Activities Calendar 2017-2018

Open to the Public: Civic Projects

Davies Arboretum Work Session Every Tuesday morning  March 15 – October 15 from 9 to 11 am. 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 8 1:00 In-Club Flower Show themed “Welcome Back”
Exhibit at club’s September meeting any style floral
arrangement interpreting the theme.
Sep 30 10:00 Field Trip to The Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
Saugerties, NY.     Club will carpool.
Oct 6 1:00 In-Club Plant Exchange themed “Don’t Toss ‘em, Trade ‘em”
Members bring in a plant and exchange
Oct 20 10:00 Field Trip to Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY
Club will carpool.
Nov 3 1:00 In-Club Flower Show themed “Appreciation”
Exhibit at club’s November meeting any style floral
Nov TBD Volunteers will help set-up the HOH at Skylands
Dec 1-3 TBD Holiday Open House at Skylands, New Jersey Botanical Garden
Theme: “A Magical Holiday”
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 7 2:15 Horticulture Therapy for Seniors, Care One
Volunteers will work with residents.
Feb 23 TBD Field Trip to the Garden Club of NJ State Flower Show, Edison NJ
Theme: “Magical Moments”
Time to be announced. Club will carpool.
Mar 2 1:00 In-Club Flower Show themed “Spring is on its Way”
Exhibit at club’s March meeting any style floral arrangement interpreting the theme.
Apr 6 1:00 In-Club Plant Exchange themed “Bring One, Take One”
Members bring in a plant and exchange for one to take home.
Apr 6 TBD In-Club Pollinator Workshop themed “Mayoral Pledge  To Monarch Butterflies”
Help grow milkweed plants.
Apr 19 TBD Field Trip to Laurelwood Arboretum, Wayne, NJ
Time to be announced.   Club will carpool.
May 3-5 TBD Demarest Garden Club Annual Plant Sale
Refer to the Plant Sale page of this Website for order form and details.
May TBD Field Trip to Presby-Memorial Iris Garden, Montclair
Date to be announced. Club will carpool.
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.
June 7 TBD Field Trip to GCNJ Annual Meeting, Bridgewater, NJ
Time to be announced.  Tickets must be pre-purchased. Club will carpool.

 

Ikebana Arrangment