Activities Calendar 2019-2020

Open to the Public: Civic Projects

Davies Arboretum Work Session Every Monday morning  March – October from 9 to 11 am, weather permitting. Club members and interested community volunteers meet to maintain and develop Davies Arboretum at 49 Anderson Avenue, Demarest. Learn all about how to select and grow the best low-maintenance flowering trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and bulbs.

Historic Demarest Railroad Station Work Session (by appointment). Club members and interested community volunteers meet to maintain and develop the plantings beautifying the historic train station.

Open Only to Members and Invited Guests

Sep 10 10:00 Field Trip to Hackensack River Pontoon Boat Cruise
Carlstadt, NJ. Club will carpool.
Oct 4 1:00 In-Club Plant Exchange themed “Sharing”
Gather cuttings, seeds, plants from your garden to share with members. Bring Some … Take Some.
Oct TBD Field Trip to NJ Botanical Gardens, Ringwood, NJ
Club will carpool.
Nov 1 1:00 In-Club Flower Show themed “Celebrating the Holidays”
Exhibit at club’s November meeting any style floral arrangement interpreting the theme.
Nov TBD Volunteers will help set-up the HOH at Skylands
Dec TBD Field Trip to Holiday Open House at Skylands Manor, New Jersey Botanical Garden
Theme: “Fantasy!”
The club will decorate a room in the estate’s mansion.  Also, we will arrange a visit, on a date to be determined, to view this beautifully decorated holiday house.
Feb 12 2:00 Horticulture Therapy for Seniors, Care One
Volunteers will work with residents.
Mar 6 1:00 In-Club “Show and Tell”
Bring your favorite houseplant to the March meeting and discuss with the membership.
Mar TBD Field Trip to Philadelphia Flower Show, Philadelphia
Time to be announced. Club will carpool.
Apr 3 1:00 In-Club “Show and Tell” themed “Welcome Spring”
Sharing the first signs of spring by bringing in a bud from your garden.
Apr TBD In-Club Pollinator Workshop themed “Mayoral Pledge  To Monarch Butterflies”
Help grow milkweed plants.
May 7-9 TBD Demarest Garden Club Annual Plant Sale
Refer to the Plant Sale page of this Website for order form and details.
May TBD 5th Grade Environmental Day
The club will host a planting and science field trip for 5th graders.
Day and Time to be announced.  Volunteers Welcomed.
May TBD Field Trip to Presby Memorial Iris Garden, Montclair, NJ
Time to be announced.  Club will carpool.
June 4 TBD Field Trip to GCNJ Annual Meeting, Bridgewater, NJ
Time to be announced.  Tickets must be pre-purchased. Club will carpool.
June TBD Field Trip to The Celery Farm, Allendale, NJ
Time to be announced. Club will carpool.


Ikebana Arrangment