2016 - 2017 MEETINGS
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
NEW LOCATION: New Providence DeCorso Community Center (Senior Citizens Center), 15 East Fourth Street
(off Livingston Ave.)
OCTOBER 10, 2016 “Natural Solutions From Your Herb Garden” presented by Caren White.
Known as “the Herb Lady”, Caren White loves talking about herbs as much as
growing them. Herbs are not just for cooking. Learn how you can use them
around the house, in your garden, and even for personal grooming.
NOVEMBER 14, 2016 “Flower Arranging on a Budget" presented by Barbara Mullin.
You don’t need to spend a lot of money to make an attractive flower arrangement.
Barbara will show you how by making five fantastic arrangements with materials you
may not have previously considered
FEBRUARY 13, 2017 “Container Gardening” presented by Andree Jacobson.
This presentation will include some interesting facts about the selection, preparation &
maintenance of materials for container gardening as well as techniques for forcing
outdoor shrub branches into indoor blossoms.
MARCH 13, 2017 “Landscape Care & Problems” presented by Charles Hildebrant.
Sometimes we just need a professional who understands landscaping problems &
can give us solutions. Mr. Hildebrant comes from a family of horticulturists dating back
to 1740. Besides owning a nursery, he has developed boxwood and viburnum cultivars
& has written a host of articles printed worldwide.
Presentation will be 1 ½ hours.
APRIL 10, 2017 "Garden State Gardens” presented by Dr. Edith Wallace.
There is a reason why we are called “The Garden State” and this presentation
will elaborate on the gardens you absolutely must visit. Perhaps there are also a few
that you were not aware of.
MAY 8, 2017 “Growing Season Rose Care” presented by Jeffrey Van Pelt.
Roses are special flowers. In the garden, however, they can be a challenge to
grow. This presentation will include Jeffrey’s wisdom on roses with a wealth of
helpful advice for growing them successfully.
The above meeting dates are open to the public. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm with refreshments served immediately after the presentation.
$10 suggested donation.