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Friday, November 10, 2017

"Through the Holidays"

Tuesday, November 14, Thelma Shoneman will present her floral design program, "Through the Holidays". Thelma is an accomplished and talented designer, nationally accredited judge and exhibitor at both "Art in Bloom" and "Flora in Winter". She will feature fall and winter arrangements created for holiday entertainment, focusing on Thanksgiving from the front door to the backyard patio with suggestions on how to change designs for Christmas and then again for New Year's.

Join us at noon for refreshments at the Barrington Public Library. The guest fee is $5.00.

Wednesday, November 15, at 10:00 am is the last cleanup at Osamequin Nature Trail and Bird Sanctuary before winter settles in. Bring gloves, hand clippers, litter sticks and a bag for trash.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

" Ten Ways to Design an Artful Kitchen Garden"

Join us on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the Barrington Library Auditorium to hear Ellen Ecker Ogden, an award winning food and garden writer and kitchen garden designer from Vermont. Her kitchen garden designs meld artistic elements with classic garden design. In the presentation, Ellen will describe ten ways to think like a food artist and translate the art from paper into the garden. She will inspire us to fill our gardens with dazzling color and piquant flavors.

Refreshments are served at 12:00 noon. The guest fee is $5.00.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Little State Flower Company: Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly Growing Practices

Barrington Garden Club's first meeting of the season is Tuesday, September 19. Join us to hear Anna Jane Kocon from the Little State Flower Company, a specialty-cut flower farm in Portsmouth whose mission is to lower the environmental impact that flowers are having on our community while highlighting New England plants, flowers and foliage as options for florists and designers. This is a slide presentation, a virtual tour of the farm with an explanation of their growing practices. Refreshments are at noon in the redesigned Barrington Public Library...the guest fee is $5.00.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Barrington Garden Club Gardens

Regular meeting for Barrington Garden are over for the summer. Please enjoy the gardens around town that Barrington members work so hard to keep beautiful.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Barrington Garden Club Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Rhode Island Country Club is the venue for Barrington Garden Club's Annual Meeting and Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, May 16, at 11:30. This is for members only to join together for a delicious luncheon as we celebrate our club.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Bird Walk at Knockum Hill

Join us as a member of the Ocean State Bird Club leads a bird walk during the busy migration season. Spring is one of the best times to see a variety of birds in colorful breeding plumage. Bring binoculars and insect repellent and wear footwear for trail walking. Meet at the Doug Rayner Wildlife refuge at 8:00 am. Call 247-2400 or 316-5828 for more information.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

"A Blithewold Wedding"

On Friday, April 7, Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9, The Barrington Garden Club proudly presents "A Blithewold Wedding", a Standard Flower Show. Floral designs will be place on mantels, bookcases and tables on the first floor of the lovely and historic Blithewold Mansion, Bristol, RI. The show coincides with the beginning of Daffodil Days and the grounds should be covered with a multitude of blooming daffodils and spring bulbs. The mansion hours are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with the show included in your admission.

On Friday, April 7, the Club invites you to the opening night "reception". Enjoy a fabulous evening of friends, family, and fellow garden enthusiasts while being the first to see the stunning flower show. Admission is $35 in advance, $45 at the door and includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine.
For tickets, please contact Darcy Scott at darcy@fullchannel.net or call 401-245-3976. All proceeds benefit the Barrington Garden Club.

The Invasive Alien Plant Crisis in Rhode Island

Join us on Tuesday, April 11, at St. John's Church to hear Peter Alden of Concord, MA ... author, lecturer and warrior against invasive plants.  Learn about the trees, shrubs, vines and wild flowers, part of the 100 or so that are now banned from import or sale here, because they are especially out of control in our area. Refreshments are served at noon. Guest fee is $5.00.