Our 2021 Programs
THE 2021 PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
JANUARY 19, 2021: Don't Break Your Back: Exercises for Gardeners
Susan Sanford, President and CEO, Vineyard Complementary Medicine
Click here to see Zoom meeting from January
FEBRUARY 16, 2021: Salt Marshes and You
Elizabeth Durkee, Climate Change Planner, Martha's Vineyard Commission
Click here to see Zoom meeting from February
MARCH 16, 2021: Partnerships: How the West Tisbury School's Garden Got its Pergola
Tim Connelly, Program Manager, Island Grown Schools
Click here to see Zoom meeting from March
APRIL 20, 2021: Hunting Down Wild Plants on Martha's Vineyard
Margaret Curtin and Greg Palermo, Consultants to Polly HIll Arboretum and MVGC Members
Click here to see Zoom meeting from April
MAY 18, 2021: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Bats - But Were Afraid to Ask!
Luanne Johnson, PhD, Founder, Director, and Wildlife Biologist, and Liz Olsen, Biologist, BiodiversityWorks
Pal Month and Greenhouse Pre-Sale
JUNE 2021: No Meeting: Blooming Art 2021, June 18-20
JULY 20, 2021: Plants Go To War: A Botannical History of World War II
Judith Sumner, Botanist and Author
AUGUST 17, 2021 (Annual Meeting): Gardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces
Jan Johnsen, Landscape Designer and Author
SEPTEMBER 21, 2021: Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Commission: Its History, Mission and Future
James Lengyel, Executive Director of Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Commission
OCTOBER 19, 2021: Sculpting "Esiderap": Getting to Paradise Backwards by Creating a Pond,
a Hill, a Meadow and Food Gardens
Cynthia Bloomquist and Thaw Malin III, Garden Enthusiasts and MVGC Members
NOVEMBER 16, 2021: "Gardening for the Birds"
Angela Luckey, Natural Neighbors Program Director - BiodiversityWorks
Click here to see the Zoom Meeting from November
DECEMBER, 2021: Holiday Open House: Christmas at the Mill! Sunday, December 5 from 1:00-3:00. The Old Mill will be decorated for the afternoon with the wreaths the workshop participants made! This event is open to all vaccinated Garden Club members, and you may bring one guest. MaryLou Perry’s famous mulled cider will be served. Dress warmly as the Mill is minimally heated! We hope to see you there!
* 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)
* Plant Swap: Sunday, September 19 - 11am at the Old Mill
* Wreath-making Workshop, Saturday, December 4 at Wakeman from 9:00-12:00. Space is limited and, as in prior years, there will be a fee to cover the cost of materials. A sign-up sheet was circulated at the November meeting. MaryAnn Dolezsar has kindly volunteered to organize the workshop. If you are interested in attending and did not sign up at the November meeting, please reach out to someone on the Executive Board.
Information about these events will be announced at meetings, via email and in the MV Garden Club member's Facebook group.
The 2021 Program Committee: Minor Knight, chair; Mary Lou DeLong, Kathy Kitsock and Anda Woodward
For information about 2022 Programs, contact Katie Dawson, chair