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 

Please register with Karen Papastrat for tours at kpapastrat@gmail.com

 


 Trips and Tours 2018-2019

 

 

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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

Please join in on Monday, October 22nd, at 9 am as we provide a community service to the Yardley public burial grounds at Slate Hill Cemetery.
All are welcome to help us for a few hours .Meet at the cemetery across from Wells Fargo Bank on Main Street in Yardley near the railroad station.
Please plan on coming out to spruce up the cemetery. Many hands make light work! There is plenty of weeding and raking to do. We will also plant more daffodils along the embankment. Wear sturdy shoes and gloves and bring along a rake,clippers or tarp if you have them.

Hope to see you on the 22nd.

Www.marthawashingtongardenclub.org

Slate Hill Cemetery
Slate Hill Burying Ground (Cemetery) is a historic cemetery in Lower Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, with most of its graves dating to 18th century Quaker settlers. It is located at Yardley-Morrisville Road and Mahlon Drive.



October 24, 2018
Next Meeting, Wed Nov 28 , 12 :30 , 
Let's get ready for the holidays ! Create a lovely seasonal flower arrangement with greens, fresh flowers, and a festive candle. The garden club will provide all the materials you will need, except for the greens. You will want to cut some evergreen branches from your yard to bring with you. Please also bring scissors, a large plastic bag, and newspaper. All are welcome to attend. No registration is necessary. Guest fee is $10 at the door. Refreshments will be served. Hosted by the Martha Washington Garden Club, instructor Pat Mutek will give you design instructions in this make and take workshop so you will have a beautiful arrangement to take home.

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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