Programs

Visitors are most welcome to attend any program for a suggested donation of $5.00. Programs are held at 1 pm in the United Way Auditorium located at 60 S Fullerton Ave in Montclair.
9/17  M

Program Meeting  – First Annual Swap and Share Season Opener 1PM. A Members Only event in the Auditorium to welcome everyone back. SHARE our summer experiences, talk about our  successful ‘Open Gardens’ and showcase our various committees, while nibbling on some tasty hors d’oeuvres. Committee chairs will share info about what their committees do, to help members make their best committee choices. The Program will conclude with our first Garden Club SWAP. Bring a favorite garden tool/design idea/plant/book or even a floral design and go home with a treasure from someone else.  Tea and floral design and horticulture entries viewing will follow in the Garden Club room on the lower level.
Hospitality: Lead
Flower Design and Horticulture Competitions.

10/22  M

Program Meeting  “All the President’s Gardens”. 1PM. Meet noted author and horticulturist, Marta McDowell as she dishes the inside scoop about the White House Gardens and the contributions of the many first families who graced this iconic American treasure.  Her book will be available for sale to our membership.
Hospitality: Lead
Flower Design and Horticulture Competitions.

11/12  M

Program Meeting  “A Man for All Seasons.”  1PM Bruce Neary, owner of BNC Horticultural Services in Central New Jersey will give his expert advice in helping us evaluate garden habitats and create garden niches.  You’ll come away from this program prepared with all of the tools to plan the perfect garden oasis that emphasizes the importance of being sensitive to our environmental conditions.
Hospitality: Lead
Flower Design and Horticulture Competitions.

2/11  M

Program Meeting   “Singapore Sling.”   1PM.   We welcome the representative from the Singapore Tourism Board who will guide us on a tour of this extraordinary South East Asian island country that is passionate about flowers. The travel log will take us to the famed Gardens by the Bay and the Singapore National Botanical Gardens.
Hospitality: Lead
Flower Design and Horticulture Competitions.

3/25  M

Program Meeting   “It’s beginning to Look a Lot Like…Springtime!” 1PM. Popular local florists Marietta and Nancy Bartlett will help us shake off the winter blahs as they demonstrate the latest trends in springtime floral designs for indoor and outdoor living spaces.
Hospitality: Lead
Flower Design and Horticulture Competitions.

4/29  M

Program Meeting  “Herb Your Enthusiasm.” 1PM. Meet Caren White, a Master Gardener and member of the Herb Society of America. Ms. White is the manager of the International Herb Garden in Lambertville, NJ. She will whet our garden appetite as she gives us the latest advances in herb gardening for the spring and summer.
Hospitality: Lead
Flower Design and Horticulture Competitions.

 

Visitors are most welcome to attend any program for a $5.00 donation. Programs are held at 1 pm in the United Way Auditorium located at 60 S Fullerton Ave in Montclair.