2021 Calendar of Events

For a complete list of 2021 monthly programs, please click here.

Note:  Until it's possible to meet again in person, there will be virtual meetings only via Zoom.

January 13 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Roy Prentice, Farm Manager at MSU Tollgate Farm will present, “Making Maple Syrup, the Tollgate Way”.  This is a members-only meeting. 

February 10 - Monthly TGC meeting.  George Papadelis, Owner/Operator, Telly’s Landscaping and Nursery will present, "What's New for 2021".

March 10 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Dr. Fay Hansen, Oakland University Student Farm will present, "Learn to Grow, Grow to Learn".

April 14 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Brenda Dziedzic, "The Butterfly Lady" will present, "Attract Butterflies and Beneficial Insects to Your Garden".  

April 21 -12th Annual Daffodil Day on Belle Isle Virtual Meeting.  Please view the Daffodil Program flyer for details and registration information

May 6 - WNF&GA Michigan Division Virtual Spring Council Meeting.  Please see the meeting flyer for details and registration information.

May 12 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Michele Hodges, President, Belle Isle Conservancy will present, “Stories from Belle Isle”.

May 15 - The annual Perennial Plant Exchange has been CANCELLED this year.  Please look for this event again in 2022.

June 5 - 2021 WNF&GA National virtual annual meeting.

June 9- Monthly TGC meeting.  Remembering Troy Garden Club’s 2020 "Spooktacular Gardens” and anticipating 2021's Garden Walk, "Anniversary Gardens".  This is a members-only meeting to prepare for the July 2021 Garden Walk.

July 14 - The TGC's 46th Garden Walk, Anniversary Gardens.  For more information, see the Garden Walk page.

September 8 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Robb Harper, founder and former publisher of edibleWow magazine will present, "edibleWow".  

October 5 - The Troy Garden Club's first Doris Schuchter Symposium has been CANCELLED for 2021.  Please check back next year - it will be rescheduled in October 2022. 

October 13 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Keith Berven, President, Southeastern Michigan Dahlia Society will present, "A Brief History of the Modern Dahlia".

November 10 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Wendy Evans, Art Historian will present, "The Art of Flowers". 

December 8 - Monthly TGC meeting.  The Troy High School Concert Choir with Director Adrienne Covian will lead, "A Holiday Celebration".  This is a members-only meeting and member recognition ceremony.  

 

 

2020 Calendar of Events

For a complete list of 2020 monthly programs, please click here.

 

January 8 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Janet Macunovich, Professional Gardener, Author and Columnist will present, “Plant it Well, Even if the Roots are Wrong”.  Click on this link for Janet's presentation notes.

February 12 - Monthly TGC meeting.  George Papadelis, Owner/Operator, Telly’s Landscaping and Nursery will present, "What's New for 2020".

March 11 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Lisa Jaroch, Cold Frame Farm will present, "Living the Good Life Farming Organically".

April 8 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Rosann Kovalcik, Owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, Grosse Pointe Woods will present, "Berries, Bugs and Snags - Gardening for Birds".  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

April 15 -11th Annual Daffodil Day on Belle Isle.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please save the date for next year's Daffodil Day on April 21, 2021.

May13 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Michele Hodges, President, Belle Isle Conservancy will present, “What’s Happening on Belle Isle”.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 16 - Troy Garden Club hosts the Troy Perennial Plant Exchange.  See the flyer for more information.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 20 - WNF&GA Michigan Division Spring Council Meeting.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

June 3-7 - 2020 WNF&GA National Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 10- Monthly TGC meeting.  The video, “Troy Garden Club’s 2019 Garden Walk Remembered” will be shown.  This is a members-only meeting to prepare for the 2020 Garden Walk.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 8 - The TGC's 46th annual Garden Walk.  For more information, see the Garden Walk page.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please save the date for next year's Garden Walk on July 14, 2021.

