Activities Calendar 2018-2019

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 13 10:00 Field Trip to Hackensack River Pontoon Boat Cruise
Carlstadt, NJ. Club will carpool.
Oct 5 1:00 In-Club Plant Exchange themed “Adopt A Plant”
Members take home a free, new plant. Choose from succulent, spider plant, or tibouchina.
Oct 12 9:30 Field Trip to Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills, NJ
Club will carpool.
Oct 12 3:00 Field Trip to Flower Show hosted by Englewood Garden Club
Knickerbocker Country Club.
Nov 2 1:00 In-Club Flower Show themed “Gratitude”
Exhibit at club’s November meeting any style floral arrangement interpreting the theme.
Nov TBD Volunteers will help set-up the HOH at Skylands
Nov 30 TBD Holiday Open House at Skylands Manor, New Jersey Botanical Garden
Theme: “A Country 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.
Jan 30 2:15 Horticulture Therapy for Seniors, Care One
Volunteers will work with residents.
Mar 1 1:00 In-Club Flower Show themed “Sweet Sunshine”
Exhibit at club’s March meeting any style floral arrangement interpreting the theme.
Mar 5 TBD Field Trip to Philadelphia Flower Show, Philadelphia
Time to be announced. Club will carpool.
Apr 5 1:00 In-Club Plant Exchange themed “Bring One, Take One”
Members bring in a plant and exchange for one to take home.
Apr 5 TBD In-Club Pollinator Workshop themed “Mayoral Pledge  To Monarch Butterflies”
Help grow milkweed plants.
Apr 25-28 TBD Garden Club of NJ State Flower Show
NJ Convention Center, Edison, NJ
May 2-4 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 Laurelwood Arboretum, Wayne, NJ
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 6 TBD Field Trip to GCNJ Annual Meeting, Bridgewater, NJ
Time to be announced.  Tickets must be pre-purchased. Club will carpool.

 

Ikebana Arrangment