Program Schedule for 2017 – 2018

Program Meeting Time: Regular meetings are at 1:00 pm on the first Wednesday of the month, except January and July, when the club does not meet. The meeting place is the Boyle County Extension Office, unless otherwise notified. The Program Committee is planning some interesting field trips and social gatherings this year, with. dates and details forthcoming. Ample notice will be given prior to each event. We generally carpool for field trips, departing from the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church at 330 West Lexington Avenue in Danville.

The June 7 Garden Club meeting at 1:00 pm at the Boyle County Extension offices will  feature City Engineer, Earl Coffey, speaking about “The New Face of Water Works Park.”

All are welcome!

Save the date for our July 12 field trip to Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. We will have a guided walking tour followed by lunch at Isaac’s Cafe’. Reservations are due by June 30. More information coming soon.

June 7, 2017
NEW FACE OF DANVILLE WATERWORKS PARK
Speaker: Earl Coffey, Danville City Engineer
Mr. Coffey will present landscape plans for the grounds at the new water treatment plant.

July 12, 2017
FIELD TRIP TO BERHEIM ARBORETUM & RESEARCH FOREST
A guided walking tour, focusing on “The Edible Garden & Sustainable Design.” Lunch to follow at Isaac’s Café. Be sure to watch for specific details coming soon.

August 2, 2017
City of Danville Tree Project

Speaker: Alexis Amorese, Boyle County Extension Agent, & Beau Weston, Centre College, Project Grant Writer
Update on the Danville Tree Project, of which GCD is the largest financial contributor.

September 6, 2017
BUILDING A NEW GARDEN
Speaker: Diane Meshako, Professional Landscaper & GCD Member
A presentation on starting your landscape “fresh” or “remodeling” you old landscape.

September 20, 2017
TOUR OF MEMBERS’ GARDENS
The members’ gardens are to be announced. A lawn Luncheon (box) will be held after the tour. Details to be announced.

October 4, 2017
DESIGN “HOW TO’S” DEMONSTRATION
Speaker: Kay Arnold, Member
Discussion and demonstrations of how to create floral designs with the intent of overcoming your fears.

November 1, 2017
HOLIDAY DESIGN WORKSHOP
Speaker: Jennifer Shevlin, Member, Interior Designer
This will be a participatory program with Jennifer assisting members in creating a “side table” arrangement for the holidays. Details concerning supplies will be announced in October.

February 7, 2018
SHRINK YOUR LAWN AND GO NATIVE
Speaker: Alicia Bosela, Ironwood Native Plant Nursery, owner, Columbia, KY
Discover the beauty and bounty of using native plants; save water, add sustainability, attract pollinators, and so much more.

March 7, 2018
PROGRAM TO BE ANNOUNCED