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2022-2023 Programs Calendar

Board Meetings are usually held at 10:00 am on the Thursday prior to the monthly meeting.

June - 2022

Tour of Elm Bank

Meeting:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, June 16

10:30 am
900 Washington St., Wellesley

August - 2022
Ferjulian's Flower Farm Field Trip

 Flower Picking Field Trip:

Time:

Location:

Tuesday, August 9

9:30 am
Ferjulian's Farm Stand
7 Lewis Street, Hudson

Floral Arranging Workshop
Michele Landes will demonstrate and inspire us to create beautiful arrangements with the flowers we picked at Ferjulian's Farm.

Arranging Workshop:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, August 11

9:30 am
Stevens Hall, St. Mark's Church

September - 2022
Business Meeting and Presentation

Sally Watters, Southborough Historical Society Chair, and Michael Weishan, local landscape architect, will present an informative presentation regarding the

history of the Burnett-Garfield House.  Following their presentation, Ms. Watters

and Mr. Weisham will lead us on a tour of the new landscaping at one of our

most fascinating historic homes.

Meeting & Presentation:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, September 8

9:30 am
Stevens Hall, St. Mark's Church

Flowers for Friends

Flowers with Friends:

Time:

Location:

Tuesday, September 20

9:00 - 11:00 am
Colonial Gardens

October - 2022

Heritage Day Workshop

Workshop:

Time:

Location:

Wednesday, October 5

10:00 am

7 Presidential Drive

Heritage Day Celebration

Marilyn Stivers and Caroline Rossen will offer hourly floral arranging demonstrations.  Members will stroll around promoting the demonstrations.

Small dried flower arrangements and November Guest Day tickets

will be for sale at our booth.

Celebration:

Time:

Location:

Monday, October 10

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

St. Mark's Field

Business Meeting and Program

Michele Fronk Schuckel from Natural Selections Gardens will present an infomative and entertaining program on "Designing Native Gardens".  We will also reintroduce "The Plant Challenge" with beautiful Coleus sprouts for each member.
 

Business Meeting:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, October 13

9:30 am

Stevens Hall, St. Mark's Church

November - 2022

November Guest Day Set Up

Guest Day Set Up:

Time:

Location:

Wednesday, November 9

3:00 pm

Pilgrim Church - Fellowship Hall

November Guest

Lisa Oberholzer-Gee, an avid traveler and floral designer, will lead us in an exploration of floral design techniques from around the world using

unusual floral elements and containers.

Guest Day:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, November 10

10:00 am

Pilgrim Church - Fellowship Hall

Greens Workshop

Thanksgiving Arrangements

Workshop:

Time:

Location:

Tuesday, November 22

10:00 am

Stevens Hall, St. Mark's Church

December - 2022

Business Meeting and Wreath Workshop

 Meeting and Workshop:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, December 1

10:00 am

Pilgrim Church - Fellowship Hall

Town Wreath Hanging

 Meeting:

Time:

Location:

Friday, December 2

9:00 am

6 Stowe Road

Holiday Brunch
Welcome the holidays!  Our Annual Holiday Brunch will be hosted by the ever gracious Michele Landes.  Results of the Plant Challenge will be on display and

a winner chosen.  Eight presenters will work in teams of two to create

beautiful table settings with floral centerpieces on four different themes

which they will be assigned ahead of time.

Holiday Brunch:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, December 8

10:00 am

12 Wyndemere Drive

January - 2023

Business Meeting and Program

A Park Ranger from the National Park System based at the Frederick Law Olmstead National Historic Site in Brookline. will treat us to a presentation on the history and legacy of Frederick Law Olmstead.  Olmstead is recognized for founding the profession of landscape architecture in America

and is the country's foremost parkmaker.  Moving to Brookline, Olmsted established the world's first

full-scale landscape architecture office at his estate, "Fairsted".  From there, Olmstead, his sons,

and their associates designed thousands of landscapes across North America, including the

collection of parks known as Boston's "The Emerald Necklace".

Meeting & Program:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, January 12

9:30 am
Stevens Hall, St. Mark's Church

February - 2023

Field Trip and Business Meeting

We will head out on a field trip to Hopkinton to gather in the warm greenhouses at Weston Nurseries to create succulant terrariums under the direction of Sara Barrios, Assistant

Greenhouse Supervisor.  You may take home your tiny green landscape to brighten

your home during the winter months.

Field Trip & Meeting:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, February 9

10:00 am

Weston Nurseries, 93 East Main St., Hopkinton

March - 2023

Business Meeting and Program

Southborough Gardeners' own Julie Lapham will share how she finds inspiration when pairing

a floral arrangement with a book cover.  She will show us techniques and explain her process as

she creates her arrangement.  Library Staff will supply sample books so members can select

a book at the meeting or may use another title of their choice to pair with an arrangement

for our "Books in Bloom" Reception at the Southborough Library on April 13th.

Meeting & Program:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, March 9

9:30 am
Stevens Hall, St. Mark's Church

April - 2023

Books in Bloom Reception

An evening reception at the Southborough Library is planned to showcase all the floral arrangements and book pairings created by our members.  Refreshments will be served.  This event is open to the Southborough community.  Please invite your friends and family to attend the reception or visit the exhibit at the Library on April 14 and 15.

Reception:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, April 13

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Southborough Library

Books in Bloom Breakdown

Please stop by the Library to retrieve your arrangement.

Breakdown:

Time:

Location:

Monday, April 17

10:15 am - 7:00 pm
Southborough Library

May - 2023

Perennial Plant Sale

Plant Drop-off:

Time:

Location:

Friday, May 19
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Community House

Spring Plant Sale:

Time:

Location:

Saturday, May 20

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Community House

June - 2023
Flowers for Friends

Flowers with Friends:

Time:

Location:

Tuesday, June 6

9:00 - 11:00 am

Colonial Gardens

Annual Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting

Luncheon & Meeting:

Time:

Location:

Thursday, June 8

11:00 am

Hopkinton Country Club, 204 Saddle Hill Road, Hopkinton

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