Upcoming Events:

Garden Therapy: Medford Care

10:30 AM

October 23, 2019

Pinelands Garden Club members will work with Medford Care Center residents to make bedside floral arrangements and spread some PGC cheer!

 

185 Tuckerton Road

Medford, NJ 08055

GCNJ Fall Conference

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November 04, 2019

8 AM - 3 PM - Bridgewater Marriott

Honoring Veterans

November 11, 2019

Visit our Blue Star Memorial Byway to honor men and women who have served, are serving and will serve in the Armed Forces. The site is located at the corner of Rt 70 & Chairville Road.  It is acceptable to park on the grass. Pinelands Garden Club members have planted 500 Quail daffodils for some spring beauty and will lay a wreath in celebration of Veteran's day.  

Joint Meeting

10:00 AM

November 20, 2019

A JOINT MEETING with Moorestown and Haddonfield Garden Clubs will begin at 10:00 AM at Moorestown Community House at 16 East Main Street.

Board Meeting

1:00 PM

December 02, 2019

Medford Leas Nature Center

Route 70, Medford, NJ 08055

Holiday Decorating: Jack Sun Manor

10:00 AM

December 05, 2019

Holiday Decorating

PGC members will join the Jack Sun Manor residents to bring some holiday cheer to the common areas. 

 

480 Jackson Rd

Atco, NJ 08004

St. Mary of the Lakes Christmas Bazaar

9 AM - 4 PM

December 07, 2019

PGC members will be selling hand-made seasonal items for sale at the St. Mary of the Lakes Auditorium.

196 Route 70

Medford, NJ 08055 

LUNCHEON: Christmas Celebration

11:30 AM

December 10, 2019

Come enjoy at fun-filled afternoon at our annual Christmas Luncheon at Medford Village Country Club, 28 Golfview Drive in Medford. Bring a friend and enjoy some holiday cheer! 

Garden Therapy: Jack Sun Manor

10:00 AM

December 12, 2019

Holiday Party & Project

PGC members will celebrate the holidays with Jack Sun Manor residents.

480 Jackson Rd

Atco, NJ 08004

Board Meeting

1:00 PM

January 06, 2020

Medford Leas Nature Center

Route 70, Medford, NJ 08055

PROGRAM: NJ Pinelands National Reserve

9:30 AM

January 13, 2020

Program: NJ Pinelands National Reserve

Power Point presentation of the Pinelands National Reserve, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, through Albert's gallery of photos recording oak and pine forests, cedar swamps, meandering waterways and native flora and fauna. His 2015 book, Pinelands: New Jersey's Suburban Wilderness will be available for sale and signing. The price is $35.

 

Presenter:  Albert D. Horner

Award winning fine art photographer, uses art to advocate on behalf of NJ Pinelands National Reserve.

Refreshments will be served.

Garden Therapy: Medford Care

10:30 AM

January 22, 2020

Pinelands Garden Club members will work with Medford Care Center residents to make bedside floral arrangements and spread some PGC cheer!

185 Tuckerton Roaad

Medford, NJ

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2019-2020 Programs

SEPTEMBER

Birds in South Jersey's Gardens and Backyards- Our gardens and yards provide food, water and shelter for all sorts of wildlife.  Birds are often some of the most obvious visitors to our backyard refuges, bringing color and song to our lives.  Have you ever thought about what other benefits we and nature derive from their presence?  Do you know what challenges birds face and how we can help them thrive?  Can you identify your most frequent visitors?  Perhaps there is more than what meets the eye and ear. 
Presenter: Lisa M. Herman
A former financial services executive for 30 years, acquired Wild Birds Unlimited, a nature store dedicated to “bringing people and nature together”. Vice-President of Programs, Audubon Wildlife Society, on Board of Freedom Center for Wildlife, a South Jersey wildlife rehabilitation center.  Store is extension of a long-held interest in the natural world and the wildlife with which we share it.

NOVEMBER

Joint Meeting and Luncheon with Moorestown and Haddonfield Garden Clubs
at Moorestown Community House.
Friendly Floral Competition
Each designer will get the same plant material and create a design of their own choosing in front of the audience. We will then have judging...but only as a "friendly" teaching moment for the designers and audience to increase our knowledge of floral design.

DECEMBER

Christmas Wreath Workshop - Participants make a Christmas wreath using assorted greens, cones, and decorations for the front door of their home. Cost $35. Registration at Lumberton Leas.
Presenter: Debbie Lux
Award-winning Medford Leas Horticulturist, PGC Member.

JANUARY

New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve- A power point presentation of the Pinelands National Reserve, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, through Mr. Horner’s gallery of photos recording oak and pine forests, cedar swamps, meandering waterways and native flora and fauna.  His 2015 book, “Pinelands:  New Jersey’s Suburban Wilderness”, will be available for sale and signing.  The price is $35.  
Presenter: Albert D. Horner
Award winning, fine-art photographer, who uses art to advocate on behalf of our New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve. 

FEBRUARY

Gardening for Older Adults- A lecture on how gardening can keep you fit and active.  Attendees will learn a stretching routine which can be done prior to going out to work in the garden.  The talk will review helpful equipment for the aging gardener and share safely tips.
Presenter: Debbie Lux
Award-winning Medford Leas Horticulturist, PGC Member.

MARCH

Floral Design 101- Workshop and judging of basic Floral Designs created by PGC members. The Principles and Elements of Design and the Scales of Points used in judging designs and the conditioning of plant materials used in Design and Horticulture classes in a Standard Flower Show will be discussed.
Presenter: Jane Bersch
Member of PGC of Medford, the GCNJ, the NGC, Inc. and CAR-SGC Region Boards of Directors, Accredited Master Judge, Master Landscape Design and Gardening Consultant, Environmental Consultant.

APRIL

Perennials for Summer Interest- Everyone enjoys the cheerful flowers of summer which seem to last for months on end.  The challenge is which plants to select for your garden since the selection is often daunting!   This program will focus upon plants that not only provide great color for the summer garden but are also easy to grow.  Many of these plants even provide the added benefit of great foliage for the balance of the season.  The program will also focus on culture and design considerations.
Presenter: Bruce Crawford
Director of Rutgers Gardens, the 130 acre botanical garden for Rutgers, Adjunct Professor Landscape Architecture Dept., School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University. Owner of garden design business specializing in plantings for year-round interest.

MAY

Make and Take a Succulent Arrangement- Succulents have been all the rage for quite some time now and it does not look like that will change.  Why?  Find out the basics of these indoor plants and why people everywhere are loving having them as part of their indoor gardens.  You will learn basic succulent care as well as some tips and techniques to keep your succulents healthy and happy.  You will then be instructed on planting up a cute succulent arrangement which you can take home and enjoy. Cost: $15.
Presenter: Alicia Vacchiano
Owner of Plant Design Events, Certified Horticulturalist, Certified Master Gardener and Floral Design Certified through the Floral Design Institute. Member and President of Wall Township Garden Club.

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