Calendar

Tuesday – January 23, 2018 is our regular meeting at 6:30 PM at Calvery Cooperative, 7600 Golden Valley Rd.  Members will share info on gardening resources including seed catalogs, tools, website, blogs, best practices, etc.  Start the new year with new ideas for gardening!

Tuesday, November 14th is our annual meeting at 6:30 PM at Davanni’s (Winnetka & GV Rd. Dinner is provided, just buy your beverage on the way in.  All members are welcome and if you would like to join the GV Garden Club, feel free to do so this evening.

Sunday – January 29, 2017, 2 pm:  Special meeting for members only

Private tour of the Winter Carnival Orchid Show, which is presented by the Orchid Society of Minnesota and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park in St. Paul. Meet at 2 pm at the Conservatory, and the Club will pay your entrance fee!

Car pool from City Hall; we’ll leave there at 1:20 pm sharp. Problems on the day? Contact Barb at 612-590-7765.


Wednesday – February 8, 7 pm:  “Protect Bees and Other Pollinators”

Join the League of Women Voters (Crystal, New Hope, E Plymouth) at the New Hope City Hall Council Chamber, 4401 Xylon Av N. Learn more >>


Saturday, February 18, 9 am – 4:30 pm:   “Design with Nature” Conference

Join Wild Ones for their take on “Planting Matters” at the Anderson Student Center, University of St. Thomas (St. Paul Campus). Learn more >>


Tuesday – February 28, 6:30 pm:  “Rain Gardens:  Enhancing your Home Landscape and Protecting Water Quality.”

GVGC meeting at Calvary Center Cooperative, 7600 Golden Valley Road.


Saturday – March 4, 8:30 am – 3:15 pm:   “Spring Days Gardening Workshop”

Presented by the Wright County Master Gardeners, at St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West, 11343 50th St NE, Albertville. Learn more >>


Tuesday – March 28, 6:30 pm:  “Design Secrets to a Beautiful Garden” by Don Engebretson, the Renegade Gardener.

GVGC meeting at Calvary Center Cooperative, 7600 Golden Valley Road.


Tuesday – April 25, 6 pm:  “Planting a gorgeous outdoor container” at Dundee Nursery, 16800 Hwy 55, Plymouth.        Note changes in time and location!

Join us for a private hands on workshop.  Master Gardener Amy and her staff will be there to introduce some of the newest varieties in Annuals and Perennials for the the season.   Enjoy walking through the greenhouse, selecting plants and creating your own 12″ planter to decorate your home.  Dundee will supply planters and soil for $14.99, or you may bring your own clean planter and they will fill it for a fee (to fill a 12″ container is $9.99).  The best part- no clean up!  No purchase is required – it’s fine if you just want to come and hear what they have to say.


Saturday, May 20, Noon – 3 pm:  Perennial plant sale at the small picnic shelter, Brookview Park, Hwy 55 & Winnetka Ave.

Hardy local perennials (plus tomatoes & herbs), all at discounted prices.  We dig the perennials from local gardens, so we know they’ll do well for you!  If you’d like to donate plants, bring them potted & labeled to the sale site that morning between 9 and 11:30 am.


Thursday, June 1, 6:30 – 7:30 pm:  Plant the Winnetka circles.

The circles and the plants are all ready to go – we just need to get them in the ground – and the weather should be great!  Park at City Hall by the water tower; bring your favorite planting tools & gloves.


Saturday, June 3, 9 am – 3 pm, Landscape Revival Native Plant Expo and Market, Cub Community Pavilion, 1201 W. Larpenteur Ave, Roseville.

Buy native plants from the growers and specialists.

Sunday, June 11, Noon – 6 pm:  GV Pride Festival, Brookview Park, Hwy 55 & Winnetka Ave.

We have a booth, so we need volunteers to set up, staff the booth, and take down.  Watch for the SignUp Genius email to sign up.


Sunday, June 25, 9 am – 1 pm:  Pollinator Day at the GV Farmer’s Market, City Hall campus.

We have a booth, so we need volunteers to set up, staff the booth, and take down.  Watch for the SignUp Genius email to sign up.


Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 – 8 pm:  GVGC summer garden tours begin.

Want to volunteer to show your garden this summer?  Contact Lynn Schoenstedt at lynn.schoenstedt@gmail.com.  Don’t worry – we don’t expect a perfect garden, just something interesting or a problem you’d like opinions on.


Tuesday, October 24th, GVGC membership meeting at Calvery Cooperative, 7600 Golden Valley Rd, 6:30 PM.  Speaker will be garden club member Matt Schuth, author of Nature at our Doorstep.