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Watertown Garden Club

Congratulation to 2013 Scholarsip
Owen Quatrano
Jennie Johnson


Today's Hot Bird Links :
Northern Harrier



2013 WGC Meeting and Event Notes:

December 12, 2013:  Holiday Luncheon and Annual Meeting. Elections and Annual Reports. (Members Only).

December 1 - December 12, 2013: Winter Planter Design Contest: Voting began Midnight, December 1st and ended at Midnight December 12th. The winner was "Winter Glow" in front of the Town Hall. It was designed by Chandrika Thaankappan and Chris Guiditta. Pictures can be viewed on the winner page.

December 3, 2013: Winter Arrangements Project
Boxed arrangements and wreaths were assembled by Club members.

November 14, 2013:  Watertown Garden Club Tea, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Watertown Country Club. Highly acknowledged presenter, Colleen Plimpton, appeared as Beatrix Farrand. Colleen Thank you to all who participated in this successful event, particularly our sponsors, New England Pinestraw and Caryshire Farm.

November 7, 2013:  Business Meeting

October 10, 2013:  "Succulents," by Nancy of Ballecks Garden Center

September 12, 2013:  "Alpine Minis," by Julia Nash

June 27, 2013:  Trip to Ballecks Garden Center

July 11, 2013:  Garden Luncheon in Roberta Jacovino's gardens

June 13, 2013:  Business Meeting

June 1, 2013: Annual Plant Sale

May 9, 2013:  "Rain Gardening" by Donna Katsuranis

April 11, 2013:  "Perennial Plants of 1999-2013" by Colleen Plimpton

March 14, 2013: "Pomeraug Watershed" by Carol Haskins

February 14, 2013: Soup and Penny Auction

The proposed budget for 2013 was approved, as were changes to Article V of the Club's by-laws to include Junior Gardening and Outstanding Member Awards as Standing Committees.

The Program Committee is considering a June bus trip to Kyquit and Lyndhurst.

Members interested in adopting one or more of the town planters are being sought. This year the planters will be designed seasonally (Easter, summer, fall and winter). Volunteers should contact Sally or Amy.

2013 Club Handbooks are available. Contact Shelley if you need one mailed.

Annual fund-raisers were discussed.

January 29, 2013: Executive Board Meeting

A proposed budget for 2013 was deliberated. Changes to the handbook, plant sale date, summer picnic options and an annual bus trip were discussed.


2012 Archived WGC Meeting Notes
2011 Archived WGC Meeting Notes

2010 Archived WGC Meeting Notes
2009 Archived WGC Meeting Notes