The 2021 Program
Please note: All meetings will be via Zoom.
THE 2021 PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
JANUARY 19, 2021: Don't Break Your Back: Exercises for Gardeners
Susan Sanford, President and CEO, Vineyard Complementary Medicine
FEBRUARY 16, 2021: Salt Marshes and You
Elizabeth Durkee, Climate Change Planner, Martha's Vineyard Commission
MARCH 16, 2021: Partnerships: How the West Tisbury School's Garden Got its Pergola
Tim Connelly, Program Manager, Island Grown Schools
APRIL 20, 2021: Hunting Down Wild Plants on Martha's Vineyard
Margaret Curtin and Greg Palermo, Consultants to Polly HIll Arboretum and MVGC Members
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: Cook the Vineyard
Susie Middleton, Special Projects Editor, Vineyard Gazette Media Group, Founding Editor of Cook the Vineyard, Cookbook Author
DECEMBER, 2021: 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)
Information about these events will be announced at meetings and via email.
The 2021 Program Committee: Minor Knight, chair; Mary Lou DeLong, Kathy Kitsock and Anda Woodward