Calendar

The Old York Garden Club meets monthly from September through June on the second Wednesday of the Month.  We host two design workshops each year, as well as many other events.  Some of our meetings are open to the public – those are noted in the program name.  Interested in coming to more of our meetings?  Please consider joining as a member.  To find out more about how to do that, click here

Meetings are held at the First Parish Hall of First Parish Church in York, Maine. The street address is: 180 York Street.  It is the white building behind the stone building at 180.

Wednesday, October 10,  2018

1:00 pm

Non-Member Guests: $5 suggested donation

Program: Understanding Native Plants & Sowing Native Seeds

Presenter: Heather McCargo, Wild Seed Project

A native plant expert will show how small changes in gardening practices, including simple propagation techniques, can support wild plants, pollinators and other wildlife. She will share with us her native seed sowing tips and tricks.

Wednesday, November 14,  2018

1:00 pm

Non-Member Guests: $5 suggested donation

Program: Fall Into The Holidays

Presenter: Bert Ford, Designer

Enjoy a spirited presentation by a club favorite and experience his newest ideas for your Thanksgiving table.  Bert will also focus on unique and merry doors, walls and tables.

Wednesday, December 12,  2018

1:00 pm

Members Only

Program: Holiday Craft Ideas and Workshop

This annual workshop is one of our club’s favorites. Learn a new skill, try a new craft and make greenery with fellow members. Gather all the materials your arms can handle as well as design supplies such as a hot glue gun, ribbon, wire, whatever you can think of.  Be sure to bring your creative juices!

Wednesday, January 9,  2018

1:00 pm

Non-Member Guests: $5 suggested donation

Program: York Land Trust Preservation Efforts

Presenter: Doreen MacGillis, Executive Director of York Land Trust

Learn all about the YLT’s stewardship in the ecological region that ensures our water quality and provides the greatest diversity of plants and wildlife in Maine.

Wednesday, February 13,  2019

1:00 pm

Non-Member Guests: $5 suggested donation

Program: Sustaining A Species, One Yard At A Time

Presenter: Katie Banks Hone, The Monarch Gardener

Katie will tell the story of the biology, migration and threats to the Monarch.  Emphasis will be on the importance of milkweed in the planting of a Monarch garden.

Wednesday, March 13,  2019

1:00 pm

Non-Member Guests: $5 suggested donation

Program: Plant This With That

Presenter: Laura Bibler, Landscape Designer

Laura will show tried and true plant combinations that will unlock the gate to harmony and keep your garden in sync throughout the seasons.

Wednesday, April 10,  2019

1:00 pm

Members Only

Annual Members Meeting

Program: Back Safety For Gardeners

Presenter: Jeanne Davidson, Doctor of Physical Therapy at York Hospital

Dr. Davidson will preside over an interactive program blending lecture and demonstration of proper gardening body mechanics to help save our backs.

Wednesday, May 8,  2019

1:00 pm

Members Only

Business Meeting

Program: Boxed Lunch Exchange

Members will exchange lunch items and a decorated container for a fun-filled entertaining experience

Wednesday, June 12,  2019

1:00 pm

Members Only

Annual Luncheon

Location, TBA