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Chanticleer Garden Field Trip - 9/15/12

Posted by Pamela Eden on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : Day Trips 
What an absolutely perfect day for a field trip! Sunny, clear skies with just the hint of fluffy clouds and 75 degrees. Attendees included President Patti Tivnan, Carol Southerland, Pat Olds, Pam Eden, Bill Reynolds and Susan Reynolds.  Chanticleer Gardens opened in 1993 and 35 of the 47 acres are open to the public to enjoy. This is an imaginative and relaxing garden where foliage, texture and wide open space balance the flowers. There are aspects of traditional English, Italian and Asian g...
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Presby Iris Garden Field Trip - May 12, 2012

Posted by Pamela Eden on Sunday, June 3, 2012, In : Day Trips 
Another beautiful day for a field trip - and this time it was to the Presby Memorial Iris Garden in Montclair NJ.  Approximately 40% of the iris beds were in bloom and those were spectacular.  I never realized that Iris could have such a nice scent.  It was a small group of us this time - Caroline Goldsmith and her son, Pat Olds and her daughter and Pam Eden. 

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Longwood Gardens Field Trip - March24'12

Posted by Pamela Eden on Sunday, March 25, 2012, In : Day Trips 
Four of us (Patti, Bill, Susan & me- Pam) made the day trip to Longwood Gardens today and it was a Perfect Day. Yes it was drizzling rain on and off - but it was overcast and the colors outside were perfect. PLUS it was the weekend for the International Orchid Show & Sale. Orchids were the focus and they were EVERYWHERE in the Visitor Center and the Conservatory and for sale in a special big white tent. And as Patti's sister Cathy said -each orchid was more beautiful than the last -and after ...
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