Thursday, June 2, 8:30 am – 3:15 pm – Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts Annual Meeting

The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts’ 2011 Annual Meeting will take placed Thursday, June 2, beginning with registration at 8:30 am, at the Crowne Plaza, 1360 Worcester Road (Route 9), Natick, Massachusetts.  You may choose from two morning workshops, the first being “Historic Landscaping” with John Forti of Strawbery Banke, and the second “Coffee with a Landscape Gardener”, where several Landscape Design Council members will share information and answer landscaping questions.  At 10 am there will be the call to order and business meeting, followed at 10:45 by Julie Moir Messervy, landscape designer, author and lecturer, speaking on “Creating the Landscape of Home.”  The Awards Luncheon at 1 pm will be preceded by Boutique Shopping.  At 2 pm, enjoy the introduction of the Natalie Wolf Design Forum.  To register, please send a check made payable to  GCFM,Inc. to Linda Yuele, 38 Nevins Road, Methuen, MA 01844.  Include your name, address, telephone, email, and Club affiliation.  Costs are $5 for either morning workshop, $15 for the morning session of speaker and awards, and an additional $35 for lunch. Please indicate chicken or fish.  For more information you may email Linda at