The Northville Garden Walk

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019

  • 9:00 AM 4:00 PM

July 10, 2019   9am-4pm rain or shine 

Six Gardens in Victorian Northville

Tickets $12.00 in advance: Gardenviews(248-380-8881), 117 E. Main, Northville or www.cgcnv.org

  $15.00 day of Walk :Gardenviews &  NEW THIS YEAR: Northville Town Square (across from Clock)

Live music: Silver Strings Dulcimers, Garden Artisans, Mystery plant and more

www.cgcnv.org 734-788-9935

Kathryn Novak

Country Garden Club of Northville

248-444-0896

June Membership Meeting - BBQ & Plant Exchange

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019

  • 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

MGWWC Membership Meeting

The date of this year’s Summer Kick-off event will be Thursday, June 13, 2019. Make sure you update your calendar!

RSVP’s are requested by June 8th. If you are a paid member you should have already received your email with the flyer and rsvp form.

Home Garden Community Day

  • Saturday, May 18, 2019

  • 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

  • Ted Scott Campus, (map)

Landscape Vendors - Lawn Art Vendors,

Plants * Shrubs*Flowers

SMART GARDENING WORKSHOPS:

  • Lawn Care

  • Soil

  • Rain Gardens

  • Trees and Shrubs of Michigan

  • Water Plants

  • Lake Front Plants

Open to Public at no cost

May General Membership Meeting

  • Thursday, May 2, 2019

  • 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

ATTRACTING POLLINATORS

Speaker: Brian Peterson

The presentation will share information about different pollinators & how to attract them to your yard/garden. Brian will also share information about Bees in the D and how their organization is education people about the conservation of honey bees. Click here to learn about Brian and further information about his organization

April General Membership Meeting ***Note Room Change***

  • Thursday, April 4, 2019

  • 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Speaker:  Deirdre Hope
Topic:  Follow up discussion and hands on demonstration from Seed Starting and Plant Propagation (February 2019 Membership Meeting)

Meeting Location – Not the Usual Room

  • We will be in room A129. Don’t enter in the usual door. Come through the door to the far LEFT (North) of our usual entrance. At that north entrance, A 129 with can be reached through the first door on the right.

  • We will be able to pull our cars to the North entrance thru the Staff Parking Lot to the left of our usual entrance. This allows you to bring in several larger plants to use.

What You Can Bring

  • Please bring seeds and containers for planting, and some to share if extra.  This is a good time to take advantage of Deirdre’s knowledge of plant propagation by cuttings, grafting, layering and etc.

  • It will also be helpful to bring the outline from the February meeting.

Volunteers Needed

  • If you would like some extra VMS volunteer time, we will need help setting-up and closing down at this meeting.

  • We expect to be there before 6 p.m., so please feel free to come then or whenever you can come. Thanks!

IMPORTANT: If you plan to attend please fill out this quick survey which will help us accommodate everyone: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8FX3ZTB

 

March General Membership Meeting

  • Thursday, March 7, 2019

  • 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Speaker:  Cyndy Nemon
Topic:  The Fit Gardener-

Using Proper Body Mechanics and Ergonomic Principles

 Have you ever had an aching back or sore arms and hands after working in your garden? Want to stop all those painful and nagging aches? Learn about the common ailments that most gardeners suffer and how you can prevent them. Learn how to stay fit and use your gardening tools without discomfort.

Cyndy Nemon
Grosse Ile Garden Club, Grosse Ile MI
Michigan Garden Clubs, Board of Directors

 

February General Membership Meeting

  • Thursday, February 7, 2019

  • 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Cost: Free to current MGWWC members, $3.00 suggested donation for visitors

Bring your own water or coffee cup!

Speaker: Deirdre Hope 
Topic: Seed Starting and Plant Propagation

Deirdre is an Advanced Master Gardener and the MSU Wayne County Coordinator. She will talk about the why and how of seed starting. This will include a demonstration. She will also cover propagation of plants. The presentation will include leaf and stem cutting. Come and hear Deirdre tell us all the important details of these topics.

There is to be a follow-up on April 7th with a hands on session covering both of these topics. Details to follow.

January General Membership Meeting

  • Thursday, January 3, 2019

  • 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Cost: Free for MGWWC Members, $3 Donation suggested for Visitors

Speaker: Virginia Froehlich 
Topic: “Founding Fathers, Green Thumbs”

A presentation that examines how our founding fathers were vested in gardening and the significant contributions made by several of them to the landscape of our fledgling country.

Virginia is an Advanced Master Gardener. She is a member of the National Garden Clubs and their Gardening Study, Landscape Design and Environmental Studies Consultant. Also a member of the Michigan Garden Club’ and is their Life Membership Chairperson, past 4th Vice President, and District I Director, past president of the Grosse Ile (MI) Garden Club President and the Ikebana International, Detroit Chapter 85. She has presented at “2011 Growing Great Gardens” and “Growing with Master Gardeners Conference” in 2011 and 2014.