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Gardeners think green

CAMDEN, Ark. - The 2011 Winter Horticultural Series, co -Sponsored by the Camden Garden Club and Camden Library, begins on January 25. Everyone is invited to the free Winter Horticultural Series, on Tuesday mornings January 25 through February 23, in the Jean Picker Room at Camden Library. Refreshments are at 10:00 and the guest speaker at 10:30.

January 25:  “Home Place Farm.”  Robin Horty is a professional garden designer whose charming Home Place Farm has evolved over the years.  Her low maintenance, child and pet friendly cottage garden is also a gathering place for fairies.  Come and prepare to be enchanted!  

February 1:  “A Quarry Garden.” Ken Cleaves loves rocks! He has spent 30 years transforming the Heal Black Granite Quarry in Lincolnville into a delightful garden without the use of power tools.  He will give a tour around his summer garden via a dvd made for television.

February 8:  “The Bibby and Harold Alfond Children’s Garden.”  Sharmon Provan from the Boothbay Botanical Garden will talk about the design of the Children’s Garden and how it is being used.

February 15:   “Naturalizing Garden Design.”  Anne Cox, co-owner of Hedgerow Gardens and Nursery in Martinsville, will show photos of her naturalized design installations.

February 22:  “Native Plants for the Maine Garden.”  Maureen Heffernan is executive director of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and the author of a new book “Native Plants for your Maine Garden.”  Come learn about our native plants and have your day brightened by the photos she will share with us.

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