BRISTOL — The Pasquaney Garden Club of Bristol is starting the year with two programs this month.
On Tuesday, April 16, club members will gather at the Bristol Baptist Church at 9:30 a.m.. The business meeting is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Discussion will include plans for a new, enlarged butterfly garden behind the new and enlarged Minot Sleeper Library. Melissa Traeber of Renaissance Florals in Bristol will speak to the group, starting at 11 a.m. Traeber will demonstrate how to make European hand-tied bouquets." The cost for the program is $15. Those who wish to register should call 744-6526 to register no later than Monday, April 8, so flowers can be ordered. Participants should bring either pruners or scissors.
The club has scheduled a second event for Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. at the library. At that time the club will be hosting Gerard Godville and Harlan Putnam, members of the Pemi-Baker Beekeepers' Association, who will talk about the fundamentals of beekeeping.
Membership in the Pasquaney Garden Club is open to all interested gardeners, beginners and experts. More information about the club is available by calling Nancy Marchand at 744-9485 or Rebecca Herr 744-6526.