SOME PAST PROGRAMS: Preserving Your Harvest • Care & Pruning Berries • Growing Microgreens in Winter • Attracting Butterflies • Preparing Gardens for Winter • You Can eat Your Own Backyard • Favorite Gardening Tools • Growing Vegetables from Seed • Preparing Your Gardens for Spring • Composting Tips

SOME PAST WORKSHOPS:
Annual Christmas Wreaths • Holiday Boxwood Trees • Making a Dried Flower Wreath • Thanksgiving Centerpieces • Winter Floral Arrangements • Ikebana (Japanese) Floral Arranging • Make a Rustic Twig Wreath

SOME PAST FIELD TRIPS:
Candlelight Victorian House • Tour Blithwold Mansion & Gardens • RI Leaf-peeping/King Arthur Flour, VT • Making Cider, Woodstock Orchards • Botanical Books, Tower Hill, MA

 

ACTIVITIES: Programs, Trips & Workshops

 

Our Educational Programs begin promptly at the time listed below, and are usually held at 6:45 PM on the first Monday of the month (except for September), usually run about 45 minutes and are followed by a general membership meeting. The programs are announced in local papers and on social media and are open to the public.

We meet in the Fellowship Hall at the back of the South Woodstock Baptist Church, 23 Roseland Park Road, South Woodstock, CT.

QCGC 2021 ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

(More trips/workshops may be added)
TBA = To Be Announced


All Activities are held at the South Woodstock Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall

PROGRAM/MTG.

Mon., March 1st

7:00 PM on Zoom

Indoor Seed Starting

Zoom Presentation by Mike Radzvilowicz

WORKSHOP

Tues., March 9th

7:00 PM on Zoom

Floral Arrangement Workshop: Part 1

Zoom Presentation by Bonnie Berthiaume

PROGRAM/MTG.

Mon., April 5th

7:00 PM

Vermiculture- Composting with Worms

Presentation by Sharon George & Cheryl Radzvilowicz

TRIP

Sat., April 10th

10:00 AM

1000 Daffodils and 68 Daffodil Varieties Garden Tour

Woodstock

WORKSHOP

Mon., April 19th

7:00 PM

Floral Arrangement Workshop: Part 2

Presentation by Bonnie Berthiaume
866 Rte. 197, Woodstock

EVENT: SET UP SALE

Fri., May 7th

8:30 - Noon

Ag Barn, Woodstock Fairgrounds

Woodstock

EVENT: PLANT SALE

Sat., May 8th

9 AM – 4 PM

Woodstock Fairgrounds

Woodstock

EVENT: PLANT SWAP

Sat., May 19th

5:30  – 7:30 PM

QCGC Members Only

Woodstock

PROGRAM/MTG.

Mon., June 7th

6:45 PM

Bonsai – Part 2-  How to Create a Small Tree into a Living Work of Art

Presentation by Todd Hansen of Sanctuary Bonsai

TRIP

Sat., June 19th

9:30 AM

Elizabeth Park Rose Garden

Hartford

PROGRAM/TOUR

Sat., June 26th

10 AM

Program Topic: Saving seeds from flowers; Daylilies/Vegetable Garden Tour

Presentation by Jorie Hunken, Woodstock

PROGRAM/TOUR

Mon., July 12th

 

Program Topic:  Beekeeping,
Garden Tour

Presentation by Michael Woodstock

TRIP

Sat., July 24th

9:30 AM

Harkness Memorial State Park- Formal Gardens/ Beach/ Estate House

Waterford, CT

TRIP

Sat., Aug. 14th

9:30 AM

Bridge of Flowers

Shelburne Falls, MA

WORKSHOP

Mon., Aug. 16th

6:30 PM

Floral Design: Part 3

Woodstock

POT-LUCK DINNER

Mon., Sept. 13th

6:30 PM

Half-hour Program on the Floral Arrangements at the National Cathedral

Presentation by Elaine Davies

WORKSHOP

Mon., Sept. 20th

6:30 PM

Floral Design: Part 4

Woodstock

PROGRAM/TOUR

Sat., Sept. 25h

TBA

Heirloom Tomato Tasting hosted by Lanette Lepper

Armstrong Acres, Dudley, MA

“To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.”

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