Meeting Topics for the Coming Year
September 19, 2023
Bass River Garden Tour
Following our meeting, tour the gardens of 8 club members who live in the Bass River-Pleasant Street neighborhood.
Lunch is provided.
October 17, 2023
Fall Container Arrangements
Tina Bemis of Bemis Farms Nursery, Spencer, MA,
will create three arrangements and entertain
us in the process.
November 21, 2023
Hands-on Holiday Workshop
Create holiday centerpieces using pumpkins and
fall flowers guided by members of the
December 19, 2023
Centerpieces created by members!
January 16, 2024
House Plant Happiness
C.L. Fornari, acclaimed Cape Cod gardener and author, will discuss how to make your houseplants thrive and the most common reasons for failure. She will suggest plants that add color to your home, those that are good for aromatherapy, hottest new trends, and how to display houseplants to their best advantage.
February 20, 2024
Heather Rockwell of Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, will present a talk where we will learn about the life history of river herring, their importance in the aquatic ecosystem, and where you can view herring on their annual spring migration. Sponsored by the Conservation Committee
as part of our emphasis on water conservation.
March 19, 2024
Barnstable Wildlife Presentation
Amy Croteau, of the Barnstable Natural Resources Department, will bring many examples of wildlife whose habitat we share. Barnstable Natural Resources has an extensive collection of
animals that Amy will present to us and explain how our interactions can affect the wildlife we see and don’t see. (All of the animals presented are preserved, there are no live specimens.)
Sponsored by the Conservation Committee.
April 16, 2024
Year-Round Color in the Garden
This is being presented by Dr Marsha Alibrandi , a Cape Cod Master Gardener. Dr Alibrandi discusses a wide variety of locally appropriate plants of different colors, sizes and shapes for maintaining color and interest in our gardens.
May 21, 2024
Meet the recipients of our annual scholarship awards.
June 16, 2024
Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Centerpieces created by members.