Calendar

Wed, 02/28/2018

11:30 am~regular meeting
Frelinghuysen Arboretum

1:00 pm~ "Neptune's Folly: The Artistic History of Shell Crafting" HGC member, Linda Pastorino will present a program on grottoes, follies, floral baskets and creative whimsies produced between the 18th and 19th centuries by architects, artists and Victorian woman.
Refreshments and desserts will be provided by the hospitality committee.

Wed, 03/21/2018

11:30 am~regular meeting Frelinghuysen Arboretum

1:00 pm~ "Big surprise from small trees", Brian Oleksak, of the Landscape and Horticultural Technology Department at County College of Morris will present a program focused on selection and use of small structured trees in gardens, small urban/suburban properties and streetscapes.

Wed, 04/18/2018

11:30 am Caffe Navona, Rockaway, NJ. An annual business meeting will be held, followed by a wonderful lunch, as members anticipate a new garden season.

Wed, 05/16/2018

Bus Trip to Pennsylvania Gardens.
Enjoy a fabulous day touring two PA gardenias: Jenkins Arboretum, known for it's collection of over 500 rhododendron and extensive native plantings. And Chanticleer Garden, often cited as the best garden on the east coast. Our last stop will be at PHS Meadowbrook Farm nursery and garden shop, surrounded by beautiful gardens.

Bus will leave from Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Time to be announced

Wed, 06/20/2018

11:30 am~ regular meeting
Frelinghuysen Arboretum

1:00 pm~ Marc Zukovich, president of Sterling Horticultural Services and adjunct professor at County College of Morris, will speak about Rhododendron and Azaleas. This talk will cover how to purchase the right varieties for your garden, how to plant them correctly, and how to maintain their health and vigor.
Refreshments and desserts will be provided by the hospitality committee.

Wed, 07/18/2018

9:30 am. A garden member will open up their home and garden to enjoy a morning of fun. Members are asked to bring an unwanted treasure to be auctioned off to each other. Funds will be used to support club service projects. Brunch will be provided by the hospitality committee. Bring a friend and a lawn chair.

Wed, 08/15/2018

There will be no August meeting.

Wed, 09/19/2018

11:30 am
A new year begins with a 'welcome back' meeting, held at a member's home. Afterwards, members will enjoy sharing their gardening expertise with an annual plant exchange. Each plant will be accompanied with care information, common and botanical name.
Desserts and beverages will be provided by the hospitality committee.

Wed, 10/17/2018

11:30 am
Frelinghuysen Arboretum

To be announced
Refreshments and desserts will be provided by the hospitality committee.

Wed, 11/21/2018

11:30 am
Frelinghuysem Arboretum

To be announced
Refreshments and desserts will be provided by the hospitality committee.

Wed, 12/05/2018

11:30 am

The annual holiday luncheon will be held at Caffe Navona in Rockaway, NJ.
After a short meeting, members enjoy a lovely lunch, while sharing the holiday spirit.

Fri, 12/28/2018

9:30 am - Wreathing making at VFW hall, Morris Plains.

Members create festive holiday wreaths to decorate various historical landmarks in the area.
Greens are provided by the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Breakfast is provided by the hospitality committee. Bring clippers and gloves.