Events

Weekends April 27 - May 19, 2019

Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Weekends April 27 - May 19, 2019

Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

For every person that has wanted to peek into the old house at the end of a lane, now is the time. Generous property owners will open their historic sites to the public for five weekends in April and May during the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage (MHGP), an annual tradition since 1937.
April 27 - Charles County,     
May 4 - Queen Anne’s County ,
May 11 - Baltimore City,     
May 18 - Baltimore County,    
May 19 - Carroll County

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 15, 2019

SGGC 92nd Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

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May 15, 2019

SGGC 92nd Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

11:00 Meet and greet

11:30 Annual Meeting +Awards

12:15 Luncheon

It’s time to celebrate our many accomplishments of the year at our awards presentation and luncheon. A few added surprises will be included and a year-end slide show.

Please bring SGGC dues 

June 6, 2019

Enjoying the Outdoors Safely in the Age of Lyme Disease with Dr. John Aucott,

Dinner 5 pm to 6:45 pm Lecture: 7 pm to 8 pm

Ladew Topiary Gardens | 3535 Jarrettsville Pike | Monkton, Maryland 21111

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June 6, 2019

Enjoying the Outdoors Safely in the Age of Lyme Disease with Dr. John Aucott,

Dr. Aucott will discuss the current outlook for ticks and tick-borne diseases in Maryland. The risk of Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases will be discussed. Ways to prevent tick bites will be highlighted as well as how to enjoy the out-of-doors safely. Dr. Aucott is an international authority on Lyme disease and the current Chair of the US Department of Health and Human Services Tick-Borne Diseases Working Group. This lecture is a must for those who enjoy gardening and other outdoor activities. More info...

Dinner 5 pm to 6:45 pm Lecture: 7 pm to 8 pm

Ladew Topiary Gardens | 3535 Jarrettsville Pike | Monkton, Maryland 21111

May 18, 2019

Discover Treasured Gardens of Chevy Chase

10am - 5pm

One Quincy Street | Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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May 18, 2019

Discover Treasured Gardens of Chevy Chase

 The tour will highlight eight exceptional gardens within the historic area of the east side of Chevy Chase Village. 
Nationally recognized landscape designers represented are Scott Akers, Richard Arentz, Michael Bartlett, Kathryn Everetts, Barbara Katz, Rodney Robinson, Allan Summers and Guy Williams. Tickets may be purchased in advance online and will also be sold on the day of the tour. More info...

10am - 5pm

One Quincy Street | Chevy Chase, MD 20815

September 25, 2019

GCA Floral Design 101 Workshop

Irvine Nature Center | 11201 Garrison Forest Rd | Owings Mills, MD 211117

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September 25, 2019

GCA Floral Design 101 Workshop

The workshops are broken into two sessions - morning & afternoon. Members may sign up for either session or both, as different designs will be presented in each session. These 101 workshops are designed for the novice or beginner flower arranger, and are not open to anyone in the GCA judging program.

The instructors will present basic techniques and mechanics while demonstrating doable design styles. Each participant will be supplied container, mechanics and beautiful plant material. Everyone will not only leave the workshop with a beautiful arrangement, but also feel empowered with newfound skills to create a floral design at home or even in a club show.
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Irvine Nature Center | 11201 Garrison Forest Rd | Owings Mills, MD 211117