Archive of Past Meetings

Monthly Meeting | Special Event | Outside Event
16 Jul

Picnic: Foraging for Wild Edibles and Container Contest

Saturday, 07/16/2022    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Note that this event is at Far and Near but there is very limited parking there. Parking will be available nearby. Look for the address [...]
18 Jun

Maple Hill Gardens

Saturday, 06/18/2022    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
This is a members only event. Those wishing to carpool, meet at the Shirley historic Center Town Hall, 3 Parker Rd., at 9:45 a.m. (It [...]
04 Jun

Bedrock Gardens

Saturday, 06/04/2022    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tour Bedrock Gardens in Lee, NH. This is a special event and is not a regular monthly meeting. There may be a per person cost [...]
21 May

Garden Tour - Gardens of Pepe and John Maynard

Saturday, 05/21/2022    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This meeting is a tour of the Maynard's Gardens in Groton. Address will be sent in email reminders. Our Spring plant swap will take place [...]
16 Apr

Design Lessons from Wild Landscapes

Saturday, 04/16/2022    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
What if our backyards could inspire, challenge, and delight us in the same ways that wild places do? Join landscape architect Toby Wolf as he [...]
20 Mar

Reducing Invasive Plants and Recovering a Healthy Plant Community

Sunday, 03/20/2022    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Note: this is a Sunday meeting due to availability of meeting rooms. Trevor Smith holds several landscape certifications and is also a past President of [...]
Winter Sowing with Judith Taylor

Winter Sowing with Judith Taylor

Sunday, 02/20/2022    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Note: this is a Sunday meeting due to availability of meeting rooms. Join us for a Winter Sowing workshop to learn a great method for [...]
17 Oct

Outdoor Social and Finger Food

Sunday, 10/17/2021    
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Our October meeting will be outside, on the lawn in front of Old Town Hall, Shirley, at 1:30 - 3:00 on Sunday Oct 17th. We're [...]
18 Sep

Speaker Presentation – “Putting the Garden to Bed”

Saturday, 09/18/2021    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
A presentation covering fall gardening activities including transplanting, lawn care, bulbs, preparing new gardens, and tips for preparing gardens for winter weather. About the Speaker [...]
21 Aug

Guided Tour - Lunenburg Pollinator Habitat

Saturday, 08/21/2021    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Our August meeting is at the Lunenburg Community Pollinator Habitat. The Lunenburg Community Pollinator Habitat is located in a charming field on town conservation land [...]
17 Jul

Member Garden Tour – Lucy and John

Saturday, 07/17/2021    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Also includes our Container Contest and Summer Potluck.
19 Jun

Member Garden Tour – Janet and Spring Plant Swap

Saturday, 06/19/2021    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
We’ll visit the Tice/Paulding property where Janet has been diligently planting, replanting, transplanting, expanding, etc. in the ongoing pursuit of the woodland garden of her [...]
05 Jun

Member Garden Tour at Lela and Garry's

Saturday, 06/05/2021    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lela and Garry will host a garden tour for members on Saturday, June 5 from 10:30am to 12 noon. Last year they completed an extensive [...]
15 May

Guided Tour - Joseph Bruso at Boulderwoods

Saturday, 05/15/2021    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tour 4 acres of blooming rhodys and magnolias, and hear about creative ways to use them in your landscape. Opportunity to purchase unusual rhododendrons, magnolias, [...]
17 Apr

Guided Tour - Tower Hill Botanic Gardens

Saturday, 04/17/2021    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Docent tours. Hoping for daffodils in bloom on the hill. This is a members' only event.
20 Mar

Zoom Speaker Presentation - Deanna Jayne “Native Plants and pollinators”

Saturday, 03/20/2021    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Creative cultivator and designer Deanna Jayne presents intentional gardening, with a focus on attracting pollinators using plants from our ecological region. This event is open [...]
27 Feb

Zoom Speaker Presentation – Jana Milbocker “Gardens of New England”

Saturday, 02/27/2021    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Author of The Garden Tourist’s New England, Jana will show us some of her favorite garden destinations. This event is sponsored by the Shirley Charitable [...]
Final 2020 Meeting, Garden Tour and Plant Swap

