Gardening with Children and Container Gardening at OGFM
Jul
11
2:30 PM14:30

Gardening with Children and Container Gardening at OGFM

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This week we have a special emphasis on gardening with kids. Come by to get some kid-friendly ways to get everyone out in the garden!

We will also be focusing on container gardening, which is a great way to garden with kids as well as a perfect way to brighten up a spot or showcase your favorite plants!

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Grace Farms Tour and Lunch
Jun
7
10:30 AM10:30

Grace Farms Tour and Lunch

Explore the River, The tour begins with complimentary tea in the Pavilion. Grace Farms River Walk.
Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
Please Note: I have asked for special focus on the gardens and water conservation system and lunch there is wonderful.

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Civic and Juniors
May
29
8:30 AM08:30

Civic and Juniors

Garden Club members will host OGS parents as we plant the containers in the Secret Garden.  Please lend a hand bringing plants to the garden, receiving the plant delivery, and freshening up the soil. The plants will be a mix of colorful perennials, tropicals, and bedding plants. All will be placed in containers in that shady area. 

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FGCCT Annual Meeting
Apr
18
6:00 AM06:00

FGCCT Annual Meeting

FGCCT will conduct official business of the organization, enjoy the company of fellow Connecticut gardeners and to hear a program or presentation. Karen Bussolini, nationally renowned garden photographer, writer, speaker, and eco-friendly garden coach, will present “Naturescape Your Yard.” 

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April Meeting (first Friday)
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

April Meeting (first Friday)

EcoBeneficial Gardening for Spring

Your yard is more than a combination of trees, shrubs and perennials: it’s a complex system where all living things are connected, which contributes to species diversity by attracting and supporting more birds, butterflies and beneficial insects.

Kim Eierman, founder of EcoBeneficial, a horticulture consulting and communications company, will explain how design choices, plant selection, and maintenance practices can make a huge difference in creating a beautiful, healthy ecosystem.

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March Meeting
Mar
9
11:00 AM11:00

March Meeting

The Role of Wetlands and Their Impact on Long Island Sound and Flooding and Coastal Resources

Our well-known town employees, Katie DeLuca, Director of P and Z, and Patricia Sesto, Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Director, will take a team approach to this multifaceted subject that affects us all. Attend and become more informed.

Q and A session to follow.
Guests are welcome

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Horticulture Adventure
Jan
10
10:00 AM10:00

Horticulture Adventure

Horticulture Challenge

Members and their guests: Innis Arden Cottage

Learn how to grow our horticulture challenge! We will be learning how to force bulbs and grow avocado from seed. We will also have some of our favorite seeds and (almost) foolproof trays for anyone who can grow seedlings for our plant sale.

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