Programs for 2015

    January 11             

Tuesday at 12 noon            


Location: The Lareau Farm Country Inn

Installation of new officers 

Coordinators:  Kip Carey & Liz Weller


 February 14            

Tuesday at 1 p.m.                                        

Stone Arches

Location: Big Picture, Waitsfield

Speaker: Thea Alvin

Coordinators:  :  Fran Plewak and Nancy Segal


March 14        

Tuesday at 1 p.m.                       

Stunning Macro Flower Photography

Speaker: Amalia Elena Veralli

Location: Big Picture

Coordinators:  :  Sandra Reilly and Stephanie Venema


 April 11

Tuesday at 1 p.m.                       

Holiday Flower Arrangements

 Location:Fayston Town Hall

 Speaker: Kelly Aiken

Mad River Garden Center

Kelly will show us what makes a good table sized flower arrangement. Then we have  chance to make our own, just in time for Easter or Passover. There will be a $10 charge if you choose to make an arrangement.

Coordinators:  Barbara Miller and Dorothy Van Houten



 Potting & Grooming Sessions 

May 2, 4, 8, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30  June 1

9:00 a.m. – Noon Rain or Shine 

Location: Judy Phelon’s barn, 988 West Hill Road, Warren


May 9  

Tuesday at 1 p.m.                        

 Members are asked to bring their favorite gardening book to participate in a book discussion.

Location:Fayston Town Hall

           Coordinators: : Nancy Mercer and Leslie Reynolds


June 2,

Friday at 2 p.m.

Pre-Sale Plant Transport 

Members pick up plants at Judy Phelon’s

barn for transport the following morning to the

site of the sale in Waitsfield at 7:30 am. 


June 3

Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00p.m.

Plant Sale 

 Location: Slow Rd, Waitsfield 

 Workers: Please arrive 5 minutes earlier

 than your shift assignment.


 June 13    

Tuesday at 12 noon   



Our annual business meeting and luncheon to be held at

Pat Apigian’s house, 2225 East Warren Rd, Waitsfield

Coordinators: Judy Phelon and Susanne Schaefer


 July 11     

Tuesday at 12:30                                  

MRV Bed & Breakfast Garden Tour

Starting at the Round Barn sculpture garden, to the terraced gardens at Farm at Mad River and ending at the West Hill House gardens and an optional Formal Tea/

  Location: Mad River Valley

 Meet at Shaws parking lot at 12:15

 Coordinators: Jane Macan and Arlene Diesenhouse


 August 8            

Tuesday at 1:00

Rocky Dale Gardens

destination nursery and display gardens

 Location: 806 Rockdale Road, Bristol

carpool from Shaws at 1:00pm

Carpool from Shaws at 1:00

 Coordinator: Janet Ellison and Jeanne Monroe


 September 12         

Tuesday at 1 p.m.        

 Mountain Gardeners’ Plant swap

and teacup auction

Location: Fayston Town Hall

 Start collecting small items for our garden auction and nurture some plants for a plant swap 

Coordinators:  : Pat Apigian and Missy McCloy
October 10     

Tuesday at 1 p.m. 

“Ikebana”  Japanese Flower Arranging

Location: Fayston Town Hall

Speaker:Marcela Pino, Vermont Zen Center

Coordinators:   Marya Dungan and Ruth Stahl                  


 November 14       

Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Creating Boxwood Trees    

Kelly will teach us how to create a fresh boxwood tree and help us to create our own tree. If you want to make a boxwood tree, the charge will be $15 for the supplies. The lecture is free.

Location: Fayston Town Hall

Speaker: Kelly Aiken & Susan Calabrese

 Coordinators: Brian Gurney and Suzie Wolski



No meeting this month

 See you at the Potluck Luncheon in January 2018