Final 2020 Meeting, Garden Tour and Plant Swap

Saturday, 10/03/2020    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tour Judith and Scott's gardens, swap plants and help steer our 2021 plans! This event is in place of our normal year-end potluck due to [...]
19 Sep

Guided Tour at Tower Hill Botanical Garden

Saturday, 09/19/2020    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This is a members only event. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early as there is a detour in the walk from the parking area [...]
15 Aug

PepperKnoll Farm Garden Tour and Container Contest

Saturday, 08/15/2020    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us for a tour of a new member's gardens in August! Our container contest will be held at this meeting. Everyone is welcome to [...]
Summer Garden Tour and Picnic

Summer Garden Tour and Picnic

Saturday, 07/18/2020    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tour Lucy's amazing daylily collection and John and Lucy's vegetable garden. Swap plants with fellow gardeners. Bring your own lunch, beverage and chairs if you'd [...]
20 Jun

Brigham Hill Farm Garden Tour

Saturday, 06/20/2020    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Note that this event moved from May 16 to June 20. Further details will be shared in member email in early June. This is a [...]
25 Apr

The Garden Tourist's New England

Saturday, 04/25/2020    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This meeting will either be postponed or held as an online webinar. Please check back in mid-April for an update. The Garden Tourist’s New England [...]
28 Mar

Native Plants for the Home Garden - Postponed!

Saturday, 03/28/2020    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This event has been postponed Tower Hill has suspended their programming and classes due to the Covid-19 situation. In order to not put our membership [...]
22 Feb

2020 Kickoff Meeting and Garden Photography Presentation

Saturday, 02/22/2020    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Our first meeting of 2020 includes introductory info for the year, a chance to catch up with each other after a few months with no [...]
20 Oct

Potluck Supper and Planning for 2020

Sunday, 10/20/2019    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Enjoy socializing with fellow members, sharing potluck dishes and brainstorming our 2020 season together at the Center Town Hall in Shirley. Note that this is [...]
21 Sep

Tea Party From Your Garden and Fall Plant Swap

Saturday, 09/21/2019    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The September meeting will include a presentation on how to make herbal teas with ingredients found in your garden. Attendees will get to sample several [...]
25 Aug

Heirloom Orchard Tour at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Sunday, 08/25/2019    
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Our August 25 Gardeners Exchange Meeting will be a tour of the heirloom orchard at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. The location is 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA. [...]
Summer Garden Tour and Potluck

Summer Garden Tour and Potluck

Saturday, 07/20/2019    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tour Lucy's amazing daylily collection and John and Lucy's vegetable garden. Enjoy a summer potluck with fellow members. Location will be sent in July member [...]
22 Jun

Early Summer Garden Tour

Saturday, 06/22/2019    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Our June 22 Gardeners Exchange Meeting will be a tour of member Dianne Kazanjian’s garden in Pepperell. Dianne’s property has been in her family since [...]
01 Jun

Guided Tour of Lyman Plant House & Botanic Gardens, Smith College

Saturday, 06/01/2019    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
We are expecting about 20 people to attend the Sat., June 1, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. tour of the Lyman Plant House at the Botanic [...]
19 May

Mount Auburn Cemetery Guided Horticultural Tour

Sunday, 05/19/2019    
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Our guided Horticultural Tour of Mount Auburn Cemetery is scheduled for Sunday, May 19th, at 11:00am. We will meet at the Shirley Town Hall at [...]
27 Apr

Special Program: Creating the Edible Garden

Saturday, 04/27/2019    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ben Barkan of Home Harvest returns for "Creating the Edible Garden". Learn how to design and create attractive gardens filled with ornamental plants and nutrient-dense edibles. [...]
23 Mar

Tools of the Trade

Saturday, 03/23/2019    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This program is the product of over 35 years of gardening experience. Gardeners Exchange member Dianne Kazanjian shares what she has learned about tools that [...]
Get Ready! The Spring Garden

