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Calendar of Events

Our calendar of events is subject to change. For updates or more information, please email us at gardenclubofwestfield@gmail.com.
  • June 16, 2022, Bus Trip to Longwood Gardens
    Thirty miles west of Philadelphia in the historic Brandywine Valley of southeastern Pennsylvania blooms Longwood Gardens, one of the world’s great horticultural centers.
    Bus leaves from Lord & Taylor, Westfield, at 9 am and departs Longwood Gardens at 4:30 pm. The entry and bus fare is $100 per person.
  • May 9, 2022, general meeting at noon
    Where: Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills
    Program: From Pleasant Days to Greenwood, A Century of Change in the Garden
    PowerPoint presentation with Executive Director, Abby O’Neil, in the main house about the history of Greenwood Gardens (about 15 minutes). A one hour guided walking tour of the gardens that covers the majority of the landscape, history, and horticulture at Greenwood Gardens.
  • April 11, 2022, general meeting at noon
    Where: Tamaques Park Pavilion
    Program: Turning the Ordinary into the Extraordinary
    Barbara Mullin will demonstrate how to restyle ordinary bunches of flowers into beautiful arrangements. Using a variety of flowers, greenery and different shaped containers, Barbara will improvise and inspire us to try something new!
  • March 14, 2022, general meeting at noon
    Where: Shady Rest Country Club
    Program: “Tender Bulbs” with Barbara Mullin
    The tender bulbs are known as “the bulbs you have to dig up.” These include dahlias, cannas, calla lilies, and others. In our local USDA plant hardiness zone 7a, the tender bulbs require special care, but are well worth the extra effort. Planted in late spring, they bloom in the summer, but must be dug up in the fall to protect them from the winter cold.
    Barbara Mullin will share her knowledge and experience growing the tender bulbs, with a hands-on demo supplemented by a slide show. You’ll learn how to grow and care for these rewarding plants.
    Barbara is a Past President of the Garden Club of New Jersey and a well known speaker on horticulture and floral design.
  • February 14, 2022, general meeting at 1 pm
    Where: Zoom
    Program: American Beauty: Flowers and Nature in American Art
    Master Gardener and art enthusiast Rosemary Shire will discuss the awe inspiring paintings of the Hudson River School, some 19th century still lifes, works by the American Impressionists, Louis Comfort Tiffany and several flower paintings by the 20th century master Georgia O’Keeffe.