Wed, 02/15/2023

1:00 pm via zoom

Horticulture Manager with The Biltmore Company in Ashville, North Carolina, Bill Quade will speak about maintaining the historical integrity of the Biltmore Estate and it's magnificent gardens. Built by George W. Vanderbilt in the 1890's, today the estate welcomes 1.5 million guests annually. Bil will address the influence Frederick Law Olmsted, original landscape designer for the Biltmore still has on the estate today. Bill will share the challenges he has had since joining the Biltmore in 1998, of bringing an 1890's estate in to the 21st century.

Wed, 03/15/2023

1:00 pm     Location to be announced

Leslie Parness, garden columnist and founding member of The Garden State Gardens, a consortium of New Jersey's public gardens, will focus on black hued plants in the garden. More than 75 beauties, their habits and culture will be discussed. Learn how to use these drama queens to highlight, offset and bring depth to your garden. 

Wed, 04/19/2023

11:30 am  CaffeNavona, 147 Route 46, Rockaway, NJ

Members will celebrate spring with an annual buffet luncheon.

Wed, 05/10/2023

10:00 am at Acorn Hall, Morristown

Members will gather at Acorn Hall to do an annual spring planting of the eight urns that adorn the historical property.

Wed, 05/17/2023

1:00 pm, Location to be announced

Edith Wallace, certified in field botany, plant classification and ornamental horticulture, will speak on mystery writers' gardens, including the prolific Agatha Christie. Known as the "Lilac Lady", Edith has had a direct and positive impact on the extensive lilac collection at the New Jersey Botanical Garden.

Wed, 06/21/2023

Time schedule and dining details to be announced.

Open to the public, The Home Garden Club will sponsor a bus trip to Stonecrop, the former home of Garden Conservancy founder Frank Cabot and his wife Annie. The tour includes cliff gardens, water gardens, display gardens, an array of alpine plants, a 2000 sq. ft. conservancy and Boscobel House, a restored Neo-Classical massion overlooking the Hudson River.


Wed, 07/19/2023

9:30 am

Lily Day, an annual event. A garden club member will open up their home and garden to enjoy a morning of fun. Members bring an unwanted treasure to be auctioned off to each other. Proceeds will be used to support club service projects.

Brunch will be provided by the hospitality committee.

Wed, 08/16/2023

Wed, 09/20/2023

11:00 am at Acorn Hall

This year begins with a 'welcome back' meeting held at historical Acorn Hall. Afterwards, members enjoy sharing their gardening expertise with an annual plant exchange. Each member brings a plant labeled with care information, and the common and botanical name. Numbers are drawn to begin the plant selection and an afternoon of fun.

Bring a bag lunch. Desserts and beverages will be provided by the hospitality committee.