Coastal Gardeners Programs
The highlight of our garden club meeting is a program or workshop led by a local expert.
September 18, 2019
Program: 'Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids'.
Speaker: Allen Reese, Director of Development for 'Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids' will discuss the organization's groundbreaking work in developing vegetable gardens in elementary schools that dovetail with grade specific science coursework.
October 19, 2019
Field Trip: Nature Walk at Adkins Arboretum
Dazzling Fall Color Soup n’ Walk at Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD, 11:00a to 1:30p on October 19th. 90 minute nature walk followed by lunch inspired by the fall harvest.
November 24, 2019
Program: Natural Elements Fall Table Arrangement
Speaker: Jan Poli
Class will be held at 1p at The Villages of Southampton Community Clubhouse, 38195 Greenport Lane, Ocean View, DE.
7 centerpieces will be created and donated to the CHEER Center in Ocean View, DE
December 18, 2019
Annual Holiday Party
Potluck Dinner with Wine Raffle and 50/50 drawing will be held at Millville by the Sea Clubhouse from 6-9pm.
January 15, 2020
Program: Gardening for Water and Butterflies
Speaker: Alice Mohrman, Education Coordinator/CHW Outreach for Abbot's Mill Nature Center
March 18, 2020 (cancelled)
Program: The History of Lavender Farm
Speaker: Heather Sullivan from Lavender Fields in Milton, DE will discuss how to grow lavender, the history of the Lavender Farm in Milton, and what to expect if you visit Lavender Fields.
April 2, 2020 (cancelled)
Program: Walking Tour of Delaware Botanic Garden
Guide/Speaker: Brian Trader, Director of Horticulture
May 2, 2020 (cancelled)
Field Trip: A Day Trip to the Mt. Cuba Center
Botanical Garden Day Trip to the Mt. Cuba Center, located in Hockessin, Delaware, near Wilmington. The day includes a private, docent led garden tour and a boxed lunch. We will learn the history of Mt. Cuba, have an introduction to ecological gardening, and view the seasonal highlights of these beautiful gardens.
June, 2020 (cancelled)
Annual Coastal Gardeners Social in lieu of June Program
Will be held at on June 4 at Bearhole Farms in Selbyville, DE