CLUB CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

          CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

Garden Club of New Jersey

SEPTEMBER 2018 – Flower of the Month, Aster 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

September 12 – Presidents’ Fall Workshop Holly House 10:00AM – Noon 

Country Garden Club 

September 5 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

September 12 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

September 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. 

Maureen will review Yearbook and Programs for 2018 – 2019 

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

Hospitality Hostesses: Gay Orfe 

Meryl Campbell Judith Serafin 

Floral Arranger: Joyce Lindabery 

 


 

 

OCTOBER  2017

 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

 

October 2018 – Flower of the Month, Marigold 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

October 2,3,5 Gardening Study Schools Holly House 

Exam October 5 East Brunswick, NJ 

Country Garden Club 

October 3 Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

October 3 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

October 17 – 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. – Laura Kroon Bush, Senior Park Naturalist with Hunterdon County since 2009, will present “Love in Nature”. Other programs in 

which Laura is involved include: nature walks; programs for schools and scouts; and summer nature camp. “Love in Nature” explores various courtship rituals in nature around the world. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Maryann Aldana 

Michele Liana Lynn Ropke 

Floral Arranger: Gay Orfe 

Note: This may be a good time to begin soliciting for Wreaths Across America.

 

   HAPPY HALLOWEEN

 

 

 

Dress in Black, Orange or Purple!

 

 


 

NOVEMBER 2017 

November 4 - Daylight Savings Time ends.

 

Country Garden Club

NOVEMBER 2018 – Flower of the Month, Chrysanthemum 

November 4 – Daylight Savings Time Ends 

Country Garden Club 

November 7 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M. 

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

November 7 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

November 28 – 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. – Maria Rossi, Naturalist with Somerset County Parks Commission will present “The Legends of Holiday Plants”. Plants have played 

important roles in ancient legends and rituals. From evergreens to poinsettias and rosemary to holly, plant lovers will learn about the origins of their uses and their continued use today. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Juliana Kraft 

Buel Ecker Joan Fairchild 

Floral Arranger: Lynn Ropke 

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

 

  HAPPY THANKSGIVING

 


 

DECEMBER 2016

 

Country Garden Club

December 2018 – Flower of the Month, Poinsettia 

Country Garden Club 

December 4 – Fresh Greens Workshop 10:30 A.M. 

Home of Michele Liana 

2A Longview Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please see email for guidelines. 

December 5 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

December 12 – Annual Christmas Luncheon 11:30 A.M. 

Mountain View Chalet 

154 Route 173 

Asbury, NJ 08802 

908-735-4660 

December 15 – Wreaths Across America 

 

    


           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY 2019

 

Country Garden Club

 

January 2019 – Flower of the Month, Carnation 

Country Garden Club 

January 2 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

January 2 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

January 16 – 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. – Michele Liana, President of Country Garden Club, 

will be using flowers, seeds, twigs, and other natural items to guide each Club member in making an “Edible Wreath” for the birds. (All items will be supplied. 

Bring a glue gun, glue sticks, extension cord, scissors or nippers.) 

Hospitality Hostesses: Pat Morse 

Juliana Kraft Gay Orfe 

Floral Arranger: Dorothy Aquila 

 


 

 

FEBRUARY 2019

FEBRUARY 2019 – Flower of the Month, Iris 

Country Garden Club 

February 6 – Garden Therapy 9:00A.M

Church of the Holly Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

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

February 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 – “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. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Christine Yates 

Maryann Aldana Loretta Kayne 

 

Happy Valentine’s Day

 

 

 


 

 

MARCH 2019

 

 March 10 - Daylight Savings Time Begins

 

MARCH 2019 – Flower of the Month, Daffodil 

March 10 – Daylight Savings Time Begins 

March 2-10 Philadelphia Flower Show – “Flower Power…The Power of 

Flowers” www.theflowershow.com 

GARDEN CLUB OF NEW JERSEY 

March 20-21, Flower Show School Holly House 

Exam March 22 East Brunswick, NJ 

GOUNTRY 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 6 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holly Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

March 6 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

March 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 – Linda Klug is a Rutgers Cooperative Extension Master Gardener 

of Hunterdon County. Ms. Klug will present “Sensory Gardens”. Sensory 

gardens give pleasure, create calming environments, stimulate activity and 

serve educational and therapeutic needs. Members will discover easily- 

grown plants with intriguing sounds, interesting textures, varied scents, 

engaging sights, and savory flavors. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Dorothy Aquila 

Joyce Lindabery Lynn Ropke 

Floral Arranger: Loretta Kayne 

 

          


 

      

Wear Green for St. Patrick’s Day   

 

 


 

April 2019 – Flower of the Month, Daisy 

April is National Garden Month 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

April 25-28 New Jersey Flower and Garden Show 10:00 A.M. 

New Jersey Convention and Expo Center Edison, NJ 

Country Garden Club 

April 3 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Hayton Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

April 3 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

April 17 – 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. Edith Lit, 23-year staff member with the Somerset 

County Library System, is a nature enthusiast and amateur photographer. 

Edith presents several nature programs to library patrons, staff members 

and garden clubs. With “Hummingbirds in Your Backyard”, Edith will 

share Hummingbird stories and teach how to attract these wonderful little 

birds to your yard, deck, window box, or garden to create a Hummingbird 

habitat. 

Hospitality Hostesses/Host: Maureen Sammis 

Alexis Mercer Arnold Mercer 

Floral Arranger: Alexis Mercer 

 

 

 

MAY 2019


 

May 2019 – Flower of the Month, Lily 

Country Garden Club 

May 1 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

May 1 – Board Meeting 10:45 A.M. 

May 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. Alisa Dupuy will present “Victorian Gardens and Customs”. In 2006, Alisa began her programs that grew out of her desire to 

study history and bring history to life in a lively and fun way. The program 

will focus on the use of tea, the origin of afternoon tea, the use of flowers in Victorian times such as bouquets and tussie mussies, the symbolic meaning 

of different flowers, fans in courtship, Victorian etiquette, Queen Victoria 

and Prince Albert’s relationship, Victorian clothing and what makes the 

particular silhouette, and how gardens played an important role from the 

18th century to the present. 

Hospitality Hostesses: Dorothy Aquila 

Kathy Madden Judith Serafin 

Floral Arranger: Juliana Kraft 

Dress in Victorian Style 


 

JUNE 2019

JUNE 2019 – Flower of the Month, Rose 

Garden Club of New Jersey 

June 6 – Annual Meeting of the Garden Club of New Jersey 

Bridgewater Marriot 

Country Garden Club 

June 5 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holy Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

June 5 – ANNUAL DELICIOUS POT LUCK LUNCHEON 

Home of Michele Liana 

2A Longview Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

908-832-0554 

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 Supply Desserts): Maureen Sammis 

Michele Liana Kathy Madden 

 

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


 

JULY  2019

 

Country Garden Club

Attention Members: If you would like to open your garden to Member Tours during the summer months, please contact Kathy Madden at 908-442-3078. 

JULY 2019 

Country Garden Club 

July 3 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holly Spirit 

5 Haytown Road 

Lebanon, NJ 08833 

Please bring shears and greens. 

Garden flowers may be an option during the summer months.


                                                                                                              

AUGUST 2019

AUGUST 2019 

August 7 – Garden Therapy 9:00 A.M

Church of the Holly 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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