Get Ready! The Spring Garden

Saturday, 02/23/2019    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speaker Cheryl Monroe will help us prepare for a productive and creative gardening season. Topics include: what to prune now and why, tool sharpening (demonstration [...]
21 Oct

2018 Potluck Supper, Planning for 2019 and Fall Dividends

Sunday, 10/21/2018    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Once again the gardening year is coming to a close and that means it’s time for our final meeting of 2018: Delicious pot luck supper [...]
22 Sep

Good Bugs and Bad Bugs: What Every Gardener Should Know

Saturday, 09/22/2018    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
For our September meeting, we’re back at the Hazen Memorial Library for a special presentation and our annual fall plant swap. As always, light refreshments [...]
25 Aug

August Meeting: Summer Garden Tour

Saturday, 08/25/2018    
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Our August Gardeners Exchange Garden Tour & Presentation will take place at the home of Lela & Garr (see member email for address) on August [...]
21 Jul

Summer Garden Tour and Cookout

Saturday, 07/21/2018    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
John and Lucy have again offered their wonderful gardens and hospitality for our summer cookout and garden tour. Location will be emailed to members.
23 Jun

Fuller Gardens

Saturday, 06/23/2018    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
We will visit Fuller Gardens in Rye, NH. Meet in Shirley center at 9:15am for carpooling or at Fuller Gardens at 11:00am. There is a [...]
19 May

Spring Garden Tour

Saturday, 05/19/2018    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
We will tour members Bob and Cindy Carter's Gardens. Location will be sent to members by email.
21 Apr

From Garden to Plate (or Glass)

Saturday, 04/21/2018    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
We’re getting back to our roots in April! The Gardeners Exchange grew out of a desire for gardeners to meet and “exchange” gardening knowledge, tips [...]
24 Mar

Pruning: Avoiding the "Green Helmet"

Saturday, 03/24/2018    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
In some ways, pruning flowering shrubs can be a bit more complicated than pruning trees. When shrubs have been improperly pruned or just left to [...]
10 Mar

THBG Camelia Tour & More

Saturday, 03/10/2018    
9:45 am - 11:30 am
We have added a special event to our calendar for 2018. On March 10, we will be visiting the glass houses at Tower Hill with [...]
24 Feb

Cold Frames and Hoop Houses

Saturday, 02/24/2018    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cold frames and hoop houses are great season extenders, allowing vegetables to be planted 2-4 weeks earlier than unprotected plants. They also play a key [...]
15 Oct

Pot Luck Supper, Planning for 2018 and Fall Dividends

Sunday, 10/15/2017    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pot Luck Supper & Planning for 2018 Once again the gardening year is coming to a close and that means it's time for our final [...]
23 Sep

September Meeting

Saturday, 09/23/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Our fall plant swap and visit to Mason Hollow Nursery in Mason, New Hampshire are on September 23rd. We’ll enjoy a presentation, garden tour and [...]
26 Aug

Ornamental Grasses

Saturday, 08/26/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Details to be added soon.
23 Jul

Summer Garden Tour and Cookout

Sunday, 07/23/2017    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Our July meeting is our summer garden tour, cookout and container contest. Bring those containers you started at our May meeting! Note that there is [...]
24 Jun

Late Spring Garden Tour and Plant Swap

Saturday, 06/24/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Our June meeting will be at Marc and Tina's home in Fitchburg (see member list or June email reminder for address and driving directions).
26 May

Tomato and Veggie Plant Sale

Friday, 05/26/2017    
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Tomato & Veggie Plant Sale will be held at the home of members Judith Taylor & Scott Lewis on Wednesday 5/24 and Friday 5/26 [...]
24 May

Tomato and Veggie Plant Sale

Wednesday, 05/24/2017    
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Tomato & Veggie Plant Sale will be held at the home of members Judith Taylor & Scott Lewis on Wednesday 5/24 and Friday 5/26 [...]
20 May

Make Your Own Container Garden

Saturday, 05/20/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Get ready for our Container Contest later this summer! Our May meeting is a Make Your Own Container Garden event at Stillman's Farm and Greenhouses [...]
22 Apr

