The October Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). Deer Resistant Native Plants Presentation by Michael Van Clef, Ph.D. (www.njecologicalsolutions.com) Using his experience as the owner of Ecological Solutions, Dr. Michael Van Clef will explain various landscape uses for native plants ranging from meadow patches to formal gardens. He will focus on the selection of […]

The November Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). Jazzing Up the Garden with Color, Contrast and Movement Presentation by Karen Bussolini (www.karenbussolini.com) Do you savor sizzling plant combinations in other peoples’ gardens, while being dissatisfied with your own? The widely-published garden photographer, writer and speaker Karen Bussolini will show us how to look a […]

The December Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). Making Environmentally Friendly Floral Arrangements Presentation by Edith Villavicencio (www.glamurosadesigns.com) When creating floral arrangements, some florists use materials that are not environmentally friendly. Edith Villavicencio, owner and creative director of Glamurosa Floral Design in Maplewood, will demonstrate different techniques and suggest alternate materials you can use […]

The January Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). America’s Garden Capital Presentation by Kathleen Salisbury (wwwww.americasgardencapital.org) Did you know that Philadelphia is the Garden Capital of America? This presentation will highlight some of the more than 30 gardens represented by the Greater Philadelphia Gardens Organization which are within 30 miles of Philadelphia. Ambler Arboretum Director […]

The February Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). Basics of Butterfly Gardening Presentation by Jane Hurwitz (www.janehurwitz.com) Whether you are a gardener who wants to see more butterflies in your garden, a butterfly enthusiast who wants to bring that passion to the garden, or someone who simply wants to make their garden friendlier to […]

The March Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). American Eden Presentation by VictorIa Johnson (www.americaneden.org) Come listen to historian and Hunter College Associate Professor Victoria Johnson’s captivating lecture based on her new book, American Eden. This is the story of how in 1801 Dr. David Hosack, the doctor at the Hamilton-Burr duel, founded the […]

The April Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). The Hidden Life of Flowers Presentation by Teri Chace (www.terichacewriter.com) Learn why flowers look and behave the way they do, why certain plants are placed in certain families, how flowers attract pollinators and how pollination works. Teri Chace, writer and editor of books and magazines on […]

The May Club Meeting (Open to the General Public). A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Plant Sale Presentation by MGC Plant Sale Committee Members Planning and preparations for MGC’s annual plant sale begin many months before the actual day. This program will highlight the varied pieces that go into making the sale a success – ordering, […]