Suffield Garden Club
Sept 10 & 11, 2016
Suffield on the Green
Sept 13, 2016
Tues noon – 1pm
Plant Swap & Potluck - Phelps-Hatheway Garden Suffield CT
Join us for an afternoon of food, plants, and fun beginning at noon. All types of plants and seeds are welcome especially the unusual or rare. In addition to plants and a chair, please bring a favorite dish to share. Nothing to swap? Come anyway and enjoy lunch in the garden with your Garden Club friends. Feel free to bring a friend!
Sept 13 – 15, 2016
Gardening Study School – Course III – CT Agricultural Experiment Station - New Haven, CT
Sept 19, 2016
Lovely Flowers - Marci Martin
Sept 28, 2016
Mozzarella Workshop - First Church, Suffield, CT
Sept 28 – 30, 2016
Environmental Studies School – Course II - Kellogg Environmental Center Derby, CT
Oct 3, 2016
Plethora of Perennials for the Late Season Garden - Carl Galanter from Broken Arrow Nursery
Carl started as an intern at Broken Arrow while completing his degree program in “Horticulture and Landscaping” at Naugatuck Community Collage. Carl oversees the propagation and purchasing of perennials: the more unusual, the better, particularly selections of Arisaema, Disporum, Hellborus, Polygonatum.
Oct 11, 2016
Florence Griswold Museum - Old Lyme, CT
Wee Faire Gardens Exhibit - “A Flutter in Time: Fairies Around the World & Across the Ages”. Visitors explore over thirty handcrafted, faerie-sized homes. All ages will marvel at the detail and craftsmanship as they visit prehistoric caves, pyramids, ancient temples, medieval cottages, and Victorian mansions.
Oct 26, 2016
The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc. – Aqua Turf Country Club – Plantsville, CT
Nov 7, 2016
Meeting - Daytime
An Introduction to Floral Scanner Photography - Ellen Hoverkamp
Nov 15 to 17, 2016
Flower Show School – Course IV - The Kellogg Environmental Center Derby, CT
Dec 2, 3 & 4
Home For the Holidays - Phelps-Hatheway House
Club members assist in creating and installing decorations for this Connecticut Landmarks event.
Dec 5, 2016
Holiday Decorating; New Trends - Ruth Loiseau
Feb 6, 2017
Butterflies and their Garden - John Himmelman
John Himmelman is an author, illustrator, and naturalist. He is co-founder of the Ct. Butterfly Association. He has lectured and led many trips afield in search of various flora and fauna throughout the country for many years. He has written and illustrated many books for adults and children on a variety of natural history subjects. His books will be available for purchase and signing on the date of the visit.
Remember Posies To Go – No mini-exhibits.
Feb 14, 2017
Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory - Deerfield, MA
Feb 23 – 26, 2017
Thurs - Sun
2017 Connecticut Flower And Garden Show – Connecticut Convention Center – Hartford, CT
“Woodland Enchantment” - For the past 36 years, The Federated Garden Clubs of CT, Inc. has staged a State Flower Show in conjunction with the CT Flower & Garden Show sponsored by Kristie Gonsalves of North East Expos.
Mar 6, 2017
Gardening with Medical Herbs…growing and harvesting - Katherine Mashiel
Katherine has been the owner of Kassandra Herbs Unlimited in Somers, Ct. for 21 years. She has studied the growing and using of herbs for over 35 years. Her presentation will be about gardening medicinal herbs. She will also include information about growing, harvesting, and storing these herbs.
Mar 21 – 23, 2017
Landscape Design School – Course III - CT Agricultural Experiment Station - New Haven, CT
Apr 3, 2017
Bat Chat…Getting to know our most misunderstood allies - Gerri Griswold
Gerri Griswold is the director of the White Conservation Center in Litchfield, Ct. She has handled bats for 25 years as a wildlife rehabilitator and educator. She is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the United States Department of Agriculture to keep and exhibit non-releasable bats, and more recently, porcupines for education. Over the years Gerri and her bats have delivered hundreds of programs to libraries, classrooms, scout troops, and organizations like the National Park Service, and the Yale Peabody Museum.
Apr 8, 2017
Hazardous Waste Recycling Day – Town Garage – Fyler Place Suffield, CT
Suffield residents bring all your household hazardous chemicals and products for safe disposal.
Apr 19, 2017
Arbor Day – McAlister Intermediate School Suffield, CT
Since 1965, our Club has presented each fourth-grade student in Suffield with a sapling tree in conjunction with an Arbor Day Program.
May 1, 2017
This meeting will include a review of business and budget prior to the June annual meeting and luncheon. There will also be a program to be announced.
Garden in the Woods– Framingham, MA
The New England Wildflower Society public botanic garden displays native New England plants in a 45 acre naturalistic setting. Two miles of paths meander over glacier-sculpted ridges and through narrow valleys. A pond, a wooded bog, several springs, and a brook bring a diversity of wildlife into the garden.
May 13, 2017
40th Annual May Market – Phelps-Hatheway Barn Suffield CT
This community event features area vendors, SHS Agriscience students, a teacup drawing, and various garden club booths to which our members contribute plants, baked goods, and attic treasures. This is a community event our major fundraiser for the year.
June 5, 2017
Annual Member Luncheon
June 20, 2017
Garden Party - Phelps-Hatheway Garden Suffield CT