Welcome to Monroe County Garden Club

Welcome to Monroe County Garden Club

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Eastern Monroe County Library
1102 N. 9th St
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Founded in 1927
Federated in 1930

AFFILIATIONS
Garden Club Federation of PA
Central Atlantic Region
District II/III of the GCFPA

CLUB MEMBERSHIPS
Monroe County Environmental
Education Center
Monroe County Conservation Camp

CLUB SPONSORSHIPS
Stroud Mansion Garden
AWSOM Shelter Garden
Scholarship

CLUB OBJECTIVES
To stimulate the knowledge of
gardening, aid in the preservation
of native plants and birds, and to
encourage interest in
community beauty.

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MONROE COUNTY GARDEN CLUB
COME LEARN WITH US!
A LIST OF OUR GUEST SPEAKERS
President, Robin Teets
rteets@ptd.net
813 421-1510



Sept 11, 2019 Hughes Library
Putting on the Philadelphia Flower Show
Matt Rader, President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will tell us what it takes to put on one of the biggest flower shows in the world in the middle of a city.

OCT 9, 2019 Hughes Library
Presidential Gardens
Jane Kruse will take us on a historical tour of the gardens of the United States Presidents.

Nov. 13, 2019 Kettle Creek
Garden Journaling
What is a garden journal and how will it help us be a better gardener? Master Gardener, Pam Hubbard, will help us understand this important tool.

March 11, 2020 Hughes Library
Garden Potpourri
Ellen, from the Pocono Farmstand, is going to answer all the questions we want in this interactive program. You have a problem? We'll talk about it! This will be a great way to get the season started on a good foot.

April 8, 2020 Kettle Creek
Spring Grapevine Centerpiece
Our own Lisa Gierlich will share a little of her decorating skills and help us learn how to make a beautiful centerpiece.

Come play with us!
May 15, 2019
Bus Trip to Scott Arboretum
We will be taking a private tour through this stunningly beautiful campus of Swarthmore College. The lilac, tree peony, rhododendron, and rose collections should be in full bloom. After the tour we will have a lovely lunch in a local restaurant and on our way back we will stop for some shopping at a fantastic nursery. The $75 fee includes the bus transportation, tour, and lunch. Contact Ellen Phraner, 570 352-2472

June 19, 2019
Children's Gardening Workshop
Children ages 5-10 will come to Bryant Park to learn about and experience the joys of gardening. The activities include a scavenger hunt, Bug Bingo and painting flower pots, in addition to weeding, planting and deadheading. If you have a child that would be interested or would like to help, please let us know.

July 13, 2019
Garden Tour
The public is invited to a self-guided tour of gardens in the Stroudsburg area. The gardens selected include the Blue Ribbon winner from over 300 entrants in the PHS Gardening and Greening contest, 100 and 150 year old Japanese Maple trees, beehives, and a waterfall. Pre-event tickets will be available at Ross & Ross Nursery, and Stonewall Nursery. Tickets can be bought same day at Bryant Park, located at the corner of Bryant Street and Park Ave, Stroudsburg PA for $10 each. The tour is from 10am to 4pm.

Our members also enjoy a host of other annual activities.
    - Spring Luncheon and Tricky Tray
    - Ice Cream Social
    - Picnic and Plant Sale
    - Holiday Party and Tricky Tray


We meet the 2nd Wednesday of the months of March, April, May, September, October and November either at the Stroudsburg Library or the Kettle Creek Environmental Center at 11:30am. We welcome guests and would be delighted to see you!

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