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2017 Spring Tree Planting at Local School

The Bar Harbor Garden Club recently donated an apple tree to both Mount Desert Elementary and Conners Emerson schools. The donations are in support of MDI schools Greenhouse Projects and the need to educate future gardeners. Elizabeth “Betsy” Minott (Garden … Continue reading

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2017 Arbor Day Project at MDI High School

The MDI High School needed to update their landscape located in the front of the building. So, the Club volunteered to remove winter debris, prepare the soil and plant bushes purchased by the school. “The project has been a team … Continue reading

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Shade Gardening Program Notes

Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village Inn, Bar Harbor. “Shade Gardening” presented by Cassie Banning (Garden Manager, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden). Bar Harbor Garden Club Meeting Speaker Notes Cassie Banning is the manager of Abby … Continue reading

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Book Donations to Local Elementary Schools

The Bar Harbor Garden Club has donated copies of the book “The Frightened Frog, an Environmental Tale” to Pemetic, Connors-Emerson, Tremont, Mount Desert, Trenton, Swans Island, Frenchboro  and both Cranberry Island schools. The book, written by Brenda Moore and Jean … Continue reading

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Gardening Weed Wisdom Program

The Bar Harbor Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at Birch Bay Village Inn on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 1 p.m. Please join us for our “Weedy Wisdom” program presented by Terry-Anya Hayes —Writer, Educator, Herbalist, Forager and … Continue reading

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