CALENDAR

August 19thMake Your Own Hypertufa Container sponsored by the Queen Anne’s County Master Gardeners at the UME-Queen Anne’s County Office. Open to all, but space is limited. Cost is $20.00. Registration required prior to class. For information or to register contact Rachel Rhodes, 410.758.0166 or rjrhodes@umd.edu. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hypertufa-tickets-62521770298

September 4-5thNGC Gardening School, Course 4, Columbia, MD. Check the FGCM website.

September 6-8thAdkins Arboretum Semi-Annual Native Plant Sale. Region’s largest and most comprehensive selection of native trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, and ferns for fall planting. Pre-orders are being taken now. Significant discounts if you are a member.

September 14thTree Identification 101, 9 am – 12 pm, Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown. This is continuing education for master gardeners but is open to any interested participant. Register on-line treeid101.eventbrite.com. $10.00 Fee

September 18thFlower Show Workshop to prepare for HALLOWEEN!, a District I Standard Flower Show (October 19th-see below)—review the schedule; learn how to identify, prep and stage horticulture; hort entry cards and sheets distributed; review of design classes with examples of designs. 9:30 am – Noon, at the ESHC. Sponsored by the Oxford Garden Club. $10.00. RSVP by September 6th to Luann Madary, 410.226.5551 or  nicholshouseoxford@gmail.com. Checks payable to OGC, memo check “Halloween Workshop, and mail to P.O. Box 657, Oxford, MD 21654. Flyer has been previously sent.

September 23-25th:NGC Flower Show School, Course 2, Bowie, MD. Speak with Susie Middleton or Judy Slaughter for information. Even if you missed Course 1 or declined to take the test, you may audit this class and benefit from the wealth of information offered on horticulture and design. Not everyone is cut out to be a judge which this course trains you for, but you can certainly learn a lot!

 
September 30thMake Your Own Salad Box sponsored by the Queen Anne’s County Master Gardeners at the Queen Anne’s County Library. Open to all, but space is limited. Cost is $20.00. Registration required prior to class. For information or to register contact Rachel Rhodes, 410.758.0166 or rjrhodes@umd.edu. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/make-your-own-salad-box-tickets-62579012511

October 1st - DGC Board Meeting are open to the membership. At least one representative of all committees are urged to attend. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month (every other month) from 10 am – 12 pm at Chesapeake College, Cambridge Campus on Race Street on the following dates: October 1st (Tuesday!), December 4th and February 5, 2020

October 2ndDistrict I Semi-Annual Meeting hosted by Talbot County GC at the Talbot County Country Club. 9:30 am -2:00 pm. Featured Speaker is Valerie Eccleston, Executive Master of the Ichiyo shiki School of Ikebana. Lovely lunch menu offered with a cash bar. We will register as a club. Please see Jeanne to sign-up.

District I Annual Meeting, March 2020 - Jewelry Sale as a fundraiser. If you have any items (gold, silver, costume) you haven’t worn for years and don’t intend to wear again, please consider donating. Jeanne Bernard will handle the collection.

October 19thDistrict I Flower Show at the Oxford Community Center entitled ‘Halloween.’  
Click here for Horticulture Entry Sheet
Click here for the Flower Show Schedule