U Unless listed otherwise, programs are on Wednesdays in The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (National Heritage Museum), 33 Marrett Road, Lexington. Programs are preceded by Coffee at 9:30 am and Business Meeting at 10 am. *
Oct. 19 Your Community Farm: Adventures in Organic and Sustainable Agriculture. LexFarm President Allison Guerette and member Carolyn Goldstein will collaborate with Farm Manager Tim Hines on an engaging presentation about Lexington Community Farm. They will explore the history of farming on the site, review the mission of the Lexington Community Farm, and describe why its board and staff have chosen to adopt "organic" or sustainable growing practices. 7pm Keilty Hall, St. Brigid's Church, lower level.
Jan 11: Inviting Front Yard Gardens. For many people, the front yard garden starts and ends with covering up the foundation. Landscape designer, consultant, and teacher Laura D. Eisener will discuss how to create an inviting focal point with just a few changes in the front yard. She will examine what can be salvaged from out-of-date overgrown shrub beds, what to salvage, and what can be done with that blank slate.
Apr. 24 Beyond Blooms: Creative Design with Color, Structure, and Seasonal Senescence. Warren Leach of Tranquil Lake Nursery in Rehoboth, will describe woody and herbaceous plants with good garden foliage color, architectural structure, multi-season interest and stunning shape and texture characteristics that can be used in a diversity of ways to compliment flowers, provide structure and offer seasonal succession in the mixed border. 7 pm Keilty Hall, St. Brigid's Church
Wed. May 10 The Emerald Necklace; Restoring the Vision and Preserving the Olmstead Legacy. Jeanine Knox, Director of External Relations for the Emerald Conservancy, will lead us on a tour of the Emerald Necklace, the unique landscapes of each park, as well Olmstead's vision and the effort it to create them
*Garden Club meetings are canceled if the Lexington schools are canceled due to snow or other inclement weather.
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