CALENDAR OF MEETINGS

2019-2020

Presentations begin at 10 am on the 

2nd Thursday of each month, followed by a brief business meeting.

Coffee and snacks are offered during the 9:30 am Social

September 12, 2019

Program: GARDEN CLUB KICK-OFF

A celebration of gardening and a gathering of ideas as members share their passion and and identify new ways to contribute to Club's activities in the coming year.

Hostesses: Adrienne Scurtu, Janice Palmer

October 10, 2019

Program: MAKE YOUR GARDEN MORE BIRD FRIENDLY

BY WORKING WITH NATIVE PLANTS

Lynn Richardson, of the New Hope Audubon Society,

NC Invasive Plant Council, and the Nature Conservancy.

Download PDF from Presentation Here

 

Hostesses: Carol McCanna, Valerie Blettner, Sue Harris

November 14, 2019

 

Program: MEDITATION IN THE GARDEN 

 

Reverend April Park, Won Buddhism 

 

Meditation Temple, offers meditation techniques that we can carry into our gardens. 

 

Hostesses: Ann Sebesan, Janie Trumbell

December 12, 2019

 

Program: HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE

 

Hostesses: Carol Ann Pastore, Kim Richardson

January 9, 2020 

 

Program: PRUNING TREES FOR MAXIMUM BENEFIT

 

Basil Camu, treecologist at Leaf and Limb tree care

service, will explain the basics of pruning. 

Download PDF from Presentation Here.

 

Hostesses: Sharon Billings, Carolyn Bass

February 13, 2020

 

Program: THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS

 

Frances Harris, Club Member & Master Gardener, shares the secret meaning of flowers (floriography). Download PDF from Presentation Here.

 

Hostesses: Ann Smith Burton, Marianne Wolf, Frances Harris

Cancelled

Due to precautionary measures related to

COVID-19

March 12, 2020

 

Program: ANATHOTH COMMUNITY GARDEN AND FARM 

 

Kate Hamman shares the development of her

five acre nonprofit collaborative sustainable

farm in Cedar Grove.

 

Hostesses: Diff Whitmore, Marcia Cameron

April 9, 2020

 

Program: PLANTING CONTAINERS AND SMALL GARDENS 

 

Leigh Simpson, Master Gardener, will offer tips on how to make your small yard, patio, porch, and containers something of stunning beauty. 

 

Hostesses: Penny Rand, Beverly DeMao

Cancelled

Due to precautionary measures related to

COVID-19

Cancelled

Due to precautionary measures related to

COVID-19

May 14, 2019

 

Program: GROWING WILDFLOWERS ALONG OUR  STATE'S HIGHWAYS 

 

Derek C. Smith, Roadside Environmental Engineer, North Carolina Department of Transportation, will share how the department is committed to the beautification of North Carolina's highways.

 

Hostess: Sherry Appel

June 11, 2020

 

Program: PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR GARDEN AND POTLUCK 

 

Darlene Wells, local amateur photographer, will share wildlife photos that she has taken, and guide us in how we can capture the beauty of our own gardens.

 

Note: Please bring a dish for our pot luck lunch to share during the end-of-the-year celebration. Hostesses provide beverages and set up for the luncheon. Everyone is encouraged to stay to help with clean up.

Cancelled

Due to precautionary measures related to

COVID-19

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