January 16, Wednesday                                          Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Hampstead Public Library, 2nd Floor

Topic: HGC Program Presentation & Budget for 2019
We'll unveil the 2019 program themed "Found in Our Own Backyards." We'll also induct the 2019 Board of Executives and vote on the 2019 budget.

February 20, Wednesday                                          Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Hampstead Public Library, 2nd Floor
Topic: Gardening quiz
We'll enjoy beverages and treats as we test our gardening knowledge with a fun-filled quiz. We'll also distribute the 2019 HGC Yearbooks.

March 20, Wednesday - Open to Public!               Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Hampstead Public Library, 2nd Floor
Topic: Discovering New England stone walls
Stone walls are a fixture of New England landscapes, and expert Kevin Gardner will share the story of how they came to be so prevalent. The public is invited to join us.

April 17, Wednesday - Open to Public!                 Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Hampstead Public Library, 2nd Floor

Topic: Backyard Vegetable Gardening

Nothing beats fresh vegetables from your own garden. Master Gardener Roz Mason will share secrets on how to grow the best vegetables. This program is open to the public; please join us.

May 15, Wednesday                                                     Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Hampstead Congregational Church, Hadley Hall

Topic: From Masterpiece to Centerpiece

Kelly Snell will prepare us for the upcoming Garden Walk fundraiser.

June 19, Wednesday                                                  Time: 6:00 pm (note early start time)

Location: Sue Norris’ home

Topic: Garden Tour and Sandwich Swap

Join us for a tour of Cheryl's beautiful flower gardens. We'll have a sandwich swap so bring one to share.  Carpool from St. Anne’s if possible.

July 17, Wednesday                                                  Time: 6:00 pm (note early start time)
Location: Sweet Baby Vineyards
Topic: Vineyard Tour
Man makes wine – right here in Hampstead! Join us for a tour of local vintner Sweet Baby Vineyards. You’ll learn about growing grapes in NH, and maybe bring home some delicious wine to enjoy.

August 21, Wednesday                                           Time: 6:00 pm (note early start time)
Location: Stephanie Carney's house
Topic: Down on the “Farm-ette”
Stephanie and Shawn Carney will give us a tour of their charming small farm on Stage Road. Carpool from St. Anne’s if possible.


September 18, Wednesday - Open to Public   Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Hampstead Library, 2nd floor
Topic: What’s in Your Woods? with William Dunkerley
Local mushroom expert William Dunkerley – Dunk the Mushroom Man – will introduce us to safely foraging in our local woods for tasty mushrooms and other treats. This program is open to the public, so please join us.

October 16, Wednesday - Open to the Public                   Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Hampstead Congregational Church, Hadley Hall
Topic: Floral Arrangements with Bert Ford
Our friends from the Atkinson Garden Club will join us for a fascinating presentation by expert floral arranger Bert Ford. Using plants found in the backyard or woods, Bert will create stunning floral arrangements and provide invaluable tips on how to do it. The public is invited to join us for this special program. 

November 23, Saturday                                          Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Hampstead Congregational Church, Hadley Hall
Topic: Deck the Halls
“All hands on deck” as we gather to make and hang holiday decorations around the town. The Deck the Halls Committee provides the greenery, decorations, and a sample of the creative design. Club members will assemble the wreaths and garlands, then hang them outside. Dress warmly for this fun indoor/outdoor event.

December 6, Friday                                  Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Jane Barnes' house
Topic: Holiday Party 
Let's round off the year and celebrate with our friends at our annual Holiday Party. Join fellow club members at this not-to-be-missed event for food, wine and lots of fun.

Garden Club 2019 Programs

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