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2019

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Flower Show

Bicentennial Blooms Flower Show

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Flower Show
~Where: Old Favorite, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Wed 18 Sep 2019 (3:00 PM – 6:30 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club will hold its annual Flower Show in September.

2019 Flower Show Schedule

NGC Gardening Study School

Gardening School in Bowling Green

~Contact: Martha Morgan 2707815695 marthamorgan@twc.com | Bowling Green GC
~What: NGC Gardening Study School
~Where: Warren Association of Baptists Bldg, Bowling Green KY
~When: Tue 24 Sep 2019 – Wed 25 Sep 2019 (All Day Central Time)

Please click on the link for the registration form and details about the class and schedule.

Gardening Course IV 2019

This is a great opportunity to learn more and to love more about gardening.  You do not have to take the Courses in sequence. This is the final in the series which will be held in Bowling Green.  
 For more information please contact Registrar Martha Morgan at 270-781-5695 or 270-792-3529 or marthamorgan@twc.com or Chairperson Jo Jean Scott at 270-781-2089 or jojogarden.34@gmail.com.  Please share with others who may be interested.
Deadline

Deadline for GCKY Bulletin

~Contact: | Ann Fiel
~What: Deadline
~When: Tue 1 Oct 2019

Please send information, articles, and pictures to Ann Fiel (gckyann@fiel.com), editor of the GCKY Bulletin.

NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School 1

~Contact: Sue Kirkman 502-229-5976 suek0551@gmail.com | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~Where: Franklin County Extension Office, Frankfort KY
~When: Tue 1 Oct 2019 – Thu 3 Oct 2019 (All Day Eastern Time)

Franklin County Extension Office 101 Lakeview Court Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Download Brochure to learn more

Special Event

Carriage House Dedication

~Contact: Carolyn Roof carolynroof02@gmail.com | Garden Club of KY http://gardenclubky.org
~What: Special Event
~Where: Wallis Arboretum, Paris KY
~When: Mon 7 Oct 2019 (1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Time)

You are invited to the

Restoration Celebration of the

Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum Carriage House

1:30 pm on Monday, October 7, 2019

Refreshments to follow in the Headquarters at 616 Pleasant St, Paris, KY

Wallis Arboretum Carriage House Restored

Carriage House at Wallis HouseThe Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum Committee will hold a dedication for the restored 1903 Carriage House dedication on Monday, October 7, 1:30, The Garden Club of Kentucky will sponsor the ribbon cutting and special presentations to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels for its emergency grant and to GCKY members and clubs that made possible the restoration. The public is invited to join in the celebration followed by refreshments and tour of the Carriage House.

The restored Carriage House is taking on a new function in the Arboretum. It will be used for classes, workshops, and rentals for parties, weddings and other special events.

Mrs. Wallis’ father, Thomas Clay, built the Carriage House when he purchased the 616 Pleasant Street property from his uncle’s estate. The house was in the Clay family from 1856 until 1970 when Mrs. Wallis bequeathed it to GCKY.

Club Meeting

What’s New in African Violets

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 7 Oct 2019 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

When you think of African Violets, perhaps you picture in your mind the little blue flowers in you remember from your grandmother’s window. Join Lindee Vaught, president of Nashville’s African Violet Society as she updates us with the explosion of color, shape, variety that has happened in the African Violet world since that long-ago time. See new varieties and get tips on how to grow these easy care, non-stop bloomers that satisfy our garden-fix in the winter.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Workday

Work Day at the GCKY Headquarters & Arboretum

~Contact: | Garden Club of KY http://gardenclubky.org
~What: Workday
~Where: Wallis Arboretum, Paris KY
~When: Mon 14 Oct 2019 (All Day Eastern Time)
Convention

Bluegrass District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Jan Worth 502-330-3052 janwright40601@gmail.com | Blue Grass District
~What: Convention
~Where: Immanuel Baptist Church, Frankfort KY
~When: Tue 15 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time)

The 2019 Bluegrass District Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 15 October, in Frankfort.

Please see page 7 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin.

Convention

Limestone District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Kathleen Carter | Director Limestone District
~What: Convention
~Where: First Presbyterian Church, Paris KY
~When: Wed 16 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time)

The 2019 Limestone District Meeting will be held in Paris KY.

Please see page 8 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin for more information.

Convention

Dogwood District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Franklin Garden Club 301-247-3530 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Dogwood District
~What: Convention
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Tue 22 Oct 2019 (8:30 AM – 2:30 PM Central Time)

The 2019 Dogwood District Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 22 October, at the Cornerstone Building of the Franklin Presbyterian Church (202 W. Kentucky Ave) in Franklin KY. The General Meeting will start at 10 a.m. (Central Time).

