As long ago as 1950, members of the Camden Garden Club took it upon themselves to bring the joy of the holiday season to downtown Camden by filling each lamp post basket with seasonal greenery. Now, sixty seven years later, this dedicated group continues the tradition.
On Thursday, October 26, Anne Perkins, an avid gardener who raises a variety of flowers and vegetables for local restaurants, and head gardener and landscaper at the Knox Museum in Thomaston, will speak to members and guests of the Camden Garden Club about the ornamental gardens of Versailles.
On Thursday, September 28th local lawyer, historian and Regent of the Lady Knox Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Kay Felton, discussed the history of tea with members and guests of the Camden Garden Club.
Certified Aromatherapist, Nancy Lubin, brings a roaming mind and a willing heart to Camden Garden Club members and guests about the origin of essential oils, how they are produced and how they can be safely used to ease aches and pains.
Join the Camden Garden Club on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Camden Library. The speaker this week is Anne E. Perkins who has been gardening since the age of four. Currently, she grows a huge variety of vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers at Headacre Farm in Owls Head and at her home in Thomaston
The rainy weather outside the American Legion Hall in Camden could not dampen the spirits of Camden Garden Club members, spouses, and friends on November 16. Gathering as they have for over 30 years, the group was there to create the magic that gives downtown Camden its storybook appeal during the holiday season.
At the Annual Fall Conference of the Garden Club Federation of Maine, the Camden Garden Club was thrilled to receive the Cornelia Williamson Watson Award for Historic Preservation in recognition of their renovation of the Camden Village Green planting beds. All member garden clubs in New England are eligible for the award, so it was quite an honor according to club president Ann Vanosdol.
At the 2016 Garden Club Federation of Maine Convention held recently in Bar Harbor, the Camden Garden Club was awarded the first place certificate of merit from National Garden Clubs, Inc. for their publication All Those Flowers – 100 Years of the Camden Garden Club.