1st Wednesday of every month
Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held at Northside United Methodist Church at 701 Airline Rd in Brewster, MA. at 12 noon, followed by a business meeting at 12:30 pm. These are FUN and informative social events. Members enjoy networking, club project discussions, guest speakers on various topics, horticultural discussions and more. All members are required to attend a minimum of four meetings. The following is the 2022-23 meeting schedule.
September 7, 2022 – General Meeting - Noon
October 5, 2022 – General Meeting - 10am - Noon - Tour of the Chatham Bars Inn's Brewster Gardens - Meet at 3034 Main St, Brewster
Speaker: Joshua Schiff As an advocate for sustainable farming, Joshua Schiff has served as the Farm Manager for Chatham Bars Inn’s eight acre farm since 2014. Joshua will lead us on a two-hour tour of the Farm and share his expertise on Cape Cod’s bountiful natural harvest.
November 2, 2022 - Speaker: Susan Dewey “Creating Beauty for the Holidays” - a long-time member of the Osterville and Worcester Garden Clubs and an award winning floral designer will inspire us by creating four beautiful holiday arrangements for our club
November 30, 2022 - Wreath Decorating - 9:00 AM Members Only
December 7, 2022 – Holiday Luncheon - Alberto's Restaurant - Members Only
January 4, 2023 - Speaker: Warren Leach “Gardening for Winter Interest” - owner of Tranquil Lake Nursery in Rehoboth MA. He is an award winning landscape designer and prominent grower of Daylilies, Iris, distinctive perennials and woody plants. An acknowledged expert, he has taught horticulture and landscape design at many area colleges and universities, including Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum and the University of Rhode Island.
February 1, 2023 - “Getting to Know You, Getting to Learn All About You…” Organized by the Membership Committee - Our garden club membership is full of bright and talented women! This month we will get to know one another a bit better. Using fun-filled activities and games, you will learn all that we have in common but also what is unique about each of us.
March 1, 2023 - Speaker: Dawn Allen “Cranberries Galore” - a fifth generation cranberry grower and currently the public face of the Cranberry Growers Association in which Annie of Annie’s Crannies in Dennis is a prominent member. Dawn will tell us both the history of cranberry cultivation and how it is done now. Although Wisconsin is the biggest producer of cranberries, it is Massachusetts that more closely identifies with cranberries both for eating and decorating.
April 5, 2023 - Speaker: Andrew Gapinski “The Who, What, Where and Why of the Arnold Arboretum” - Director of Horticulture at the Arnold Arboretum. He has traveled the world to find and care for some of the rarest and most iconic specimens of plant life. He will tell us about the history of the Arboretum and take us with him on a journey of discovery and plant care.
May 3, 2023 - “In the Eyes of the Beholder” Organized by the Design Study Committe - In pairs, interested Club members will choose a piece of art. Without consulting each other, they will make a floral design interpreting what they see and feel from the piece of art.
June 7, 2023 - ANNUAL MEETING & LUNCHEON, Swan River Restaurant (Tentative) Dennis Port – Members Only
Unless otherwise stated, all Board Meetings will begin at 9:30AM
on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Dennis Memorial Library on Old Bass River Rd in Dennis Village.
August 17, 2022
September 21, 2022
October 19, 2022
November 16, 2022
December 14, 2022
January 18, 2023
February 15, 2023
March 15, 2023
April 19, 2023
May 17, 2023
Garden Therapy Meetings
Unless otherwise stated, all Garden Therapy Meetings will begin at 1:15PM at South Dennis Health Care.
Garden Therapy sessions are currently ON HOLD due to Covid protocols at the South Dennis Health Care Center.
Floral design workshops will be conducted by experienced designers
who will lead these informative sessions using plant materials and flowers to create a pleasing and balanced composition.