Monthly Meeting Itinerary

Details of monthly meetings for the 2022-23 club year:

September 28th Meeting:

PROGRAM: “How to Create a European-Style Floral Arrangement”
with Carl Vivaldi. Watch as he designs a beautiful arrangement. Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to take it home.

LITTLE SHOW: “Ducks in a Row”—A creative design incorporating materials that reflect, give back images of light or other components. May be shiny metal, glass, paper, pieces of mirror or mirrored objects; however design may NOT be in front of a mirror. (Due 9/22)  Reflective

October 26th Meeting:

PROGRAM: “Flowers That Shaped Our History” with Santino Lauricella. Beyond sources of food, garden beauty and building materials, the connections between people and plants are often overlooked by our society and many don’t realize the connections we have with plants every day. Here, we will examine the rich history of some of our native species and explore how each has shaped the world.

LITTLE SHOW: “Pod Squad”An S-Curve design incorporating pods using dried and/or live material.  (Due 10/20)  S- or Hogarth Curve

November 16th Meeting:

PROGRAM: Make-and-Take. Autumnal floral and fruit arrangement with Christine Biscardi. Guest fee $10.

LITTLE SHOW: “Beauty & The Beast”A creative design containing texture paired with lush components. (Due 11/10) Creative

December 7th Holiday Luncheon:

LOCATION: Yardley Inn 

PROGRAM: Enjoy a holiday luncheon from 11:30 to 3:00. Your entrée choices are chicken, salmon or eggplant parm. The meal also includes salad, and dessert. $40 per person includes tax and gratuity.

December 7th Holiday Workshop:

LOCATION: Season’s Garden Center 

PROGRAM Join us in making a wicker basket holiday arrangement with seasonal greens. The Wednesday evening workshop instructed by member Debbie Moyer, and will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $25 and there are a limited number of spots.

January 25th Meeting:

PROGRAM: “Building a Native Pollinator Garden in LMT” with Connie Fairchild & Catherine Beath. Two local gardeners describe how they created a pollinator garden: what to include, which invasives to remove and what has worked well for them.

LITTLE SHOW: Great Lengths” A creative design where two similar units are connected by a stretched plant component.  (Due 1/19)  Stretch

February 22nd Meeting:

PROGRAM: “Composting 101 – Everything You Need to Know”  with Heather Guidice. How to compost at home and what to do with a worm bin.

LITTLE SHOW: On A Roll” A creative design expressing a circular pattern using plant material. (Due 2/16)  Circular

March 22nd Meeting:


LITTLE SHOW: “Wind Power” Three or more groupings in a single container in a parallel manner showing movement. (Due 3/16)  Parallel

April 26th Meeting:

PROGRAM: “Pruning – A Demonstration”  Ask master gardener Gary Dunbar your pruning questions for stronger growth next season.

LITTLE SHOW: Strawberry Vanilla” A shallow container featuring plant material reaching downward in horizontal or arched format. (Due 4/20)  Horizontal or Arch

May 24th Meeting:

PROGRAM: Make-and-Take. Details to come.

LITTLE SHOW: “Western Wonder” A exhibition table setting for one. Must include a floral arrangement. Accessories permitted. (Due 5/18)  Exhibition Table