CALENDAR OF MEETINGS
Presentations will begin at 10 am on the
2nd Thursday of each month, followed by a brief business meeting.
All Presentations and Meetings will be conducted in person or on Zoom.
Schedule is subject to change.
September 9, 2021
Program: The Wonders of Duke Gardens -
Come along with Ann Sebesan for a virtual tour of Duke Gardens. You will see many well known highlights as well as some little known gems. You will learn about the changes and additions made during COVID’s time of isolation. After the meeting, a follow up in person group tour of Duke Gardens will be scheduled for a later date.
October 14, 2021
Program: Making Our Environment More Sustainable
Terry Hackett from the Orange County Water management department will share ways we can use natural plants and materials, compost blankets, and rain gardens to enhance and enrich our environment.
November 11, 2021
Program: “Growing Bugs to Save Our Birds”
Sarah Meadows will tell us about selecting native plants and creating habitat for caterpillars and insects to feed baby birds.
December 9, 2021
Program: Holiday Decorating
Holiday Craft Share and possible cookie exchange - Bring your favorite holiday craft ideas for show and tell. Learn about new projects you may want to try, and as a bonus, enjoy the opportunity to get to know about the talents and ideas of your fellow garden club members. Depending on COVID regulations, we will have our annual cookie exchange.
January 13, 2022
February 10, 2022
Program: Foodscape Revolution
Program: “Photography in the Garden”
Judy Brown will share tips on improving garden photography skills. She will tell about how she uses her photographs to make the lovely
greeting cards that she sells at the Hillsborough farmer’s market.
April 14, 2022
May 12, 2022
Program: Ramble Rill Farms -
Jane Saiers and Daren Knapp grow certified organic vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, and herbs. They keep chickens and goats. In addition, they offer a variety of educational programs on nature, ecology, food, and farming. We will meet at Ramble Rill Farms (913 Arthur Minnis Road, Hillsborough), tour the facility, and learn about ways we can strengthen our gardening skills
June 9, 2022
Program: Visit Carol Stanton’s garden in Efland.
Carol is developing ways to use native plants in garden design and improving the soil. Her four acres include a field, wooded areas, ponds, and a traditional landscape near her home. After the tour, we will have a pot luck lunch. Carol has plenty of places for us to spread out as needed.