on the Lawn of the Chatham Community Center
A new perspective on aging gardeners: down-sizing and simplifying for health and enjoyment! With gardening experience of 35 years, Priscilla has learned to read nature’s signals to inform her approach to gardening. She is a partner with Mother Earth and always looks to strike a balance in gardens. “My goal is to help people to define their garden dreams and then fulfill them.” This year Priscilla has partnered with Agway as a Garden Coach.
Movie at the
Chatham Orpheum Theater
"The Life and Times of Beatrix Farrand"
This is the first documentary ever produced about the life and gardens of Beatrix Farrand, the most successful female landscape architect in early 20th century America and one of the founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects. (www.beatrixfarrand
This compelling film chronicles the life of Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959), the niece of Edith Wharton, who grew up in the privileged world of the East Coast elite and fought through the challenges of working in a male-dominated profession to design over 200 landscape commissions during her remarkable 50-year career. The film producer Karyl Evans will introduce the film and be available for questions at the end of the movie.
"Fall Decorations" Presentation and Workshop by Sonny Gada
Celebrating 50 years of floral design and education, Sonny will share his expertise and love of all things floral. With his experience as the Director of the Doris Duke’s English Gardens in New Jersey and his continuing work at the Stony Hill Exchange, Sonny will give us wonderful ideas for the holiday season.
Workshop from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
$30/participant (limit of 15)
Contact Linda Halvorsen to sign up.
(Bring a carved-out pumpkin,
if you wish to use one as a base).
Presentation after Business Meeting @ 1 P.M.
Both at the Community Center.
Holiday Luncheon at Wequassett Resort
Come and enjoy this festive time of year with friends in a beautiful setting,
enjoying delicious food.
Cash Bar @ Noon
Seated Luncheon @ 12:45 P.M.
At this point, the program this month is cancelled due to COVID.
"Rose Gardens of Cape Cod"
by Irwin Ehrenreich
In the month of the Flower of Love, be sure to meet the Rose Man! Rosarians Irwin Ehrenreich and his wife Cindy care for over 500 roses in their own garden – along with hundreds more for their rose care clients. Join us for Irwin’s presentation “Rose Gardens of Cape Cod” with gardens designed, planted, and maintained by Irwin & Cindy. View and be enchanted by the Rose Gardens at Heritage Museums & Gardens, at their Barnstable property, and at other Cape Cod properties.
"Designing, Constructing and Planting the Entry Garden"
by Warren Leach
Warren Leach is the owner of Tranquil Lake Nursery in Rehoboth, Ma. He will take a before and after tour of entry gardens, focusing on design and construction techniques that will provide a rich palette of year-round beauty and low maintenance.
"Get Your Garden Ready for Spring"
by Donelle Denery
Donelle lives in Eastham and has been a Master Gardener since 2014. She grew up in a family of gardeners and, during college summers, worked on a farm raising both flower and vegetables. While vegetable gardening is a hobby, her passion is gardens of fragrant plants and water features. Her garden will be on the Hydrangea Festival tour in July of 2022.
Special Joint Meeting with the Garden Club of Harwich
Meet and Greet
Harwich Cultural Center
204 Sisson Re (Rt 39)
‘Swing into Spring’
Thelma is a nationally accredited flower show judge. She retired after 20 years of owning her flower shop in Concord, MA, but continues to exhibit and present programs throughout New England. All attendees will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to take home one of her demonstration arrangements.
Chatham and Cape Cod Conservation Organizations
Representatives of various organizations involved in conservation in our town and on Cape Cod will give a brief overview of their mission and be available for questions. Come see how you and your gardens can be part of the solution.
Don't forget to save these dates for the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival!