Enfield Garden Club
“Let us walk softly on the earth.”
— Native American blessing
March 25 Karla Dalley – Hot Garden Trends. Karla, who is a garden writer and lecturer, will discuss what was old is new again, but with a different twist - in house plants, containers and in our yards.
April 22 Carol Quish - Having trouble with animals eating your preferred flowers and vegetables? A Horticulturist at UCONN Home and Garden Education Center, Carol will offer solutions for woodchucks, chipmunks, voles, mice and more.
April 22 Garden catalog swap. Bring your catalogs to share.
May 2 Plant Sale - Enfield Senior Center
(Sat.) 8:00am - 12 Noon
May 27 Joseph Maciaszek – Orchids. Joe is President of the Amherst Orchid Society and will share his knowledge and experience in caring for this delicate plant.
June 24 Cathy Testa – Creating a succulent planter. Cathy, owner of Container Crazy CT, will give a “hands-on” demonstration with suggestions on soil, types of plants, water, light and care, along with her 5 Must Do’s for container gardening in general. Someone will go home with her creation.
July 22 Wickham Park, East Hartford/Manchester
Twilight Tour and Meeting
August Garden Tour or Event (date to be determined)
Sept. 23 Marjorie Schnerr – President of the Connecticut Dahlia Society. Enjoy the beauty of dahlias while learning how to make them flourish in your garden for years to come.
Sept. 23 Members Plant Exchange
Oct. 28 Gordon Kenneson – Colonial Medicinal Herbs. Tansy, celandine, horsetail and lady's mantle are all names of herbs we may have in our gardens. 300 years ago, they were in every household because they were considered medicine.
Nov. 18 Members Holiday Workshop, 6pm - Enfield Senior Center
Dec. 2 Holiday Gathering and Installation of Officers
The public is invited to attend all of our guest speaker events.
Meetings are held at 6:30 pm in the Café
St. Joseph’s Residence, 1365 Enfield St. (Rte.5), Enfield, CT (unless otherwise noted)