Welcome to the Greenfield Garden Club -
Serving all of Franklin County, Massachusetts, and beyond.
Please join us at one of our many meetings - and bring a friend!
IT'S FINALLY HERE!!!
2017 Schedule of Monthly Meetings and Events of Interest to Members
January 7 10 am-1pm Winter Farmers Market, Discovery School at Four Corners, Greenfield.
January 24 - 6:00-9:00 pm - Annual Meeting at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Gill, MA featuring The Valley Gardener on DVD.
January 21 1-3pm The Begonia Winter Survival Guide with Tovah Martin - Berkshire Botanical Gardens.
January 28 10am - 12pm Growing Fragrant Plants Indoors with Barbara Pierson of White Flower Farm, at Berkshire Botanical Gardens. Discount offered if you take the afternoon class listed below.
January 28 1-3pm Growing Succulents with Rob Gennari at Berkshire Botanical Gardens. Discount offered if you also take the morning class listed above.
February 4 10am-1pm Winter Fare at Discovery School at Four Corners, Greenfield
February 4 10am - 12pm Unusual Edible Fruits for the New England Landscape. Berkshire Botanical Gardens.
February 11 - 2-4 pm - Berkshire Botanical Gardens Winter Lecture for 2017: Landscape Architect Thomas Woltz. Click here for tickets and more details.
February 16 - 6PM - more from The Valley Gardener
February 23-26 - 36th Annual CT Flower & Garden Show at CT Convention Center, Hartford, CT.
March 4 10-1 Winter Farmers Market, Discovery School at Four Corners, Greenfield.
March 11-19 - Philadelphia Flower Show - Holland: Flowering the World.
March 4-19 - Smith College Spring Bulb Show.
March 4-19 - Mt. Holyoke Spring Flower Show.
March 5 - midnight. Grant Proposal deadline.
March 8 - Grant Committee meets
March - we encourage you to attend the Master Gardener Symposium on the 18th - see below.
March 18 8:00 am-2:15pm Upper Valley Master Gardener Symposium at Frontier High School, South Deerfield.
March 22-26 - Boston Flower Show, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA. This year's Theme: "Superheroes of the Garden."
March 31 - April 3 Rhode Island Home and Flower Show. The Flower Show has been sold to the Home Show. Not sure how much will be devoted to gardens. If you go, tell us what you think!
April 1st - Home Orchard Basics with Michael Philips of Lost Nation Orchard.
April 1 8-2 Lower Valley Master Gardener Symposium at Holyoke High School, Holyoke, MA.
April 8 8-2 Berkshires Master Gardener Symposium at Lenox High School, Lenox, MA.
April 20 - Talk on Pollinators at the Discovery Center
April 22 & 23 - Franklin County Better Greener Living Show with EcoLiving workshops. Franklin County Fairgrounds. 10-4 daily. Free.
April 29 - Saturday - 9am - 3pm - Garden Expo at Five Acre Farm in Northfield. Tours of the greenhouses, lots of vendors, and your member discount on purchases. GGC will have a booth, and lead a workshop on miniature gardens at 1:15 pm.
May 17: 6 pm - Trap Plain Spring Clean-up. Come on down and lend a hand!
May 19 & 20: Plant sale at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 25 - Pot up nursery plugs and do other crafts in support of the Extravaganza. Home of Richard Willard.
May 25 & 26 - contact Deb Loomer if you'd like her to come and pick up your tag sale items between 3 and 7pm either day: email@example.com.
May 26 - 6 to 7pm: drop off plants and tag sale items for the Extravaganza at St. James' Church, 8 Church St
Extravaganza is May 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM-1:00 PM
June 24 All day Bus Trip to New York Botanical Gardens featuring the first Chihuly Exhibit there in 10 years.
(***Garden Tour is on hiatus this year. Please let us know if you'd like us to consider your garden - or a neighbors - for the 2018 tour. ***)
June 9-11 13th International Herb Symposium at Wheaton College.
June 24 & 25 - 10 - 4 daily; Lavender Festival, Johnson Hill Farm.
July 8 - 9 to 4 - Silver Gardens Daylily and Arts Festival. 23 Pickett Lane, Greenfield. Thousands of daylilies to choose from!
July 20 6pm Visit the new gardens of Pat Leuchtman in her Greenfield location.
August 18 - VACATION MONTH
August 11-13 NOFA Summer Conference, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
September 7-10 - Franklin County Fair
September - Possible Garden Tour of Grant Winners Gardens?
October Halloween event with The Historical Society. Details TBA.
November 4-19 Smith College Fall Chrysanthemum Show.
November 3-5 - Cider Days! Celebrate all things apple with special events and tastings.
November 16 - 6pm - Wreaths/Kissing Balls - what's your fancy? Chapley Gardens, South Deerfield. (fee)
December Townwide Holiday House Tour being discussed with Friends ofthe Library and The Historical Society - or - holiday party!
January, 2018 - 6 pm - Annual Meeting
For more information on this month's or any other listed club-sponsored event, please contact the club at: firstname.lastname@example.org