Programs & Events

2021-2022 Meeting & Event Schedule

Unless otherwise noted; General BGC Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of each month, September through June. They take place in the Kelly/Murray room of the Center for Human Services, 61 Center St, Burlington MA.

Meetings begin with social time 6:30pm, followed by a brief business meeting 7:00pm and program featuring a professional speaker or other activity

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August 25 – Second Annual Garden Party

September 14, Tuesday – Fundraiser at Flatbread

September 22 – Dividing and Planting Perennials with Suzanne Mahler

October 2, Saturday - Plant Auction

October 27 – An Organic Approach to Roses

December 8 – Hands-on workshop

January 26 – Zoom Meeting, Native Plant Challenge & Member Round Table

February 23 – Zoom Meeting - Tour of Parisian Gardens

March 25 – Garden Landscape Design with Laura Bibler

April 27 – Garden Comedy Night with Neil Sanders

May 25 – Bring Birds, Bees, and Butterflies to Your Garden with Betty Sanders

June 8 - Annual Dinner Meeting

Special Activities

Grow Native Challenge

BGC is kicking off a backyard study of native plants. Members will have the opportunity to purchase native plants from a reliable local source, then track and share experiences over the growing season

Steps
1 - Select & Order your choice of natives - deadline 3/13 see Ruth Y or Jane B
2 - Plants arrive
3 - Plant and track