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 Feb. 3
2 pm, Demarest Garden Club, United Methodist Church, 109 Hardenburgh Ave. Speaker: Dorothy Smullen. Topic: Blues in the garden — exploring color wavelengths, plant pigments, and blue flowering plants throughout the season.
7 pm, Sun Dial Garden Club, Meadowbrook Elementary School, 50 Piermont Ave., Hillsdale. Speaker: Tom Bender, Stonehouse Nursery. Topic: Techniques of shrub and tree pruning.
7:30 pm, Garden Club of Oakland, Oakland Senior Center, 20 Lawlor Drive. Speaker: Gigi Schmidt, club co-president. Topic: Gigi's armchair garden travelogue featuring her latest trips to private and public gardens abroad.
9:30 am, Wyckoff Area Garden Club, social followed by meeting at 10 am. McFaul Environmental Center, 150 Crescent Ave. Speaker: Janet Schulz. Topic: This and that in the garden.
7 pm, Garden Club of Teaneck, refreshments followed by meeting at 7:30 pm. Rodda Center, Room 2B, 250 Colonial Court. Speaker: Patricia O’Brien Libutti. Topic: The A to Z of culinary herbs.
7 pm, Hasbrouck Heights Garden Club, 320 Boulevard. Library meeting room, 2nd floor. Speaker: Joe Papa. Topic: All about soil in the garden.
7:45 pm, Glen Rock Garden Club,
Glen Rock Municipal Annex, 678 Maple Ave. Speaker: Paul Kubarych,
landscape architect. Topic: Landscape design in your garden.
7 pm, Ho-Ho-Kus Garden Club, Bishop House, 176 E. Saddle River Road, Saddle River. Parking in rear. Speaker: David Daehnke, local horticulturist and radio show host (WGHT 1500 AM, 12:45 pm Wednesdays) and former landscape supervisor at McFaul Environmental Center. Topic: Living with nature - protecting the garden from animal pests while continuing to grow what you want.
Contact Lucy Malka at email@example.com or 201-791-3562 to
supply information for the Garden Club Grapevine. Publication
deadline is no later than the 25th of the prior month.
7:30 pm Bergen-Passaic chapter of NPSNJ New Location Headquarters of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, located at 600 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah (not Oakland, there's a similar address there). The building is located between Ramapo College and Ramapo County Reservation park.
Speaker: Carolyn Summers, adjunct professor for Go Native U, a joint project of Westchester Community College’s Continuing Ed Program and The Native Plant Center (based at Westchester Community College), and author of Designing Gardens with Native Plants of the American Northeast. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing.
Contact Catie Farahat at
firstname.lastname@example.org to submit information for the Plant
Society Grapevine. Publication deadline is no later than the 25th of
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