New Hampshire gardening briefs
HOOKSETT —The Hooksett Garden Club's 2013 Christmas wreath sale is in progress. The wreaths are double-sided balsam and come in four sizes: 14-inch ($12), 18-inch ($16), 24-inch ($26), and 36-inch ($50, with free bow). Door sprays with mixed greens, 20 by 24 inches, are available for $16.
To order or for additional information, call Linda at 669-8516. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the club's local beautification projects.
HOPKINTON — Eight historic and architecturally interesting properties will open their doors to the public for the Historical Hopkinton candlelight house tour on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 3 to 7 p.m.
The event is a collaboration with the Hopkinton Historical Society and the Hopkinton Woman's Club. All proceeds go to operational resources and community outreach.
On the day of the event tickets may only be purchased at the Hopkinton Historical Society. The historic homes on the tour are not handicapped accessible, and strollers and large backpacks are not allowed.
Globe garden writer speaks in Manchester
MANCHESTER — Carol Stocker, well-known gardening columnist from the Boston Globe, will be speaking at Thursday's meeting of the Manchester Garden Club.
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