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Week Eight: Gardening Workshop

Stump the Chump
Speaker/Guide: Chris Flanders and Melinda Wolcott
Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

Bring your gardening questions, sick plants and find out just how prepared Melinda and Chris are to put themselves on the line! Need a plant identified?  Bring it in or only a leaf.
Please only gardening quesions.....unless you have personal issues with a plant!.


From California in the off season and from Magnolia in the summertime, Melinda, a BTG life member,  is a well trained flower arranger, gardener and a new winery owner in CA. While living in Connecticut, she was a speaker on many gardening topics and a well published writer on gardening in the trade magazines. 

Chris, a lifelong resident of CHQ county, attended CHQ since the 1960s and full time for the past four years. An avid sailor, retired Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, former horse breeder and trainer Chris achieved Master Gardener certification in 2013. As a board member of BTG she has found my home base in CHQ and holds dual roles as Chair of Butterflies and Blooms and garden lecturer.

Earlier Event: August 16
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Later Event: August 16
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