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Program Schedule
2019 – 2020

Regular meeting are at 1:00 PM on the first Wednesday of each month, except January and July. Meetings are held at the Boyle County Extension Office unless otherwise specified. For directions to the Boyle Country Extension Office, click on the following link http://boyle.ca.uky.edu/.

Details on additional outings and social events throughout the year will be available on the website prior to the events.

Carpools for field trips depart from the Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, lower level parking lot off Third Street.

Upcoming Events


June 5, 2019 Japanese Gardens
Community Arts Center 401 W. Main St. – Danville

Robert Schalkoff, Director of the Centre College Lincoln Scholarship Program, will share his love of Japanese gardens
Design: Traditional Line Design (HB, p. 182)
Horticulture: Any worthy specimen (use botanical name on the label)
June 19, 2019 Field Trip to Daylily World in Lawrenceburg
Sign up for a prepaid box lunch at the June meeting
August 7, 2019 Kentucky’s Waterways and Native Habitats
Ward Wilson, Executive Director of the Kentucky Waterways Alliance, will give an overview of the health of our waterways including information on the KWA and its work with the National Wildlife Federation to protect wildlife habitat.
Design: Underwater Design (HB p. 212)
Horticulture: Any worthy specimen (use botanical name on the label)
September 4, 2019 Solid Waste Recycling
Angie Muncy, the new manager of Boyle County’s recycle program, will share information on our local program and the status of recycling in the county
Design: Designer’s Choice using a recycled or upcycled container (members are encouraged to work in pairs)
Horticulture: Any worthy specimen (use botanical name on the label)
September 18, 2019 Field Trip to Walter Bradley Park in Midway
Bring your own lunch to eat at the park’s picnic area
October 2, 2019 The Victorian Gothic Garden
Alexis Amorese Sheffield, Boyle County Extension Agent, will share the history of the popular Victorian Era Gothic Gardens which were surrounded in magical dark flowers and elements of lure. We will learn about different components of the gardens and varieties of flowers.
Design: Designer’s Choice of a Traditional Mass Line design using a black container (HB p. 182)
Horticulture: Any worthy specimen (use botanical name on the label)
November 6, 2019 Holiday Decorating Fun with Fran Halloran and Beth Leahy
Create a kitchen decoration. Bring a mug and some greens to share.
There will be sign-ups for designs for McDowell House decorations, wreath making and food for the Green Tea.
Design: Fall arrangement for Thanksgiving using a basket with floral, fruit, nut and vegetable plant material
Horticulture: Any worthy specimen (use botanical name on the label)
December 2, 2019 Wreath Making for McDowell House
December 3, 2019 Decorate McDowell House for the Green Tea
December 8, 2019 Green Tea
McDowell House
2-4 p.m.
January 8, 2020 Installation of New Officers and Party
February 4, 2020 Boyle County High School Greenhouse Program
Matt Anderson, Agriculture teacher at the high school, will give an overview of the program, sharing information about the greenhouse and school garden. Students will provide information about the produce they grow for the school and Family Resource Center.
Design: Still Life Design with a Valentine theme (HB p. 209)
Horticulture: House plant or any worthy specimen (use botanical name
on the label)
March 4, 2020 Flower arranging with Joanna Kirby
Member of the Garden Club of Danville and past president of the Garden Club of Kentucky, Joanna will share her love of gardening and floral design with a PowerPoint presentation featuring her cut flower gardens. Information on conditioning and flower arranging will be shared. There will be sign-ups for center pieces for the annual meeting.
Design: Interpretation of a piece of artwork (painting, sculpture, fiber art) using plant material. Members should work in teams.
Horticulture: Forced floral arboreal or any worthy specimen (use botanical
name on the label)
April 1, 2020 Annual Meeting
Details to be announced