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Program Schedule 2015-2016

September 30, 2015:
Robin Everly - librarian from the Smithsonian garden staff, presented Smithsonian Gardens, history, themes of gardens and photos.


October 28, 2015:
Dr. Kim Lewers -research geneticist of the USDA speaks about development of improved fruit cultivars and a low tunnel system for strawberries.


February 24, 2016:
Carolyn Mullet -Garden Designer
What we can learn from English gardens


March 23, 2016:
Thomas Rainer -Landscape architect
Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for More Resilient Landscapes


April 27, 2016:
Alonso Abugattas -manager of natural resources Arlington county VA.
Gardening with wildlife in mind.


May 25, 2016:
Amanda Rockler -Watershed Restoration Specialist.
Small scale best water practice to restore waterways and promote a healthier Chesapeake Bay.


September 28, 2016:
Dr. Richard Olsen - Director of the U.S. Arboretum,
“Plants, Plants, Plants”


October 26, 2016:
Carol Galotti -
Whimsey in the Garden panel discussion.













Welcome!

Hello, fellow garden lovers. Welcome to our site. We hope you decide to stay awhile and learn about our club and its activities. If you live near Beltsville, Maryland, join us for a meeting in the James E Duckworth School located at 11201 Evans Trail in Beltsville.
Click here for a Google map to Duckworth School and the meeting location.
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Next Meeting: September 28, 2016:
Richard Olsen,
Director of the U.S. Arboretum,
will discuss new plants, old plants, cool plants, and plants not yet on the market. Please join us for an expansive program titled: “Plants, Plants, Plants”.


Click Here for some photos taken at the Beltsville Garden Club's Summer Picnic held at Helmut Jaehnigen's garden in Columbia, MD and published on the Washington Gardener Magazine Facebook site·


May 25, 2016: Amanda Rockler,
Watershed Restoration Specialist.
Greening your Garden - small scale best water practices to restore waterways and promote a healthier Chesapeake Bay.


BGC Plant Sale: April 9, May 7 Click here to see photos from our BGC Spring Plant Sales on May 7 held in the parking lot at High Point High School. Plants are grown by BGC members, including plants All proceeds from greenhouse sales benefit the school.

A Day Trip to explore the UMD Campus on April 16- Click here to read the details

Meeting April 27, 2016:
Alonso Abugattas -manager of natural resources - Arlington county VA. - Gardening with wildlife in mind.



March 23, 2016:
Thomas Rainer -Landscape architect, presented: Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for More Resilient Landscapes


February 24, 2016:
Carolyn Mullet -Garden Designer
What we can learn from English gardens


An Interesting YouTube Video on English gardens- Click Here


The BGC 2015 Peach Festival was held Saturday August 1, at the home of Helmut and Linda Jaehnigen
See photos




BGC Brochure


Learn much more about the Beltsville Garden Club from Sandy Lange's article in the May/June '08 issue of Washington Gardener.




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