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!
October Meeting: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
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 with Jean Claude LeJeune.
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 Wine and Canvas: Bubble Tree" St James' Episcopal Church, Greenfield. Bring your own beverage and munchies.
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 17 -2:00 p.m. Pruning workshop with Lilian Jackson, 351 South Shirkshire Rd, Conway, MA
April 30 - Saturday - 9am - 3pm - Garden Expo at Five Acre Farm in Northfield. Tours of the greenhouses, lots of vendors, and your member discount on purchases.
May 6 & 7: Plant sale at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 19 - NO MAY MEETING
May 27 - 6 to 7pm: drop off plants and tag sale items for the Extravaganza at St. James' Church, 8 Church St
Extravaganza is May 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
June 5 - All day with Tovah Martin, Author!!! Save the Date!! The Brandt House on Highland Ave, Greenfield.
(Garden Tour is June 25, 2016; 9:00 AM-4:00 PM)
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 21 - 6pm - visit the gardens of Jacqueline Lejeune in Bernardston. Carpool from Cherry Rum leaves at 5:30pm.
August 18 - VACATION MONTH
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 - Slideshow and talk with member, Nancy Winter about her trip to Antartica. Turners Falls GSB.
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 4 - Sunday 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Annual Potluck Holiday Party with Yankee Swap. Location TBD.
January, 2017 - 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