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Thu, 09/23/2021

4:30-7:30 pm at Acorn Hall, Morristown

As the Morris County Historical Society celebrates it's 75th anniversary, they have invited all Home Garden Club member's to attend a garden cocktail reception on the grounds of Acorn Hall. The Home Garden Club of Morristown has been in stewardship with Acorn Hall since 1971, marking a fifty year union. In the past, the club has been involved with designing, maintaining and supporting the gardens. And at present,provide the design, placement and maintainence of the urns throughout the property.

Wed, 10/20/2021

1:00 pm at VFW Hall, Morris Plains

Jane Hurwitz, editor of Butterfly Gardener magazine, will speak on native plants that attract and support butterflies. This talk explores the entire life cycle of butterflies and easy steps to take, to protect the butterfly/plant relationship and emhance local ecosystems, as well as our own gardens.

Wed, 11/17/2021

1:00 pm at VFW Hall, Mount Tabor Road, Morris Plains

Lesley Parness, garden historian and writer, will speak on gardens in the age of Queen Elizaberh I, and how they provided William Sheakspere with a rich palette to draw from. His literature is filled with plant lore and flower symbolism from the era. Learn how Elizabeth I influenced horticulture and view points, mazes, sundiles and fantastical topiearies, popular during her reign.

Wed, 12/01/2021

9:30am - 3pm at the VFW Hall, Mount Tabor Road, Morris Plains

Members create festive holiday wreaths to adorn various historical landmarks in the area. Greens are provided by the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Breakfast is provided by the hospitality committee.

Wed, 12/08/2021

Location to be announced

11:30 am. Members kick off the holidays with an annual Holiday Luncheon.