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Week Five: Gardening Workshop

To Err is Human -- and Still be a Diva
Speaker/Guide: Melinda Wolcott and Chris Flanders
Location: Smith Wilkes Hall

Join Melinda and Chris for this demonstration about Garden Design. It is not too late to fix that boring corner and add curb appeal to the ubiquitious garden. Elements and Principles of design applied to your garden will bring the admiration to your garden it deserves!


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: July 26
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