‘The Ever Curious Gardener’ with MGC

‘The Ever Curious Gardener’ with MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Garden Club kicks off its 2018‑19 speakers program on Monday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood, when Lee Reich — avid gardener, scientist and author — presents “The Ever Curious Gardener: Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden.” Offering insight […]

81st annual Maplewood Garden Club plant sale

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The “Big Momma of All Plant Sales” is back! Maplewood Garden Club’s 81st annual plant sale will be held Thursday, May 10, through Saturday, May 12, rain or shine. Selections include tomatoes, vegetables, herbs, annuals, tender perennials, perennials, house plants, hanging baskets, tropicals, shrubs, trees and Mother’s Day baskets. Proceeds are returned […]

Garden Club to meet May 7

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Ever wonder why some rhododendrons and azaleas look so great while others do not seem to flourish? Find out more about the various cultivars and how they can add dramatic beauty to your garden on Monday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, when the Maplewood Garden […]

50th Maple Leaf Award recognizes community service

50th Maple Leaf Award recognizes community service

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 6, Joan Crystal, Cynthia Thompson and the Maplewood Garden Club will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for volunteer and community service. “This year’s Maple Leaf Award recipients include relatively long-time residents of Maplewood,” Maple Leaf Awards Chairwoman Mary Devon O’Brien said in a press release. […]

Be a garden landlord

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., accomplished gardener and environmentalist Regina Carlson returns to the Maplewood Garden Club with her most recent garden talk: “Plants That Pay Their Rent and Plants That Should Be Evicted.” Based on her experience growing hundreds of kinds of […]

‘Birding for All Seasons in New Jersey’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Learn how birding leads to environmental stewardship on Monday, March 5, when Maplewood Garden Club hosts Tedor Whitman, executive director of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary in Short Hills, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. One of Whitman’s favorite topics is birds, birding and conservation; during […]

The lessons of bonsai with the MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Discover the fascinating history of bonsai on Monday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., when the Maplewood Garden Club presents “From Bench to Bed: What Bonsai Can Teach Gardeners.” Speaker Marc Montefusco applies what he has learned about bonsai every day in the gardens at the […]

Maplewood Garden Club presents ‘The Pen & the Trowel’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Explore the writing-gardening connection on Monday, Jan. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., Maplewood, when the Maplewood Garden Club hosts Marta McDowell. She teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden and lectures widely. For years she has been interested in writers who garden […]

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