Master 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
Feb. 1 7:30 pm, Garden Club of Harrington Park, Harrington Park Library, upstairs, 10 Herring St., Harrington Park. Speaker: Dr. Herbert Ling. Topic: Shade gardens.
Feb. 2 2 pm, Demarest Garden Club, Demarest United Methodist Church social hall, 109 Hardenburgh Ave., Demarest. Speaker: Donna Dorsey. Topic: What’s new in the garden for 2018.
Feb. 8 7 pm, Teaneck Garden Club, Richard Rodda Center, Room 2B, 250 Colonial Court (enter from Palisade Avenue). Speaker: Paul Sadowski. Topic: Mushrooms - pharma and pariah.
Feb. 12 7 pm, Garden Club of Bergenfield, Coopers Pond Field House, West Church Street, Bergenfield. Topic: Earthworm demonstration by two elementary school students.
Feb. 13 7 pm, Ramsey Area Garden Club, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 55 Wyckoff Ave., corner of Woodland Avenue, Ramsey. Speaker: Janet Schulz. Topic: Down and dirty: How to do it in the shade.
Feb. 14 7:30 pm, Garden Club of Oakland, Oakland Senior Center, 20 Lawlor Drive. Speaker: Mary Jo Sichak, club member. Topic: Garden safari photo presentation of wildlife living or passing through her garden.
Feb. 20 7:45 pm, Glen Rock Garden Club, Glen Rock Municipal Annex, 678 Maple Ave., Glen Rock. Speaker: Paul Kubarych, landscape architect. Topic: Invasive plants.
Feb. 21 7:30 pm, Allendale Garden Club, Brighton Gardens, 5 Boroline Road, Saddle River. Speaker: Sonja Clark, Suez Water Co. Topic: Xeriscaping and water conservation.
Feb. 21 7 pm, Hasbrouck Heights Garden Club, Hasbrouck Heights Library meeting room, 320 Boulevard. Speaker: Kathleen Sullivan. Topic: Plants from the 18th Century to World War 1.
Garden Clubs and Society Meetings
7:30 pm, Garden Club of Harrington Park, Harrington Park
Library, 2nd floor, 10 Herring St., Harrington Park. Speaker: Chris
Rubino, sales manager, Monrovia Growers. Topic: Trends in
Nov. 6 11:30 am, Tenafly Garden Club, Davis
Johnson Park and Gardens, Tenafly. Speaker: Arnie Friedman. Topic:
Less lawn, less maintenance. Fee $10; proceeds to benefit the
Tenafly Garden Club Rutgers Gardens Scholarship Fund.
7 pm, Friends of the Hackensack River Greenway Through Teaneck,
Rodda Center, Room MP 1, 250 Colonial Court (enter from Palisade
Avenue), Teaneck. Speaker: Julia Somers, executive director, NJ
Highlands Coalition. Topic: Highlands of New Jersey. Business
meeting followed by speaker at 7:30.
Nov. 8 7 pm, Wyckoff
Area Garden Club, Wyckoff Public Library, 200 Woodland Ave.,
Wyckoff. Speaker: Sharon Ma. Topic: Grow succulents all year
Nov. 8 7:30 pm, Garden Club of Oakland, Oakland
Senior Center, 20 Lawlor Drive, Oakland. Speaker: Paul Kubarych.
Topic: Landscape design in your garden.
Nov. 9 7 pm, Teaneck
Garden Club, Rodda Center, Room MP 2B, 250 Colonial Court (enter
from Palisade Avenue), Teaneck. Speaker: Bill Muzychko, fig grower.
Topic: Growing figs.
Nov. 13 7 pm, Sun Dial Garden Club,
Meadowbrook Elementary School, 50 Piermont Ave., Hillsdale. Speaker:
Marc Gussen, naturalist, Closter Nature Center. Topic: Hydroponics -
a gardening alternative to dirt. Nov. 13 7:30 pm, Bergenfield Garden
Club, Cooper’s Pond clubhouse, 133-153 W. Church St., Bergenfield.
Speaker: Karyn Glover. Topic: Mushrooms.
Nov. 14 7 pm, Ramsey
Area Garden Club, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 55 Wyckoff Ave.
at Woodland Avenue, Ramsey. Speaker: George Nixon. Topic:
Dragonflies and damselflies.
Nov. 14 7:45 pm, Glen Rock
Garden Club, Municipal Annex, 678 Maple Ave., Glen Rock. Speaker:
Tom Vielbig, board president, Friends of the Glen Rock Arboretum.
Topic: Exploring new opportunities at the Thielke Arboretum.
Nov. 15 7 pm, Hasbrouck Heights Garden Club, Hasbrouck Heights
Library, 2nd-floor meeting room, 320 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights.
Speaker: Shannon Mulligan-Mayernik, herbalist and plant medicine
maker. Topic: Medicinal herbs.
Nov. 15 7:45 pm, Allendale
Garden Club, 5 Boroline Road, Saddle River (Brighton Gardens).
Speaker: Eric Rohsler, Rohsler’s Allendale Nursery. Topic: Meet the
Nov. 21 7 pm, Backyard Garden Club, sponsored by
the Friends of the River Vale Free Public Library, River Vale
Library, 412 Rivervale Road, River Vale. Speaker: Ruth Hayden.
Topic: Private gardens designed by Chinese painters.
Deadline for the Horticulture Grapevine is the 25th of the prior
To submit information about garden club
meetings, contact Josie Ko at
To submit information about plant
society meetings, contact Catie Farahat at