‘From Flowers to Fragrances’ with the MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Get an insider’s look at the perfume industry on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., when the Maplewood Garden Club presents “From Flowers to Fragrance.” Speaker Bruno Leyssene was born into the fragrance business and has worked in the United States for almost 20 years […]

MGC presents presents ‘The New Shade Garden’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Monday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., the Maplewood Garden Club hosts award-winning author and photographer Ken Druse, who will discuss “The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change.” Druse will explain new ways of looking at all aspects […]

Sustainable landscape lecture at the library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Monday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood, the Maplewood Garden Club presents “Early Street Community Garden, a Model of Sustainable Landscape.” Speaker Carolle Huber, vice president and cofounder of Grow It Green Morristown, will describe how sustainable practices — from native plantings to […]

Rent space in the Rahner Greenhouse

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Applications for rental space in the Rahner Greenhouse, administered by the Maplewood Garden Club, will be received in the Maplewood Municipal Building, 574 Valley St., from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7; doors to the Town Hall Meeting Room open at 4 p.m. Allocation of spaces is in the order […]

MGC celebrates Presby Memorial’s 90-year legacy

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Presby Memorial Gardens are a delight to behold in May when thousands of irises are in bloom. Come hear how this magical place was created through an act of democracy and love at a Maplewood Garden Club meeting on Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 […]

Garden Club continues to support plants

Even after hitting its 90th year, MGC remains just as committed to keeping the community verdant

Garden Club continues to support plants

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Celebrating 90 years in existence and 80 years of their now legendary plant sale, the Maplewood Garden Club continues to be a staple organization in the community, laying claim to both a unique membership base and a commitment to the enhancement of Maplewood. In 1927, two progressive Maplewood women, Miss Mildred Ock […]

Maplewood Garden Club meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Garden Club will meet Monday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., to hear Carol Gracie discuss “Spring Wildflowers, Ephemeral Beauty With a Purpose.” Although the beauty of local wildflowers enhances our enjoyment of spring, a look behind their pretty faces reveals the important […]

Maplewood gardeners hold Feb. meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Garden Club will meet Monday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., to hear Marc Montefusco discuss “The Natives Are Restless; Outstanding Forms of Woody Native Plants.” The tremendous interest in native plants for residential gardens is very sound from an ecological standpoint; however, some […]

Untermyer Gardens: past, present, future

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Timothy Tilghman, horticulturalist and head gardener at Untermyer Gardens, will introduce the Maplewood Garden Club to this garden, which is also a public park in Yonkers, N.Y., at the club’s meeting on Monday, Jan. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. In 1899 Samuel Untermyer purchased the […]