Building Your Own Garden Structures

Saturday, 04/22/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This event is in a private garden in Shirley, MA. See the member email or email a board member for exact location. Join Gardeners Exchange [...]
25 Mar

Edible Landscapes and Growing Small Fruits

Saturday, 03/25/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Built landscapes serve both ecology and humanity. When done well they promote broader ecological functions of hydrology, soil conservation, and wildlife. Spaces to socialize, comfortably [...]
25 Feb

Where to begin? Garden Design Basics and Plans

Saturday, 02/25/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Looking for inspiration to tackle a new garden project? Need an approach for organizing and capturing your design?  Can’t get started until the spring plants [...]
16 Oct

Pot Luck Supper & Planning for 2017

Sunday, 10/16/2016    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Our final meeting of the year will be our potluck supper and planning session for next year. Fall dividends will be distributed at the end [...]
24 Sep

Preparing the Garden for Winter Workshop + Fall Swap

Saturday, 09/24/2016    
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
We'll be returning to Brigham Hill Farm for a workshop on preparing the garden for the winter. The fall plant swap will precede the meeting [...]
28 Aug

Guided Tour - Edible Garden at Tower Hill, Boylston (tentative)

Sunday, 08/28/2016    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Save the date. We are tentatively planning to be at Tower Hill for a tour of the edible garden. Note that this is a special [...]
13 Aug

Guided Tour and Picnic at Pleasant Garden Daylilies

Saturday, 08/13/2016    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
We will be visiting Pleasant Garden Daylilies, located at 111 Coventry Wood Road in Bolton, to view (and possibly purchase!) some daylilies of distinction. Bring [...]
16 Jul

Summer Garden Tour, Cook Out and Container Contest

Saturday, 07/16/2016    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
John and Lucy are our gracious hosts for this year's summer garden tour and cookout. See email or member list for their address. Since their [...]
18 Jun

Spring Member Garden Tour

Saturday, 06/18/2016    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
We will tour Scott and Judith's gardens. Vegetable gardens, berry bushes, shrubs and a variety of flowers, all surrounded by ample stone, mostly "harvested" on [...]
21 May

Guided Tour - Garden in the Woods, Framingham

Saturday, 05/21/2016    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Guided tour of New England Wildflower Society's Garden in the Woods in Framingham, MA. Meet at 9:15am at Center Town Hall in Shirley for carpooling [...]
23 Apr

Healthy Soils = Healthy Gardens

Saturday, 04/23/2016    
10:30 am - 12:45 pm
Our Gardeners Exchange meeting on Saturday, April 23 will feature a not-to-be-missed presentation on a topic of vital importance for all gardeners: healthy soil. After [...]
26 Mar

Epimediums: Jewels of the Shade

Saturday, 03/26/2016    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: Known by many as a simple ground cover for dry woodland shade, Epimediums are finally getting the appreciation they deserve. This "perfect shade perennial" [...]
27 Feb

Low-Maintenance Gardening with Native Plants

Saturday, 02/27/2016    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Description: Dividing, replanting, spraying, deadheading: at some point it begins to be too much. Making the effort to replace flowering non-native perennials with native flowering [...]
18 Oct

Pot Luck Supper, 2016 Planning and Fall Dividends

Sunday, 10/18/2015    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pot Luck Supper & Planning for 2016 and Fall Dividend Distribution. (Note: This is a Sunday meeting.)
03 Oct

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Fall Tour

Saturday, 10/03/2015    
10:20 am - 1:30 pm
Fall Tour with Joann Vieira Members-only event. Free. We need an accurate count in advance, so see the email for RSVP info and respond by [...]
19 Sep

Fall Garden Tour and Fall Plant Swap

Saturday, 09/19/2015    
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Fall Garden Tour Marc & Tina's, Fitchburg
15 Aug

How to Grow and Use Herbs and Container Contest

Saturday, 08/15/2015    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Herbs: How to Grow & Use – Jen Mitton The Hillside School, Marlboro, MA Bring your containers for the judging and prizes!
18 Jul

Garden Tour, Summer Cookout and Herb Swap

Saturday, 07/18/2015    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Summer Garden Tour and Cook Out Please join us on Saturday, July 18th for a pot-luck cookout and herb plant swap at the home of [...]
20 Jun

