"Sun kissed land and
wave washed shores, Home of the lily and the rose" *
If you are visiting or
resident on the island and would like to come along to our meetings, please
let us know, we would love to see you.
You can also visit some of our unique Bermuda gardens -
The Garden Club has a very full
calendar of events for the coming year.
Please consult our
Calendar for details!
Club's November meeting was very well attended, with no less than 16
members of The Garden Clubs of America also in attendance. Please
go to our General Meetings
page for a few photos.
Norwood is located immediately before Westmeath Nursing Home on Pitts
Bay Road, if coming from the Hamilton Princess, or immediately after
Westmeath on the right if driving from the other direction. A banner
and garden art will be at the entrance and police will be directing
traffic. Cars will not be permitted to enter the grounds, but parking
is available nearby, (and will be signposted) with a free shuttle
service to the event.
Meanwhile, Garden Club ladies are have beenhard at
work making crafts for the November Open House ......
Norwood Open House
Karen Smith is
asking anyone who can sell more raffles for our Norwood event to please
get in touch with her (consult your directory for contact details) and
also to return sold raffles as soon as possible.
Please contact Ellen
Davidson at the above for more details about this fantastic opportunity.
Exciting News!! - The
design that Debbie Burville and Cindy Young did for the CFAA (Creative
Floral Arrangers of the Americas) in Orlando, Florida last February 2015
is on the cover of their "Design Dimensons" Fall / Winter edition 2015.
Plant material includes dried & painted Strelitzia nicolai leaves
(orange/black), Croton leaves, Sago palm leaves curled on the right and
Pincushion proteas centered. Well done ladies, we're proud of you!
At the Garden Club's General Meeting in
Tucker Murphy gave an interesting talk on the railway trail and bridges.
The Garden Club presented Mr. Murphy with a cheque for $2,500 towards
this worthwhile project.
For Floral Displays go to
2015/16 General Meetings
The Garden Club of
Bermuda has formed a new Horticultural Division which will encompass the
flower bench, fruit and vegetable bench, and the plant exchange bench.
We have an exciting array of workshops planned for the coming Garden
Club year (2015/16) which can be viewed on our Calendar. Sign up for workshops will be the week prior at the Garden
Club General Meetings.
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL FARMER!
know........Bermuda Government has banned the importation of GMO seeds
into the island?
Website updated: November 17th 2015
*Mrs. C. Vail (Higgi) Zuill