The Garden Club of Orange and the Orange Historical Society hosted a reception at the Stone-Otis House Herb Garden on Thursday, June 21st 2018 from 4:00pm 7:00 pm. The redesigned herb and flower gardens showcased the efforts of garden club and community members to restore a tradition from an earlier time. Chairperson Maryellen Bespuda noted that the herb garden contains 26 varieties of herbs that were used for culinary, medicinal and other purposes. The garden was an important staple of colonial life.
The Garden Club of Orange is a member of the FGCCT, NEG and NEC. For membership information, contact Joanne Friedrichs at 203-795- 4266.
- Photo by Michael Bradford – Garden Club members (l -r) Betty Hadlock, Nancy Bartel, Maryellen Bespuda, Pat Nizen, Debbie Antoon, Julia Strawhince, Linda Bradford, Ellie Torello and Marion Rizzo
- Photo by Ellie Torello – Visitors to the garden included (l-r) Dr. Evelyn Russo, Betty Hadlock, Jim Zeoli, and Superintendent of Schools Dr.Vince Scarpetti