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September
Mon. Sept 9 at 9:30am
General Meeting
Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center
190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge
Please remember your coffee mug

Workshop for "Autumn Splendor" luncheon
  Presented by committee members
            
Sept. 30      
 Executive Board Meeting, at the home of Breda Ryan-Blake
10am

October
TBA      
Tree Planting and Dedication, Harry Dunham Park


Mon.  Oct 7 at 9:30am    
General Meeting
Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center
190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge
Please remember your coffee mug

Program: Backyard Bears
Learn about the "bear necessities". How do we react to bears?
Presented by Vanessa  Darras, naturalist at the Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center

Boxwood Tree Order forms available today

Oct. 8       
Adult Day Center of the VNA
Fall Arrangement Workshop
1:15pm 

Oct. 9     
VNA Wandering Garden
Fall Cleanup and planting at Adult Day Center
​10am  

Oct. 10   VNA/SWC Containers
Fall Cleanup and planting
​10am

Oct 16
Autumn Splendor
Garden Club Luncheon & Fundraiser

Oct. 22      
Library Gardens
Fall planting of bulbs for spring bloom
​9:30am

Oct. 24 -    Boxwood Tree Building for VNA Fundraiser
Nov. 1        
Open house 10:30am-4:30pm
(participation by a small subset of tree builders)

Oct. 28     
Executive Board Meeting, at the home of Janet Santoro
10am

November
Mon. Nov 4 at 9:30am    
General Meeting
Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center
190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge
Please remember your coffee mug.

Program: Masterpiece Workshop
Members create floral designs interpreting the painting of a favorite artist 
working solo or in groups. Start at home - finish and display at the meeting. ​
Preparation for Regional Flower Show

Nov. 7     
Demonstrations for Building and Decorating Trees

Nov. 6      
9/11 Memorial
Fall cleanup
​9:30am

Nov. 8 -     Boxwood Tree Building for Orders & Farmstead Arts Center Event
Nov. 26
Open house 10:30am-4:30pm (omitting 11/26-29 for Thanksgiving holiday) 

Nov 8         
Last day to place Boxwood Tree orders

Nov. 14     
Library Gardens
Fall cleanup and container planting
9:30am     

Nov. 21     
Planting of VNA/SWC Containers 
Clean out and winter planting
​9:00am

​Nov. 25    
Planting of Town Containers
Clean out and winter planting
​9am

Nov 29 & 30    
Pre-Ordered Boxwood Trees Available

TBD          
 Farmstead Arts Center Event

December
Dec 2         
Executive Board Meeting, at the home of Franka Falcon
10am

Dec. 2        
Blue Star Memorial Gazebo
​Winter set up
​10am        

Dec. 5    
 Holiday Wreaths, Bernards Township Community Center
South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge
​9:30am

Dec. 2-    Boxwood Tree Building for VNA Cookie Walk
Dec. 5     Open House 9am - 4:30pm

Dec. 7     
Cookie Walk & Sale of Boxwood Trees, Adult Day Center
10am     

TBD        Holiday Wassail

January
Jan. 27      
Executive Board Meeting, at the home of Barb Barbeau
10am

February
Mon.  Feb. 4 at 9:30am
General Meeting
Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center
190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge

Program: Watershed Management
What you can do at home to protect our rivers and streams
Presented by Cindy Ehrenclou, Executive Director, Raritan Watershed Association

Feb. 25      
Executive Board Meeting, at the home of Joan Patterson
10:00am

March 
Mon.  Mar. 4 at 9:30am
General Meeting
Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center 
Please remember your coffee mug

Program:  Terrarium Workshop
Members will bring a glass container with a lid, cost of materials TBD
Presented by Amy Seuberth, General Mgr., Back to Nature Home & Garden

Mar. 2        
Blue Star Memorial Gazebo
Spring set up
​10:30am

Mar. 26       
Library Gardens
Garden Spring cleanup and pruning
​10:30am

Mar. 30        
Executive Board Meeting, at the home of Tilie Emmert  
10am

April
Mon.   Apr. 1 at 9:30am
General Meeting
Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center
190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge

Program: Fitness for Gardening
Demonstration and participation in exercises to avoid injuires 
while gardening, reinforcing body mechanics.
Presented by Kristina Cagno, Cagno Finess, Pottersville

Apr. 1       
9/11 Memorial
 pring Cleanup and Planting
​9:30am  

Apr. 2       
VNA/SWC Containers
Clean out and Spring Planting
​1:00pm

Apr. 13 
Spring Cleanup and Planting
​9am

Apr. 16 
Library Gardens
Fertilize, compost & pansy container planting

Apr. 23       
May Day Baskets, Community Center
9:30 - noon

Apr. 27        
Executive Board Meeting, at the home of Carol DeCoste    
10am

May
Mon.  May 6 at 9:30am
General Meeting
Somerset County Environmental Ed. Center
190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge
Please remember your coffee mug

Program: Bees with Bea
We will bee further educated on the "great pollinator" and the workings of a
bee farm, presented by Bea Tassot of Tassot Apiaries, Inc. of Milford

May 11     
EEC Rock Garden
The first of several Spring cleanups & plantings
1:15pm

May 12    
Adult Day Center of VNA
Spring Arrangement Workshop
​1:00pm

May 12    
Library Gardens
Wedding and mulching
9:30am

​May 13    VNA Wandering Garden
Spring Cleanup and planting at Adult Day Center
​10am

May 15    
9/11 Memorial
Summer Planting
​9:30am

May 18    
Charter Day

May 18    
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Barbara Burger
10am

May 21   
 VNA/SWC Containers
Clean up and Summer planting
​10am

May 21    
Blue Star Memorial Gazebo
Summer set up
​10am  

June
June 1      
Set up of Library Display

June 1     
 Summer Planting of Town Containers
Clean out and Summer planing
​9am

June 2     
Library Gardens
Fertilize, weed and plant summer containers
​9:30am

June 5     
Installation Luncheon

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