Program Calendar 2016 - 2017
Meetings of the Demarest Garden Club are held on the first Friday of the month at the United Methodist Church, 109 Hardenburgh Ave., Demarest, NJ. Meetings begin at 1:00 with committee reports followed by a scheduled program at 2:00. Refreshments and social hour conclude the afternoon. Most meetings are open to the public without charge except as noted.
||Fall is for Planting|
By Tom Bender, Curator of Plants for Thielke Arboretum
Presentation of the how, why, and what of planting in the Fall.
| Oct 7
||Winter Blooming Plants|
By Anna Haines, Nursery owner with wide knowledge of plants
Program on plant options for when we move inside for the winter.
| Nov 4
This meeting is not open to the public.
| Dec 9
||Party! Party! Party!|
Holiday Luncheon 12 noon at Madeleine’s Petit Paris.
Members and Guest Invited. $29 Reserves Seat.
| Jan 8
||Hydroponics – A Gardening Alternative to Dirt|
By Marc Gussen, Closter Nature Center Naturalist
Presentation of why and how hydroponics are incorporated into gardens.
| Feb 3
||Blues in the Garden|
By Dorothy Smullen
Program will explore color wavelengths, plant pigments and blue flowering plants throughout the season.
| Mar 3
||Native Wildflowers for the Home Garden|
By Hubert Ling, Propagator for the Native Plant Society of NJ
Learn what plants we should be cultivating in our home garden.
| Apr 7
||The Butterfly Guy|
By Rick Mikula, Over 30 years of experience with Butterflies
Humorous and unique presentation.
| May 5
||Annual Plant Sale|
Our public plant sale functions mainly on a pre-order basis.
| June 2
||Installation of Officers and Luncheon|
Annual Pot-luck lunch at 12 noon with meeting to follow.
Members and invited guests only.