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Chichester Garden Club
02/13/2013 Meeting Minutes

Present:  Ann Davis, Kay Snow, John Snow.

Absent:  Frank Curatulo, Nancy Smith, Gene Smith, Barbara Pappas.

Business Meeting  Began
(7:00-8:00 suggested w/personal chatting thereafter)

1.      Garden Club structure:  consensus-style structure; however, Ann Davis stepped up to lead
the group, including 2013 Garden Tour and taking and distributing Minutes and ; agreed upon by
members present.

2.      Member Contact List:  Member Contact List was distributed.   (For those absent, Contact List is attached.)

3.      Reminder:  Meetings held 2nd & 4th Wednesdays each month, 7pm @ Town Library
4.      Possible activities for 2013:  

Suggested Speakers -  Coleís Garden Center, Jungle Place, Scott Davis, Gary Tasker, Northeast Landscaping
Suggested Tours/Trips:  Aradeena Gardens; Laconia/Ctr Harbor; Gilmanton parsonage; Day by Debís; Fuller Gardens, Hampton; Hidden Gardens, Boston; Saint Gaudens, Cornish

5.      Projects ñ

1.  Garden Club has been asked by Heritage Commission to offer conceptual landscape design(s) for the Grange-Town Hall ñ past & present photos were viewed and discussed.  Bermed and fenced garden areas with selected perennials, ground covers, possibly salt-resistant trees were discussed as well as ensuring visibility for the entrance and exit of traffic.  Follow-up discussion and possible design work was suggested for the next meeting.
2.  July 2013 Chichester Garden Tour ñ discussion (see attached information sheet); to be discussed at next meeting.

        Date? _______________Times?_______________Rain date?____________Charge?  $____________

-       Partners:  Historical Society, Heritage Commission, Town Library; hopefully, Photography Club
-      Partial List of Homes & Gardens:
                                                        Patty Humphrey, Garvin Hill Rd
                                                        NH Animal Farm Sanctuary, Horse Corner Rd
                                                        Martha Reinhardt, Horse Corner Rd
                                                        Lucille Noel, Canterbury Rd
                                                        Kay & John Snow, Webster Mills Rd
                                                        Nancy & Gene Smith, Swiggey Brook Rd
                                                        Chichester Historical Society, Main St

-       Start at Noel property on Canterbury Road and Finish @ Historical Societyís heritage garden where refreshments will be served

Other Business: 

Barbara returned Garden Club magazines (which are available to all members) and left a note that she will be unable to attend the February meetings.

Our best wishes go to Gene who has been recently hospitalized.

Adjourn Time:  8:20

Important Dates

Meetings:        Feb 27; Mar 3 & 27; Apr 10 & 24
Events:         July Garden Tour (date to be determined)

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