SOUTHBURY GARDEN CLUB 2018 PROGRAMS
 

The Southbury Garden Club meets on the first Friday* of the month from March through December in the Kingsbury II Room at the Southbury Public Library.

 

*When the first Friday is a holiday, check www.southburygardenclub.org for the new date.



August 3, 2018

1:00-2:00 P.M.  Program
 
NEW TECHNIQUES IN FLORAL DESIGN
by
Trish Manfredi

 Get inspired by new techniques for floral design by Trish Manfredi, an accredited National Garden Club Flower Show Judge, and chair of the CT Judges Council. She will use a Powerpoint presentation to introduce the latest techniques and designs in flower arranging. Jane will then create several floral arrangements and expalin them step-by-step. Trish is an Award winning designer, and her designs have been published in the NGC Vision of Beauty Calendar, including the 2018 edition.

*****

September 7, 2018

1:00-2:00 P.M. Program

INTERIOR GARDENS -  HOUSE PLANTS
by
Marie Lipski

Marie is a certified Advanced Master Gardener, a master conservationist and naturalist. She will discuss the best way to care for houseplants, or, as she calls them, interior gardens. She will also discuss pests, potting soil, fertilizer, and propagation.

*****

October 5, 2018

1:00-2:00 P.M. Program

ENGLISH GARDENS: KNOT, BOX, COTTAGE, HERB AND VICTORIAN
by
Amy Sampson

Amy is a residential and commercial landscape designer who has taught many landscape design and horticultural courses. She will provide an overview of English gardens, the historical context, major design components, plant materials and photographic examples.

This program may inspire gardeners to incorporate elements of an English style garden into their own landscape.

*****

November 2, 2018

1:00--2:P.M. Program

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS FROM NATURE'S BOUNTY
by
Carol King Platt
 
Carol has been a contributing editor at "House and Garden" for the past 23 years. She lectures regularly about garden design and flower arranging, and designs gardens throughout Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island.

For this presentation, she wants to help you learn to create easy beautiful Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations from your garden, the side of the road, and Stop and Shop.

*****

December 7, 2018

12:00 P.M.

Annual Luncheon and Installation of Officers

This program is for members and invited guests only.Full details will be given closer to the date.

Schedule of 2018
Membership Programs

All programs are held on Fridays at
The Southbury Public Library
100 Poverty Road
Kingsley Room

Business Meetings begin at 12 noon

Programs begin at 1:00 p.m.

 

DATE / SPEAKER

PROGRAM TITLE

 

March 2

 

Cathy Beauregard

 

 

 

WAKING UP YOUR GARDEN

April 6

 

Margery Winters

 

BEYOND BIRDFEEDERS -

ATTRACTING BIRDS TO YOUR YARD

 

May 4

 

Jenna Messier

    

 

 

EASY STEPS TO AN ORGANIC GARDEN

 

June 1

 

Carol Haskins   

 

 

 

RIVER SMART LANDSCAPING

July 13

Offsite Property Tour for

members and invited guests.  

Prior Sign-up Required

 

Donna Katsuranus

 

 

 

WILDFLOWER WALK AT AUDUBON CENTER

 

August 3

 

Trish Manfredi

 

 

 

 

NEW TECHNIQUES FOR CREATIVE FLORAL DESIGN

September 7

Marie Lipski

 

 

INTERIOR GARDENS -- HOUSE PLANTS

October 5

 

Amy Sampson 

 

 

ENGLISH GARDENS: KNOT, BOX, COTTAGE, HERB AND VICTORIAN

 

November 2

 

 Carol King Platt

 

 

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS FROM NATURE'S BOUNTY

 

December 1

 

SGC Members and Invited Guests

 

 

2018 ANNUAL MEETINGAND INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS