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Programs 2018-2019

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 18, 2018 - Third Tuesday
"The Secret Lives of Bed Bugs, What You Don't Know"
Featuring
Dr. Gale. Ridge
Scientist in the Department of Entomology, CT Ag. Experiment Station
and
GCW Annual September Plant Exchange
Jump into Autumn with a garden swap. Bring one, take one, Have Fun!

Time: 

11:45 a.m.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
"Have a Ball with Fall"
We are the guest of the Garden Club of Orange
Featuring
MIchael Derouin
Floral Designer and Educator

Time: 

11:30 a.m.

Place:

Holy  Infant Church Guild Hall

450 Racebrook Road, Orange CT

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - Evening
"Garden Crafts "Potpourri from Your Garden"
Featuring
A Surprise Garden Craft Project with
Montse Lopez-Vila & Linda Cedarbaum
Learn how to make your own batch of fragrant garden remembrance!

Time: 

7 p.m.

Place:

Woodbridge Public Library

10 Newtown Road, Woodbridge, CT

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
"Winter Wonderland"
Featuring
Floral Designs for the Season

Time: 

11:45 a.m.

Place:

Home of Linda Reilly

Members Only

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - Second Tuesday
"The Golden Age of Horticulture (1863-1901)"
Featuring
The History of Grand American Victorian Gardening
and
Maria Hayes
Master Gardener Marie specializes in perennial borders and cutting gardens.

Time: 

11:45 a.m.

Place:

First Church of Christ

5 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Evening
"Birds of Woodbridge"
Featuring
Christopher Loscaizo, MD
Learn about the feathered wildlife all around us from longtime Woodbridge resident, Vice President of CT Ornithological Association and many other bird organizations and endeavors!

Time: 

7 p.m.

Place:

Woodbridge Public Library

10 Newtown Road, Woodbridge, CT

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 
"50 Years of Gardening"
We are hosting the Spring Glen Garden Club
Featuring
Sydney Eddison
Award winning Connecticut Post, writer, gardener, and lecturer

Time: 

11:45 a.m.

Place:

First Church of Christ

5 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - Evening
"Creative Spring Designs"
Featuring
Lawrence Huzi, Floral Designer
A winner of many awards Larry is a member of the GC of Orange, National Garden Clubs and Creative Arrangers of CT.

Time: 

7 p.m.

Place:

Woodbridge Public Library

10 Newtown Road, Woodbridge, CT

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 
"Field Trip to Hollister House Garden"
Curation Tour of a classical garden in the English manner, a preservation project of the Garden Conservatory

Time: 

11:00 a.m.

Place:

Hollister House

300 Nettleton Hollow Road

Washington, CT 06793

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 
"Same Plant Material, Different Designs"
Featuring National Garden Club accredited judges and GCW members as seen below:
Sharon Bender, Cindy Marien, Leslie Martino and Mary Ann Tyma
Prepared to be dazzled with their creativity as they invent before our eyes! Wave the magic wand!

Time: 

11:45 a.m.

Place:

Birchwoods at Oak Lane

1027 Racebrook Road, Woodbridge, CT

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