2022-2023 Program & Sproutings
Wequasett Resort Garden Tour
Join club members in touring the beautiful gardens at Wequassett! The Wequassett Resort hopes to limit the members touring the gardens to 30 members. If you are interested in attending, please contact (phone, text, email) Harriet Prout by September 9th . A reply will be sent with the place to meet at Wequassett along with the time to meet. A list of those attending will be forwarded to the Membership Committee and they will prepare nametags. Fingers crossed for a beautiful day!!
by Cherie Bryan
Cherie Bryan, a Master Gardener, will address water solutions: how to capture and use water in your garden as well as retention and distribution in the garden.
Cherie is past President of the Barnstable County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners program, actively volunteering in the Brewster Children’s Garden, the Speakers Bureau and the Mentoring programs.
"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. His floral arrangements have been featured in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts annual event “Art in Bloom.” He has also created his own local C3TV show “Sonny’s Floral Show” for the past 25 years. As a teacher and lecturer, he brings a unique approach to floral arranging, using all of nature as his palette. Sonny will present a tribute to Fall through floral decorations.
Workshop from 10:30 A.M. to 12 P.M.
$35/participant (limit of 15)
Contact Linda Halvorsen to sign up.
(Bring your own container and oasis).
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.
Vegetable Garden Design
Donelle Denery joins us to present Vegetable Garden Design. This presentation covers a multitude of things such as: where to locate your garden, sun and soil considerations, styles of gardens (raised beds, square foot gardening, containers, row, traditional), weed control, fertilization and much more.
Soup and Bread
Soup and Bread gives us a good chance to share ideas about programs for the upcoming year. Bring all your ideas while we share some hearty
soup and bread.
Becky Crocker, from Crocker Nursery, will be showing us how to arrange flowers and herbs in containers. She will be introducing some new plant varieties and showing us how to group shade lovers together with sun lovers.
Instructor at New York Botanical Garden and
Lorraine Ballato--an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden, for the Connecticut Master Gardener Program and for the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut--will discuss “Shady Characters.” This talk will help you see your shade as the treasure it is: an area to take an evening stroll, to escape the heat of the summer sun, a source of calming beauty, or just a place to gaze at from your deck or kitchen window. Featured plants include perennials, flowering shrubs, annuals, bulbs and flowering vines.
Jean Stetz-Puchalski joins us from the Pollinator Pathway board of directors and will be speaking about the Pollinator Pathway initiative. She will review the role native plants and pollinators play in our landscapes. She will connect us to resources to help us establish pollinator-friendly habitats and food sources for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators.
Don't forget to save these dates for the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival!