The 2019 Program & Major Events
Please note: Monthly meetings begin at 1 pm. January through May meetings are at the Wakeman Center in Vineyard Haven and July through October meetings are at the Old Mill in West Tisbury.
THE 2019 PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
JANUARY 15, 2019: A Tick Can Make You Sick: Reducing Tick-Borne Illnesses on Martha's Vineyard
Richard Johnson, Biologist, Martha's Vineyard Tick-Borne Illness Prevention Initiative
FEBRUARY 19, 2019: Going Green: How We Can Use the Lessons Learned at Solviva Farm
Anna Edey, Garden Club Member and Owner, Solviva Farm, West Tisbury
MARCH 19, 2019: Pruning: The Shape of Things to Come
Ian Jochems, Horticulturist/Arborist, Polly Hill Arboretum
APRIL 16, 2019: Medicinal Herbs: Growing Them, Finding Them and Using Them
Heidi Schmidt-Laliberte, Founder and Owner of Vineyard Sound Herbs
MAY 21, 2019: More About Birds and Bees: Attracting Native Pollinators
Mary Kay Fox, Treasurer, Friends of Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge, Inc.
JUNE 2019: No Meeting: Blooming Art 2019!
Blooming Art will be held from June 20 - June 23
JULY 16, 2019: Orthoptera: Springers and Singers
Matt Pelikan, Director of Islands Programs, The Nature Conservancy and Columnist, MV Times
AUGUST 20, 2019 (Annual Meeting): The History, Ecology, and Conservation of Martha's Vineyard
David Foster, Director, Harvard Forest, Harvard University
SEPTEMBER 17, 2019: Gardening is Murder
Neal Sanders, Mystery Writer, Gardener and Garden Blogger
OCTOBER 22, 2019: History of Our Home: The Old Mill - Then and Now
A. Bowdoin (Bow) Van Riper, Research Librarian, Martha's Vineyard Museum
NOVEMBER 19, 2019: Dark and Creepy: Shade Gardens and Ground Covers
Cammie Naylor, Garden Designer, Donaroma's
DECEMBER, 2019: The Annual Holly Day Party at the Ag Hall is our meeting!
Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale (Members): 1 hr. before and 1 hr. after the May meeting, Wakeman Center
Annual Memorial Day Weekend Greenhouse Plant Sale (General Public)
Daffodil Walk (Members)
Flower Arranging Demonstration for Blooming Art Designers (May)
Blooming Art 2019
Wreath-Making Workshop (Members)
Holly Day Party
Information about these events will be announced at meetings and via email.
The 2019 Program Committee: Chair; Anda Woodward, with Kathy Kitsock, Tracie Clark, Mary Lou DeLong and Barbara Watts.