All meetings are open to the community, unless indicated otherwise.
The Club, founded in 1934, has as its mission to promote the love of horticulture, to protect and preserve our natural resources, to provide educational opportunities, to contribute responsibly to civic and environmental needs, and to enjoy the fellowship of our members.
One needs not be a gardener to belong. Membership in the Bar Harbor Garden Club is open to all interested people. Club programs are scheduled September through the month of May.
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2020 – 2021 PROGRAM CALENDAR
Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM. “Edible Landscape Project” presented by Lucy Quimby & Kathy Pollard, Bangor Land Trust. —Please join us for a virtual ‘Zoom’ presentation.
Friday, October 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM at La Rochelle, 127 West Street, Bar Harbor. “The Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary” lecture by William Helprin, Director.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM. “Growing Hemp in Maine” presented by Ben and Taryn Marcus, Sheepscot General Farm. —Please join us for a virtual ‘Zoom’ presentation. Meeting open to club members, only.
Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Birch Bay Village Inn, 25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor. “Holiday Tea“. Supporting: Wild Gardens of Acadia program.
Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM. “Feeding the Community with Support of Local Gardeners” presented by Pruanjot Kaur, Director Open Table MDI. —Please join us for a virtual ‘Zoom’ presentation.
Thursday, February 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM at St. John’s Church, 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor. “Floral Valentine Tray Favors” led by Linda Uberseder, BHGC member. Members create Floral Valentines for residents of Birch Bay Village.
Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village Inn, 25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor. “How to Love Your Enemy: The Up-side of Weeds” presented by Terry Anya Hayes— Writer, Educator, Mycophile.
Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM at St. John’s Church, 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor. Hands on Workshop–“Flower Arranging”, by Burke’s Hollow Florist, Southwest Harbor.
Thursday, May 12, 2021 Annual Meeting and Luncheon from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Kebo Valley Club, 136 Eagle Lake Rd, Bar Harbor. Preserving Insect Biodiversity in an Age of Extinction, Our keynote speaker is Reeser Manley, Author.