MEETINGS & EVENTS 2022

Garden Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month beginning in February.  Meetings, under normal circumstances, are held at the United Methodist Church, 1401 South Maple Street. Proof of vaccination plus booster are required with social distancing and N95 masks mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering). Due to the pandemic, meetings may be held via Zoom, or locations may change. Please feel free to invite a guest to attend any meeting. (Note: TBD = to be determined)

For Zoom meetings, members will receive an email link prior to the meetings. Members are free to share the link to others who are interested in attending.

 

Contact Elizabeth Olson for Zoom Meeting Links & to get on list.

JANUARY -- No Meeting

FEBRUARY 8 -- 12 PM Noon -- Ruth's  on Stafford Ln S in Dundas,

Luncheon, Speaker: Michelle Mero Riedel on Garden Photography. 

(LOCATION MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/DtZhKSZ75NZFYTxo8 )

Learn about the art of Garden Photography from Michelle Mero Riedel. University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener, BA in Speech Communications, Professional Photographer, Writer and photographer, Northern Gardener magazine.

Proof of vaccination plus booster will be required at the door.  Wearing a N95 mask, as per CDC guidelines, is mandatory during the program as well as when not eating.

Prepay $25 for the luncheon by February 1.  Send your check, made out to the Northfield Garden Club, to the treasurer Tom Gagnon.  Guests are welcome.

          Tom Gagnon

          1508 Huron Ct. Northfield 55057

MARCH 8 -- 1 PM -- Zoom Meeting: New Plants for 2022, Speaker: Bernie Emery

Description: Bernie Emery, a Certified Professional at Knecht’s Nurseries, will share information about the best garden plants of 2022.

APRIL 12 -- 1 PM -- Paisley Gardens, Succulent Containers, Speaker: Rachel Kinny

LOCATION MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/HvchLg9ra794hWZU8

Learn about the art of growing succulents and planting a tabletop succulent container garden. Make your own container of succulents to take home. You can enjoy it inside during the winter, and move it outside to enjoy in the summer. This will be a hands-on experience.

Paisley Gardens is located at 600 Division St S Northfield.

Proof of vaccination plus booster required, N95 mask mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering).

MAY 10 -- 1:00 PM -- Carleton Arb, Walking Tour

Guided Tour of the Carleton Arb with Nancy Braker, Director of Cowling Arboretum, Carleton College

Description: Enjoy a guided walking tour of the Carleton Arb in Spring and discover the beautiful wild flowers in our area.

Proof of vaccination plus booster required, social distancing and N95 mask mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering).

JUNE 14 -- 12:00 PM Noon -- Odd Fellows Park, Luncheon

We hope to be able to gather and safely distance.  We will announce later if this will be some type of pre-paid catered box lunch.

Proof of vaccination plus booster required, social distancing and N95 mask mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering).

JULY 9 & 10 -- 11 AM - 4PM -- Northfield Area Garden Tour

Co-Chairs:  Donna May, Elizabeth Olson

Tour a collection of beautiful Northfield gardens.

All garden volunteers must show proof of vaccination plus booster.  N95 mask is mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering). 

AUGUST 9 -- 1 PM -- FiftyNorth Patio, Summer to Fall Gardens, Speaker: Teri Knight

Dakota County Master Gardener Teri Knight produces her own website:  www.gardenbite.com.  Since 2007 she has had a daily radio program, Monday through Friday, which now airs on 29 radio stations throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota.

Proof of vaccination plus booster required, social distancing and N95 mask mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering).

SEPTEMBER 13 -- TBD -- Keepsake Cidery, Dundas, Making Apple Cider, Speakers/Owners: Nate & Tracy Watters

Learn about the process of selection of apples and the making of apple cider. Keepsake Cidery is a real treasure in our own neighborhood.

Keepsake Cidery is located at 4609 135th St E Dundas. 

Proof of vaccination plus booster required, N95 mask mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering).

OCTOBER 11 -- 1:00 PM -- United Methodist Church, Gardens That Feed Birds, Speaker: Katie Anderegg

Learn about how to prepare and grow a garden which can also help feed our native birds. Katie Anderegg is the Naturalist/ Operations Manager at River Bend Nature Center in Faribault, MN.

Proof of vaccination plus booster required, social distancing and N95 mask mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering).

NOVEMBER 8 -- 1:00 PM -- TBD, Wreath & Centerpiece Decorating, Speaker: Heidi Brosseau

This is a hands-on event. Participants may pre-order evergreen wreaths from Paisley Gardens or bring containers to use as a base for centerpieces. Please bring decorations to share and tools to cut materials. As always, observers are welcome to attend.

Proof of vaccination plus booster required, social distancing and N95 mask mandatory (or equivalent CDC approved mouth and nose covering).

DECEMBER 6 -- TBD -- Holiday Tea