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December 2018

Dru Quarles and Friends: Jingle All The Way with Dru and Wan

December 3, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm

Dru and Wan Marsh, formerly with Harris Teeter and a close friend, will help us decorate for the holiday season and then give the audience the opportunity to take something spectacular home (either through purchase or auction). All programs are open to the public unless otherwise noted. Guests are welcome and encouraged to join and/or make a donation. Meetings are held at the Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211 (click for map and directions). Refreshments are…

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January 2019

Susan Poel / Charlotte Herb Guild: What You Should Be Doing With Herbs…Cooking! Using and Growing 10 Basic Herbs

January 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

BIO: Susan is a native North Carolinian and moved to Charlotte a little over 37 years ago. Not long after moving there, she became an empty nester and began working for a local grower on the weekends. There she received payment in the form of plants and learned first-hand about perennials, annuals and ground covers. After retiring from consulting in the Financial Services Industry, she began working as a volunteer at Winghaven in the herbs department. This was her first…

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February 2019

Marian St. Clair: Making Good Gardens: Ideas and Inspiration From All the Right Places

February 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

BIO: Marian St.Clair is a freelance garden writer, photographer, and tour coordinator who nurtures an earth-friendly landscape in Greenville, South Carolina. She worked for the Greenville News for 16 years, contributing both feature articles and weekly columns until August 2018. Currently, she pens “A Carolina Gardener’s Story” for Carolina Gardener Magazine. Marian also writes a personal blog, Hortitopia, which shares news about her home garden, Upstate wildflower and waterfall hikes, and garden travels to England, France, Italy, and other destinations.…

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March 2019

Mary Stauble / Clean Air Carolina: Ozone Gardens to Learn about Air Quality: Connecting Students to Gardening, Science and Stewardship

March 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ozone pollution not only affects human health, but plant health too. Clean Air Carolina is planting ozone gardens in parks and schools around Charlotte to raise awareness of the health impacts of this summertime air pollutant. This program looks at school ozone gardens explaining what they are and how to create one. It will also take a step back and look at the value of having gardens in school settings, the challenges they face and tips for success. Mary Stauble…

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April 2019

John P. Ertz: Perspectives on Our National Parks/Challenges for the Giant Sequoia

April 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Originally from Long Island, NY John is a graduate of the Forestry Program of Oregon State University and has spent over 40 years in the forestry industry working as a forest ranger, firefighter, national parks ranger, certified arborist, and with American Electric Power. He is most comfortable “in the woods” and will bring up-to-date information from a recent month-long trip to some of our national treasures. BIO: John P. Ertz – Retired natural resources manager with 43 years of experience…

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May 2019

Art in the Garden Tour

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Enjoy the splendor of a southern spring during the Charlotte Garden Club’s Art in the Garden tour of various area gardens. Artists will paint “en plein air,” capturing on canvas the serene beauty of the gardens. Purchase Admission Now - Click Here

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Garden Party & Art Show Celebrating the Art in the Garden Tour

May 19, 2019

Artists who painted in the gardens will be featured with their work, which will be for sale, at this celebratory party on the Sunday following the Art in the Garden Tour.

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June 2019

Annual Member Picnic and Membership Renewal

June 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Held this year at the Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211. Hours: 6 pm to 8 pm There will be a set up at 5:00 pm. This is for tablecloths, flatware, and centerpieces. Michelle Styers is coordinating.  The following members have signed up to help: Diatra Fullwood Valaida Fullwood Mary Staton Beth Peterson Dottie Hedberg Nancy Lopez Noell Schepp Nicole Greer FOOD: The club will provide Fried Chicken VEGETABLES - SIDES - DESSERTS are provided by…

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Garden Party at the home of Dr. James and Mary Griggs – Members Only

June 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Garden Party at the home of Dr. James and Mary Griggs.  This is a Members Only Event Sunday, June 23rd from 4 pm to 7 pm. Members will receive an invitation via email in the near future.    

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September 2019

Steve Bender a.k.a Southern Living Magazine’s The Grumpy Gardener!

September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Very exciting event!  Be sure to attend. Steve Bender is Senior Writer at Southern Living and has been with the magazine since 1983. In addition to producing, writing, and editing gardening articles geared to a beginning gardener audience of more than 2.5 million subscribers, he edited The New Southern Living Garden Book, The Southern Living Landscape Book, and The Southern Living Garden Problem Solver, and co-authored the award-winning Pass-along Plants. Steve also writes regularly for his blog, “The Grumpy Gardener”…

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