UPCOMING EVENTS YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS!
February 7, 2019 - General Meeting - 7:30 P.M. at the Harrington Park Library, 10 Herring Street
Guest Speaker: Kathleen Sullivan, Master Gardener, Site Coordinator at the Hermitage
Topic: “Plants from the 18th Century to WW1; Creating Historical Gardens”
Kathleen's presentation will focus on how herbs were used, especially at The Hermitage, from the Revolutionary War Era to World War I. For example, did you know that bee balm (bergamot) was used by the American colonists as a substitute for tea after the Boston Tea Party? She will have samples of some of her favorite herbs for the audience.
February 23, 2019 – Mini Field Trip to Connecticut Flower Show – Depart Library Parking Lot 8:00 A.M. Luncheon to Follow – Fee
March 7, 2019
Speaker: Bruce Crawford, Director of Rutgers University Gardens
Topic: “Mixed Borders – Thoughts on Blending Shrubs and Perennials”
April 4, 2019
Speaker: Donna Dorsey, Owner/Operator Goffle Brook Farm, Ridgewood, New Jersey
Topic: “What’s New & Exciting & My Trade Secrets”
April 27, 2019 – Garden Club Plant Sale (Many Homegrown Plants) – Annual Fundraiser held at the Library Parking Lot – 9:00 A.M. – Noon