All meetings begin at 10 a.m. unless noted. Program year runs from October through September.
January 25: Know Nature's Calendar--Phenology, which is the study of recurring biological events. For example: When the Eastern Redbud blooms, watch for Gypsy Moth egg hatch. Or, when the Boarder Forsythia bloom, watch for the Eastern Tent Caterpillar. Program by Greene County Master Gardener, Nimfa Simpson. Location: Sugarcreek Board of Education, 3757 Upper Bellbrook Rd.
February 22: IPM--Integrated Pest Management with Jim Jasinski, The Ohio State Master Gardener Program.. Learn from one of the best in Ohio! You will look at insects in a new way! Location: Sugarcreek Township Building, 2090 Ferry Rd.
March 22: The Feng Shui Garden by Adam Ravenstein of Scarff’s Nursery. Location: Sugarcreek Township Building, 2090 Ferry Rd.
April 26: Caladiums--Big Color for Shady Spots (and some not so shady), by Chuck Dickerson, Montgomery County Master Gardener. Location: Sugarcreek Board of Education, 3757 Upper Bellbrook Rd.
Plant Sale--May 20th, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 51 S. East St., Bellbrook
Civic Planting--Wednesday, May 24th. Start at 10 a.m.
June 28: Garden Tour by Nadia Malarkey. Gardens that nurture the soul and contribute to ecological regeneration. Tour lasts 1 to 1.5 hours. Carpool from Dot’s Market. at 9:15 for 10 am arrival at the garden. Location: 370 Springlen Dr., Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387. More info on website: www.nadiamalarkey.com
July 26: Visit the gardens of Sabina Sulgrove and Tina Fox (Fox Arboretum)
Tour 2: Fox Arboretum, 4048 Eckworth Dr., Bellbrook.
Meeting after tour: Community Center, 2751 Washington Mill Rd.
August 23: All About Lavender Growing, Harvesting, and Uses. Local Grower from One-dering Lavender Farm. Also, annual carry-in luncheon. Location: Community Center, 2751 Washington Mill Rd.
September 27: Hydrangeas Are Beautiful--Private Garden Tour. The Cleve White Garden (only gives one tour per year, it is ours). Carpool from Dot's Market in Bellbrook at 9:20 for 10 am arrival. Location: 5454 Plainfield Rd., Dayton, 45432. Lunch after at BellHOP Cafe (private room) in Bellbrook. $12.00 per person. Also, installation of officers.