Calendar of Events
All club programs will be held at the Lawrence Township Senior Center at 30 E. Darrah Lane at 7:00 pm unless noted otherwise. Newcomers welcome!
Monday, October 15, 2018 CANCELED
DUE TO RAIN-SORRY!
How To Prune Just About Anything
Learn how and when to prune roses, butterfly bushes, shrubs and trees. Lawrence Township Public Works supervisor Ian Williamson will lead this discussion of proper pruning techniques for a variety of plants. Ian and his fellow employees trained with Mercer County Cooperative Extension Service's Barbara Bromley. Light refreshments. Everyone welcome. 6:00 pm at Lawrence Senior Center
Program will be rescheduled
Monday November 19, 2018
Club members will meet to create a project for Meals on Wheels recipients in the Lawrenceville area. No speaker.
Note: No public club meetings will be held over the winter. Meetings resume Monday, March 18, 2019.
Monday March 18, 2019
Learn About Lichens
Are lichens plants or fungi? They are both! Lichen enthusiast Dennis Waters explains how these unique flora grow in botanical partnerships, and make important contributions to ecosystems. Feel free to bring samples for identification. Dennis has been studying lichens for 10 years, and has collected more than 900 specimens in a lichen survey of Mercer County in collaboration with the NY Botanical Garden, Mercer County Park Commission, and the D&R Greenway Land Trust. He is
co-author of the published checklist of lichens of New Jersey. Donations accepted.
Monday April 15, 2019
Planting In Difficult Soils
Does anyone really have "good" garden soil? Master Gardener Linda Park will discuss how to improve poor soils and grow happier, healthier plants. Good soil = good plants. Linda is an avid gardener and nature photographer, practicing both "loves" in her own garden landscape.
Saturday May 11, 2019
Annual Mother Nature Festival
Stop~Look~Listen~Living with Nature
Hosted at the Lawrence Nature Center 481 Drexel Avenue
Join us for a fun day for all ages. Wildlife show, Life of Sharks,
Solarman, Music, Kids activities, nature trails and more!
Rain or shine 11:00 am-4:00 pm Free admission
see flyer for more information:
Monday May 20, 2019
NOTE CHANGE IN MEETING LOCATION:
Rinck House at the Lawrence Nature Center
481 Drexel Avenue, Lawrenceville, NJ
visit the Nature Center website for directions:
Great Landscape Design for Your Yard
Our own club president Pam Mills will show how to design a garden to suit your needs and landscape. Designs for an English garden, rose garden, gardens to attract wildlife, and herb gardens will be discussed. Bring your garden and landscaping design questions! Pam is finishing her studies at Mercer County College to obtain an AAS in Horticultural Landscape Design. She has already earned her certificate in Floral Design at MCCC, as well as certification in Landscape Management from Rutgers University.
BONUS: PLANT EXCHANGE
BRING A PLANT, TAKE A PLANT!