The Lewisboro Garden Club, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1972 to promote the art of gardening, aid in conserving natural flora and help beautify public areas.
Many of our activities are centered around Onatru Farm, but we also use Cyrus Russell Community House and the Lewisboro Library. We can also be reached at our Facebook page for more information.
2019 Garden Club Events – See our Resource page for sites to review in preparation for spring planting .
April 4, Thursday, 7 PM– Lewisboro Library- Anthony Langlois- “Truths about No Mow Lawns and Keeping an Organic Lawn in our area.” Anthony Langlois has 30 years experience as a seedsman with Jonathan Green along with 10 years working with a national Lawncare company as a manager and agronomist. Graduating from Slippery Rock University with a BS in Environmental Resource Management he has consulted to Sod Farms, sports fields, landscapers, Garden Centers and homeowners lawns. Join us for a lively discussion on the how to’s of having a chemical free sod lawn that will be the envy of your neighborhood
RSVP or email LGC if you plan to attend or firstname.lastname@example.org
April 11, Thursday, 10 :30 AM – Stone Barns Center Inside Tour and Brunch RSVP email@example.com, money due with registration-$25 and Buffet-$40. This event is closed.
April 20, Saturday– Earth Day Activity Clean Up will be at Boway Road. Please contact George Scott or Deanna Novak if you are coming. We will meet at 10 AM.
Golden Roads Daffodils Driving Tour 2019 The daffodils you helped plant over the years are nearing peak bloom. Thank You. please use the link for 2019 Spring Daffodil Driving Tour of Lewisboro’s Golden Roads. Why not take a drive around town with your family, friends or group and enjoy all 47,000 daffodils.Spring Daffodils Driving Tour 2019
April 27, Saturday, 9 AM, Onatru Farm- Alice Poor Spring Clean Up. Please bring your gardening tools and any plants from your garden you would like to share. (Rain Date: April 28, Sunday 9:00 AM)
May 2, Thursday, 7 PM, Cyrus Russell Community House – Business meeting. Plant Swap-This is your opportunity to share special plants from your garden. Refreshments will be served.
May 11, Saturday, 8 AM to 5 PM, Gossett Brothers Nursery-Mother’s Day Plant Sale. Our annual fund raiser. Sign up with Beverly Scott.
May 18, Saturday, 12 PM to 6 PM, (Rain Date May 19) Copia Home and Garden – Club Fund Raiser. Sign up with Mary Ann Lansdale.
June 6 – Thursday, 7 PM, Lewisboro Library – Linda Fleming- “Bloom where you are planted” A delightful lecture with a medley of herbal ideas. RSVP or email LGC if you plan to attend or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 11 – Tuesday, 10:30 AM, Untermyer Garden Trip. Fee – $15/person. RSVP email@example.com
September 5, Thursday, 7 PM, Cyrus Russell Community House – Business Meeting. Another opportunity for show and tell.
September 14 – Saturday, 9 AM, Onatru Farm- Alice Poor Fall Clean Up. Please bring your gardening tools. (Rain Date: September 15, Sunday 9 AM)
September 21, Saturday, 8 AM-4 PM, Onatru Farm-Scavenger Hunt/ Library Fair Volunteers needed. Sign up with George Scott or Rose Bonanno
October 3, Thursday, 7 PM, Lewisboro Library-
October 26, Saturday, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Location TBD-Golden Roads Daffodil Planting, (Rain Date: November 2, Saturday). Volunteers needed. Sign up with George Scott.
November 7, Thursday, 7:00 PM Lewisboro Library
November 21, Thursday6:30 PM Copia Home and Garden, Winter Porch Basket Workshop. Details to follow.
December 7, Saturday, 9:00 AM, Onatru Farm – Holiday Party and Swag Making. Details to follow
January 1, Wednesday, 10 AM, Onatru Farm – Town First Day -Making Pine Cone Bird Feeders. Volunteers needed email firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 Local events of interest
Tuesday, October 2, 7-8:30PM. Local Butterflies & What to Plant to Attract Them. Victor DeMasi, lepidopterist, research affiliate for Yale’s Peabody Museum, Redding Wetland Conservation Officer, and NRWA Advisory Board member, has been studying butterflies and moths in an area along the Norwalk River since 1977. He will introduce area species, discuss what factors have led to declines in their populations, and what native plants and growing practices are critical to improving their survival rates. In-store class hosted by NRWA and REI at the REI Norwalk Store, 189 Connecticut Ave, Norwalk.http://norwalkriver.org/events/
Please check out all events at the Bedford Audubon at the following site: https://bedfordaudubon.org/program-calendar/?blm_aid=19946
|JULY 8 (SUN)- 9:30 am, GUIDED HIKE AT MOUNTAIN LAKES PARK, NORTH SALEM, Enjoy a cool early morning hike passing a lake and through the forest to Westchester’s highest point. Moderate terrain, 3 miles, about 1 ½ hrs. Meet at Mt. Lakes Park office, off Hawley Road, North Salem. Dogs on leash welcomed. Led by Peggy Nordgren. Steady rain cancels.
Please check out all events with the Lewisboro Land Trust at the following site: https://lewisborolandtrust.wordpress.com/upcoming-events
Please go to https://www.gardenconservancy.org/open-days for the Open Days Gardens in our area.
JAN 1st (MON) – 11:00, FIRST DAY CELEBRATION. We started off the New Year making bird feeders at Onatru Farm. Although the weather outside was frosty, our participants stayed warm and toasty inside and making pine cone feeders to provide food for the birds in winter. Thank you to our volunteers, Tracey Carreira, Aimee Davidson-Locke, Lydia Romero and Darcy Rydlun
February 10, 2019 Sunday, 4:30 PM Lewisboro Library – FIVE SEASONS Documentary: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, immerses viewers in Oudolf’s work and takes us inside his creative process, from his beautifully abstract sketches, to theories on beauty, to the ecological implications of his ideas. RSVP or email LGC if you plan to attend or Liz Gabrielle at the Lewisboro Library. Suggested Donation-$5 to be paid at the door. More information 190210 Five Seasons
March 7, Thursday, 6:30 PM– Cyrus Russell – Welcome Back Dinner
March 26, Tuesday, 4:30 PM– Lewisboro Library – Spring has Sprung! Volunteers will be needed to work with all ages and families to plant bulbs for forced spring bulb planting. Email email@example.com
HARDINESS ZONE: Please use the following website for information about your plant hardiness zone.