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!
The Franklin County Fair is coming! We are going to create a slice of Monet's garden. If you can help us with plants, moss, stones, pavers, water feature, water lily, artist's easel, canvas, brushes, paints, chair, straw hat, etc., please email the club. There will be a meeting on Thursday, August 27th at 6pm at 40 High Street to plan our booth. Will you join us?
Don't forget the Community Meal is on August 12th. Details in the August newsletter.
August Meeting: Thursday, August 20th
2015 Schedule of Monthly Meetings and Events of Interest to Members
January 19 - 6:00 pm - Annual Meeting at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Gill, MA. Deborah Loomer, speaker.
January 28 - 6:30pm - "Bag It" Film and discussion sponsored by Greening Greenfield and Traprock Center for Peace and Justice. Click here for info. Snow-date 2/4.
February 14 - 1pm - Berkshire Botanical Gardens Winter Lecture for 2015: Stourhead Garden, The Genius of the Place. Click here for tickets and more details.
February 19 - 6:30pm - celebrate the Chinese New Year with a talk and sampling at Tea Trekkers in Northampton. Attendees will receive a discount on purchases.
February 19-22 - 34th Annual CT Flower & Garden Show at CT Convention Center, Hartford, CT.
February 19-22 - 22nd Annual Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show at the RI Convention Center, Providence, RI.
February 25 - 6:30pm Movie: "Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds" First Congo at 43 Silver St, Greenfield.
February 28 - 1 - 4pm "Cabin Fever Seed Swap" Green Fields Market on Main St in Greenfield.
March 7-22 - Smith College bulb show. Like to plan ahead? Smith has dates for their bulb and chrysanthemum shows set 5 years ahead!
(Late March - 2015 Grant Proposal's will be awarded.)
March 11-15 - Boston Flower Show, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA. This year's Theme: "Romance in the Garden."
March 19 6pm - Wine and Canvas night at St James' Episcopal Church, Greenfield.
April 16 7:00pm - The Magic and Mystery of Crop Circles with John Root, St. James' Episcopal Church, Greenfield.
April 25 - 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 8 & 9: Plant sale at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 21 - 6pm - Make a small glass globe terrarium at the home of Richard Willard. Make 1 for yourself, and 1 or 2 for the club to sell at the Extravaganza.
(Extravaganza is May 23, 2015)
June 18 - 6pm - visit the gardens of Julie Fisher in Ashfield, MA. Carpool from Cherry Rum leaves at 5:20pm.
(Garden Tour is June 27, 2015)
July 11 - 9 to 4 - Daylily and Arts Festival. 23 Pickett Lane, Greenfield. Thousands of daylilies to choose from!
July 16 - 6pm - visit the new gardens of Jono Neiger in Leverett. Carpool from Cherry Rum leaves at 5:30pm.
July 25 - 1-3pm - Free photography workshop at Base Camp Photo. See July Newsletter to sign up.
(Community Meal is Wednesday, August 12, 2015)
August 20 - 6:00pm - Tour of Laughing Dog Farm in Gill, MA with owner, Daniel Botkin.
September 17 - 6pm - Food Preservation workshop with Angela Roell, co-owner of Yard Birds Farm in Williamsburg, MA. Location TBA.
October 15 - 6-8pm - Craft Nite: Fabric Decoupage on glass plates.
November 19 - 6pm - Wreaths/Kissing Balls - what's your fancy? Chapley Gardens, South Deerfield. (fee)
December 11 - Friday at 6pm. Potluck Holiday Party at the home of Jean Wall, 40 High St, Greenfield.
For more information on this month's or any other listed club-sponsored event, please contact the club at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the document image below for a printable calendar to put on your fridge! (Always check the website for the most current information!)
Did you know? The Greenfield Garden Club turns 25 in 2016. Keep your eyes peeled for a big year of activities! Let the club know if you have suggestions or are interested in helping to plan this milestone year.