Events


 All are welcome to attend  lectures , $5 guest fee at the door for Wed meetings with speakers

meeting at 12:30  at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley, unless noted otherwise , speaker starts at 1 PM

 

Join in for a Community Volunteer Day as we help with a Fall Cleanup of the historic Yardley Public Burial Grounds( Slate Hill Cemetery) , Main St , Yardley, across from Wachovia Bank next to the Yardley Railroad Station . Tuesday Oct 17 at 9:30 AM. Bring a rake and a few gardening tools if you have them. 


 TOURS 

Please let Karen Papastrat know via email kpapastrat@gmail.com or phone 215 630 6149 if you would like to reserve a spot.

 

Also, please save the date for the Morris Arboretum tour in Oct. You may sign up for this tour at our September meeting or contact Karen Papastrat directly.

 

October 16, 2017 (Monday tour)

Morris Arboretum (University of Pennsylvania)

100 E. Northwestern Ave. Philadelphia, PA19118

Time: 10:30am tour on site, meet at Masonic Hall at 9:30am

Cost: $13.00 pp adult, $11.00 pp Senior BYO lunch on-site

* Minimum 10 people, max 25

**Ride share from Masonic Hall


April  day TBA 

Fairmount Park Cherry Blossom Festival 

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden 

Cost  $35 pp + Tea Ceremony or Lunch 


May  day TBA

The Highlands Mansion and garen 

7001 Sheaf Rd, Washington , PA 

Tour of the Sinkler Garden on 44 acres

 Cost $25 pp, includes a boxed lunch 


June  Day TBA 

Paxson Hill Fame and Nursery

3265 Comfort Rd, New Hope, PA 

$18 pp + cost of catered lunch on site 


 




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Proceeds benefit Scholarship fund and community projects
A 501(c)3 organization
www.marthawashingtongardenclub.org

 



 



MEETINGS:

All are welcome – Guest Fee $5

held at 12:30 at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall on Edgewood Rd , Yardley, PA
see newsletter page for more details  




 

The presentations for MWGC for 2017-18 will be as follows:


 

October 25 

  Horticulture of the Civil War period. 

Katherine Finch is a member of the Bucks County Civil War Round Table.  She will speak to us about the  history of Horticulture of the period and come dressed in the style of the era.

 

November 15  Floral Design - Take home a beautiful fall floral Arrangment.  Interactive Workshop on creating a Fall Basket Arrangement with Pat Mutek. Pat will demonstrate basic floral design as you create your own Fall arrangement,. We will supply a basket, oasis, greens and died seed pods/grasses etc to add to your arrangement. Participants are asked to bring a supermarket bouquet of your favorite colors. You will have a lovely arrangement to add to your Thanksgiving table. Guest fee $10

 

December 6 2017 Holiday Luncheon at the Yardley Inn

 

January 25 Gala

 

February 28 Who doesn't love a beautiful rose? Nicole Juday comes to us from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and will speak to us about the fascinating history of the Rose.

 

March 28

Tomatoes!!!!!! 

Ralph Folcarilli, self-proclaimed Tomato Nut! A Master Gardener will tell you all you need to know about growing tomatoes.

 

April 25 Chase Rosade, Internationally known Bonsai artist who teaches aspiring students the art of bonsai in his New Hope studio will share his knowledge with us.

 

May 23

  If you are considering entering the Philadelphia Show, or are curious about the behind the scenes actions, this presentation is for you. 

Lee Gittens has many years of experience and involvement with the PHS Flower Show and comes to us with stories from past shows and tips for exhibiting.


                



 


 


 
 


 

 

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