Programs & Events

Programs are held on the second Wednesday of the month, at 6:45 P.M. in the Pepperell Senior Center, except for Club socials and events as noted.

2018 – 2019 Monthly Meeting Programs

September 12, 2018 At our annual “Members’ Plant Swap”, members are encouraged to bring a labeled perennial or houseplant and enjoy Club friendships.

 

 

 

October 10, 2018, Betsy Williams will presentGlorious Garlic and her Bodacious Cousins, the Alliums”

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 14, 2018,   Jackson Madnick  TIPS FOR THE ULTIMATE GREEN HOME, HEALTH & LAWN WORKSHOP“.  

Mr Madnick will discuss the advantages of an organic lawn.  He will also  speak a few minutes about Pearl’s Premium grass, and other native grasses

 

 

 

December (TBA), 2018,  Lisa Moran will lead the annual Holiday Wreath workshop from 8-11 AM at the Pepperell Community Center. The Club will create holiday wreaths for various locations in Pepperell, including the Post Office, Highway Dept., Fire Dept., Town Hall, Community Center, Police Dept., Senior Center and the covered bridge.  Members can help make the town wreaths or purchase supplies for a minimal fee to make their own wreath. More information will be distributed as the event draws nearer.

 

 

December 12, 2018, The annual Holiday Dinner Social is a fun filled evening when members gather to celebrate the holidays, enjoy a meal and exchange gardening presents.

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January 9, 2019,  Liz Barbour from Creative Feasts will present  “Cooking and Gardening with Herbs”.

 

 

 

 

 

 February 13, 2019, Diane Murphy will show pictures from Holland via slide show.

 

 

 

 

 

March 13, 2018, Susan Hammond,  a Lifetime Master Gardener with the Massachusetts Master Gardener Association, will present “Vegetable Gardening for Everyone”.  Vegetable gardening is something everyone can enjoy, from the novice to the experienced gardener. It can be a way to bring fresh food to your table, a way to teach children where food comes from, or even a way to beautify your yard! We’ll look at different types of vegetable gardens and discuss layout, variety choices, and growing techniques.

April 10, 2019,  We will have a demonstration on how to sharpen tools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 08, 2019,  Plant Sale Planningpreparation for our plant sale.  This meeting is a planning session for our only fundraiser.

 

May 18, 2019Annual Plant Sale,  held at the P5-14 321epperell Senior Center from 8 AM-noon.  Residents of Pepperell and the surrounding towns look forward to one of the largest garden club plants sales in the area.

5-14 310Each year, we offer a wide variety of donated perennials, shrubs, trees, ground covers, vines and native plants all at very reasonable prices.  We also offer herbs, annuals, hanging planters, and vegetable plants.

 

 

June 12, 2019 –  The annual June social is held at a local restaurant and enjoyed by members. PGC officers are elected during a brief business meeting.

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