March 10th All Things Bright and Beautiful...all flowers great and small! Bob and Dori Stewart from Myer the Florist will open our season with a presentation of what is new and happening in the horticultural word. As always bring your curiosity and questions! For this month only, we will hold business/refreshment time first and then have our program, which is a field trip to Myers Greenhouses a few blocks away.
April 14th THIS MEETING WAS CANCELLED-Recycling is for the Birds! Jack Jones is an avid explorer of all things antique. He is especially keen on collecting dismantled barns and the contents therein. He turns them into the most magical bird houses imaginable.
May 12th THIS SPEAKER IS BEING RESCHEDULED. MAY MEETING HELD VIA ZOOM Renowned author, artist and horticultural specialist, Ken Druse will join us to present his newest book, The Scentual Garden.. It is an illustrated survey of fragrances of both the familiar and unusual garden plants, shrubs, and trees. He also provides examples of garden designs that offer harmonious scentural delights.
June 9th This Speaker is being Rescheduled. We will hold this meeting via Zoom. Please email for link and instructions. Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life best selling author Marta McDowell will explore the origins of Beatrix Potter's love of gardening and plants and how how this passion came to be reflectin in her work. We also follow Beatrix Potter through a year in her garden, with a season-by-season overview of what truly brings her gardens alive.
July 14th Christmas with the First Ladies: The White House Decorating Tradition. Coleen Christian Burke shares her extraordinary experience of being invited to decorate the nation's most famous home. Her presentation will highlight the best and brightest of each holiday season since 1950's.
August 11th All Things Butterfly! Ed Wesley, a native of Damascus, PA is popularly known as"The Butterfly Man:. He is the "go-to" expert on how to attract, nurture and prepare Monarch for their long journey to Mexico. His program demonstrates the different stages of development . He will exhibit chrysalis and offer some for your safekeeping!
September 8th This timely program given by Lynne Ciccarelli, presents a collection of pictures from her trips to Europe's tulip capitals. You will be inspired to plant a Monet collection of bulbs for spring 2021 enjoyment!
October 13th Garlic Galore! This presentation will highlight the different varieties of garlic, how to cultivate, harvest and even prepare this ancient bulb. Recipes included!
November 10th Nancy Carlson, a Master Gardener of Sussex County, will present a program on the annual Rose Parade
December 8th Annual Christmas Luncheon beginning at Noon!