Shaping shrubs, trees talk Oct. 24
Camden — The Thursday, Oct. 24 meeting of the Camden Garden Club, landscape designer Tom Jackson will talk about creating good structure in landscapes by selective and brave pruning.
The public is invited to hear how good pruning means choosing and cutting big wood, not buzzing off the tips. Jackson advises that gardens be anchored by appropriate trees and shrubs and further shaped by earth and stone.
The program will start at 9:30 a.m. at the Congregational Church on Elm Street (Route 1) in Camden. Come early for refreshments at 9 a.m.
The Camden Garden Club is winding up its 98th year of educating about the art of gardening and developing and preserving beauty in and around Camden — like the trademark hanging red geranium baskets on lamp posts in summer and lighted wreaths in winter, the Camden Tree Program, maintaining the Village Green, planting beds and boxes all over, and giving scholarships to area students in horticulture-related studies.
Camden is a member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine and National Garden Clubs, Inc. New members are always welcome.