50 Years Celebration Photos

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[:en]In celebration of our first 50 years we are decorating the halls at Fern Lodge with photos and reminiscences from many friends who have served with us through the years. These two pages give glimpses of the facility and of our celebration day. We hope you will come for a visit after our Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 21, or … Read More

A Rose is a Rose (August 2014)

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These yellow roses (‘Graham Thomas’ in the foreground, with ‘Malvern Hills’ behind) that were in profuse bloom during late spring, are now blooming more infrequently and even somewhat semi-dormant now that it’s late summer, due to intentionally cutting back on the hand-watering during our state’s drought this year. In wetter years, I’ve felt freer to water generously once a week … Read More

Roses in May

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Thanks to my friend Lily for introducing me to THRIFT TOWN, I’ve been able to purchase some amazing vases for even more amazing prices — this beautiful little turquoise martini glass, for example: a whole whopping $1.99!!!! (The larger green glass vase featured in the Living Room #5 pink rose arrangement, as another THIFT TOWN example, was much more “high-end: … Read More

Rose Garden Virtual Tour (2014)

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We appreciate Ken Gourley for his work in the Fern Lodge rose garden.  What follows is his thoughts and pictures of the rose garden. Climbing Tea rose, “Sombreuil” It’s rare to see many roses in bloom as early as Easter weekend, even at Fern Lodge;  but this year was a delightful exception!   Here is a pic of the heirloom … Read More

Fern Lodge Art Exhibit

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Inspired by Nancy Mooslin’s donation of her paintings, we are decorating the halls with artwork by Christian Scientists from all over the country.   Some pieces have been donated to Fern Lodge, and others are on loan from private collections or from the artist. We have put up descriptions of the artists and their works next to the paintings.  Come take … Read More

Photos from 2013

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Here are some photos of what has been taking place at Fern Lodge this year.  If you would like to see more photos, become part of our Facebook community.

Virtual Tour of Fern Lodge Rose Garden (2011)

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This rose garden is meticulously taken care of by our own Ken Gourley, who will be sharing some of his insights into the roses seen here. In this picture (above), the prominent pink rose in full bloom just to the left of the large patch of white Dutch Iris is the “Strawberry Hill” rose.   The softer pink rose on the … Read More