Brigham Hill Farm Garden Tour and Spring Plant Swap

Saturday, 06/20/2015    
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Garden Tour Brigham Hill Farm, North Grafton, MA Meet at 9:30am for carpooling* or 10:30am at destination * Meeting place for carpooling is Old Town [...]
06 Jun

Visit to Uncanoonuc Mt. Perennial Nursery

Saturday, 06/06/2015    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Meet at 9:30am for carpooling* or 10:30am at destination * Meeting place for carpooling is Old Town Hall, 3 Parker Road, Shirley, MA
09 May

Spring Garden Tour

Saturday, 05/09/2015    
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Spring Garden Tour Diane Kazanjian's Gardens in Pepperell This event has moved to May 9th. More details will be sent by email.
25 Apr

Plant Propagation Presentation, Spring Dividend Distribution and Book / Magazine Swap

Saturday, 04/25/2015    
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Presentation Our presentation on plant propagation will be given by Master Gardener Joseph Rajunas. Joe is a retired chemist and has been gardening since he [...]
28 Mar

Monthly Meeting: Flower Arranging Workshop and Houseplant Swap

Saturday, 03/28/2015    
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Workshop Make Your Own Flower Arrangement – Karen McDonald
28 Feb

Monthly Meeting: Daylily Presentation and Seed Swap

Saturday, 02/28/2015    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presentation Daylily Treasures & Secret Gardens – Denise Pavlovich
19 Oct

Annual End-of-Year Potluck, Planning for 2015 and Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends

Sunday, 10/19/2014    
All Day
Annual End-of-Year Potluck ~ Planning for 2015 ~ Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends
20 Sep

Annual Fall Plan Swap and Make Your Own Concrete Lead Birdbaths

Saturday, 09/20/2014    
All Day
Annual Fall Plant Swap ~ Fall Workshop "Make Your Own Concrete Leaf Birdbaths" with Linda Donalds and Lois Dunham
16 Aug

Annual Container Garden Contest and Tour of Hillside School's Farm and Garden

Saturday, 08/16/2014    
All Day
Annual Container Garden Contest ~ Garden Tour of Hillside School's Farm & Garden
27 Jul

Visit to the Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls

Sunday, 07/27/2014    
All Day
Visit to the Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls ~ Picnic Lunch (bring your own lunch)
19 Jul

Garden Tour and Summer Cook Out

Saturday, 07/19/2014    
All Day
Garden Tour and Summer Cook Out at a Member's Gardens
14 Jun

Annual Spring Plant Swap and Italianate Garden Tour

Saturday, 06/14/2014    
All Day
Annual Spring Plant Swap ~ Garden Tour of an Italianate Garden by local author John Hanson Mitchell
17 May

Tour of Members' Gardens in Shirley

Saturday, 05/17/2014    
All Day
Tour of (2) Members' Gardens in Shirley
04 May

Visit to Peter George's for tour of his Rock Gardens

Sunday, 05/04/2014    
All Day
Visit to Peter George's for tour of his Rock Gardens ~ Picnic Lunch (bring your own lunch)
12 Apr

Presentation on Rock Gardens and Spring Dividend Distribution

Saturday, 04/12/2014    
All Day
Presentation on Rock Gardens entitled: "The Evolution of My Garden - OR - How My Garden Proves that There is No Such Thing as Intelligent [...]
15 Mar

Tower Hill Members-Only Winter Garden Tour by Joann Vieira

Saturday, 03/15/2014    
All Day
Members-Only Winter Garden Tour by Joann Vieira Tower Hill Botanical Gardens in Boylston, MA
15 Feb

Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting and Presentation on “Native Plants: Right Plant, Right Place”

Saturday, 02/15/2014    
All Day
Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting ~ Presentation on “Native Plants: Right Plant, Right Place” by Ellen Souza ~ Annual Houseplant and Garden Magazine/Catalog Swap
20 Oct

Annual End-of-Year Potluck, Planning for 2014 and Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends

