Wildflower Bunch Garden Club – PROGRAMS

 

The Wildflower Bunch meets on the first Wednesday of every month in March through June, and August through December.


In July, there is no general meeting; instead, there is a Special Event, details of which are not released until just before the Special Event takes place.


Should you, as a WFB Member, ever miss a General Meeting or the July Special Event, you can check below to find information (e.g. meeting minutes, speaker presentations, etc.) from past meetings.

Wildflower Bunch Garden Club – PROGRAMS

 

The Wildflower Bunch meets on the first Wednesday of every month in March through June, and August through December.


In July, there is no general meeting; instead, there is a Special Event, details of which are not released until just before the Special Event takes place.


Should you, as a WFB Member, ever miss a General Meeting or the July Special Event, you can check below to find information (e.g. meeting minutes, speaker presentations, etc.) from past meetings.


2017 Programs and Special Events


 March
 
Wed, 1st -- Speaker: Cynthia Hendry,
                       Woodland Gardens Landscape Services
                     Program: "Tips for your Big Canoe Garden"
                     Spring Luncheon to follow meeting and speaker.
                     Minutes: Click here
                 
 April
  Wed, 5th -- Speakers: The Garden Divas
                        Dalia Lavender and Claudia Kinder
                     Program: "Growing Your Garden in Containers"
                     Handout: Container Garden Design Basics
                     Minutes: Click here

  Fri, 7th -- Plant Sale
  Sat, 8th -- Plant Sale

 May
 
Wed, 3rd -- Speaker: Walter Reeves
                       Garden Guru, WSB Radio Host and Author
                     Program: "When Bad Things Happen to Good Gardeners"
                     Meeting Minutes: Click Here

  Wed, 17th -- A&O: Atlanta History Center
                      
Click here for details


 June
 
Wed, 7th -- Speaker: Eleanor Craig,
                       The "Fern Lady" from
Fern Ridge Farms
                     Program: "How to Make Your ferns the Talk of the Town"
                        (Held in Wildcat Pavillion & followed by hamburger cookout)

                     Meeting Minutes: Click Here

 July
 
Wed, 12th -- Wildflower Bunch Garden Party -- 6:00-8:00PM
                    Terraces Amphitheater, Upper Level
                    Click here for details
                   
Minutes:
Click here

 August
  Wed, 2nd -- Speaker: Dan Long,
                       Brushwood Nursery in Athens, Georgia
                      Program: "Using Clematis as a Sociable Climber"
                      Minutes:

 September
 
Wed, 6th -- Program: "None of Us is as Smart as All of Us"
                     Featuring: WFB gardeners for hands-on experiences.
                     Minutes:

  Wed, 20th -- A & O: Carter's Lake - Hidden Pond Songbird Trail

 October
  
Wed, 4th -- Speaker: Linda Copeland,
                       renowned author, and co-author of
                       "Legends in the Garden: Who in the World is Nellie Stevens"
                     Program: "People and Plants - a Delightful Intertwining"
                     Minutes:

 November
 
Wed, 1st -- Speaker: Sara Henderson
                       Diretor of Gardens at Oakland Cemetary
                    Program: "A Host of Unusual Bulbs for your Spring Garden"
                Minutes: Click here


 December
 
Wed, 6th -- "A Time to Share" Event followed by our Holiday luncheon







2016 Programs and Events

Wednesday, November 2, 2016   General Meeting


Dawn Hines, DeKalb Master Gardener: “Attracting Butterflies”

Speaker bio  |  Minutes  |  Board Slate  |  Donations & Projects  |  
Survey Results  |  Handouts: 1  2  3  4  5  |

 Wednesday, October 26, 2016   Plant Swap

Plant Swap at Wildcat Pavilion – Bring a plant or two to swap; there will be some simple snacks and water … or bring your own beverage.
More info soon

 Wednesday, October 12, 2016   October A&O

A&O to Indian Rocks Park in Big Canoe – Try your hand at water divining and look at the Indian.

Wednesday, October 7, 2016   New Members Party

New Members Wine & Cheese Party – new members will receive invitations during mid-September

Wednesday, October 5, 2016   General Meeting

Georgann Schmalz, Atlanta Audubon Society: “To Woo a Hummingbird”
Speaker bio  |  Minutes  |  More Information

 Wednesday, September 7, 2016  Coffee-in-the-Garden

Join us at 8:45 a.m. for a walk through Dolly Blake’s garden prior to the September general meeting. Bring your own coffee (or tea). Directions will be posted about a week before.


Information

Wednesday, September 7, 2016   General Meeting

Dianne Minick, Upper Etowah River Alliance: Gardening with Storm Water
Speaker bio | Presentation | WFB Survey  |   Minutes

 Wednesday, August 10, 2016   August A&O

Trip to Smith Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw
Followed by lunch at Trackside Grill also in Kennesaw
Website  |  Photos

Wednesday, August 3, 2016   General Meeting

Ellen Cambron, ACE Hardware: “Beatin’ Back Bugs on Beautiful Bushes”
Speaker bio  |  Minutes Handouts

 Wednesday, July 6, 2016   July Special Event

2016 Diner en Blanc
Information  |  Minutes  Pictures

 Wednesday, June 29, 2016   June A&O

Trip to Atlanta Botanical Gardens to see the Chihuly exhibit
Information  |  Website

 Wednesday, June 1, 2016  General Meeting

Erica Glasener, Gibbs Gardens: “June Bloomers” [Meeting at Gibbs Gardens]

Speaker Bio  |  No General Meeting minutes for June.  This meeting was held off-site at Gibbs Gardens.

 Wednesday, May 11, 2016   A&O

Nursery Tour (Buck Jones Nursery, Ladyslipper Rare Plant Nursery, Autumn Hill Nursery) with lunch at NY Pizza in Publix shopping center at Birmingham crossroads.
Informational Flyer

 Wednesday, May 4, 2016  Coffee-in-the-Garden

Join us at 9:00 a.m. for a walk through Debbie Dickson’s garden prior to the May general meeting. Bring your own coffee (or tea). Directions will be posted about a week before.


Information  |  Pictures

 Wednesday, May 4, 2016  General Meeting

Lindsey Kenner, Whispering Springs Nursery: “Hardscapes – Walls, Paths & Water Features”

Speaker Bio  |  Informational Flyer  |  Pictures  |  Lindsey's Book List  |  Minutes

 Wednesday, April 15-16, 2016   Plant Sale 

Plant Sale

Pictures

 Friday, April 8, 2016   A&O

"The Pocket" - a small valley in Northwest Georgia that has a wonderful array of wildflowers

Informational Flyer

Wednesday, April 6, 2016   General Meeting 

Sandra Sandefur, Dogwood Knoll Design: “Natives for Garden & Vase”

Speaker Bio  |  Handouts  |  Meeting Minutes  |  Pictures

 Wednesday, March 2, 2016   General Meeting and Luncheon 

Cynthia Hendry, Woodland Gardens Landscape Services, Inc.:
   “20 Tips for a Perfect Big Canoe Garden”

Meeting Minutes  |  Speaker Bio  |  Pictures

Spring Luncheon
Blessing