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Garden Club hosts ‘Kitchen Herb Gardens’ talk Jan. 19

by | Jan 4, 2021 | Featured

Garden Club January 2021 event

The Hopkinton Garden Club continues its Online Speaker Series with the presentation “Kitchen Herb Gardens” with Betsy Williams on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. This informative lecture covers everything one needs to know to establish and maintain a kitchen herb garden: seeds, propagation and preserving. The presentation includes ideas for herbal gifts, how to gather seeds, recipes, and where to buy plants.

Betsy Williams teaches, lectures and writes about living with herbs and flowers. A lifelong gardener, herb grower and cook, Betsy trained as a florist in Boston and England. She combines her floral, gardening and cooking skills with an extensive knowledge of history, plant lore and seasonal celebrations. An entertaining lecturer, she weaves stories and legends throughout her informative talks and demonstrations. Betsy was a founding member of the International Herb Association and served on its governing board for six years. In 1995 and 2016 she was given the International Herb Association award for “her outstanding contributions to the herb industry.”

This program is open to the public. Non-members are asked to preregister at register@hopkintongardenclub.org and state their interest in attending. Instructions will be sent prior to the event.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Hopkinton Cultural Council through the Massachusetts Cultural Council LCC program.

The Hopkinton Garden Club is a nonprofit organization whose mission in the local community is education, beautification and conservation. The club was organized in 1924 and is an affiliate of The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts. Visit hopkintongardenclub.org for more information.