Pioneer Valley Water Garden & Koi Club

Eileen Richard
petitun@comcast.net
http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com
Ph: 413-733-5462
(Meets 2nd Sunday, 3 p.m.)

September
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August
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July
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June
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May
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden & Koi Club, reports the June 11th meeting will be at the home of Gary and Darlene Smith in West Springfield, MA. Kathy Fiore will be speaking on butterflies and how to keep them in your garden. The Pond Tour in July will be the 8th and 9th. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/.

April
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March
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February
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January 2017
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December 2016
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November 2016
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October
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September
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden & Koi Club, reports the Sun Sep 11th meeting at her and her husband’s home in Springfield featured a plant exchange; guest speaker was Al Scarpa, VP of Cactus and Succulent Society of MA. The Oct meeting will be on the 9th at the Tree House Brewing Company in Monson, MA; speaker will be Roc Goudreau; topic TBD. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/.

August
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July
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden & Koi Club, reports they had their 23rd Annual Pond Tour on the weekend of June 7th – 9th, 2016. They had 12 ponds and 4 vendors in Western, MA. The club also held their yearly restoration at different intersections and street corners in June in the city of Chicopee, MA. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/.

June
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May
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April
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March
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February
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January 2016
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November
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October
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September
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August
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the Aug meeting was scheduled for the home of Paul and Helen Marasek in Florence, MA on the 9th; Speaker Laurie Brodeur’s topic is “Koi for Ornamental Ponds.” Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

July
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the club will be holding their 22nd Annual Self Guided Pond Tour on July 11th & 12th come rain or come shine. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

June
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May
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports their May meeting at the home of Craig & Valerie Mariani in Ludlow, MA, featured a Pot Luck Social and a 50/50 raffle. The Speaker was Craig Mariani of Butterfly Koi; his topic was Koi Health & Preventive Maintenance. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

April
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March
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the club’s Mar Pot Luck meeting was held on the 15th at the home of Ozy & Irene Ratkiewicz in Chicopee, MA. The featured speaker was Caroline Glaser who’s topic was “Bats of New England.” Next month’s meeting will be held on April 12th; location and speaker TBD. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html

February
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January 2015
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November
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports on Sat Nov 08 the club held its Annual Smorgasbord Banquet, Holiday Party, Raffle and “So Much More” at the Cavalier Restaurant in Chicopee, MA. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

October
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the Oct meeting on the 19th at the Shriners Hospital Auditorium featured John Root of Triple Brook Farm, a 50/50 raffle and a Pot Luck Social. The Nov meeting on the 8th at Cavalier Restaurant in Chicopee, MA will be their Annual Banquet, Holiday Party, Raffle and So Much Fun. Tickets at $25.50 per person (must be paid in advance prior to Nov 1st). Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

September
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the the Sep meeting at the Home of Tim & Karen Bowman in Southampton will be a Pot Luck Social. Please consider Bringing a Dish for all to enjoy. The speaker will be Dan Ziomek, of Hadley Garden Center, on “Pruning Basics, Pruning Tools and Tool Maintenance.” There will also be a Plant Exchange and a 50/50 raffle. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

August
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July
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June
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May
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports their May meeting at the home of Craig & Valerie Mariani in Ludlow, MA, featured a Pot Luck Social and a 50/50 raffle.  The Speaker was Craig Mariani of Butterfly Koi; his topic was Koi Health & Preventive Maintenance.  Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

April
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the April meeting was held at  the home of Ted & Darlene Curtin in Chicopee, MA.  The speaker was Douglas Taylor of the  Bonsai Society of Greater Springfield who spoke on the topic of “The Ancient Asian Art of Bonsai” followed by a 50*50 raffle and a Pot Luck Social.  Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html

March
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the Mar 16th meeting was a Pot Luck Social held at Shriners Hospital Auditorium in Springfiled, MA.  The speaker was Leslie Duthie whose topic was “Native Plants Attract Native Wildlife.”  Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

February
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November
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the club held its Holiday Party at the Cavalier Restaurant in Chicopee, MA.  Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

October
Lynn Eaton, of Pioneer Valley Water Garden and Koi Club, reports the September 15th meeting was at the home of Cindy and Richard Patnode in Westfield, MA. In addition to the Pot Luck Dinner, Jeff Woodward was the featured speaker; his topic was “Hand Made Hypertufa Garden Art.” Board nominations and a plant exchange were also scheduled. Check out their website at http://www.pioneervalleypondclub.com/meetings.html.

September
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August
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