Sunday, 10/20/2013    
All Day
Annual End-of-Year Potluck ~ Planning for 2014 ~ Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends
21 Sep

"Hypertufa Planter Workshop" by Linda Donalds and Lois Dunham

Saturday, 09/21/2013    
All Day
Presentation "Hypertufa Planter Workshop" by Linda Donalds and Lois Dunham ~ Annual Fall Plant Swap
17 Aug

"Pruning Workshop" by Denis Wagner and Annual Container Garden Contest

Saturday, 08/17/2013    
All Day
Presentation "Pruning Workshop" by Denis Wagner of Denis Wagner Fine Gardening in Harvard ~ Annual Container Garden Contest
20 Jul

Garden Tour & Summer Cook Out

Saturday, 07/20/2013    
All Day
Garden Tour & Summer Cook Out at Member's Gardens in Shirley
22 Jun

Presentation on "Medicinal Plants"

Saturday, 06/22/2013    
All Day
Presentation on "Medicinal Plants" by Jodie Gilson of J. Gilson Greenhouses in Groton ~ Annual Spring Plant Swap
15 Jun

Tour of Brigham Hill Farm's Gardens

Saturday, 06/15/2013    
All Day
Tour of Brigham Hill Farm's Gardens ~ Lunch on the Terrace (bring your own lunch)
18 May

Tour of Member's Gardens in Leominster

Saturday, 05/18/2013    
All Day
Tour of Member's Gardens in Leominster
20 Apr

Presentation on "Unusual Plants for Your Garden"

Saturday, 04/20/2013    
All Day
Presentation on "Unusual Plants for Your Garden" by Ellen Todd of Todd Landscape Designs in Groton ~ Distribution of Spring Plant Dividends
16 Mar

Presentation on "Shapes & Sizes: Designing for Impact and Interest"

Saturday, 03/16/2013    
All Day
Presentation on "Shapes & Sizes: Designing for Impact and Interest" by Cheryl Salatino of Dancing Shadows Garden Design in Sudbury ~ Annual Houseplant Swap
16 Feb

Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting and Presentation on “Winter Floral Arrangements”

Saturday, 02/16/2013    
All Day
Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting ~ Presentation on “Winter Floral Arrangements” by Karen McDonald, owner of Petal Pushers ~ Annual Garden Magazine and Catalog Swap
16 Oct

Annual End-of-Year Potluck, Planning for 2012 and Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends

Sunday, 10/16/2011    
All Day
Annual End-of-Year Potluck ~ Planning for 2012 ~ Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends
17 Sep

Tour of a Member's Gardens in Shirley and Fall Plant Swap

Saturday, 09/17/2011    
All Day
Tour of a Member's Gardens in Shirley ~ Fall Plant Swap
20 Aug

Workshop on “Make Your Own Leaf Birdbath” and Container Garden Contest

Saturday, 08/20/2011    
All Day
Workshop on “Make Your Own Leaf Birdbath” by Linda Donalds with Cindy Mitton and Liz Cole ~ Container Garden Contest
23 Jul

Tour of Daylily Gardens by Denise Pavlovich

Saturday, 07/23/2011    
All Day
Tour of Daylily Gardens by Denise Pavlovich
16 Jul

Tour of Brigham Hill Farm's Gardens

Saturday, 07/16/2011    
All Day
Tour of Brigham Hill Farm's Gardens
18 Jun

Tour of a Member's Gardens in Shirley and Spring Plant Swap

Saturday, 06/18/2011    
All Day
Tour of a Member's Gardens in Shirley ~ Spring Plant Swap
21 May

Presentation on "Container Gardening" by Dawn Pavone

Saturday, 05/21/2011    
All Day
Presentation on "Container Gardening" by Dawn Pavone of Turessa Botanicals Garden Design
16 Apr

Presentation on "Kitchen Herbs" by Linda Russell

Saturday, 04/16/2011    
All Day
Presentation on "Kitchen Herbs" by Linda Russell of Scentsibilities in Boylston ~ Distribution of Spring Plant Dividends
19 Mar

Presentation on "Caring for Houseplants"

