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Amherst Garden Club April 6th Meetings: Growing Food and Creating Edible Landscapes
APRIL 6TH MORNING MEETING
AMHERST – On Thursday, April 6 the Amherst Garden Club welcomes award-winning food and garden writer Ellen Ecker Ogden. Join us for her presentation, “The Art of Growing Food,” and learn how to grow an edible garden with an eye towards beauty, easy care, and pleasure.
Ellen is a garden artist, speaker, and cookbook author based in Manchester, Vermont. Her kitchen garden designs and articles have been featured in national magazines, including Martha Stewart Living, Country Gardens, Better Homes and Gardens, Horticulture, Organic Living, Eating Well, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe. She has also been a guest on PBS’ Victory Garden and on HGTV as the “Baroness of Basil.”
Known for her informative and fun-loving garden talks, Ellen travels the country delivering presentations and workshops on kitchen garden designs and the art of growing food, based on her books, From the Cook’s Garden and The Complete Kitchen Garden.
Come learn Ellen’s six steps to successful kitchen garden design, founded on classic design techniques that anyone can follow. Included is a primer on foursquare rotation for healthy soil, what to plant, and how to add personality to give your kitchen garden unique style.
Whether you are an experienced gardener or just starting out, you will come away with ideas for transforming your current garden or designing something new.
The meeting will take place at 9:00 am at the Messiah Lutheran Church, 303 Route 101, Amherst. Following the business meeting and refreshments, the program will begin at 10:30. The public is welcome to attend with no fee.
APRIL 6TH EVENING MEETING
AMHERST – On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Amherst Garden Club looks forward D. Emerson Quigley’s presentation on “Edible Landscapes”!
As the owner of King Street Vineyards, located in neighboring Milford, D. Emerson Quigley is passionate about his own backyard vineyard and orchard. He will talk with us about turning our own backyards, no matter the size, into “Edible Landscapes.”
King Street Vineyards is a nursery that helps home owners build and maintain their own vineyards or orchards, or both!
The meeting will take place at 7:00 pm at Parkhurst Place, 11 Veterans Road, Amherst. The public is welcome to attend with no fee.