Registration: $28 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

Register before October 8th to avoid the $5 late fee.

List of People Registered (this is password protected, for access please contact franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com)

REGISTER:  ONLINE or  By Mail

SCHEDULE (Central Time Zone)

  •   8:30 AM – Registration and Hospitality
  •   9:00 AM – Board of Governors Meeting
  • 10:00 AM – General Meeting – Reports Session
  •  11:30 PM – Luncheon
  •  12:15 PM – Program by Alicia Bosela of Ironweed Native Plant Nursery
  •   1:00 PM – General Meeting – Business Session

Fun things to do when the meetings aren’t in session

  • Visit the Monarch Waystation across the street
  • Shop at the Silent Auction and the Boutique
  • Play the scavenger hunt on Franklin’s town square
  • Visit with friends and meet new people

Got company with you or doing more touring after the meeting? 

  • Golf at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Course kpcountrycreek.com
  • Antique shops in town and at Exit 2.
  • Kentucky Downs (exit 2),  off-track betting
  • Historical Museum, art gallery, and charming town square

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Dogwood District Meeting 2019

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PAYMENT

Registration *
Registration fee includes continental breakfast and a buffet lunch. Register before October 8 to avoid the $5 late fee.
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You can pay with cash or check on the day of the meeting, but if possible, please mail your check before Oct 15.
The check # is helpful but not required. Please make your check out to "Franklin Garden Club" and mail to the registrar: Janeen Grohsmeyer, 350 Sulphur Spring Church Rd., Franklin KY 42134. After you press the REGISTER button you will receive an email with these instructions for your records.
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Convention

Audubon District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Anita 270-339-9443 agranier722@att.net | Director Audubon District http://www.gardenclubky.org/groups-2/audubon-district/
~What: Convention
~Where: Mayfield Graves County Country Club, Mayfield KY
~When: Wed 23 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The 2019 Audubon District Meeting will be held on in Mayfield.

Please see page 7 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin for more information.

Convention

Mountain Laurel District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Teresa Walker 606-309-3462 | Mountain Laurel District
~What: Convention
~When: Sat 26 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time)

The 2019 Mountain Laurel District Meeting will be held in London KY.

Please see page 9 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin for more information.

Club Meeting

Holiday Flower Arranging

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 4 Nov 2019 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Think flower arranging is beyond your ability? You’ll have your mind changed when you join master flower stylist Jerri Tarpley as she teaches us some simple rules for arranging flower arrangement for your holiday table using floral components available to anyone. Wow your guests when they ask, “Who did your arrangement?”

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Club Meeting

Winter Creeper is Coming

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 20 Nov 2019 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our program begins at 1:00 and the social time starts at 12:30, so come early for food, fellowship, and fun!

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Holiday Party

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~When: Sat 7 Dec 2019 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club will celebrate the holidays with a social gathering. Location TBD

2020

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Deadline

Deadline for GCKY Bulletin

~Contact: | Ann Fiel
~What: Deadline
~When: Wed 1 Jan 2020

Please send information, articles, and pictures to Ann Fiel (gckyann@fiel.com), editor of the GCKY Bulletin.

Club Meeting

Got Maple Trees? Make Your Own Maple Syrup

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 6 Jan 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

If you have access to maple trees, with a very small investment in equipment you can make your own maple syrup that rivals Vermont’s in taste and quality. Join Gary Spradlin as he walks you through the simple steps to tapping your trees and making your own maple syrup. His process would make a great neighborhood or family project that you can experience starting in February if you wish, or visit Gary at his farm when he starts boiling down the syrup.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Day Meeting

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 15 Jan 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our program begins at 1:00 and the social time starts at 12:30, so come early for food, fellowship, and fun!

Club Meeting

Master Gardeners: A Conversation with the Community

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 3 Feb 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Join master gardeners from the Franklin Garden Club for conversation and appetizers as we discuss garden questions and concerns. Whether you are an absolute beginner or an advanced gardener, or any skill level in-between, we’d love to have a conversation with community members who want to know more about growing gardens indoors or out. If we don’t know answers to your questions, we’ll make sure we help you find them.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Day Meeting

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 19 Feb 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our program begins at 1:00 and the social time starts at 12:30, so come early for food, fellowship, and fun!

Club Meeting

Making Garden Pretties for your Table

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 2 Mar 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Master craftswoman Rita Hartsock has a beautiful idea for your spring table or summer garden party. Join us as she teaches us how to make adorable napkin rings out of miniature clay pots.

You’ll want to invite your friends over for a tea after you see these little perfections.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Spring Luncheon 2020

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 18 Mar 2020 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our luncheon begins at noon and the annual review and meeting start at 1:00

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Evening Program

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 6 Apr 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Topic will be announced.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

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