September 9 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Annette Ferris, Hydrangea specialist at English Gardens will present, "Hydrangeas - A Show for all Season".  This event has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19 restrictions.

October 3 - The Troy Garden Club is hosting Spooktacular Gardens on October 3, 2020.  This informal fall garden walk will feature Troy Garden Club members’ autumn & Halloween-themed gardens.  For more information, view the Spooktacular Gardens flyer.

October 6 - The Troy Garden Club is hosting the first Doris Schuchter Symposium.  The topic will be "2020 Vision:  A Floral Celebration & Conversation with Three Michigan Garden Experts".  Reserve the date on your calendar, and view the Save the Date flyer for more information.  Update:  this event has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Please save the date for the rescheduled Doris Schuchter Symposium on October 5, 2021.

October 14 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Keith Berven, President, Southeastern Michigan Dahlia Society will present, "A Brief History of the Modern Dahlia".

November 11 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Wendy Evans, Art Historian will present, "The Art of Flowers".  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 9 - Monthly TGC meeting.  The Troy High School Concert Choir with Director Adrienne Covian will lead, "A Holiday Celebration".  This is a members-only meeting and member recognition ceremony.  This event has been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

 

2019 Calendar of Events

For a complete list of 2019 monthly programs, please click here.

 

January 9 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Lisa Steinkopf, The Houseplant Guru, will present, "Some Favorite Gardens Featured in the Michigan Gardener Magazine".

February 13 - Monthly TGC meeting.  George Papadelis, Owner/Operator, Telly’s Landscaping and Nursery will present, "What's New for 2019".

March 13 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Jim Slezinski, Senior Landscape Designer and Horticulturist, VP of Goldner Walsh Garden & Home will present, "Growing and Enjoying Tropical Plants in Your Summer Garden and Landscape".

April 10 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Mary Andrews, President of Michigan Koi and Pond Club will present, "So….You Want Koi in Your Water Garden".

April 17 - 10th Annual Daffodil Day on Belle Isle.  Click to view a copy of the registration form.

May 8 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Lorraine Campbell, Executive Director of the Troy Historic Village will discuss the heritage of the Tulip.

May 18 - Annual City of Troy Perennial Plant exchange, hosted by the Troy Garden Club.  Click the link to view more information.

May 22 - WNF&GA Michigan Division Spring Council Meeting.  Click to view a copy of the registration form.

June 12- Monthly TGC meeting.  The video, “Troy Garden Club’s 2018 Garden Walk Remembered” will be shown.  This is a members-only meeting to prepare for the 2019 Garden Walk.

July 10 - The TGC's 45th annual Garden Walk.  For more information, see the Garden Walk page. 

August 13 - 2019 International Tea, sponsored by Michigan Division WNF&GA.  Your participation will benefit the Michigan 4-H youth who travel and study abroad.  Click to view a copy of the registration form.

August 20 - Michigan Division WNF&GA workshop, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love Creating Special Events".  Click to view additional information and download a registration form.

September 11 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Author Maureen Dunphy will present, "Great Lakes Island Escapes".

October 9 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Mary Fredricks, Mycologist, Royal Oak Nature Society and Steward, Cummingston Woods will present, "Fungus Among Us:  Mushrooms in Lawns and Gardens".

October 15 - 2019 WNF&GA Michigan Division Fall Council Meeting, hosted by the Country Garden Club of Northville.  Click to view a copy of the registration form.

October 18 - Keep Michigan Beautiful Awards Program, Lansing.  Click to view a copy of the flyer for additional information.  Payment due by October 1.

November 13 - Monthly TGC meeting.  Kim and Marc Ramirez, Founders of Chickpea and Bean, Food for Life Instructors with PCRM will present, "A Message of Hope:  Focus on a Plant-Based Diet".

December 11 - Monthly TGC meeting.  The Troy High School Concert Choir with Director Adrienne Covian will lead, "A Holiday Celebration".  This is a members-only meeting and member recognition ceremony.