Mater Gardeners of Bergen County Meetings & Lectures
Rutgers Cooperative Extension offices,
1 Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey 07601
Meetings are generally on the fourth Tuesdays and start with
refreshments at 7:00 PM. Students and Guest are
Welcome! Here are the upcoming dates: 2017:
Jan 24, Feb
28, Mar28, April 25, May 23, No Summer Meetings, Sept 26, Oct
24, Nov 28
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Bergen County
Hotline Training Joe Papa
Soil Science 2 Joe Papa
Hands-on Pruning @ Thielke Arobretum; Arnie Friedman & Joel
park in adjacent playground lot; bring tools (hand pruners, loppers)
Vegetable IPM and
Culture Pete Nitzsche, RCE
Morris Apr 28
Urban Forestry &
Street Trees Nick Polanin, RCE
Somerset May 5
IPM Madeline Flahive DiNardo, RCE
Union May 12
Bergen County Environmental Council Spring Planting
Joel FlaglerMay 19
Design: The Basics Arnie
MG graduation will be held Saturday November 19th, at
the McFaul Environmental center In Wyckoff. 12:00 noon. Guests
welcome; we will ask for rsvp #s. Light lunch buffet served.
Storm water Management : Rain
Soils II: the
Foodweb Joe Papa
Skylands, NJ Botanical
Garden. Meet 10:00 am parking lot A Rain or shine;
Garden Clubs and Society Meetings
7 pm, Sun Dial Garden Club, Meadowbrook Elementary School, 50 Piermont Ave., Hillsdale. Speaker: Patricia Libutti. Topic: Propagation of culinary herbs.
7:30 pm, Garden Club of Harrington Park, Harrington Park Library, 10 Herring St. Speaker: Terrence McGarty, author and owner of Telmarc Gardens. Topic: Daylilies.
2 pm, Demarest Garden Club, United Methodist Church social hall, 109 Hardenburgh Ave. Speaker: Rick Mikula, the “butterfly guy.”
7 pm, Ramsey Area Garden Club, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 55 Wyckoff Ave., corner of Woodland Avenue, across from the Ramsey Library. Speaker: Carol Anton, floral designer and member. Program: Demonstration of a spring floral arrangement.
7:30 pm, Bergen-Passaic Chapter, Native Plant Society of New Jersey, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference headquarters, 600 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah. Speaker: Eric Rohsler, Rohsler’s Allendale Nursery. Topic: Native plants. (Native plants will be available for purchase.) Contact:
7:30 pm, Oakland Area Garden Club, Oakland Senior Center, 20 Lawlor Drive. Speaker: Marc Gussen, director/naturalist, Closter Nature Center. Topic: Suburban wildlife and how it affects the plants we choose.
7:30 pm, Wyckoff Area Garden Club, Monroe Room, Wyckoff Public Library, 200 Woodland Ave. Speaker: Donna Dorsey, co-owner of Goffle Brook Farm & Garden Center, Ridgewood. Topic: What’s hot this year in gardening.
7 pm, Backyard Garden Club, River Vale Library, 412 Rivervale Road. Speaker: Marc Gussen, director/naturalist, Closter Nature Center. Topic: Hydroponics.
7:45 pm, Glen Rock Garden Club, Municipal Annex, 678 Maple Ave. Speaker: Celeste Stapleton, Rohsler’s Allendale Nursery. Topic: Deer-resistant plants and shrubs.
7:45 pm, Allendale Garden Club, Brighton Gardens, 5 Boroline Road, Saddle River. Speaker: Jean Epiphan. Topic: Ferns.
7 pm, Hasbrouck Heights Garden Club, library meeting room, 320 Boulevard. Speaker: Alina Bee. Topic: Succulents - a planting demonstration with samples.
3-8 pm and April 22, 9 am-3 pm, Bergen County African Violet Society, Old North Reformed Church, 120 Washington Ave., Dumont. Topic: Ultra violet circus. Contact: Sharon Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-784-9501.
7:30 pm, Ho-Ho-Kus Garden Club, Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus, 400 Warren Ave. Enter on Sycamore Avenue, parking on street. Speaker: Ron Binaghi, owner of Stokes Farm, Old Tappan. Topic: Pros and cons of organic vs. conventional flower and vegetable gardens with examples.
7:45 pm, Bergen County African Violet Society, Old North Reformed Church, 120 Washington Ave., Dumont. Convention DVD and African violet pests and prevention. Contact: Sharon Lynch at email@example.com or 201-784-9501.
8 pm, Fyke Nature Association, Allendale Municipal Building, 500 W. Crescent Ave. Speaker: Edith Wallace. Topic: Native plants of DeKorte Park - feeding the birds and butterflies.
9 am-noon, Garden Club of Harrington Park, Harrington Park Library parking lot, 10 Herring St. Plant sale and annual fundraiser featuring many homegrown plants.
Contact Lucy Malka at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-791-3562 to
supply information for the Garden Club Grapevine. Publication
deadline is no later than the 25th of the prior month.
Contact Catie Farahat at
email@example.com to submit information for the Plant
Society Grapevine. Publication deadline is no later than the 25th of
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