Soon to Bloom Calendar

Monthly meetings are held the third Monday of every month-September to June-at 7 pm, at First Congregational Church of Vernon, 695 Hartford Tpke (corner of Route 30 and Center Road) in Vernon CT, 06066.  

Guests are always welcome!  Join us……………..

Hardy crew for “Garden Clean-up” and Mulching, 4/27/18
Many thanks to Matt for schlepping and spreading all those bags of mulch!
Lots of color already popping at Northeast Garden………….

May 12, 2018,  8-11:30 am, 

Vernon Garden Club’s Annual Spring   Plant Sale at VERNON CENTER MIDDLE SCHOOL  (pouring rain date, May 19, 2018)  members are asked to bring 10 potted and clearly labeled choice perennials from their own gardens.  Plants must be delivered between 7:00 and 7:45 am.  Tables are needed for the “Garden Treasures”.  Please be sure to put your initials on the back of the sticks which identify your plants this year.  Please stay to place your plants on the correct tarp, check yourself off on the plant delivery list, etc.  Hope to see you there!  Betty and MaryAnn have worked very hard on this one………

May Fieldtrip to Wicked Tulip Farm, date TBD

May 21, 2018, 7:00 pm  “Pocket Gardens”  Garden enthusiast and educator, Barbara Austin, will construct a stone “Pocket Garden” with different types of plants as she gives us ideas about how to make beautiful gardens.

June 18, 2018, 6:00 pm “Annual Club Picnic and Installation of Officers”  Our club picnic is the perfect opportunity to create garden friendships, sign up for next year’s committees and plan work in the garden.  Bring a pot-luck entree or dessert and your membership dues for next year!

June Fieldtrip, Lunch in the Gardens at the Hillstead Gardens, date TBD

July “Dessert in the Herb Garden at Valley Falls”, date tentatively July 24.


Our 2018 entry at the Wadsworth


just the flowers……….