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Monday, November 7, 2022

Floral Design with Judy Gray

On November 15, Barrington Garden Club will present Judy Gray, Vice President of the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs at the Barrington Public Library. Judy will inspire our holiday decorating as she shares her wisdom and insights gleaned from her nearly thirty years in floral design and participation in many flower shows in New England. She is innovative in her design and extroverted and approachable in her presentation.

Refreshments are at 12:00 noon followed by short business meeting at 12:30 pm, and then the program. Please join us for your holiday inspiration.

Interested in becoming a club member? Send an email to BarringtonRIGardenClub@gmail.com

Thursday, October 13, 2022

The What and When of Tick Prevention

Come on Tuesday, October 18, and listen to "The Tick Guy", Thomas N. Mather, PhD, a professor of Public Health Entomology from the University of Rhode Island. At the Barrington Public Library, Salem Family Auditorium, he will share his expertise on ticks and tick-borne illnesses, including tick ecology, area-wide tick control and tick-bite protection. His engaging, humorous speaking style conveys critically important information in a memorable and approachable fashion.

Refreshments are served at 12:00 noon followed by a short business meeting starting at 12:30 pm. The program will be presented at 1:00 pm. Join us!

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Uprooted: A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again

Barrington Garden Club's program year will start on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the Barrington Public Library, Salem Family Auditorium. Page Dickey, noted garden writer, lecturer and designer, will discuss her book, Uprooted, that describes leaving Duck Hill, her beloved garden for 34 years, and finding a new home in northwest Connecticut. Her book describes her journey from one home and garden style to another and the changes that occurred in her approach to gardening. The program will start at 1:00 pm following a brief business meeting. 

Seating is limited and guests must register in advance by contacting segan@barringtonlibrary.org or call 401-247-1920, ext. 2.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

"Sharing Our Gardens" A tour of eight private gardens and A Small- Standard Flower Show


Not to be missed is a self-guided tour of eight private gardens and a Small- Standard Flower Show. The event is Wednesday, June 22nd from 10-4 and there will be quite a lot to see so wear your comfortable shoes! The Flower Show is located at one of the private homes- all locations are printed in your schedule which you pick up when you sign in at St John’s Church right in the Center of Barrington on County Rd. We look forward to 'Sharing Our Gardens' with you! Checks for discounted advance registration of $30 each can be sent to Barrington Garden Club P.O. Box 276 Barrington RI 02806. Day of tickets are available for $40. We thank you for your support as all proceeds go towards our continued civic beautification and education efforts. Inquiries should be sent to BGCTour2022@gmail.com
 

Monday, April 11, 2022

Foodscaping: Innovative Ways to Grow Beautiful Edibles in Your Garden

 April 19, 2022, at the Barrington Public Library, Barrington Garden Club hosts Charlie Nardozzi, award winning, nationally recognized garden writer and speaker with his program "Foodscaping: Innovative Ways to Grow Beautiful Edibles in Your Garden". Charlie will help take the mystery out of integrating vegetables, fruits and herbs into your landscaping. He will show you new ways to grow beautiful edible hedges, ground covers, foundation plants and barriers. You can have your garden and eat it too!

Join us at 12:00 noon for a social time followed by a short business meeting and program at 12:30.



Sunday, March 13, 2022

Designing for Change

On Tuesday, March 15, Barrington Garden Club will present Brooke Merriam, owner and principal designer for Sunflower Designs, LLC, a landscape design firm based in Bristol, Rhode Island. Brooke, a Rhode Island Certified Horticulturist and member of the Association of Landscape Designers, will discuss ways to plan for the inevitable changes that occur in gardens that can minimize the amount of time and money required for a revamp in our evolving landscapes.

The meeting takes place in the Barrington Public Library at 12:00 with a socializing time followed by a short business meeting and program at 12:30. Please join us.

Monday, February 7, 2022

Books in Bloom

On Tuesday, February 15, some of Barrington Garden Club's talented members will interpret their favorite classic children's books through flower arrangements. They will discuss and share these imaginative creations with us. All the designs will then be showcased at the library.