘Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life’ Author To Keynote Garden Club Silver Anniversary Luncheon

    The Garden Club of Newtown will formally mark its 60th anniversary with a luncheon on Wednesday, April 1, at Rock Ridge Country Club.

    The public is invited to join the club’s membership for the event, which will begin at 11 am with a social hour and silent auction. Lunch will be served at noon, followed by the speaker’s program at 1.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Springing is one thing cats do well, so I am more than ready to spring into Daylight Saving Time this coming weekend. DST starts at 2 am on Sunday, March 8, so be sure to set your clock ahead one hour when you go to bed on Saturday night. Now if I can only see over the snowbanks by the time spring arrives, in just two weeks. I sense snowdrops and crocus crying out from beneath the mounds of snow.

  • Demystifying Flower Arrangements, This Month With Garden Club

    UPDATE (Tuesday, January 27, 2015): C.H. Booth Library is closed today due to Winter Storm Juno, so this program has been cancelled.

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  • Garden Club Greens Sale A Crowd Pleaser

    Garden Club member Vicky Taloni tweaks a bow on one of the dozens of hand decorated wreaths, just prior to the start of the Annual Greens Sale, Saturday, December 6, at The Meeting House on Main Street. The event draws a big crowd every year, and serves as a fundraiser for the local club.

  • Greening The Holidays

    To the Editor:

  • Garden Club Of Newtown Preparing For Annual Greens Sale

    Members of The Garden Club of Newtown held one of their first workshops for the annual Greens Sale on November 18. Many ladies created ornaments that will be used to decorate fresh evergreen wreaths that will be sold on December 6.