Meetings

Meetings are held March through December (no meetings in January and February).  They are on the first Monday of the month (except for holidays) and generally start at 10 a.m.

Meetings will be cancelled due to inclement weather and/or school closings.

Meetings are held at the Plumb Memorial Library Community Room (lower level),  65 Wooster Street, in Shelton, CT.

Dues are $25 per year.  Guests are welcome to attend. There is a $5 Visitor Fee for non-members.

Meeting Schedules:
10:00 Business Meeting
10:30 How To Take a Soil Sample, When To Take It and Where to Send It
10:45 Program: About the Gardening Enrichment Program at Shelton Intermediate School
Speaker: Eric Wolfe, Teacher and Coordinator
12:00 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:15 Lunch

 

10:00 Business Meeting
10:30 Holiday Arrangements Made From Your Garden Presentation
Speaker: Rob Flater, Benedicts Home & Garden
10:45 Program: Conservation and Helping Make Earth a Better Place
Speaker: Renee Marsh,
Master Gardener and Former ORGC President
Conservation Committee Chair
12:00 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:15 Lunch

 

10:00 Business Meeting
10:45 Wreath Making Workshop
Bring greens, pinecones, nuts, cutters and gloves.  All natural materials.
11:45 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:00 Lunch

 

No Meeting January or February

 

10:00 Business Meeting
10:30 Pruning for the Faint of Heart/Unusual, Strange, & New Tools
10:45 Program: The Gardens of Williamsbury
Speaker: Sandy Nesteriak
Garden Club Member,
Former Club Secretary
11:45 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:00 Lunch

 

10:00 Business Meeting
10:30 Garden Insects: Good, Bad and Naturally Controlling Them
10:45 Program:  Terrariums and You
Speaker:  Tovah Martin
Author & Lecturer
11:45 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:00 Lunch

 

May 1, 2017
10:00 Business Meeting

10:30

Plants That Keep Insects Away
10:45 Program: Make Your Own Birdhouse Workshop
Speaker: Doug Fedordko
Shop Teacher, Masuk High School
12:00 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:15 Lunch

 

June 5, 2017

Luncheon – Time and Place to be announce

 

July 10, 2017
10:00 Business Meeting
10:30 Water Features:  How to Build and Maintain
10:45 Program: Spring & Summer Gardening Tips
Speaker: Dr. Yonghao Li
Plant Pathologist
12:00 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:15 Lunch

 

August 7, 2017
10:00 Business Meeting
10:30 Weeds:  Naturally controlling them, identifying and what they tell us about our garden
10:45 Program: Connecticut Wildflowers
Speaker: Jude Hsiang
Master Gardener & Member Bethany Garden Club
12:00 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:15 Lunch

 

September 11, 2017
10:00 Business Meeting
10:30 Medicinal Gardens
10:45 Program:  “The Autumn Lullaby” Putting Your Garden To Bed For The Season
Speaker:  Cathy Beauregard
Horticulturist
12:00 Artistic/Horticulture Displays
12:15 Lunch