Calendar of Events

ALPL Avon Lake Public Library          ALGC Avon Lake Garden Club

GCO Garden Club of Ohio              NGC National Garden Club

2020

Feb 5 ALGC General Meeting 12:00 p.m. (ALPL)

Meeting followed by Program at 1:00 p.m.

Horticulture and Botanical Arts Preparation for ALGC’s Petite Standard Flower Show June 10th– 12th, Flower Show Committee

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Feb 13 Garden Therapy, Towne Center, Avon Lake, OH 10:30 a.m.

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Mar 4 ALGC General Meeting 12:00 p.m. (ALPL)

Meeting followed by Program at 1:00 p.m.

Petite Floral Design Preparation for ALGC’s Petite Standard Flower Show June 10th– 12th, Flower Show Committee

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Mar 10 Field Trip to Mulberry Creek Herb Farm in Huron, OH

Meet at Bleser Park at 9:15 to carpool. The farm has agreed to open for us (they are closed for the winter) so we can purchase last minute plants for our flower show.   The farm specializes in dwarf and miniature plants.    Most of the plants will be house plants.  There will be only a few perennials as they are asleep for the winter. 

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Mar 12 Garden Therapy, Towne Center, Avon Lake, OH 10:30 a.m.

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April TBA Holden Forests and Gardens Affiliate Day

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April 1 ALGC General Meeting 12:00 p.m. (ALPL)

Meeting followed by Program at 1:00 p.m.

Natives Plants for Rain Gardens by John Schwartz of the Lorain County Soil & Water Conservation District

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April 8 GCO Cleveland District Spring Tour

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April 11 Garden Therapy, Towne Center, Avon Lake, OH 10:30 a.m.

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April 14-17  GCO’s 92ndConvention, Cleveland

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May 5-6 Landscape Design School

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May 6 Annual Meeting, Parker’s Grille and Tavern 12:00 p.m. 

Lunch, Installation of Officers followed by a Program

Adding Sequence of Blooms to Your Landscape by Ann Channon from the Lorain County Extension Department of The Ohio State University

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May 11-16 NGC National Conference Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Potawatomi Hotel

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May 16 Pride Day, Avon Lake

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June 10-12

Petite Flower Show (watch for details)

Folger Home and Lake House, Avon Lake

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June 11 Garden Therapy, Towne Center, Avon Lake, OH  10:30 a.m.

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June 24 Annual Field Trip—Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, OH

The tour will include a docent, a few golf carts, and lunch as we tour the 17 acres of developed grounds at the Schedel Arboretum & Gardens. Their mission is to offer opportunities to study and appreciate the beauty of nature and the arts. You will see many unusual and exotic plant species along with over 10,000 annuals. Some of the themed gardens were built by the Schedel’s after returning from trips. As it did for the Schedels, life enhancing experiences Grow Our Legacy.  There will be a fee for park entrance, lunch and bus transportation TBD.

9:00 a.m. meet at Bleser Field Parking Lot to carpool
Tour and Lunch at Schedel Arboretum and Gardens
19255 W. Portage River South Bend, Elmore, Ohio

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