BENJAMIN BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP LECTURE
Saturday, February 3 (Snow Date Sunday, February 4)
Speaker Ken Druse will speak on The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change.
The presentation will include moving images, vivid color photos and advice based on his own experiences in the garden.
Money raised from the lecture will help support a scholarship offered to students at the Landscape Technology Program at County College of Morris.
A book signing and light refreshments follow the talk.
The program is eligible for 2.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU's.
Click Ken's picture for more information and registration.
VALENTINE’S FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP
Saturday, February 10 – Snow Date Tuesday, February 13
Everyone with a big heart will want to join Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk for this workshop to create a special long-stemmed bouquet arranged in a vase.
Handmade gifts speak volumes and this one will send a message loud and clear!
Click on the flyer for more information and registration.
MATILDA’S TEA: TALLY HO!
Saturday, February 10
Ages 6 and up with an adult
Learn about horses, their care, and see the carriages that are on display at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
Enjoy a winter brunch and a horse and carriage ride.
Click on the flyer for more information and on-line registration.
Quote of the week:
“Anyone who thinks gardening begins in the spring and ends in the fall is missing the best part of the year … for gardening begins in January with the dream”
For more gardening wisdom and photographs, go to: Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden online.
Free Affiliate Member Programs:
African Violet Club of Morris County
Wed. January 10th at 7:30 pm
2017 AVSA Convention slide program of the annual flower show in Orlando, Florida.
Home Garden Club of Morristown
Wed. January 17th at 1:00 pm
The Artistic History of Shell Crafting -- Talk by Linda Pastorino on grottos, follies, floral baskets and created whimsies produced between the 18th / 19th centuries by architects, artists, and Victorian Woman.
Affiliate member programs are all free and open to the public.
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