Schedule of Programs and Events
2000 - 2001

Theme :
"Celebrate the Diversity in Nature"

Please refer to your 2000 - 2001 Yearbook for details on program or event locations.

September 2000

September 7
Board Meeting , at 9:15 AM Thursday
September 7
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Thursday
September 12
Perennials in Welcoming Entry Gardens
Perenials
With Maria von Brincken, Landscape Garden Designer
Coffee honoring Past Presidents - 9:15 AM
Business Meeting - 10:00 AM
Program - 10:30 AM
September 19
Horticulture Study Group
"Preparing Horticulture Specimens for the AGC FLower Show & A Plant Swap" ,
at 9:15 AM
September 21
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
September 26
Board Meeting , at 9:15 AM

October 2000

October 3
Millennium Milestones
A Standard Flower Show (Open to Public 2:00pm to 8:00pm)
Business Meeting 11:00 AM
Program 12:00 PM
Flower Show 1:30 PM
October 12
Horticulture Study Group
Water-Wise
at 9:15 AM
October 19
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
October 31
Board Meeting, at 9:15 AM
October 31
Newsletter Deadline

November 2000

November 7
Emerald Necklace
Restoring the Vision, Preserving the Legacy
With Simone Auster, Executive Director of Emerald Necklace Conservancy
Coffee 9:15 AM
Business Meeting 10:00 AM
Program 10:30 AM
November 9
Horticulture Study Group
"Topics of Choice" , 1. Euphorbias, 2. Growing Moss
at 9:15 AM
November 15, Wednesday
An Evening with Julie Weiss
Decorating with Holiday Greens
Location: Acton Memorial Library
Program 7:00 PM
November 16 Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
November 22, Wednesday
Junior Gardeners , at 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
November 28
Board Meeting, at 9:15 AM

December 2000

December 5
‘Tis the Season' - Holiday Workshop
Members will bring their own greens to create a front door decoration
With Thelma Shoneman, Master Judge and Owner of Colony Florist AND Elsie Ellis
Coffee 9:15 AM
Business Meeting 10:00 AM
Program 10:30 AM
Light Luncheon Noon

January 2001

January 9
Horticulture Study Group
"Planning Meeting",
with Judy Dembsey and Pat Macy
at 9:15 AM
January 18, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
January 18
Floral Design Study Group
"Romance"
Hand-tied bouquet...pretty enough for a bride or a centerpiece..European style on a saucer or in arose bowl...Bonus-we will make a boutoniere and a small corsage - cost $20 Bring scissors and trash bag with Thelma Shoneman
at 9:15 AM
January 30
Board Meeting, at 9:15 AM
January 30
Financial Reports Due
Newsletter Deadline

February 2001

February 6
Visit Gardens of 14 Countries
Slide Show With Frederick Rice, Deigner and Lecturer
Coffee 9:15 AM
Business Meeting 10:00 AM
Program 10:30 AM
February 13
Horticulture Study Group
"Gardening Tips and Tools",
at 9:15 AM
February 15, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
February 27
Board Meeting, at 9:15 AM
February 27
Annual Reports Due

MARCH 2001

March 6
John Singer Sargent - Portraits and Flowers
Flower Arranging
With Constance McCausland, Floral Designer and Master Flower Show Judge
Coffee 9:15 AM
Business Meeeting 10:00 AM
Program 10:30 AM
March 13
Horticulture Study Group
"Topics of choice" 1. Campanulas, 2. Poppies
at 9:15 AM
March 15, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
March 17- 25
New England Spring Flower Show, Bayside Exposition Center, Boston
March 20
Floral Design Study Group
"Challenge Class"
Bringa container that you have always wanted to design in. Flowers will be provided and we will see what happens! Bring scissors and trash bag. Cost $20 with Thelma Shoneman
at 9:15 AM
March 27
Board Meeting, at 9:15 AM

APRIL 2001

April 3
The Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Acton Garden Club Presents "Sweet A delaides"
Business Meeting and Annual Meeting 10:30 AM
FriendShip Hour 10:00 AM
Luncheon 12:00 PM

ANNUAL DUES ARE DUE

April 10
Horticulture Study Group
"Dividing Perennials: A Workshop"
at 9:15 AM
April 24-26
Art in Bloom, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
April 24
Board Meeting at 9:15 AM
(Both incoming and outgoing Board Members)

MAY 2001

May 1
Window Boxes and COntainer Gardens
A Slide Show and Demonstration
With Susan Domaine, Garden Consultant and Designer
Coffee 9:15 AM
Business Meeting 10:00 AM
Program 10:30 AM
May 12
Acton Garden Club, Annual Plant Sale
May 15
Horticulture Study Group
"A Demonstration of Pruning Techniques"
at 9:15 AM
May 17, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM 4:30 PM
May 29
Board Meeting, at 9:15 AM

JUNE 2001

June 5
Perennials for the Shade: Featuring Astilbes A Slide Show Presentation
The Horticulture Program
With Leo Balnchette, Owner of Leo Blanchette Gardens Carlisle, MA
Coffee 9:15 AM
Business Meeting 9:45 AM
Program 10:30 AM
High Tea 12:00 PM
June 3-9
National Garden Week
June 7, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
June 12
Horticulture Study Group "Tour of Sedgwick Gardens at Long Hill in Beverly, MA"
at 9:15 AM
June 21, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

JULY 2001

July 10
A Visit to The Rosemary Singer Garden
Acres of extensive beds and this gardener's unique sense of color creat lovely vistas in a former horse meadow
at 989 Hill Street, Boxborough
at 10:00 AM
July 5, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
July 19, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

AUGUST 2001

August 7
Morning Tea in the Herb Garden At the Acton Arbortetum
Meeting 10:00 AM
August 2, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
August 16, Thursday
Junior Gardeners , at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Last updated July 29, 2000