CLUB CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

          CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

Country Garden Club 

September 4 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

September 11 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

September 18 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M. 

High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building 

95 West Main Street 

High Bridge, NJ 08829 

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup. 

Business Meeting – 9:45 A.M. 

Maureen will review Yearbook and Programs for 2019 – 2020

Program – 11 A.M. – Michele Liana, President CGC, will lead Club members in Flower and Garden Games. 

 


 

 

OCTOBER  2019


 

 

Dress in Black, Orange or Purple!

 

 


 

NOVEMBER 2019

 

 

November 3 – Daylight Savings Time Ends 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

November 3 – Fall Conference Pre-Function Dinner 6-9 Bridgewater Marriot 

November 4 – Fall Conference 8-3 Bridgewater Marriot 

Country Garden Club 

November 6 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

November 6 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

November 20 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M. 

High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building 

95 West Main Street 

High Bridge, NJ 08829 

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup. 

Business Meeting – 9:45 A.M. 

Program – 11:00 A.M. – Backyard Birds – Who Comes and Who Goes will be presented by Edith Lit a twenty-three year staff member of the Somerset County Library System. She presents several nature programs to library patrons, staff members, and garden clubs. The programs include Backyard Birds, Hummingbirds in Your Backyard, and Plants and Pollinators. Edith is a nature enthusiast and amateur photographer. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Juliana Kraft 

Joan Fairchild Kathy Madden 

Floral Arranger: Lynn Ropke 

Note: Holly Trail workshops will continue and decorating the John Redding 

House (River House) will begin. 

Note: Sign Up for the Club’s Annual Christmas Luncheon. 


 

DECEMBER 2019

 

Country Garden Club 

December 1-5 - Decorating the River House for the Holly Trail 

December 10 – Fresh Greens Workshop 10:30 A.M. 

Home of Michele Liana 

2A Longview Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please see email for guidelines. 

December 4 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

December 4 – Board Meeting 

December 11 – Annual Christmas Luncheon 11:30 A.M. 

Mountain View Chalet 

154 Route 173 

Asbury, NJ 08802 

908-735-4660 

December 14 – Wreaths Across America 

 

    


           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY 2020

 

Country Garden Club 

January 8 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

January 8 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

January 15 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M. 

High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building 

95 West Main Street 

High Bridge, NJ 08829 

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup. 

Business Meeting – 9:45 A.M. 

Program – 11:00 A.M. – A Walk in the Garden with Arnold and Alexis Mercer. 

Arnold has been a Master Gardner Volunteer since 2007 and a Rutgers Certified Environmental Steward since 2013. The Mercers have visited gardens from New Zealand and Hawaii to California and up and down the East Coast from Maine to Florida. The stories of some of their favorites will be told and illustrated with pictures taking by both Arnold and Alexis. Arnold and Alexis have been members of Country Garden Club since its inception. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Pat Morse 

Juliana Kraft Gay Orfe 

Floral Arranger: Maryann Aldana 

 


 

 

FEBRUARY 2020

 

February 29 – March 8 Philadelphia Flower Show – “Riviera Holiday” 

Country Garden Club 

February 5 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

February 5 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

February 19 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M. 

High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building 

95 West Main Street 

High Bridge, NJ 08829 

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup. 

Business Meeting – 9:45 A.M. 

Program – “Floral Arrangement Creations” by Club members. Each member 

is to prepare a floral arrangement and present and discuss his/her arrangement. Maximum expenditure of $20. After the presentations, a raffle will be held. Note: Wear a Garden Hat 

Hospitality Hostesses: Christine Yates 

Maryann Aldana Michele Liana 

 

Happy Valentine’s Day

 

 

 


 

 

MARCH 2020

 

March 8 – Daylight Savings Time Begins 

GARDEN CLUB OF NEW JERSEY 

March 10-11 – Landscape Design School 8 AM Holly House 

March 30 – District Meeting for 4 and 5 10 AM Holly House 

COUNTRY GARDEN CLUB 

Dues are Due Regular Annual $72 

(includes $12 for Garden Club of New Jersey insurance) 

Make checks payable to Country Garden Club 

March 4 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

March 4 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

March 18 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M. 

