Current Events

September 11, 2019

Meeting: Garden Walk

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Giovanna's home

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September 11, 2019

Meeting: Garden Walk

Our opening meeting will be held at Giovanna Cicillini’s home. Giovanna has graciously invited our members to tour her garden and hold our first meeting at her home.


Members Only

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Giovanna's home

October 2, 2019

Meeting: Beyond Daffodils

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dey Mansion Visitor Center

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October 2, 2019

Meeting: Beyond Daffodils

Speaker:  Janet Schultz,   

Past Director for District 1 New Jersey Garden Club 

  

Janet will introduce us to some of the minor bulbs, as well as some of the summer flowering ones that gardeners tend to pass up. She will discuss how timing is everything when it comes to successful bulb growing.  She will also show us a few tricks on how to plant “bouquets.”

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dey Mansion Visitor Center

October 15, 2019

Workshop: Autumn Leaf Coasters

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Pequannock Library

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October 15, 2019

Workshop: Autumn Leaf Coasters

Bring a touch of fall to your table with pressed leaves under glass!

 

Members Only

Registration Required

Fee:  TBD

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Pequannock Library

November 6, 2019

Meeting: Suburban Wildlife and How it Affects the Plants We Choose

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dey Mansion Visitor Center

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November 6, 2019

Meeting: Suburban Wildlife and How it Affects the Plants We Choose

Speaker:  Marc Gussen, Director/Naturalist of the Closter Nature Center

  

Our gardens provide homes and food not only to our plants and birds, but also to a number of small animals. Marc will present information about a number of the animals (other than deer and woodchucks) that inhabit the suburban garden.


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dey Mansion Visitor Center

November 30, 2019

Project: Decorating Christmas Trees at Dey Mansion

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dey Mansion

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November 30, 2019

Project: Decorating Christmas Trees at Dey Mansion

Join us to help decorate Christmas trees at Dey Manion for their annual open house celebration.


Followed by lunch at the Barnyard Restaurant.

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dey Mansion

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Past Events

September 12, 2018

Meeting: Garden Walk

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Jo O'Boyle's home

Event Details

September 12, 2018

Meeting: Garden Walk

Jo O'Boyle has graciously invited our members to tour her garden and hold our first meeting at her home.  


Members Only

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Jo O'Boyle's home

October 3, 2018

Meeting: Hydroponics - A Gardening Alternative to Dirt

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wayne Civic Center (Preakness School)

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October 3, 2018

Meeting: Hydroponics - A Gardening Alternative to Dirt

Speaker: Marc Gussen, Director/Naturalist of the Closter Nature Center


Marc’s presentation focuses on how and why hydroponics can be incorporated into gardening plans for flowers and vegetables just as it was in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the gardens of the Aztecs. 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wayne Civic Center (Preakness School)

October 13, 2018

Trip: Schuyler-Colfax House

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Van Riper-Hopper House, 533 Berdan Ave, Wayne, NJ

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October 13, 2018

Trip: Schuyler-Colfax House

This local tour will begin at the Van Riper-Hopper House on Berdan Avenue with a special slide presentation on the history of the Schuyler-Colfax House given by Wayne Historic House Museums.  

Our group will then travel/carpool to the Schuyler-Colfax House on Hamburg Turnpike to enjoy a guided mini tour of this historic home and view its recent renovations.  While visiting these two historic homes in Wayne, we will also have an opportunity to tour the gardens which are maintained and cared for by our members.  

Refreshments will be  provided.


Members Only - Registration Required

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Van Riper-Hopper House, 533 Berdan Ave, Wayne, NJ

November 7, 2018

Meeting: Floral Design and Arranging

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wayne Civic Center (Preakness School)

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November 7, 2018

Meeting: Floral Design and Arranging

Speaker: Kay Beers of Beers Flowers, Ridgewood, NJ

  

Kay, a professional floral designer and owner of Beers Flower Shop, will discuss floral design while creating a fresh floral centerpiece arrangement.  The arrangement will be raffled off to a lucky Riverview member.  Kay will also instruct our members in her unique style of bow making.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Wayne Civic Center (Preakness School)

November 14, 2018

Workshop: Dey Mansion Christmas Ornaments

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Wayne Civic Center (Preakness School)

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November 14, 2018

Workshop: Dey Mansion Christmas Ornaments

Join us as we refresh and renew a variety of Colonial period holiday ornaments to decorate the Dey Mansion Christmas trees.


Members Only

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Wayne Civic Center (Preakness School)

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