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 16
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Garden Room

Program: “Going Native”

Speaker: Diane Walker, former MGC club member and current owner/designer of Colorstone Gardens

Description: Diane will speak about the benefits and beauty of using native plants. She will expand our horizons in the field of horticulture and plants that feel at home in Moorestown. 

Diane’s lovely garden will be one of our featured homes on this June’s Garden Walk!



Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 20
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Garden Chic, the revived use of Succulents in our Gardens”

Speaker: Alicia Vacchiano, Master Gardener

Description: Alicia will pass on her tips and tales of how to use succulents to their best advantage in your garden. After the corporate life Ms. Vacchiano pursued her passion and brings the education she acquired to our local meeting.



Regular Evening Meeting
Monday, March 26
7:00 Coffee 7:30 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Bold Foliage”

Speaker: Louise D Clarke of the Garden Writers Association

Description: Slide show featuring – guess what? Bold Foliage!


Regular Meeting
Tuesday, April 17
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Mushroom Mania”

Speaker: Dorothy Smullen, retired Biology Professor, and Past President of NJ Mycological Assn.

Description: View the groups of fleshy fungi. Learn about their importance, characteristics and craft applications. This program will give you insight into a world we don’t see under normal circumstances.


Year End Meeting and Cocktail Party
Monday, May 14
6:00 p.m
At the home of Suzie Haines

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

Chanticleer Gardens 

Thursday October 5th, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.* 


Book Club Trip

“The Signature of All Things” tour of Woodlands Mansion.

Thursday October 19th, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.*


Spring Tour

The Gardens of Morven

 The former home of theNew Jersey Governor in Princeton, NJ.

Thursday, May 10th –  9:00 a.m.*


*See yearbook for departure & return details for all trips


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