Garden Club of Annapolis
2021 – 2022
Regular Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at the Annapolis Yacht Club:
9:30 – 10:15 Workshop
10:00 – 10:30 Socializing
10:30 – 11:00 Business Meeting
11:00 – 12:00 Program
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
September 15, 2021 – Regular Meeting
Workshop: Transforming a Grocery Store Bouquet into a Gift-Worthy Arrangement, led by Meg Richardson of Something’s Blooming Annapolis.
Program: Plantings for Birds. Stan Fisher, who is a Maryland Master Gardener and an ardent proponent for the Maryland Bluebird Society will present guidelines, information and advice.
October 14, 2021 (Special Date) – Field Trip
Ladew Topiary Gardens
November 17, 2021 – Regular Meeting
Workshop: Heidi Rothenhaus will lead members in using flower pounding to add their unique design to a silk scarf.
Program: Kathleen Litchfield, owner of Petro Design/Build Group in Mitchellville presents garden/landscape design & philosophy on sustainable gardening and environmental consciousness.
December 8, 2021 (Special Date) – Holiday Meeting
Members create holiday arrangements for donation to Meals on Wheels and for our own homes.
January 19, 2022 – Regular Meeting (Cancelled)
February 16, 2022 – Regular Meeting
Workshop: Heidi Rothenhaus will lead members in creating a container garden of succulents.
Program: Nancy Lowry Moitrier, head designer at Greener Gardens, will guide you through container selection, staging and design. In this photographic presentation she will share secrets of how to compose sophisticated spring and summer plant combinations and even striking winter-hardy plant combinations.
March 16, 2022 – Regular Meeting
Workshop: Past President Ann Connelly will lead a St. Patrick’s Day-themed workshop.
Program: Lynda McClary, Baltimore County Master Gardener, presents on Mother Nature’s Pharmacopeia – medicinal effects of herbs, historical & cultural references, how to incorporate in our life for better health
April 20, 2022 – Regular Meeting
Workshop: GCA member and floral designer Karen Wass will lead us in creating small Victorian-style May baskets of fresh Spring flowers
Program: Just in time to welcome spring, GCA will welcome Drew Asbury, Horticulturist and Volunteer Manager for Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. His presentation will focus on a few of the favorite flowers grown in the Hillwood cutting garden plus tips for growing and maintaining cut flowers in our own gardens.
May 18, 2022 – Field Trip
The National Cathedral’s Bishop’s Garden – The “Covid Cloud” is being lifted and docent tours at the National Cathedral’s Bishop’s Garden have resumed. We have reservations for Wednesday, May 18 for a docent guided walking tour of the multi-level formal walled gardens. Additionally, activities include a self-guided walk to the pollinator garden and other sections of the Cathedral Close.
June 15, 2022 – Annual Picnic
Members-only event, please check for announcement.
Last updated: August 25, 2021