SGC Executive Committee Meetings

Held at Shaler North Hills Library at 1:00 pm:

       January 15, 2019

       March 12, 2019

       May 14, 2019

       October 1, 2019

       November 5, 2019

  

           2019 GARDEN MAINTENANCE DATES

         AT THE SHALER NORTH HILLS LIBRARY:

   Plant Division and Pruning at SNHL:

   April 16, Tuesday --- 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

   April 18, Thursday --- 10:00 AM - 12 Noon

   Rain Date

   April 19, Friday --- 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

 

   Further information will be provided as dates

   are determined.

   This year the SHNL gardens will be divided into       sections:

   Plant America Hillside Garden, Front Entrance,         Kier Garden, Right Front Garden, Book Drop             Garden and Brick Planters/Side Beds.

   Volunteers for each section will establish their

    own maintenance schedule.

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 
Special Events:

March 15, 2019 --- Succulent Garden Workshop at Shaler North Hills Library, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Cost: $20.00 (Open to the public)

April 2, 2019 ---"Members Day Out" at The Chadwick (Reservations required)

April 7-9, 2019 ---Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Annual Convention, Blair County Convention Center, Altoona, PA (Reservations required)

April 9, 2019 --- Earth Day Project Workshop at Shaler North Hills Library, 10:00 AM

April 11, 2019---Herbal Soap Workshop at Shaler North Hills Library- 1:30PM. Cost: $5.00 (Members Only)

May 4, 2019 --- Shaler Garden Club Plant Sale, Flea Market, Children's Activities and Bake Sale, Kiwanis Park from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

May 7, 2019---New Member Tea, hosted by Linda Barto 129 Mason Drive, Glenshaw, PA 15116, 1:00 PM

June 3-8, 2019--- National Garden Week, Members will conduct classes in the library gardens

June 14, 2019 ---Fairy Garden Workshop at Shaler North Hills Library 6:30 to 8:30 PM

June 30, 2019 --- Annual Shaler Garden Tour, Sunday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Purchase tickets at Shaler North Hills Library

July 23, 2019 ---Winners announced for Great Gardens Contest at Shaler North Hills Library, 6:30 PM. (Open to the public)

September 13, 2019 --- District IX Annual Meeting at Butler Country Club, 310 Country Club Road, Butler, PA 16002   (Reservations required)

November 6, 2019 --- Workshop "Heart-felt Christmas Ornaments" Workshop at Shaler North Hills Library, 1:30PM. Cost: $5.00 (Members Only)

 

Membership Meetings:

February 25, 2019--- 1:00 PM, Organizational meeting at Shaler North Hills Library

March 26, 2019 ---12:00 Noon, Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, 300 Glenn Ave., Glenshaw, PA 15116. Organizational meeting and preview of coming events

April 23, 2019 ---12:00 Noon, Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, 300 Glenn Ave., Glenshaw, PA 15116. Speaker: Carol Papas "Gardening When You Are No Longer a Spring Chicken"

May 28, 2019 ---12:00 Noon, Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, 300 Glenn Ave., Glenshaw, PA 15116. Speaker: Leah Lamonte "Dare 2B Tick Aware"

June 25, 2019 ---6:00 PM, Home of Karen Reilly 146 Wescott Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. "Annual Solstice Supper and Garden Party". Members, whose names begin with A-J, please bring an appetizer, side dish, salad or dessert to share. Hats and gloves are optional. (Members Only)

July 23, 2019 ---6:00 PM, Meeting at Shaler North Hills Library. Winners announced for the Great Gardens Contest at 6:30 PM followed by the Program at 7:00 PM.  Speaker: Dennis James "Hydrangeas Demystified" (Open to the public)

August 27, 2019 ---6:00 PM, Meeting at Shaler North Hills Library. Program at 7:00 PM. Speaker: Mark Zolkowski "Field Flower Arrangements and Preserving Cuttings" (Open to the public)

September 24, 2019----12:00 Noon, Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, 300 Glenn Ave., Glenshaw, PA 15116.  Speakers: Panel consisting of members who are Master Gardeners "Go to Bed"

October 22, 2019 -----12:00 Noon, Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, 300 Glenn Ave., Glenshaw, PA 15116. Speaker: Shelley Nilson "A Walk on the Wild Side: Introducing Native Plants into Your Landscape"

December 3, 2019 ----12:00 Noon, Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, 300 Glenn Ave. Glenshaw, PA 15116. "Annual Christmas Party". Members, whose names begin with K-Z, please bring a covered dish of your choosing. Members may bring a wrapped $10.00 gift to exchange.

 

FIELD TRIPS - 2019

**Pre-registration is required for all field trips. Call Leslie at 412-486-1885 and leave a message.

February 13, 2019--- Hampton Fields Horticulture Therapy Program, 4480 Mt. Royal Blvd., Allison Park, PA 15101, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
July 9, 2019 ---Tour Murals of Maxo Vanka at St. Nicholas Church.  Carpool leaves Glenshaw Presbyterian Church at 11:00 AM. Tour starts at 11:30 AM. Cost: $10 cost for tour.

September 5, 2019 ---Tour of Drew Mathieson Center for Horticulture Greenhouse. Carpool leaves Glenshaw Presbyterian Church at 10:00 AM. Tour starts at 10:30 AM.  Cost: $10.50 for lunch.

October 16, 2019 - Tour Soergel Orchards:  "All About Apples". Carpool leaves Glenshaw Presbyterian Church at 10:15 AM. Tour starts at 11:00 AM. Cost: $10 for lunch