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

 


 Trips and Tours 2018-2019

 

 

Friday September 28, 2018

Tyler Arboretum

515 Painter Road

Media PA 19063

 

Carpool leaving Masonic Hall: 9:00am       Tour start time: 10:30am

Cost: $20.00 per person  Bring your own lunch! We will picnic on site

*If you intend to attend this tour, please try to pre-pay at the 9/26 meeting, or bring exact change the morning of the tour.

 

Adult tour "From Woodlands to Meadow” is a 1/2 mile walk includes asters, little blue stem and swamp sunflowers.  Beautiful late summer woods and meadows.  Multiple historic buildings are on-site.

 

 

Thursday October 25, 2018

Stoneleigh "Natural Lands"

1829 East County Line Road

Villanova, PA 19085

 

Carpool leaving Masonic Hall: 9:00am       Tour start time: 10:30am

Cost: $20.00 per person  Lunch at local restaurant

 

 

Tour includes the1877 Main house and gardens that layer historical designs with contemporary native plant species. Part of a conservation easement the property includes porous paved paths, picnic pavilion, and beautiful a water fountain on site.

 

 

May 2019 3rd or 4th week (actual date TBD)

Of the Woods, Hydrangea & Peony Farm

180 Gun Club Road

Barto, PA 19504

 

Carpool leaving Masonic Hall: TBD, Tour start time: TBD

Cost: TBD        Lunch: TBD

 

This is a private tour for "Peak Peony” viewing at the farm. Members can "tag their peony's for pickup in the fall.  A few peony's will be available for spring transplanting.  Picnic tables are available or lunch near by.

 

 

June 2019 Tour TBA…Save the date, check back for details. 


TRIP INVITATIONS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Bus Trip on
September 26, 27 to Long Island Gardens. We are going to Old Westbury Gardens
and three outstanding private estate gardens, discounted plant shopping and
staying at the Hyatt. 

Though we meet the bus in Rockaway, NJ on Rt.80, we will park at the Hilton
Garden Inn and breakfast is available. People could also spend the night there,
wake up, have breakfast and catch the bus right outside.

There is more info here on DIG IT!:
www.dig-itmag.com. Anyone can call or email
me also: 973-570-0759, mary@dig-itmag.com

Thanks so much for passing this one.
Mary Jasch


 

 

You can sign up at the monthly meetings or call/text me directly at 215-630-6149. 

Hope you can join us!  Karen Papastrat



 




facebook: Martha Washington Garden Club Bucks County
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




 

The presentations for MWGC for 2018 will be as follows:


 

Here's a sneak peak at some of our exciting lineup of speakers for the 2018-2019 season. Check out more details later at     www.marthawashingtongardenclub.org
All meeting at held at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley unless otherwise stated . Meeting begins at 12:30, speaker begins at 1 PM


September 26  Another fun Make and Take, we will be experimenting with incorporating designed  foliage into arrangements Please join us for a fun Floral Design workshop, using techniques with leaves to hide the stems . Bring you own flowers and greens, such as a market pack, floral tools, such as scissors, pruners, and a garbage bag cut so it will open flat. The garden club is providing container, oasis, and greens for lining the glass container. We will be providing a small wide mouth Mason jar for our container. . No reservations needed. All welcome. Guest fee $10 at the door. Workshop to be held at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley . A short general meeting will begin at 12:30, workshop begins approx. 1 PM. . Refreshments to follow the workshop. 

October 24, 2018
"A Beautiful Bounty: Color and Design in the Vegetable Garden" by Christine Thomas, Thomas English Gardens of Yardley
Become inspired to create your own delicious vegetable garden and perhaps even share your bounty with family and friends!

February 27, 2019
"All the Buzz about Honey Bees" by Suzanne Luciano, The Italian Bee
Discover the importance and keeping of Bees by our local tenured BeeKeeper.

March 27, 2019
"The 10 Most Useful Plants in PA before Columbus" by Chris Applegate, Churchville Nature Center
Long before Columbus arrived, Native Americans used their botanic resources for food, medicine, building materials, fibers and dyes. Come and hear how they took advantage of hundreds of plants to meet their specific needs.

April 24, 2019
"Why Fly to Holland when you can Drive to Holland (and all about Tulips) by Marco Jurjevich, Holland Ridge Farms, NJ
Learn all you ever wanted to know about tulips from Holland Ridge Farm, who boast acres of over 1 million  spectacular tulips  in all colors during their gorgeous Spring Tulip Festival

May 22, 2019
"Introduction to Hyponic Growing" by Dominick Mack, BrightFarms, Yardley
BrightFarms uses the freshest local produce, delivered to your supermarket within 24 hours of harvest year-round, using sustainable growing methods. Find out about our own BrightFarms, located on Stony Hill Road, Yardley

          



 


 


 
 


 

 

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