General Meeting February 2014


coffee & socializing: 9:30 am
general meeting 9:45 am:

Minutes – Sarah G
Treasurer’s Report: Lisa S.
Correspondence Report -Lisa S for Carol G
By-Laws Committee Presentation – Betsy Bain
Potting Shed – Tory Woodruff
Programming Document Discussion / Questions
Discuss Interim Lease Agreement with District
Vote to Fund Electrical Panel Installation
Scholarship Discussion – Lisa S for Ellen Bieber

Program 10:30 am – 11:30 am:  Vertical Gardening, presented by Carol King Platt.


Carol is a former contributing editor at House & Garden and writes a seasonal garden blog for The New London Day. Her work has appeared in Traditional Home and The New York Times. She takes as her topics the classic themes of great literature, that is to say, Life, Death, Sex, and Rhododendrons.

Carol lectures regularly about garden design and flower arranging and designs gardens throughout Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts.

Carol is a Master Landscape Design Consultant and was the chair of the Landscape Design Council of Connecticut. She is a member of The Connecticut Unit of the Herb Society of America and is a Master Gardener. Carol was voted one of People, Places and Plants’ top ten New England garden writers.

Carol lives and gardens with her husband, Rosarian and Rhododendron guy, Ted Platt, at Rose Cottage in Wallingford, Connecticut. More information is available on her website.