Camden Garden Club will host Bill Cullina, executive director of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, for “Woodland Wildflowers: Jewels of the Forest,” a talk on Thursday, April 27, at First Congregational Church, 55 Elm Street in Camden, free and open to the public. There will be refreshments at 9 a.m. and the program will start at 9:30.

Bill Cullina has been a retail greenhouse manager, a nursery manager and a sylviculture and forest ecology research aide. During his 13 years as nursery director and head propagator at the New England Wildflower Society, he developed the largest native plant nursery in New England, producing 75,000 woody and herbaceous plants annually for garden and restoration use. He is the author of five horticultural references. In 2011 he coauthored “Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden.”

Camden Garden Club is a member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine and National Garden Clubs, Inc.  Guests and prospective members are always welcome.  For more information, visit