Holiday Gathering

Sunday, December 15, 2019

2:00pm - 5:00pm

1820 East Seventh St.

Charlotte, NC 28204


Our yearly holiday event will be held at the Betty Little House.  More details to come. 

Planting "Lasagna"

Bulb Containers

October 15, 2019

6pm - 9pm

Location: University of North Carolina

McMillan Greenhouse

9090 Craver Road, Charlotte, NC

Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other Spring bulbs can be planted in containers like a lasagna, creating weeks of color in a small space.  Members learned how to plant a beautiful outdoor container and took home beautiful bulbs to plant in their garden.

Business Meeting

September 17, 2019

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: University of North Carolina

McMillan Greenhouse

9090 Craver Road, Charlotte, NC

Houseplants

August 20, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Central Piedmont Community College,

Cato Campus, Horticulture Building – Room 101

3645 East WT Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC


Houseplants freshen the air and add life to your home.  Come join us to learn more about growing beautiful plants in your home.

Summer Celebration

June 18, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Central Piedmont Community College,

Cato Campus, Horticulture Building – Room 101

3645 East WT Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC


Members gathered to have a great evening of sharing food and learning!

Good Bugs in the Garden

May 21, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Central Piedmont Community College,

Cato Campus, Horticulture Building – Room 101

3645 East WT Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC


Laurie Reid Dukes, Assistant City Arborist for the City of Charlotte and passionate entomologist, shared a fun presentation introducing members and visitors to some of the beneficial insects that inhabit gardens in the Charlotte area. 

Food for Thought

April 16, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:  Central Piedmont Community College,

Cato Campus, Horticulture Building – Room 112

3645 East WT Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC


Members and guests shared delicious and fragrant ways to use herbs. 

Orchid Kokedama Workshop

March 19, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

McMillan Greenhouse, UNC Charlotte


In the workshop, members took part in the creation of an orchid kokedama and took home materials to create their own kokedama at home. 

Kokedama Presentation

February 19, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

McMillan Greenhouse, UNC Charlotte


Members met to learn how to make kokedama, a form of bonsai, using ferns, potting soil, moss and twine.  (Select the picture at left to see a Garden Answer video on how to make Kokedama.)

Independence Park: A History Charlotte’s First Public Park

Dr. Tom Hanchett, Community Historian

January 15, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm

McMillan Greenhouse, UNC Charlotte


Dr. Tom Hanchett presented history and architectural features of Independence Park, such as the Arhelger Memorial (picture provided by Dr. Tom Hanchett), which was created by pioneering female landscape architect Helen Hodge of Charlotte in 1932.  To learn more historical information, see www.HistorySouth.org.