Meetings and Special Events for 2007

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are open to the public and are held monthly on the third Wednesday of each month at 9:30 AM at the Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center.

Wednesday, January 18 – 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Bob Sherm, owner of World Tea Company will speak on Different Types of Teas and the History of Tea

Wednesday, February 21 -9:30 a.m. – Noon
Philip Page, TBG Director of Operations, will speak about Places He Has Worked, and will discuss Willow Hedges

Tuesday, March 20 – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Cindy Bench and Dianne Toffler willo present Familiar and New Plants for the Plant Sale and Using Salvias in Your Garden

Wednesday, April 18 – 9:30 – Noon
Herb Garden Clean Up and Luncheon

Special Event
May 10, 11, and 12 Spring Plant Sale
TBG members only preview Thursday, May 10 – 4 – 8 p.m.
Open to the Public Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The sale will not be open on Sunday this year.

Wednesday, May 16 – 9:30 a.m – Noon
Nancy Bucher, Head of the Horticulture Department at the Toledo Zoo, will give us a tour of the Greenhouse and the Plantings on the Zoo Grounds.

Seasonal Special
Brenda Sheely, Coordinator
Informal “But, my garden isn’t ready” tours of members’ gardens throughout the summer and fall will be announced in the newsletter and at meetings.

Wednesday, June 20 – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Annual MVHS Picnic and Plant Exchange at Phyllis Hyder’s Home in Waterville

Wednesday, July 18
Bus Trip to the Cleveland Botanical Garden

Special Event
Arts in the Garden in August
Date to be announced.

Wednesday, August 15 – 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Jamie Kachensparger, Lucas County Soil and Water Conservation Department, will speak on the History of Herbs and Folk Lore

Tuesday, September 18 – 6:30 – 9:00
Fritz Gehring, Bee Keeper, will speak about the bees who frequent our Herb Garden

Wednesday, October 17 – 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Heralding the Holidays Workshop

Wednesday, November 14 – 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Annual Meeting and Heralding the Holidays Workshop

Special Event
Heralding the Holidays November 30, December 1, 2
Friday 5-9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday Noon – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, December 19 – 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Holiday Potluck and Gift Exchange