Category Archives: youth

2017 Youth Award Winners

State and national Youth Awards were announced at a recent state garden club convention. The National Garden Clubs and their affiliate organizations offer educational contests for children at the pre-school, elementary, middle and high school levels. The First-Place winners of … Continue reading

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2017 Spring Tree Planting at Local School

The Bar Harbor Garden Club recently donated an apple tree to both Mount Desert Elementary and Conners Emerson schools. The donations are in support of MDI schools Greenhouse Projects and the need to educate future gardeners. Elizabeth “Betsy” Minott (Garden … Continue reading

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Book Donations to Local Elementary Schools

The Bar Harbor Garden Club has donated copies of “The Saved Seed: A journey Through a Seed’s Life” to local area public elementary schools and the Community School of MDI.  Dr. Marc E. Gousse, Superintendent of the Mount Desert Regional … Continue reading

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2016 Garden Club Youth Award Winners

The National Garden Clubs (NGC) and their affiliate organizations offer various educational contests for children at the pre-school, elementary, middle and high school levels. Winners of the local Bar Harbor Garden Club (BHGC) competitions went on to compete within the … Continue reading

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Picking Apples for Arbor Day, April 2016

Members of the Bar Harbor Garden Club recently met at Islandscaping to choose apple trees for planting at Tremont and Pemetic schools in honor of Arbor Day. The Club plans on donating to Mt. Desert Island Elementary and Connors Emmerson … Continue reading

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