High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building 

95 West Main Street 

High Bridge, NJ 08829 

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup. 

Business Meeting – 9:45 A.M. 

Program: Nature Photography with Bruce Michael. Bruce is an amateur photographer who has enjoyed nature all his life. He was a biologist for the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson and Johnson and Merck for his entire career. He is a member of the Camera Naturalist Photographer Club of New Jersey where he enjoys sharing his images. He often carries a camera while enjoying the outdoors, traveling, hiking, kayaking, and bicycling. “You never know when a wonderful image will appear.” (Bruce Michael) 

Hospitality Hostesses: Gay Orfe 

Joyce Lindabery Lynn Ropke 

Floral Arranger: Alexis Mercer 

 

          


 

      

Wear Green for St. Patrick’s Day   

 

 


 

April 2019 

April is National Garden Month 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

April 23-26 New Jersey Flower and Garden Show 

New Jersey Convention and Expo Center Edison, NJ 

Country Garden Club 

April DTBD – Raritan Library, The Saved Seeds - Youth Reading and Craft Project 

April 1 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Hayton Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

April 1 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

April 15 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M. 

High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building 

95 West Main Street 

High Bridge, NJ 08829 

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup. 

Business Meeting – 9:45 A.M. 

Program – 11:00 A.M. Life as a Fern will be presented by a Somerset County Park naturalist. How much do you really know about ferns? What is a fern anyway? These ancient plants are unique in the plant kingdom. On this visual journey learn some basic fern facts including which ferns are native to New Jersey. 

Hospitality Hostesses/Host: Maureen Sammis 

Arnold Mercer Dianne Thompson 

Floral Arranger: Michele Liana

 

 

MAY 2019

Garden Club of New Jersey 

May 4-8 - Flower Show School days and evenings - 4th set up (evening) 8th Test Holly House 

Country Garden Club 

May DTBD – Raritan Library, Frightened Frog – Youth Reading and 

Craft Project 

May 12 – Mystery Tour 

May 6 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

May 6 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

May 20 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M. 

High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building 

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup. 

Business Meeting – 9:45 A.M. 

Program – 11:00 A.M. Heavenly Hydrangeas - Hydrangeas puzzle many gardeners. They wonder: will lace caps, mopheads or oakleaves thrive in my garden? 

When and how should I prune them? Can I turn my pink blossoms blue or my blue blossoms pink? Peggy Moskway, a collector of these intriguing plants shares her experience. Peggy became a Master Gardener of Hunterdon County in 2009. She Co-chaired the Workshop Team, the Great Tomato Tasting, and the Presentation Team. She Chaired the 4H Master Gardener Tent. Peggy was awarded “Master Gardener of the Year” in 2010. Peggy is also an artist and has received awards at the Senior Center, High Bridge Paint Out, and the Tewksbury Juried Art Exhibition. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Dorothy Aquila 

Kathy Madden Alexis Mercer 

Floral Arranger: Juliana Kraft 


 

 

JUNE 2019

 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

June 4 – Annual Meeting of the Garden Club of New Jersey 

(Registration begins at 8 AM) 9:15-3: Bridgewater Marriot 

Country Garden Club 

June 3 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

June 10 – ANNUAL DELICIOUS POT LUCK LUNCHEON 

Home of Maureen Sammis 

57 Tate Road 

Flemington, NJ 08822 

908-625-2556 

Business Meeting – 11:15 A.M. 

Installation of Officers 

Luncheon to Follow 

All members, please bring a cold luncheon dish with a serving spoon. 

Hospitality Hostesses (Will Provide Desserts): Maureen Sammis 

Michele Liana Kathy Madden 

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ENJOY YOUR SUMMER AND DON'T FORGET TO PUT YOUR SUNSCREEN ON.


 

JULY  2020

 

Country Garden Club 

July 1 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

Garden flowers may be an option during the summer months. 


                                                                                                              

AUGUST 2020

August 5 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

Garden flowers may be an option during the summer months. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

                                      

                            

    

          

 

                       

 

 

 

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