Open Meetings

The West Hartford Garden Club invites you to come to our open meetings.

If you would like to come, we ask that you  click here to RSVP so we will know how many to expect.

   PROGRAMS

SEPTEMBER 7, 2017   Thursday, 12 noon
Saint John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford.
(Directions to entrances to parking are in the front of the church from Farmington Avenue and South Highland Street.)

“THE ART OF GROWING FOOD”

Speaker: Ellen Ogden, author

Ellen Ogden, a nationally known garden writer and speaker, will show us creative garden designs for cooks and teach us how to organize our vegetable gardens for beauty and productivity.

OPEN MEETING, Guest donation $10.00
Tea sandwiches, cookies and beverages will be served.
Scroll designOCTOBER 5, 2017   Thursday, 12 noon
Saint John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford.
(Directions to entrances to parking are in the front of the church from Farmington Avenue and South Highland Street.)

“COOKING DEMONSTRATION AND SAMPLING”

Speaker:  Chris Prosperi

Chris Prosperi, head chef and owner at Metro Bis in Simsbury, will do a soup cooking demonstration featuring herbs we grow in our pots and gardens. We will enjoy a sampling of the soup.

OPEN MEETING, Guest donation $10.00
Tea sandwiches, cookies and beverages will be served.

Scroll designNOVEMBER 9, 2017   Thursday, 12 noon
Saint John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford.
(Directions to entrances to parking are in the front of the church from Farmington Avenue and South Highland Street.)

 “FLORALS FOR THE HOLIDAYS”

Julia Harrison of Natural Elegance Design

A landscape designer and decorator, our speaker will talk about how to keep our homes festive and fresh for the holiday season with unique designs and greenery.

OPEN MEETING, Guest donation $10.00
Tea sandwiches, cookies and beverages will be served.

Scroll designFEBRUARY 8, 2018   Thursday, 12 noon

Saint John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford.
(Directions to entrances to parking are in the front of the church from Farmington Avenue and South Highland Street.)

 “THIEVES, CHARLATANS & CROOKS; THE WILD AND WONDERFUL WORLD OF PLANT ORIGINS”

Speaker:  Professor Richard Benfield

Our speaker, Professor of Geography at CCSU, returns for his third visit to the West Hartford Garden Club.  His research interests are garden tourism and biography.  Professor Benfield has traveled to gardens all over the world to gather information.  Come and learn how amazing and unusual plants from all over the world get into our gardens.

OPEN MEETING, Guest donation $10.00
Tea sandwiches, cookies and beverages will be served.

Scroll designMARCH 8, 2018   Thursday, 12 noon
Saint John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford.
(Directions to entrances to parking are in the front of the church from Farmington Avenue and South Highland Street.)

“Spring is Coming! Yea!”

Speaker: Sandra Lamo, Floral Designer

 Sandra Lamo of A Special Place Floral Design Studio is returning to show us her fascinating and creative floral arrangements, this time with a spring theme.

OPEN MEETING, Guest donation $10.00
Tea sandwiches, cookies and beverages will be served.

Scroll designAPRIL 5, 2018   Thursday, 12 noon
Saint John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford.
(Directions to entrances to parking are in the front of the church from Farmington Avenue and South Highland Street.)

 “How to Create an Evergreen Garden”

Speaker:  Chrissie D’Esopo

Chrissie D’Esopo is known to many of us for her amazing summer garden displays of impatiens. She will talk to us about her recent experience in creating an evergreen garden.

OPEN MEETING, Guest donation $10.00
Tea sandwiches, cookies and beverages will be served.

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