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!
Congratulations to Nancy Patteson, winner of the $50 gift certificate at the Annual Meeting! Missed the meeting? Go to our Facebook page for a link to the photo journey of Jacqueline's Garden by her husband, Jean-Claude Lejeune.
Meeting: Friday, February 19th
2016 Schedule of Monthly Meetings and Events of Interest to Members
January 25 - 6:00-9:00 pm - Annual Meeting at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Gill, MA. See sidebar for details.
January 30 - 10-12 The Indestructible Houseplant with Tovah Martin - Talk and Book Signing - Berkshire Botanical Gardens.
February 6 - 10-2 Winter Fare at Greenfield High School
February 8-9 Soil & Nutrition Conference. Kripalu Center in Stockbridge. MA
February 13 - 2-4pm - Berkshire Botanical Gardens Winter Lecture for 2016: English gardener and author Anna Pavord: Creating Your Own Garden Style. Click here for tickets and more details.
February 19 - FRIDAY - 6:00 pm - Soup and Games Night co-sponsored by the Leyden Cafe and PRES PTO - Leyden Town Hall basement (home of the Leyden Cafe!).
February 18-21 - 35th Annual CT Flower & Garden Show at CT Convention Center, Hartford, CT.
February 18-21 - 23rd Annual Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show at the RI Convention Center, Providence, RI.
March 5-13 - Philadelphia Flower Show - Explore America - 100 Years of the National Park Service.
March 5-20 - Smith College bulb show. Like to plan ahead? Smith has dates for their bulb and chrysanthemum shows set 5 years ahead!
(Late March - 2016 Grant Proposal's will be awarded.)
March 16-20 - Boston Flower Show, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA. This year's Theme: "Nurtured by Nature."
March 18 - Friday 6:00 pm Pastel Flowers or Wine and Canvas repeat - an art night in any case!
March 19 8-2 Upper Valley Master Gardener Symposium at Frontier High School, South Deerfield.
April 1st - Home Orchard Basics with Michael Philips of Lost Nation Orchard.
April 2 8-2 Lower Valley Master Gardener Symposium at Holyoke High School, Holyoke, MA.
April 9 8-2 Berkshires Master Gardener Symposium at Lenox High School, Lenox, MA.
April 16 Pruning workshop - may be a weekend out in the field. Stay tuned.
April 23 (?) - Saturday - 9am - 3pm - Garden Expo at Five Acre Farm in Northfield. Tours of the greenhouses, lots of vendors, and your member discount on purchases.
Early May: Plant sale at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 19 - 6:00 pm - Make and take craft TBD. Make 1 for yourself, and 1 or 2 for the club to sell at the Extravaganza.
(Extravaganza is May 28, 2016)
June 5 - All day with Tovah Martin, Author!!! Save the Date!!
(Garden Tour might be June 25, 2016)
June 25 & 26 - 10 - 4 daily; Lavender Festival, Johnson Hill Farm.
July 9 - 9 to 4 - Silver Gardens Daylily and Arts Festival. 23 Pickett Lane, Greenfield. Thousands of daylilies to choose from!
July 16 - 6pm - visit and learn about heritage wheat with Eli Rogosa in Colrain. Carpool from Cherry Rum leaves at 5:30pm.
(Community Meal is Wednesday, August ?, 2016. Are we going to continue this tradition?)
August 18 - 6:00pm - Tour of Yard Birds Farm in Williamsburg with owner, Angela Roell. Carpool from Cherry Rum Plaza at 5:20pm
Early September - Franklin County Fair
September 17 - SATURDAY - Trip to The Song Garden in Cornish, NH. Carpool from Cherry Rum. Time TBD. This is also near King Arthur Flour if anyone wants a side trip!
October 21 - FRIDAY- 6:00 - 9:00 pm - Comical Murder Mystery Dinner. Whodunnit? Details TBD.
November 5 & 6 - Cider Days! Celebrate all things apple with special events and tastings.
November 17 - 6pm - Wreaths/Kissing Balls - what's your fancy? Chapley Gardens, South Deerfield. (fee)
December 9 - Friday at 6pm. Annual Potluck Holiday Party with Yankee Swap.
January, 2017 - 6:00pm - Annual Meeting TBD
For more information on this month's or any other listed club-sponsored event, please contact the club at: firstname.lastname@example.org