th_IMG_1414The 2018 – 2019 Program Schedule

Moorestown Garden Club
2017-2018 Program & Meeting Schedule

October, March, and May will be EVENING MEETINGS with a 7:00 p.m. start time Oct. & March, 6:00 p.m. May

See below for details!


Fall Meeting and Luncheon
Tuesday, September 18
9:30 Coffee – 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Field Club

Program: Welcome Back! See what’s coming up in the new Garden Club season!


Regular Evening Meeting
Tuesday, October 16
7:00 Coffee 7:30 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Winter Blooming Plants: Flowers for the Forgotten Season”

Anne Haines, Nursery owner specializing in deer-resistant plants.

Does your garden suffer from winter doldrums? You can have texture, color, and fragrance in your garden from November to February! From Abeliophyllum to Viburnum, there are many plants that will enhance winter gardens in this often overlooked season.


Joint Social Meeting
Tuesday, November 13

10:00 am, Lunch and Speaker to Follow
Joint meeting with Haddonfield Garden Club and Pinelands Garden Club
Hosted by: Haddonfield Garden Club, Christ the King Church, 200 Windsor Ave., Haddonfield

Program: Paul Cowrie, NJ Certified Tree Expert and Arborist

Description: Paul’s firm provides advice in the preservation, enhancement, and long-term management of shade trees and urban resources. Learn how the trees for the 9/11 Memorial were selected, grown, transported, and planted at the NYC 9/11 site.


Gift to the Community
Tuesday, December 4
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Bundling Begins!
Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall
Main and Church Streets, Moorestown

Program: “The Greening of Moorestown: Holiday Wreath Making”

Description: Please be sure to join us as we work together creating beautiful wreaths of natural greens; no two are alike! The garden club has contributed wreaths to beautify Moorestown at holiday time for decades, and all recipients are most grateful. Come enjoy the fellowship of your Garden Club friends and some tasty treats while contributing to this worthy endeavor.

Program Chair: Suzie Haines
Please bring greens and clippers


Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 15
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Garden Room

Program: “Pruning – Not a Mysterious Act”

Speaker: Bruce Crawford, Director of Rutgers Gardens

Description: Just in time for the upcoming pruning season: the when, where, and whys of pruning! Today, the 3 Ws of pruning- along with the art of pruning, are typically reduced to electric shears and the production of green meatballs! This class will discuss the various methods of pruning small trees and shrubs, the time of year certain plants should be pruned, and how proper pruning can produce a healthier, more attractive, and longer-lived plant.    



Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 19
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “A Little Irish Humor….”

Speaker: Leslie Dempsey, Proprietor of Leslie Dempsey Home Plant Care

Description: A delightful presentation with Irish humor on the care of house plants. Leslie specializes in in-home garden maintenance and outdoor minding. While not formally trained in horticulture, she has attended and participated in years of Rutgers, 4H, and county extension courses. You’re in for a fun and informational hour of plant chat and are encouraged to bring any problem plants for a “plant emergency” segment.




Regular Evening Meeting
Tuesday, March 19
7:00 Coffee 7:30 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Native Wildflowers for the Home Garden”

Speaker: Hubert Ling



Regular Meeting
Tuesday, April 16
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “A Small Standard Flower Show”

Flower Show Chair: Cecelia Millea, NGC Accredited Master Flower Show Judge



Year End Meeting and Cocktail Party
Tuesday, May 14
6:00 p.m
At the home of Gina Zegel

Program: Installation of Officers

Description: Join us as we recap the highlights of the year, wrap up any lingering business and install new officers. A great opportunity to relax with friends and wish then well for the summer!


Field Trips

Fall Trip


Wednesday October 9th, 2018 – 10:30 a.m.* 


Spring Trip



*See yearbook for departure & return details for all trips


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