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January 15, 2019

SGGC Meeting & Conservation Guest Speaker: Susie Creamer

9:30 am

The Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens | 3100 Swann Dr. | Baltimore, Md. 21217

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January 15, 2019

SGGC Meeting & Conservation Guest Speaker: Susie Creamer

Our special guest will be Susie Creamer, the director of the Patterson Park Audubon Center in Baltimore. A former St. Paul’s School Environmental Science teacher, Susie was recently named one of Baltimore’s Top 30 Visionaries. We will learn why Baltimore’s Center has become a national model for multicultural bird conservation.

The presentation will include gardening for birds and improving our landscapes for our avian friends. After our presentation, we will make birdhouses from gourdes grown and provided by Rhea and Gail.

9:30 am

The Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens | 3100 Swann Dr. | Baltimore, Md. 21217

January 27, 2019

January Plant Forum Workshop

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cylburn Arboretum, Vollmer Center | 4915 Greenspring Avenue | Baltimore, Maryland 21209

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January 27, 2019

January Plant Forum Workshop

Maryland Certified Professional Horticulturist Kelly Billings will discuss plants for small water gardens. Scott Carbone, the manager of woody plant sales at Valley View Farms, covers Hydrangea paniculata (and more). Laura Beth Resnick, founder and owner of Butterbee Farm,  will share her wisdom on dahlias. Registration is limited to HSM members only.

Free, but you must register in advance.

Registration: registration@mdhorticulture.org
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cylburn Arboretum, Vollmer Center | 4915 Greenspring Avenue | Baltimore, Maryland 21209

February 16, 2019

Perennially Inspired!

Welcome remarks: 8:45 am Program of speakers: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt 6501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204

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February 16, 2019

Perennially Inspired!

 A day-long seminar with horticulture experts.  Get ready for another stellar lineup of speakers at the annual Winter Seminar sponsored by the Perennial Plant Association and the Horticultural Society of Maryland.
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Welcome remarks: 8:45 am Program of speakers: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt 6501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21204

February 21, 2019

SGGC Meeting & Horticulture Show & Floral Design Guest: Ellen Frost

Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm | Park 1114 Shawan Road | Cockeysville, MD 21030

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February 21, 2019

SGGC Meeting & Horticulture Show & Floral Design Guest: Ellen Frost

08:00-9:30 Passing

09:30 Coffee

10:00 Meeting 

10:45 Program

 

It’s show time!! Members will have a chance to showcase their evergreens, houseplants, bonsai, orchids and more. While our entries are being judged, we will hear from Ellen Frost, owner, designer, blogger, and farm liaison with Local Color Flowers (LoCoFLo), a Baltimore-based floral design business. LoCoFlo seeks to create and support a sustainable community, creating personalized arrangements and utilizing specialty growers. Ellen will share her tips for making beautiful arrangements. The arrangement (s) will then be raffled.

After our meeting and presentation, we can view the results of our Horticulture show!

Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm | Park 1114 Shawan Road | Cockeysville, MD 21030

February 24-27, 2019

SGGC - National Affairs & Legislation (NAL) Conference

All day

Washington, DC.

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February 24-27, 2019

SGGC - National Affairs & Legislation (NAL) Conference

 From the time of its founding, The Garden Club of America has been an active force in the promotion of environmental awareness and the preservation of natural resources. In 1921, one of the four founding GCA club members testified before Congress on behalf of the parks of Washington, DC. 

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All day

Washington, DC.

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