Program of Meetings 2015 - Nantucket Garden Club, Inc.

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Program of Meetings 2015 - Nantucket Garden Club, Inc.
THE NANTUCKET GARDEN CLUB INC.
2015
PROGRAM OF MEETINGS
Program Chair: Mary Ellen Ferrel
Nantucket Garden Club meetings will be held in the Large Group Instruction Room
(LGI) at Nantucket High School, 10 Surfside Road, from 9:30 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. on
the Wednesday mornings listed below unless otherwise indicated. Doors will open at
9:00 A.M. Please enter all dates on your calendar. There will be no further notices.
• April 25-26th
41ST ANNUAL DAFFODIL SHOW AND
NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL SHOW
"Found on Nantucket"
The Greenhouse at Bartlett's Ocean View Farm
April 24th (Friday) Entries 3 - 6 P.M.
April 25th (Saturday) Entries 7 - 9:30 A.M.
Judging at 10:00 A.M.
Open to the Public 2:00 - 5:00 P.M.
April 26th (Sunday) Open to the Public 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
• June 24th
1st Regular Meeting
PLANT EXCHANGE AND FLOWER ARRANGING
Come early and visit with old and new friends beginning at
9 A.M. Refreshments will be served and the boutique will be
open. The meeting will begin promptly at 9:30 A.M. and end at
11:30 A.M. The Plant Exchange will be located outside the back
door near the cafeteria. Plan to bring your specimens to exchange.
Flowers On Chestnut owner/floral designer, Michael Molinar, will
give a flower arranging presentation/demonstration sharing many
techniques and tricks-of-the-trade that will benefit our July Green
Thumb Show arrangers.
• July 1st
2nd Regular Meeting
HORTICULTURE
Pete Smith, Senior Horticulturist at Bartlett Farm, will present a
program on natural gardening, emphasizing a decrease in the use
of chemical pesticides and fertilizers and alternative solutions for
our Nantucket gardens.
• July 7-8th
THE 48TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY GREEN THUMB
FLOWER SHOW PREVIEW PARTY,
Sconset Casino, 6 - 8 P.M.
"Sincerely, 'Sconset - Glimpses from a Summer Village"
'Sconset Casino, 10 New Lane, Siasconset, MA
July 6th (Monday) 3 - 5 P.M. Entries accepted and passed
July 7th (Tuesday) 8 - 10:30 A.M. Entries accepted and passed
July 7th (Tuesday) Judging at 12:00 - 4:00 P.M.
July 7th (Tuesday) Green Thumb Flower Show Preview Party,
’Sconset Casino, 6 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
July 8th (Wednesday) 10 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Green Thumb Flower
Show is free of charge and open to the public
• July 15th
3rd Regular Meeting
BUSINESS MEETING AND LOTTERY LUNCH
This meeting will be held to catch up on club business matters,
and will be followed by a Lottery Lunch to be held in small groups
in members' homes.
• July 22nd
4th Regular Meeting
GARDEN HISTORY AND DESIGN
Stephen Orr is a writer and editor who shares his love of travel,
gardening, food and cooking in a range of media, including Conde
Nast Traveler, Martha Stewart Living, House & Garden, Domino,
The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He will
discuss herb lore, recipes, uses and history as he shares his newest
book, “The New American Herbal”. He will reacquaint us with
forgotten herbs and introduce new ones, and talk about why
people have brought these amazing plants with them on travels
around the world for thousands of years.
• July 29th
5th Regular Meeting
CONSERVATION
Lucy Leske, author of the "Gardening by the Sea" column in
The Inquirer and Mirror for the past 25 years, will share her
experiences as an avid Nantucket gardener and conservationist in
support of the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative's efforts to protect
the island's native diversity through collaboration, research,
monitoring and education.
• August 5th
61st Annual House Tour
“A DAY ON DARLING”
Our 61st House and Garden Tour will be August 5th,
11:00-4:30 P.M on Darling and Farmer Streets. Once again we are
in need of hostesses and flower arrangers!! If you can help please
contact either Lois Druckmiller to Josette Blackmore. We need
everyone’s help to ensure a successful 61st Annual House Tour!
• August 10th
PROPAGATION WORKSHOP (optional)
A professional demonstration of various propagation techniques
will be held at Bartlett's Farm. This will be hands-on learning
and you will leave with some plants of your own to nurture.
LOCATION: Bartlett's Farm Greenhouse @ 10:00 A.M. To sign
up, contact Heidi Drew at 508-325-2121. Ice tea will be served.
Limited to 30 participants. Sorry, no guests.
• August 19th
6th Regular Meeting
ANNUAL MEETING
The Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street, 10 A.M.
The Annual Meeting will include the State of the Club, NGC
budget report, presentation of awards, and Nominating
Committee report. We will also welcome the Provisional Class
of 2016.
PLEASE NOTE
Two or more unexcused absences from Regular Meetings in any
year will result in membership forfeiture. Regular Meetings are
designated in the Program. Guests are welcome at all meetings
except Annual Meeting. Excuses should be sent by mail or email to
the Corresponding Secretary, Debbie Thomas. [email protected]
REMINDER
“Monday Mornings”
Our volunteer gardening project continues at Hadwen Garden.
Located on Main Street, NGC members tend the Garden every
Monday during the season from 7:30 - 8:45 A.M. Every member is
expected to volunteer at least once during the summer. Provisional
Members are required to volunteer every Monday during the season.
Contact Donna Hamel for details. [email protected]
BOARD MEETINGS
Board Meetings will be held at 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.
on the following Mondays:
June 22nd
July 20th
August 17th
DUES COLLECTION
Membership dues for the fiscal year September 2015 - August 2016
will be collected by the Assistant Treasurer, Maryann Wasik,
[email protected] at the weekly meetings beginning July 1st. Dues
should be paid by the Annual Meeting. If payment is not made by
October 1st, a late fee of $50.00 will be added to the bill.
Nonpayment of annual dues by December 31, 2015 may result in
membership forfeiture.

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