Saturday, 03/19/2011    
All Day
Presentation on "Caring for Houseplants" by Dina Samfield ~ Presentation on "Starting Seeds Indoors" by Cynthia Furman ~ Houseplant Swap
19 Feb

Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting and Presentation on “Daylilies for Three-Season Bloom”

Saturday, 02/19/2011    
All Day
Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting ~ Presentation on “Daylilies for Three-Season Bloom” by Denise Pavlovich of Covered Bridge Perennials in Pepperell ~ Garden Magazine and Catalog [...]
16 Oct

Annual End-of-Year Potluck, Planning for 2011 and Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends

Saturday, 10/16/2010    
All Day
Annual End-of-Year Potluck ~ Planning for 2011 ~ Distribution of Fall Bulb Dividends
18 Sep

“Intro to Soil Science for Gardeners” by Michelle Cannon

Saturday, 09/18/2010    
All Day
Presentation on “Intro to Soil Science for Gardeners” by Michelle Cannon ~ Fall Plant Swap
22 Aug

“Not Your Grandmother's Hostas” by Sue Andersen

Sunday, 08/22/2010    
All Day
Presentation & Tour on “Not Your Grandmother's Hostas” by Sue Andersen Location:  Mason Hollow Nursery, Mason NH  
21 Aug

"Habitat Garden Tour"

Saturday, 08/21/2010    
All Day
"Habitat Garden Tour" hosted by Ellen Sousa (presenter at our February meeting) Location:  Turkey Hill Brook Farm in Spencer, MA
17 Jul

Tour of a Member's Gardens

Saturday, 07/17/2010    
All Day
Tour of a Member's Gardens in Shirley
19 Jun

Tour of a Member's Gardens and Spring Plant Swap

Saturday, 06/19/2010    
12:00 am
Tour of a Member's Gardens in Shirley ~ Spring Plant Swap
15 May

“Pruning” by Fran West

Saturday, 05/15/2010    
All Day
Presentation & Demonstation on “Pruning” by Fran West
17 Apr

Tour of a Member's Gardens

Saturday, 04/17/2010    
All Day
Tour of a Member's Gardens near Shirley Center ~ Distribution of Spring Plant Dividends
20 Mar

"Simple Water Features for the Backyard Gardener"

Saturday, 03/20/2010    
All Day
Presentation on "Simple Water Features for the Backyard Gardener" by Andrienne Clark & Natalie Delorey ~ Houseplant Swap
20 Feb

Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting and Presentation on “Habitat Landscaping”

Saturday, 02/20/2010    
All Day
Annual Kick-Off Planning Meeting ~ Presentation on “Habitat Landscaping” by Ellen Sousa of Turkey Hill Brook Farm ~ Garden Magazine and Catalog Swap
19 Sep

Workshop on “Making Hypertufa Planters” by Linda Donalds

Saturday, 09/19/2009    
All Day
Workshop on “Making Hypertufa Planters” by Linda Donalds ~ Fall Plant Swap
15 Aug

“Putting the Garden to Bed” by Ingrid Wheeler

Saturday, 08/15/2009    
All Day
“Putting the Garden to Bed” by Ingrid Wheeler
18 Jul

Tour of Farandnear Gardens and Conservation Area by Dan Stephens

Saturday, 07/18/2009    
All Day
Tour of Farandnear Gardens and Conservation Area by Dan Stephens
20 Jun

“Shade Gardening” at Blanchette’s

Saturday, 06/20/2009    
All Day
“Shade Gardening” at Blanchette’s ~ Tour of Joe Pye Weed’s Garden
16 May

“Growing Annuals” by Ingrid Wheeler

Saturday, 05/16/2009    
All Day
“Growing Annuals” by Ingrid Wheeler ~ Spring Plant Swap
21 Mar

“Backyard Vegetable Gardening” by Ann and Mike Gagnon

Saturday, 03/21/2009    
All Day
“Backyard Vegetable Gardening” by Ann and Mike Gagnon
21 Feb

“Gardening in the Northeast Kingdom” by Beth Wade

Saturday, 02/21/2009    
All Day
Presentation on “Gardening in the Northeast Kingdom” by Beth Wade