Calendar

Oct
8
Mon
2018
Witches: From Wonderful to Wicked to Wonderful @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Witches: From Wonderful to Wicked to Wonderful @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Guest Speaker: Ed Blondin –  Owner of Hortulus Gardens & Landscapes, Historian
Program: “Witches: From Wonderful to Wicked to Wonderful” An exploration of the Western world’s original herbal healers. Starting 8,000 years ago in ancient Sumeria, these healers took on the many roles that lay the foundation of modern medicine. We will explore the stereotypes of the Witch/Healer and how those figures drove economics, religion, health care and pop culture into the 21st century. Power Point presentation.

Photo Credit:  Tiko Giorgadze

Nov
12
Mon
2018
Founding Fathers, Founding Gardeners @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Founding Fathers, Founding Gardeners @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Guest Speaker: Virginia Froehlich, Past MGC Officer
Program: “Founding Fathers, Founding Gardeners” Examines how our founding fathers were vested in gardening and significant contributions made by several of them to the landscape of our fledgling country. Power Point presentation

Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash

Jan
14
Mon
2019
The Ins and Outs of Butterfly Gardening @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Ins and Outs of Butterfly Gardening @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Guest Speaker:   David Cooper, English Gardens, Horticulturist
Program: “The Ins and Outs of Butterfly Gardening” Uncover secrets to attract butterflies according to plant selection, significance of flower petals, and how to extend the season to enjoy butterflies all spring, summer, and fall.

Room: Mitchell Hall

Photo by Xuan Nguyen on Unsplash

Mar
11
Mon
2019
Monastic Gardens: Begged, Borrowed, and Stolen @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Monastic Gardens: Begged, Borrowed, and Stolen @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Guest Speaker: Ed Blondin of Hortulus Gardens & Landscapes, Historian

Program: “Monastic Gardens: Begged, Borrowed, and Stolen” Part 2. Much of Western gardening tradition starts here, 900 years before the Black Plague, and owes its aesthetic to Ancient Persia. Throw aside preconceived notions of the dark ages and explore an era that is steeped in eroticism, sensuality, and strict religious dogma, all of which influenced the European agricultural economics. Power Point presentation

Room: Mitchell Hall

Photo Credit: This work has been released into the public domain by its author, Zereshk

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Technique to Hybridizing Daylilies & Daylilies 101 @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Technique to Hybridizing Daylilies & Daylilies 101 @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Guest Speaker: Greg Schindler, President of Michigan Daylily Society

Program: “The Technique to Hybridizing Daylilies & Daylilies 101” Greg Schindler, who has hybridized lilies for the last 25 years explains techniques, and proudly discusses his newbie creations of a dozen daylilies. Care and culture of daylilies will also be discussed.

Room: Mitchell Hall

Photo by Alexandra Gorn on Unsplash

May
13
Mon
2019
Clematis Care & Culture @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Clematis Care & Culture @ 1st Presbyterian Church of Dearborn | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Guest Speaker: Cheryl English, Clematis Expert and Potter of Garden Art

Program: “Clematis Care & Culture” Cheryl English presents how to care for your clematis. From plant selection and transplanting to pruning and diagnostics, she teaches how to get the most from your clematis selections. Cheryl will display her beautiful garden art and notecards from her business called Black Cat Pottery. Power Point presentation

Room: Mitchell Hall

Photo Credit: StillWorksImagry via Pixabay.