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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.

2018 Garden Club Events –  Plans for 2018 are posted below.   See our Resource page for sites to review in preparation for spring planting . 

Golden Roads Daffodils Driving Tour – Even with our cold weather the daffodils should be at their peak next week, so the next few weeks will be an ideal time to view them. The 42,000 daffodils are starting to make quite a display. Why not take a drive around town with your family or friends and enjoy them all. The town daffodil displays would not be possible without our many volunteers who make it happen. Thank you all and enjoy.  2018 Golden Roads Driving Tour (2)

April 5, Thursday, 7:00 PM – Lewisboro Library- “My Favorite Tools and How I Keep Them Clean and Sharp”, UConn Master Gardener, Phyllis Pardo. RSVP or email LGC if you plan to attend or Liz Gabrielle at the Lewisboro Library.

2018 Officers

April 22, Sunday, Earth Day clean up on Boway Rd. Volunteers needed. Details to follow.

*May 3, Thursday, 7:00 PM, Cyrus Russell Community House- Business meeting.  Plant Swap-This is your opportunity to share  plants from your garden.  Refreshments will be served.

May 5, Saturday, 9:00 AM, Onatru Farm- Alice Poor Spring Clean Up. (Rain Date: May 6, Sunday 9:00 AM)  All members are urged to participate.  Please bring your gardening tools and any plants from your garden you would like to share in  the garden.

May 12, Saturday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Gossett Brothers Nursery-Mother’s Day Plant Sale. Our annual fund raiser. Sign up with Beverly Scott.

May 19, Saturday, 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Copia Home and Garden-LGC Fund Raiser for the Alice Poor Gardens at Onatru.   Sign up with Mary Ann Lansdale.

June 2, Saturday, Maze Planting, 9:00 AM, Onatru Farm. Volunteers will be needed to help plant the Maze for the Library Fair.  Sign up with Rose Bonanno

June 7 – Thursday, 7:00PM, Lewisboro Library – Michelle Langone from Pound Ridge Nursery – She will discuss and demonstrate how to create a container garden to last from late spring to late summer.  RSVP or email LGC if you plan to attend or Liz Gabrielle at the Lewisboro Library.

*September 6, Thursday, 7:00 PM, Cyrus Russell Community House – Business Meeting. Another opportunity for show and tell, harvest sharing and perennial plant swap.

September TBD- Saturday-9:00 AM, Onatru Farm- Alice Poor Fall Clean Up -All members are urged to participate.  Please bring your gardening tools. (Rain Date: September TBD, Sunday 9:00 AM)

September TBD, Saturday, 8AM-4PM, Onatru Farm-Corn Maze/ Library Fair Volunteers needed. Sign up with George Scott or Rose Bonanno

October 4, Thursday, 7:00 PM, Lewisboro Library- Graham E. Glauber, Property Manager AP Farm, a focus on wildflowers and wildflower meadows.  RSVP or email LGC if you plan to attend or Liz Gabrielle at the Lewisboro Library.

October 27, Saturday, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Location TBD-Golden Roads Daffodil Planting, (Rain Date: November 3, Saturday). Volunteers needed. Sign up with George Scott.

November 1, Thursday, 7:00 PM Lewisboro Library ‘Battling Invasives with Pygmy Goats’.  RSVP or email LGC if you plan to attend or Liz Gabrielle at the Lewisboro Library.

December 1, Saturday, 9:00 AM, Onatru Farm – Holiday Party and Swag Making. Details to follow

*All asterisked are business meetings.

Memorial – Arthur Samuels, a long-time member of the Lewisboro Garden Club, passed away last week. He was a sweet man and true gentleman. He was an early, enthusiastic supporter of Golden Roads Daffodils. There are many daffodils around his neighborhood of Old Church Lane due to his energetic support  and wish to beautify his community. Bulbs planted  for this year’s Golden Roads, at the intersection of Rt 35 and Spring Street, are in loving memory of our dear friend.  His enthusiastic support of the Garden Club working in the Community Garden, caring for his triangle, and opening his home for LGC events was so appreciated.  He will be missed.

His family has asked that donations in his memory  be sent to the Lewisboro Garden Club.  Checks can be sent to PO Box 389, South Salem, NY 10590

2018 Local events of interest 

Please check out all events at the Bedford Audubon at the following site:  https://bedfordaudubon.org/program-calendar/?blm_aid=19946

 Lewisboro Land Trust JOIN US on SUNDAY, APRIL 8th – 1:00, for a HISTORY WALK AT ST. PAUL’S TRAIL. Learn about Lewisboro’s namesake, John Lewis, the history of the parcel of land he donated for the church to be built upon, his home, and more! Led by our town’s historian, Maureen Koehl. Approx 1-1/2 hrs. Meet at St. Paul’s parking lot, 313 Smith Ridge Rd., South Salem. Steady rain cancelsPlease check out all events with the Lewisboro Land Trust at the following site: https://lewisborolandtrust.wordpress.com/upcoming-eventsPlease go to https://www.gardenconservancy.org/open-days for the Open Days Gardens in our area.

PAST EVENTS

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 3, Saturday, (snow date February 4) – Kokedama & Pot Luck Lunch at Copia.  Create a beautiful living centerpiece for your valentine.  Workshop- fee, pot luck lunch – free, All Welcome. 10:30 AM at Copia

March 1, Thursday, 6:30 PM– Cyrus Russell -Welcome Back Dinner, Speaker- Peter Cipriano ‘Understanding Boxwoods and Shrubs’

March 3, Saturday, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Volunteer Fair at the Lewisboro Library. Help will be needed. Contact Darcy Rydlun or Joseph Mulligan to help.

March 8, Thursday, 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. Please email Rose Bonanno or Aimee Davidson-Locke if you can help.

PLANT HARDINESS ZONE:  Please use the following website for information about your plant hardiness zone.