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Field Trip

Franklin-Simpson GC: Hermitage Field trip

~Contact: Janeen 301-247-3503 franklinKYGardenClub@gmail.com | Franklin-Simpson Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Field Trip
~Where: The Hermitage Hermitage TN
~When: Thu 22 Apr 2021 (9:00 AM – 1:30 PM Central Time)

The Franklin-Simpson Garden Club will tour the gardens at The Hermitage, about 10 miles east of Nashville TN.  Please bring your mask; they are required while touring the buildings.

Details and cost TBA.

Club Meeting

Flower Power: Establishing Pollinator Habitat

~Contact: | Garden Club of KY https://gardenclubky.org
~What: Club Meeting
~Where:
~Online: Via Zoom
~When: Thu 22 Apr 2021 (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)
SPEAKER: Tammy Horn Potter, KY State Apiarist, Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Potter will discuss the nutrition needs of pollinators provided by flowers, including slides of some of the most-visited flowers and their pollen grains

About the speaker:


Tammy Horn Potter helped her grandfather with his beehives beginning in 1997. In 2006-2010, she worked winter seasons with Big Island Queens in Hawaii. In 2008, she started Coal Country Beeworks, working with surface mine companies to establish pollinator habitat and apiaries in Eastern Kentucky. In 2014, she became the KY State Apiarist, helping shape the KY Department of Agriculture Pollinator Protection Plan and KY Certified Honey Producers program. From 2015-2020, she has coordinated the USDA Honey Bee Health Survey in Kentucky. She also serves on the boards of Eastern Apiculture Society, Project Apis M, Honey Bee Health Coalition, and Green Forests Work.

Potter is the author of the following books:

  • Bees in America: How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation (2005);
  • Beeconomy: What Women and Bees teach us about Local Trade and Global Markets (2012); and
  • Flower Power: Establishing Pollinator Habitat (2019).

The Garden Club of Kentucky is hosting its April meeting via Zoom on the fourth Thursday. The meeting opens at 7:30 Eastern, and the presentation starts at 7:45.   Come early for socializing in small groups in breakout rooms.

Everyone is welcome to attend! You do not have to be a member of a Garden Club.

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Meeting ID: 984 8356 0811
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2021

  • NGC Environmental Studies  NGC Environmental Course #4  – National Garden Clubs
               Thu 15 Apr 2021 – Fri 16 Apr 2021
  • Field Trip  Franklin-Simpson GC: Hermitage Field trip  – Franklin-Simpson Garden Club
               Thu 22 Apr 2021 Hermitage
  • Club Meeting  Flower Power: Establishing Pollinator Habitat  – Garden Club of KY
               Thu 22 Apr 2021
  • CANCELLED  National Garden Club Convention 2021 - CANCELED  – National Garden Clubs
               Mon 17 May 2021 – Thu 20 May 2021 East Rutherford
  • Club Meeting  GCKY Monthly Meeting  – Garden Club of KY
               Thu 20 May 2021
  • Special Event  National Garden Week: June 6-12, 2021  – National Garden Clubs
               Sun 6 Jun 2021 – Sat 12 Jun 2021
  • Flower Show  Cardinal Council NGC Standard Flower Show  – Cardinal Council
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  • Club Meeting  GCKY Monthly Meeting  – Garden Club of KY
               Thu 17 Jun 2021
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  • Club Meeting  GCKY Monthly Meeting  – Garden Club of KY
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               Thu 16 Sep 2021
  • Deadline  Deadline for GCKY Bulletin  – Ann Fiel
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  • Deadline  Deadline for GCKY Bulletin  – Ann Fiel
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  • 2023

  • Deadline  Deadline for GCKY Bulletin  – Ann Fiel
               Mon 2 Jan 2023
  • Convention  National Garden Club Convention 2023  – National Garden Clubs
               Tue 2 May 2023 – Fri 5 May 2023
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