Meetings & Events
2023 - 2024 Calendar
Unless otherwise noted, meetings are open to the public and are held at 7pm at St. Matthias Church Community Hall, 409 Hemmenway St, Marlborough. See below for more details.
September 13: "Plant Yankee Swap" - we'll get reacquainted, have some fun, and go home with a new plant!
October 11: Joan Butler, Master Gardener and member of Garden Consultants Council, will speak about spring ephemerals and early woodland wild flowers.
November 8: "Wholistic Gardening" with Tony Bonanno, a Lifetime Master Gardener and leader of the horticultural program at New England Correctional Center Farm.
December: Holiday Dinner at Wayside Inn (open to members only)
January: no meeting
February 14: Member Carol Yozzo will host a workshop on winter sowing (soil, seeds and planting containers will be provided)
March 13: Maynard resident David Mark will speak about his "Trail of Flowers" project, which started in 2018 with the planting of 2,000 bulbs along the Assabet River rail trail and has expanded every year.
April 10: Gretl Anspach will share her experience of raising backyard chickens. Gretl is an active member of the Marlborough Food Pantry, and in lieu of her speaker’s fee she asks all attendees donate a package of disposable diapers for the Pantry.
May 8: "Climate Trends and their Impact on How We Garden" with Robert Bertin, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biology at the College of the Holy Cross
May 11: the 29th Annual Plant Sale will be held from 8:30-10:30 am at Whitcomb Middle School
June: End-of-year dinner (open to members only)
July/August: no meeting
Club meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month between September and June (excluding January). No meetings are held in July or August. Except for the December and June dinners, which are for members only, all meetings are open to the public.
Educational presentations usually run from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., followed by a business meeting. Most programs are free, but any which require paid admission or a workshop materials fee will be advertised accordingly. The current meeting location is St. Matthias Church Community Hall, 409 Hemmenway St, Marlborough; any change in meeting location will be posted on our website, Facebook page, and all published press releases.