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Programs 2019-2020
Cancelled due to            Covid-19

We usually meet on the first Tuesday of the month from September through June, with some exceptions. Most of our meetings are held during the day but we do have some meetings in the evening in order to accommodate the varying schedules of our members. Guests are always welcome and light refreshments are served.

Day meetings are held at the First Church of Christ at 11:45am unless otherwise noted.

Evening meetings are held at the Woodbridge Library at 7pm unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – Second Tuesday

“Blue Ribbon Horticulture”

 11:45 am

Members are encouraged to bring in cut specimens, container grown plants, fruits & vegetables to help our speaker explain the world of horticulture competition

Featuring

Trish Manfredi

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – Third Tuesday

“Terri’s Flower Shop”

11:45 am

We Host the Garden Club of Orange From Terri’s Flower Shop, Naugatuck, CT. Terri’s is coowned by Stephanie "Terri" Fusco and her mother, Lydia Leblanc

Featuring 

Stephanie Fusco

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – Evening, Second Tuesday

“Fall Fun at the Café”

  7:00 pm

Members are invited to create a dozen or more seasonal floral arrangements for the senior center.  The GC will provide dried flowers & gourds, contributions of vases, containers & supplemental dry material (flowers, branches, seed pods..) from members would be appreciated.

Hostess & Bakers

Marie Dube, Connie Tevebaugh

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 – Second Tuesday

“Design of the Decade”

11:45 am

In honor of 2020, each floral designer should choose a decade for the theme of their design, from the 1930s (when our club was founded) to the present.  Note decade represented on Entry card. Designer’s choice of plant material and optional accessories.

Designers

Susan Antinozzi, Barbara Baldwin,

Sery Kang, Linda Reilly

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - Second Tuesday

“2020, Here We Come!”

11:45 am

Photos of creative winning designs from past Connecticut Flower and Garden Shows

Presented by

Sharon Bender

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – Evening, Second Tuesday

“Living with Connecticut’s Large Mammals”

 7:00 pm

Learn about co-existence with bears, coyotes, bobcats & deer, and much more!

Featured Design Theme

"Follow Their Path"

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Monday, March 9, 2020 – Second Monday

"Flower Design" We Are Guests of the Spring Glen Garden Club

 11:45 am

Learn from Evelyn a NOFA accredited Organic Land Care Professional from Butternut Gardens flower farm in Southport, flowers are grown in an earth friendly manner on a Bee Friendly Farm.

Featuring 

Evelyn Lee

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Monday, April 13, 2020 – Evening, Second Monday

“Healing Harvest” We are Guest of the Bethany Garden Club

 6:45 pm

Master Herbalist Andrea, Instructor for the NY Botanical Gardens, author at "Gentle Healing for Baby and Child”, 30 years of experience in the natural health world using medicinal herbs. Andrea will teach us how to use your garden to heal cold/flu, coughs, sprains, bruises, insect bites, bleeding cuts, headaches and much more!

Featuring

Andrea Candee

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Thursday, May 14, 2020 – Note change of day and time

Field Trip to Osborne Homestead Museum

10:30 am

DEEP staff to provide guided tour of house and gardens

Special Notes

Guided Tour Day

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Friday June 5, 2020

“Secret Garden Tour” 

10am - 4pm

Hosted By the Garden Club of Woodbridge, Please see Event Post.

Featuring

8 Private Gardens

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Tuesday June 9, 2020 - Second Tuesday

“Garden Design Basics” - Annual Meeting

11:45 am

Advanced Master Gardener, certified designer from Parsons Design School, Head Gardener for Town of Monroe, co-owner of Hilltop Blooms, writer, teacher

More info available on Renee is available at: asimplerplace.reneemarsh.com

Featuring

Renee Marsh

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