2020-2021 PROGRAMS SCHEDULE

Updated Due to Covid-19 Restrictions

 

~~~~~ SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 ~~~~~

Pop Up No-Contact Garden Tour of Members’ Gardens

11 am – 2 pm

Rain date: September 22, 2020

Invitation will be sent via email.

 

~~~~~ OCTOBER 19, 2020 ~~~~~

“According to your Taste"

Garden Consultant and Research Historian, Christie Higginbottom,

 will speak on historical culinary herb and how they are used today.

5:00 pm Meeting 5:30 pm Lecture

Grab a cocktail and join us via Zoom

Members Only

 

~~~~~ NOVEMBER 16, 2020 ~~~~~

“Wreath Decorating Workshop”

 Ari Phillippi, the owner of Sparkle on Park, a Flower and Gift Shop in Worcester, will demonstrate how to create a winter wreath. They have participated in Flora in Winter with beautiful and unique arrangements.

Cost is $45.00 a person*

*Pre-registration and payment required. Wreaths and materials will be picked up at a central location. Details to follow.

 10:00 am Meeting 10:30 am Demonstration via Zoom

Guests Welcome

 

~~~~~DECEMBER 7, 2020 ~~~~~

“Holiday Tea”

Cancelled

~~~~~ JANUARY 28, 2021 ~~~~~

“Flora in Winter Tour”

To Be Determined

Our tour features captivating and imaginative flower arrangements inspired by works of art and created by the region's top floral designers.

Worcester Art Museum Conference Room

55 Salisbury Street, Worcester

Members Only

 

 

~~~~~ FEBRUARY 22, 2021 ~~~~~

“Making the Connection Between Japanese Barberry and Lyme Disease”

Scott William’s field of expertise is wildlife biology. His research involving Japanese barberry control strategies led to the eventual discovery of a positive relationship between barberry infestations, blacklegged or “deer” ticks, and the Lyme disease-causing spirochete. 

 10:00 am Meeting 10:30 am Lecture via Zoom

Guests Welcome

~~~~~ MARCH 22, 2021 ~~~~~

“Warm Rooms: Photographs from Historic Greenhouses”

To Be Determined

Lecture by Peter Moriarty, Photographer

Worcester Club

1 Oak Street, Worcester

 Meeting 5 pm Lecture 5:30 pm followed by a cash bar and hors d oeuvres

 $20.00 per person

*Pre-registration and payment required. Invitation will follow

Guests Welcome

~~~~~ APRIL 19, 2021 ~~~~~

“WGC Flower Show”

To Be Determined

Challenge your creative side with flower arranging, photography, horticulture, and table-scaping. Guest judges will critique all entries and present awards.

Division I Floral Design and Class Consultant 1: Kathy Michie

Division II Horticulture and Class Consultant 1.: Donna Rose

Division III Photography and Class Consultant 1: Lynne Tonna

9:30 Meeting, 10:00 Speaker, 10:30 Judges presentation

 The First Baptist Church

111 Park Avenue, Worcester

Guests Welcome

 

~~~~~ MAY 17, 2021 ~~~~~

“Gardens in a Pot”

To Be Determined

Learn how to create your own container garden with a demonstration by Robinson’s Greenhouse.

The Pavilion at Green Hill Park

50 Skyline Drive, Worcester

 9:30 am Coffee 10:00 am Meeting*

Guests Welcome

*Meeting will be followed by a garden clean-up for those who can stay. 

 

 

~~~~~ JUNE 7, 2021 ~~~~~

“Annual Meeting and Luncheon”

To Be Determined

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Drive, Boylston

11:00 am Meeting 12:00 pm Luncheon

Members Only

The Purposes of the Worcester Garden Club Are:

  • To promote the knowledge and appreciation of gardening, horticulture, flower arranging, and all phases of conservation;

  • To educate the community in the art of gardening, in the science of horticulture and in the conservation of all our national and local resources;

  • To encourage and develop civic planting throughout Worcester County.

A member of The Garden Club of America and National Garden Clubs, Inc. 

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