Nantucket Garden Club's Community Green Thumb Flower Show 2017
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(ERG 7/21/17) Just a quick note... If you are on Nantucket today (7/20), and if you happen to have time to make your way to Sconset, you might be interested in checking out the NGC's Flower Show.
As a former member of the Nantucket Garden Club, I know how much work goes into every event the NGC puts on. (I resigned during my Provisional year, as work had decided to heat up, robbing me of the time that I'd always had in years prior to help with NGC activities. I'm probably the only person in the history of the NGC to do more work as a non-member-- before I became a member and then since having resigned--than I was ever able to do as a member!) In fact, I was over at the Casino yesterday helping to set up for the judges' luncheon. While I didn't see any Provisionals, I saw many of the lovely and dedicated long term members of the Club working away to make sure that things were categorized properly, displayed beautifully and ready for public view. I took lots of pictures and hope that you will enjoy them with my later post.
I don't want to post any here quite yet, as the show opens at 10AM TODAY (!!), and I wouldn't want to spoil anything for those of you who are interested in attending. Admission is free, but donations are always welcome. Oh! And there is also a fabulous boutique--I was the first customer yesterday. I got my third copy of a great book about Nantucket wildflowers; the most amazing candle I've ever smelled (I am NOT a candle person, but this candle would be snapped up in a flash if I were to have hesitated); some beautiful notecards; and a darling little porcelain box for my daughter. Basically, this is a GO TO event!
You'll see fascinating arrangements, beautiful horticulture entries and breathtaking photography entries. It's at the Casino--10 New Street in Sconset. 10AM-4PM today! Photographs for those who missed it will be posted as soon as I can get them up!!
*UPDATE TO BELOW POST COMING SOON!