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Garden Therapy, Flower Day at Lyons VA Hospital, Bldg 5 Knollcrost Road​
September
Meeting - Monday, 9/12 - 9:30am 
"Falling for Composting"  Presenter Virginia Lamb is an educator with an extensive background in recycling, waste reduction and organic gardening. Come learn how you can optimize your garden soils with the organic matter you create, reduce the use of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, and increase garden yields

9/21 @ 10am
Planting of VNA/SWC Containers

9/26 @ 1pm     
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Jane Bauer

9/29 @ 10am    
Fall planting of VNA Wandering Garden


October
Meeting - Monday, 10/3 -  9:30am  
"Winter Blooming Plants: Flowers for the Forgotten Season" Anne Haines is the owner of Deer Country Gardens/Hidden Hills Nursery in Millstone Twp., NJ. She will show us how we can have color, texture and fragrance from November to February.

Boxwood Tree Order Forms will be available at today's meeting.

10/5 Day Trip to Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills

10/18 @ 1pm -
Fall Arrangement Workshop at the Adult Day Center of the VNA

10/21 
EEC Rock Garden - Final Cleanup

10/24 @ 1pm    
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Lee Cleary

10/24 - 11/3
Boxwood Tree building for VNA Bazaar at the home of Cynthia Wynant

November
11/2 @ 5pm"Dinner with Friends" (formerly Taste of the Hills)
sponsored by The Friends of the VNA of Somerset Hills; boxwood tree centerpieces available for sale.

Meeting - Monday, 11/7 -  9:30am  
"Holiday Abundance" Florence Leyssene is an Accredited-Master Flower Show Judge, active on various GCNJ committees and an expert in Ikebana Japanese flower arrangements. She will demonstrate exquisite arrangements for the holidays incorporating fruit, veggies and flowers.

11/4 - 11/6 VNA Bazaar at 200 Mt. Airy Road, Basking Ridge

11/9 @ 1pm 
Planting of VNA/SWC Containers

11/17  
Planting of Town Containers

11/28 @ 1pm 
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Joan Patterson

11/7 - 12/1
Boxwood Tree building for Orders at the home of Cynthia Wynant

December

12/2 & 12/3  
Pre-ordered boxwood trees available (see order form for pickup location)

12/7 @ 9am  
Holiday Wreaths, Bernards Township Community Center, South Maple Ave.

12/10 @ 10am    
Cookie Walk & Sale of Boxwood Trees, 200 Mt. Airy Road

12/5 - 12/9  
Boxwood Tree Building for VNA Cookie Walk at the home of Cynthia Wynant

12/12 @ 11:30-1:30pm     
Holiday Wassail at the home of Breda Ryan-Blake


January
1/20 @ 9am       
Garden Therapy, Flower Day at Lyons VA Hospital, Bldg 5 Knollcrost Road

1/23 @ 1pm 
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Franka Falcon


February - 
Meeting - Monday, 2/6, 9:30am 
'Member Auction" Members’ items related to gardening, plants and flower arranging will be auctioned. What a great opportunity to have fun and bid on things you’d love to have! Start collecting items now.

2/27 @ 1pm
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Rose Salaki

March 
Meeting - Monday, 3/6, 9:30am
"The Healing Power of Plants" Maria Rossi, a Naturalist with 37 years of experience, will identify backyard plants used medicinally throughout the centuries and enlighten us as to what scientists are still discovering about the intersection of plants, health and medicine.

3/24 @ 9am
​Garden Therapy, Flower Day at Lyons VA Hospital, Bldg 5 Knollcrost Road


3/20 @ 1pm
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Vivian Morrison

April
Meeting - Monday, 4/3, 9:30am 
"Welcome Spring" Carole Iuso, past president of the GCNJ, Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judge and owner of a flower design firm, will show us the latest in door design, spring entertaining and spring design

4/5 @ 1pm
Spring planting of VNA/SWC Containers 

4/10 
Planting of Town Containers

4/24 @ 1pm
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Maureen Hally

4/14 
EEC Rock Garden - Spring Cleanup


May
Meeting - Monday, 5/1 9:30am 
"Living Wreath" Wini Applegate is a past president of GCNJ and The Seaweeders GC of Bay Head and Mantoloking, and previously ran a floral design business. Wini will create a succulent living wreath from a large variety of cuttings.

5/9 @ 1pm
Garden Therapy, Adult Day Center of the VNA, Spring Arrangement Workshop

5/17  "Forever Spring" Luncheon at Basking Ridge Country Club, 10:30-2:30pm 
Featured speaker, Cathy Miller, floral Designer

5/21  Charter Day

5/24 @ 10am
Summer Planting of VNA/SWC Containers

Planting of VNA Wandering Garden

5/25 @ 1pm
Executive Board Meeting at the home of Joan Patterson

June

6/2 @ 9am
Garden TherapyFlower Day of Lyons VA Hospital, Bldg. 5, Knollcroft Road, Basking Ridge

6/8  Trip to Colonial Park & Gardens, East Millstone, NJ

6/12 
Civic Gardens, Summer planting of Town Containers, meet at Wells Fargo Bank parking lot

Date TBD  Senior Garden Tour

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