GENERAL MEETINGS

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General Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month (unless otherwise stated), October through May, at 10.00am at the Horticultural Hall, Botanical Gardens, Paget.  Please browse our calendar for dates of upcoming meetings.  Meeting exhibits will be displayed on the Garden Club's Facebook page; if you do not subscribe to Facebook please scroll down to the foot of this page where entries to Facebook are shown.

Floral Art Workshops meet at 10am on the Saturday prior to the General Meeting.  See Floral Art page for schedule and exact dates.

Horticultural Division Workshops will be held throughout the Garden Club year, usually from 10am to 12noon, as weather permits.  Announcements will be made at the previous General Meeting and advertised on this website and our Facebook page.  Sign up for workshops at the General Meeting.

Conservation and Education - the role of Conservation and Education is to instruct and impart knowledge as well as assisting in maintaing and preserving the local environment.  To this end, events will be held throughout the Garden Club year.

Competitive Bench Exhibits

Flower & Foliage Bench & Fruit/Vegetable Bench exhibits may be placed on the bench between 1.00 and 4.30pm on the day before the General Meeting or between 8.00 and 8.45am SHARP on the day of the meeting.  Judging will begin at 9.00am

Floral Art exhibits to be staged on the day before each General Meeting from 1.00 to 5.00 pm. Judging starts between 5.15 and 5.30pm.

Photography Division exhibits to be submitted on the day before each General Meeting from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.  Exhibits can also be emailed - details on the Photography page.  Deadlines for submissions by email are posted on the Calendar.  Judging starts at 4.30pm

Plant Exchange Bench - members are encouraged to bring to the monthly General Meetings slips, seedlings plants and seeds to exchange with other members.

Please consult rules and information for all competitive entries:

Fruit & Vegetable, Flower and Plant Exchange Bench Rules

Helpful Hints on Grooming for the Flower Bench

Floral Art Rules

Floral Art Glossary

Horticultural Hall - open the day prior to General Meetings from 1.00 pm until approximately 5.00 pm, unless otherwise noted.

Shop Supplies - notelets, Garden Club pins, gardening gloves, basic flower arranging mechanics, the Gardener's Guide, the Lemon Recipe Book and other items are available for sale on the morning of the General Meetings. Items subject to availability.

Library - in the office at Horticultural Hall, members are encouraged to use the magazines and books available on the mornings of the meetings, when courses are taking place and all other times by arrangement with the Library Committee Chairman.  A selection of periodicals will be available in the main hall on Friday mornings.  All books and periodicals may be borrowed but must be signed out in the lending book provided and promptly returned.

House and Gardens Programme - this is a fund-raising project of the Club held periodically.  By courtesy of members and friends, homes and gardens are open to the public.  Proceeds go towards horticultural related civic improvements and scholarships.

Garden Tours - are available on request

Membership - Go to the membership page for information and form

General Meeting Schedule: 2017-2018: October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11

2018-2019: October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10

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P.O. Box HM 1141
Hamilton HM EX
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Cindy Young, President,
Email: cy3661@gmail.com
Tel: 295 3661

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General Meetings are held on the second Friday of each month, October through May at 10.30 am - see website for address details and date confirmation. There are regular floral workshops, garden workshops, competitive bench exhibits and an annual fund-raising event.
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The Garden Club of Bermuda shared Hitomi Gilliam AIFD's post.Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 2:33am
A beautiful Fall wreath by one of our most favorite designers.
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The Garden Club of Bermuda added 36 new photos.Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at 9:14am
The first meeting for the 2017-2018 year, was held on October 13, 2017. There was a lovely Floral Art Bench of all foliage designs the Vegetable Bench had a large selection fruit and the Flower and Foliage bench had a great fall display. An exciting Photography display was enjoyed by all. The Plant Exchange had lots of goodies for members to take home and the Shop was opened along with refreshments for the members.
We welcomed the Minister of Public Works, Lt. Col. the Hon. David Burch and Roger Parris head of the Skills Development Programme. Roger Parris thanked us for our support and involvement in the Skill Development Programme and Col. Burch also thank us and told us government is committed to the program and would like to see it expanded
Debbie Burville and Susan Conyers were the presenters and talked about the history of WAFA, their experience judging at the WAFA Barbados Show and the design they created for Bermuda’s Honorary Exhibit at the Show along with a slide show of designs at the show
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Mark your calendar, next meeting November 10, 2017 @ 10am
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The Garden Club of Bermuda shared South African Flower Union's post.Sunday, October 8th, 2017 at 3:26am
Wow - talk about braiding work and spectacular design!
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The Garden Club of Bermuda shared The Bermuda National Trust's post.Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 8:10pm
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The Garden Club of Bermuda shared Homestead & Survival's post.Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 1:42am

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