Garden club to hear about gardens of Versailles Oct. 26

Oct 11, 2017
The kitchen garden at Versailles

Camden — Anne Perkins, an avid gardener who raises a variety of flowers and vegetables for local restaurants, and who is head gardener and landscaper at the Knox Museum in Thomaston, will speak to members and guests of the Camden Garden Club Thursday, Oct. 26, at 9:30 a.m. about the ornamental gardens of Versailles. The Potager du roi (Kitchen Garden of the King) was created between 1678 and 1683. French gardens were divided specifically into the Potager and the Verger and Ms. Perkins will enlighten her audience on the history of these gardens and how to plant them.

The meeting will be held at the First Congregational Church, 55 Elm St., beginning at 9 a.m. with refreshments, followed by the presentation. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information about the club and its activities, visit camdengardenclub.org or contact camdengardenclub100@gmail.com.

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