November 26, 2012

Benefits of Joining Basin Gardeners Association
(What you get for your membership fee.)

·       Meeting great people who love gardening

·       The sharing of information about all things gardening

·       Seven formal meetings with either a guest speaker or a workshop, refreshments,  and door prizes

·       Two social gatherings (summer and winter)

·    A  private garden tour in summer

·       Club contests ( ex. container gardens, NSAGC photo contest )

·       Plant sales and giveaways amongst members at meetings

·       No fee to enter the BGA Floral Arts Show

·       Participation in fundraising events - Plant sales, Strawberry Tea and Garden Tour

·       Social time working at  Anvil Park

·       Participation in the Babysitting Plant Program which promotes new plant varieties

·       Membership to the Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs

·       Being informed about what other garden clubs are doing via the regional director

·       Discounts on purchases from a number of garden centres

·       Free plant for every member from NSAGC

·       Reduced entrance fee to NSAGC Convention

·       BGA subsidizes some of the fee to NSAGC convention

·       Subsidy for 'gardening' education courses (eg. Master Gardener courses)

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