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.

 

2017 – 2018 Monthly Meeting Programs

September 14, 2017, At our annual “Members’ Plant Swap”, members are encouraged to bring a labeled perennial or houseplant and enjoy Club friendships.

 

 

October 11 2017, Jean Anderson, M.ED “Garden Sense LectureJean will focus on closing the garden in the fall.

 

  November 8, 2017,  Lou Greenstein “Learn to Design and Create Edible Centerpieces”. Lou was the chef on Boston’s Good Day Show. The centerpieces will be raffled off at the end of the evening.

 

December (TBA), 2017,  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 13, 2017, 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 10, 2018,  Christine Brooks  “Essential Oil Workshop”.  Christine will lead and instruct us on making lavender oil.

 

 

 

 February 14, 2018, Joanna Reagan and Dianne Kazanjian  “Gardens of Connecticut ”.  They have prepared a slide show of both public and private gardens

 

 

March 14, 2018, Dianne Kazanjian  “Tools of The Trade.  She will take us through the right tool for your garden project.  Her tool collection should be interesting.

 

 

April 11, 2018, Weston Nurseries John Connolly, or a qualified staff member will lecture on “Preparing, Dividing Planting, and Soil Improvement.” This lecture will help us with a great spring start.

 

May 10, 2018,  Plant Sale Planningpreparation for our plant sale.  This meeting is a planning session for our only fundraiser.

May 18, 2018Annual 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, groundcovers, vines and native plants all at very reasonable prices.  We also offer herbs, annuals, hanging planters, and vegetable plants.

June 13, 2018 –  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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