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……………..

February 19, 2018, 7:00 pm  “Container Gardening and Panel Discussion”  A short video about Container Gardening will be shown, followed by a discussion about tips, tricks, and experiences with containers.  Bring questions and answers for discussion!

February 23-25, 2018  “CONNECTICUT Flower and Garden Show”  Ct Convention Center, Hartford, CT

March 19, 2018, 7:00 pm  The Tankeroosen: Vernon’s Green Valley”  Jon Roe, a local resident and genial historian/extraordinare, will give a power-point presentation of the local gems and hidden gardens in our area.  Jon’s website is full of the history of Vernon, check it out at:  A fieldtrip around Vernon to follow, later in  the spring.

April 16, 2018, 7:00 pm   “Herbal Self-Defense”   Master Gardener and community herbalist, Terri Cusson,  president of the Connecticut Herb Association, is now teaching, gardening, and making herbal medicines.  Her “hands on” presentation will familiarize us with several recipes for using all types of herbs.

May 12, 2018,  8-10:30 am,  Vernon Garden Club’s Annual Spring   Plant Sale (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.  Betty and Mary Ann will have more information as we get closer to time of sale.

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!



Sandi and Lorraine work on an arrangement, FUN!!