I like gardening — it's a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.
— Alice Sebold
Programs and Events
Salt Air Gardeners enjoy programs at the membership meetings, activity days and at special events. We aim to bring diverse topics on gardening, flower arranging, and horticulture. Speakers at these events range from master gardeners to local gardening suppliers to talented and knowledgeable members from within the club. The Hospitality Committee enlists members to provide delicious food and a fabulous table arrangement for every meeting.
All Salt Air Gardeners membership meetings are held in the Bay Forest Clubhouse. Sign in and hospitality at 12:30 p.m. Program begins at 12:50 p.m.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 - Master Gardener Cherie Dorfman will do a presentation on "Putting Your Garden to Bed and Fall Bulb Planting."
SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 - Coastal cleanup with DNREC. Location to be assigned by DNREC. For details contact Jan Melton or Bebe Reines.
OCTOBER 20, 2017 - Slide show from the Gardeners by the Sea Flower Show followed by a short demonstration on making a mini-pumpkin arrangement.
NOVEMBER 17, 2017 - Alva Hutchison from Gardeners by the Sea will demonstrate how to create a fall vegetable centerpiece arrangement: selecting vegetables, placement, tips and tricks.
JANUARY 19, 2018 - Lisa Arni, DFGC President, will do a presentation on indoor plants.
MARCH 16, 2018 - Master Gardener Mary Noel presentation and demonstration on "Terrariums - Mastering a Mini Eco-System Indoors." Be the master of a mini-eco system indoors - the low maintenance, highly rewarding kind that fits any room. Think terrarium, think flower show.
APRIL 20, 2018 - Annual business meeting and presentation by Committees of accomplishments and plans for the coming year.
MAY 16, 2018 - Spring Fling at Cripple Creek Country Club. 11:30 a.m. Cost $30. Best hat contest. Member created floral arrangements in tea pots and tea cups as well as purses and scarves will be for sale.
JUNE 15, 2018 - Master Gardener Ginny Seaman presentation on recognizing your local song birds.
No meetings in July or August 2018 but the Programs Committee is planning a fun summer event.