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.