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

 


 Trips and Tours 2019


MWGC Trips and Tours Fall 2019

 

Thursday September 26, 2019

Holland Ridge Farms

86 Rues Road

Cream Ridge, NJ80514

Carpool leaving Masonic Hall: 9:45am, Tour start time: 10:30am

Cost: approx. $15.00 Senior, $17.00 Adult     Lunch: The Roost 181 Route #536

This is Tulip/Sunflower owner guided private tour, including Dutch Interns.  Sunflowers and Field flowers will be available for purchase. Members report that the Tulips last spring were fantastic, so we have high hopes for the Sunflowers in September!

 

 

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Hortulus Farm

60 Thompson Mill Road

Newtown PA 18940

Carpool leaving Masonic Hall 9:45am, Tour start time 10:30am

Cost: $25.00pp for garden tour only, plus $10.00 addition house/museum if desired. Optional lunch to follow at the Pineville Tavern

This is “return by popular demand” FALL trip at the request of the members who visited last spring.  It is a beautiful and historic property and right in our backyard! The fully guided tour includes a tour of the beautiful gardens. Optional for those members who wish to add a tour of the Isaiah Warner House built between 11793-1830 and attached museum for $10.

PS: We hear the Hortulus Farm will be put up for sale, so this may be the last option to visit this beautiful property!

 

SAVE THE DATES!!!

 

April 2019 date to be determined!

Princeton University Campus Green House & Museum Tour

Princeton, NJ 08540

 

Tuesday May 12, 2020

The Gardens at Mill Fleurs

27 Cafferty Road

Point Pleasant, PA 18950

 

Tuesday June 18, 2020

Henry Schmieder Arboretum at Delaware Valley University

700 East Butler Ave.

Doylestown, PA 18901

 

2019 Guidelines for MWGC Trips & Tours

1.       Payment in full is requested one week prior to tour date.

2.       Payment is requested in cash for individuals., no personal checks.

3.       Members can sign up one guest per tour initially, if space allows

additional guests may be added.

4.       Guests must provide their own transportation.

5.       For non-member guests, please contact Karen Papastrat directly

 

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

Hope you can join us!  Karen Papastrat

 

To sign-up for tours please contact Karen Papastrat

(215-630-6149)  (kpapastrat@gmail.com)

Sign-up sheets will be available at all general meetings.

 




2019 Guidelines for MWGC Trips & Tours

 

1.      Payment in full is requested one week prior to tour date.

2.      Payment is requested in cash for individuals., no personal checks.

3.      Members can sign up one guest per tour initially, if space allows

additional guests may be added.

4.      Guests must provide their own transportation.

5.      For non-member guests, please contact Karen Papastrat directly.

 

 

 

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

Hope you can join us!  Karen Papastrat


 

sign up at a monthly meeting to call /text Karen directly at 215 630 6149

Hope you can join us!  Karen Papastrat



 




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MEETINGS:2019- 2020 season 

All are welcome – Guest Fee $5 at door 
no reservations necessary for lectures 
a light lunch will be provided 

held at 12:30 at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall on Edgewood Rd , Yardley, PA
September 25 - Wednesday -Make and Take event -  Instruction will be given so you can create a unique fall arrangement using dried beans, seeds, and fresh flowers. The club will provide the containers, beans and seeds, Participants are asked to bring a bouquet of small flowers from their garden or flower shop, and seeds and pods if available. . Small blooms will work best. 
Guest fee is $10 for this event. 

October 23  "Spices, Pickles, and Preserves" a history of domestic gardening practices in the 18th century in Eastern PA . Guest fee $5
 meeting begins 12:30, lecture at 1 PM at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley, PA 19067 
Guests welcome , $5 guest fee at the door or join for $30 for the year with free admission to lectures and most events. 

November 20 - Make and Take event- Thanksgiving Tablescape . Let's get ready for the holidays and make a thanksgiving floral arrangement. Garden club will provide container and oasis. material list will made available closer to the meeting date. Please bring a trash bag, newspapers, and scissors. Guest fee $10 


December 4  - Holiday Luncheon  Yardley Inn social hour 11:30 - 12:30 , Lunch served at 12:30.  Gift exchange, please bring a new or handcrafted gift valued at $10 to $15. Donations for the Courier Times Christmas Fund will also be collected  for those interested in donating to this fund. 

January 23 - GALA   - Morrisville Presbyterian Church, 771 N. Pennsylvania Ave, Morrisville, PA 19067 , presenting" Flowers from Around The World" by Rami Cobb .Catered Luncheon , guests are welcome . Tickets are advance sales only - no tickets will be available at the door. Email MWGC@YMAIL.com for ticket information 

February 26  -    " Deer Proof your Landscape with Native Plants" by Andrew Rohrbaugh  . Learn how to keep those hungry deer from eating your garden  from a specialist at the PA Dept of Forestry.  meeting abegins 12:30, lecture at 1 PM at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley, PA 19067 
Guests welcome , $5 guest fee at the door or join for $30 for the year with free admission to lectures and most events. 

March 25  -  " How to Make your Garden Work for You - Conservation and Sustainability" by Cindy Nuss .    Cindy is a horticulturist who designs gardens and landscapes to sustain wildlife and improve the environment as well as beauty.
 meeting  begins 12:30, lecture at 1 PM at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley, PA 19067   Guests welcome , $5 guest fee at the door or join for $30 for the year with free admission to lectures and most events. 

April 22 -  " Glorious Shade " How to improve your Shady Garden , by Jenny Rose Carey
     Jenny Rose, renowned educator , author and Senior Director of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Meadowbrook Farm in Jenkintown brings her extensive knowledge and expertise to help tackle one of the most common gardening situations.   
  meeting begins 12:30, lecture at 1 PM at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley, PA 19067   Guests welcome , $5 guest fee at the door or join for $30 for the year with free admission to lectures and most events. 

May 27 - Scholarship Luncheon and Program- "Herbal Gardening , Hardy Container Herbs to Eat and Soothe Ailments" . Experience the magic and the medicine of the plant world. 
 meeting begins 12:30, lecture at 1 PM at the Lower Bucks Masonic Hall, 1600 Edgewood Rd, Yardley, PA 19067   Guests welcome , $5 guest fee at the door or join for $30 for the year with free admission to lectures and most events.





 





 






 


 


 
 


 

 

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