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Garden Notes: January 18, 2023

Garden Notes: January 18, 2023

Upcoming Events at the Berkshire Botanical Garden

Stockbridge – Berkshire Botanical Garden offers the following upcoming events; Saturday, January 28, 10am to 11:30am, “The New Cutting Garden,” Online Course. Join Collie Colon, the grower and designer behind Flower Scout, for this comprehensive course on planning, starting, troubleshooting, and maintaining a great cut flower garden. Cost is $15 members, $18 non-members. For more information, or to register, visit www.berkshirebotanical.org, The Botanical Garden is located at 5 West Stockbridge Road.

Virtual Garden Tour

Amherst – Join Jones Library to escape the winter weather on a virtual garden tour titled “Artists’ Gardens in New England” presented by Jana Milbacher on Thursday, February 2 at 7 p.m. Register directly via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4jIO8aCiRjibtvZ2sKeHuQ,

Visit the private residences of Edith Wharton, Julian Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, Daniel Chester French, Emily Dickinson, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Celia Thaxter, and more. It is the first in a planned sear called “Gardens and Gardening”. The program is free and open to the public. Contact Janet Ryan at 413-259-3223 for more information.

Garden Club Scholarship

EAST LONGMEADOW – Applications are now open for the 2023 Esther A. Rosati Memorial East Longmeadow Garden Club Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Applicants must be currently an East Longmeadow High School senior or recent East Longmeadow High School graduate, planning to attend an institution of higher education, or an undergraduate student who is an East Longmeadow resident and attending an institution be participating in or planning to pursue higher education, or an East Longmeadow student who is a resident and has been accepted to participate in a special program.

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All applicants must be planning to earn a degree in agriculture, botany, conservation, ecology, environmental engineering, environmental science, floral design, forestry, landscaping architecture, oceanography, perma-culture/agro-ecology or a related field.

Applicants must include a copy of an official grade transcript and applications must be received on or before February 28. Applicants who are being considered will be contacted by the East Longmeadow Garden Club’s Scholarship Committee for an interview. The scholarship will be awarded to the recipient at the annual May meeting of the East Longmeadow Garden Club. Scholarship applications can be picked up or downloaded from the high school guidance office or East Longmeadow Public Library eastlongmeadowgard.wixsite.com/gardens,

East Longmeadow Garden Club Scholarship Committee, c/o Diane A. Send completed applications and transcripts to Tiago, 38 Rogers Road, East Longmeadow, MA 01028.

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