Joppatowne Garden Club
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What's Happening at a JGC Meeting!
Unless otherwise noted, club meetings are held at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, Joppatowne - Upper Room

Meetings begin at 7 PM, all on the Third Thursday of the month – do arrive earlier to socialize!
September 19, 2019
BAY-WISE CERTIFICATION
 Learn how and prepare for your own Bay-wise Certification from University of Maryland Master Gardener Bea Filburn. Our Co-Presidents have set this year’s goal for 100% participation. A number of members have already gotten it…. plus, the cool yard sign acknowledging your endeavors!

January 16, 2020
DEER RESISTANT GARDENING
 Giving enough time to plan your Spring strategy, Lisa Rainey, Master Gardener, will tell us what best we can do to dissuade deer from grazing in our yards.

 February 20, 2020
INEXPENSIVE INDOOR SEED STARTING/KICK START YOUR SPRING
  Continuing with our planning, and just when those seed catalogs are calling you, Master Gardener Lou Sedlak will show us how to ‘start ‘er up!’

October 17, 2019
SCARY PLANTS & OLD WIVES' TALES
Oh, coming of Halloween! Prepare yourselves! Talk given by Master Gardener Meg Algren


November 21, 2019
RECYCLING
Presented by Harford County Maryland Environmental’s Wendy Doring, we will explore the do’s, don’t’s, and what will be of recycling. Come to the important informational program!  


December 19, 2019
CELEBRATE!
Our lovely Pot-Luck holiday celebration! Members bring a food dish to share, buffet style.  **Note: we begin our special gathering at 6:30 PM**


March 19, 2020
BEES, BATS, AND SNAKES
Kerry Wixted, Maryland State Wildlife & Heritage Service, will teach us about some of the critters we live with everyday in our yard, increasing our awareness of the vibrant life around us.  

April 16, 2020
TOOLS, TIPS, AND TIMESAVERS
Anticipating the growing season coming, Master Gardener Fran Murphy will lead us to the best use and efficiency of our equipment. 

May 21, 2020
ANITA C. LEIGHT ESTUARY CENTER: TALK AND WALKING TOUR
We meet again with delightful Lauren Greoski, Park Naturalist, for a talk on the marshland park’s Spring awakening of tree, foliage, and marsh plants. Weather permitting, we will have a brief walk in the Park with Lauren. 
** Note: We meet at the Estuary Center at 6:30 PM **
June 18, 2020
POT-LUCK PICNIC AT THE STUMPERY
Members gather at the home and gardens of Paula and Bob Mank. Everyone brings a food dish to share, buffet style.
**Note: We begin our Year-End Picnic gathering at 6:30 PM**
“All gardeners know better than other gardeners.” Chinese Proverb