2018 - 2019 Program Schedule

October 9, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.
Portland Arts & Technology High School (PATHS), 196 Allen Avenue, Portland
Presentation by PATHS students and Kathy Tarpo, Instructor in the Landscapes and Gardens Program

November 13, 2018 | 11:00 a.m.
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland
Buckthorn, Bittersweet, and Barberry---Oh My! Why Oh Why Must They Die?
An overview of invasive plants, the regulatory environment, and invasive plant management presented by Gary Fish, State of Maine Horticulturist

December 11, 2018 | 11:00 a.m.
Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford Street, Portland
Dwarf Conifers
By Jeff O’Donal, owner of O’Donal’s Nursery in Gorham, home of heavy grade Maine grown plants

February 12, 2019 | 2:00 p.m.
Maine Audubon | 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth
Introduction to Audubon staff and programs
Poetry in Bloom
Floral designs by Longfellow Garden Club members inspired by the poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

March 12, 2019 | 1:30 p.m.
Maine Audubon | 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth
Brighten Late Winter Days with Creations Using Supermarket Flowers
By Candi Oliver, Longfellow Garden Club Member, Master Gardener and Flower Show Judge

April 9, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. (business meeting at 1:00 pm)
Maine Audubon | 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth
Bringing Nature Home in Maine
An introduction to native plants for the garden; plants, practices and perks to restore native food webs in our garden, yards and communities by Eric Topper, Director of Education, Maine Audubon

May 11, 2019 | 8-11:30 am
Annual Plant Sale | Woodfords Church, 202 Woodfords Street, Portland
Perennials, Geraniums, Pies, Raffle, Floral Arrangements for Mother’s Day!

May 14, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.
Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Road, Falmouth
Annual Business Meeting, Election and Installation of Officers, Luncheon
Art and Whimsy in the Garden
By Lisa Colburn, Master Gardener and winner of the Garden Club Federation of Maine Stella Dearborn Garden of the Year, and the New England Garden Clubs Perennial Garden Award