Meeting Topics for the Coming Year

The Garden Club of Hyannis
The Garden Club of Hyannis
Note Corrected Date!
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Welcome Back!
September 21, 2021

Committee Fair – Acquaint yourself with activities planned for this year.
“Recycling is Stylish” 

Team challenge: Using the provided, recycled materials, create a stylish piece such as a reptile, insect, fish, shipwreck, scarecrow, gardener, or any other! Some plant material must be used (provided.) Creativity and fun are keys to success.

Hostesses: Fran Hoothay, Terri Goldstein

Floral designer: Gail Hubacker

Conservation: How to reduce the use of household plastic containers

Horticulture: Bring for a “show and tell” your favorite gardening “tool”

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Your Questions Answered!
October 19, 2021

Our panel of Club Master Gardeners Natalie Kirkland, Betty Logan, and Susan Sweeney will answer your questions about getting your garden ready for fall/winter/spring, and other topics. Submit questions by October 12 to

Hostesses: Hospitality Committee – Lynda Cox, Sandy Seeley

Floral designer: Louisa Starkey

Conservation: Native plants for fall gardens

Design: “Botanical Arts/Artistic Crafts for a Holiday Table” 

Demonstration of making a Pinecone Pudding decoration. December Holiday Challenge: make an original Pine Cone Pudding centerpiece, staged on a cake stand, provided by the designer. 

Horticulture:  Vegetable Harvest - bring in an example of what you have grown and/or fall native blooms.  Discuss challenges for the fall harvest.

Fancy Restaurant
Holiday Luncheon
December 14

11:30 a.m.

Alberto’s Restaurant

Environmental Changes Affecting Cape Cod and Massachusetts
January 18

Andrew Gottlieb, Executive Director of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod


Hostesses: Nancy Wong and Aruna Joglekar

Floral designer: Cheryl Baer


Conservation: How native plants are affected by climate change


Design: Display and discussion of several “Floral Design Techniques” from the January 17, “Design 201 Workshop.”  

Horticulture: Soup’s on - bring in your favorite vegetable soup recipe.  We will scan and send out to those who request a copy.

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“Love is in the air!”
Please note
date change!
February 7

Joint Membership meeting with Osterville Garden Club

Our Lady of Victory Parish Center, Pine St., Centerville MA   

Meet the neighbors! Our garden clubs will join together for food and festivities and a special member-driven program inspired by “Art in Bloom.” If you would like to be one of the designers, contact Nancy Costa at

Hostesses: Sandy Seeley and Margot Churchill

Floral designer: Kitty Lorenz

Property Design Using Current Plantings with Strategic Additions.
March 15

Wes Wirth is the second-generation lead of Thomas Wirth Associates, Inc. a firm of professional landscape architects, planners, and designers who are committed to creating extraordinary outdoor spaces that are visually beautiful, artfully functional, and environmentally sound. Learn how to make more of your own space.


Hostesses: Diane Cochran and Michelle Black

Floral designer: Diane Cochran


Conservation: Organic products for spring gardens


Design: “Glass Action” Display and discussion of Underwater Designs from the March 14 Design Workshop! 

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Birds, Bees and Butterflies 
April 12

Betty Saunders

Bring song, beauty, and pollinators to your garden by including plants designed to attract them.  A few carefully selected plants are all you need to make your garden a better environment for you, your plants, and the world we share.

Hostesses: Angela Lipinski and Nancy Bailey

Floral designer: Nancy Bailey


Conservation: Pollinator Pathways


Horticulture: Thinking outside of the box - think herbs.  Discuss Hypertufa planter workshop in the spring and what you will need to know before signing up.

Bride with Bouquet
Scholarship Celebration
May 17

Learn how to create a Hand-tied Bouquet, arranging the materials using the Floral Design Technique - Spiraling. 

Hostesses: The Executive Board

Floral designer: Nancy Walsh


Conservation: How to control water use in your garden


Horticulture: Committee show and tell with vegetable animals.  Plan on sharing these ideas with a younger generation. 

Elegant Table Arrangement
Annual Meeting and Luncheon
June 21

Bring your hand-tied bouquet from May’s demonstration to display.

November 14

Showcase set up begins at noon at

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod

307 Old Main St

South Yarmouth, MA 02664


November 18-20 Holiday Showcase and Boutique

November 18 - 20

Holiday Showcase and Boutique