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Nashua Garden Club Program, History of Growing & Selling Dahlias

The Nashua Garden Club is pleased to invite the public to its June program, History of Growing & Selling Dahlias, to be presented by Thomas Mickey, Professor Emeritus, Master Gardener, columnist and author of “America’s Romance with the English Garden” and “Best Garden Plants for New England”. Please join club members Wednesday June 5th at 7 PM at the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester Street, Nashua, to learn how European plant hunters found the dahlia in Mexico almost 300 years ago, what ‘dahlia mania’ was and how 19th century American nurseries began selling the dahlia as the ideal fall flower. Members: Free Nonmembers: $5.00 Light refreshments will be served. For more information: www.nashuanhgardenclub.org .

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