Our meetings are held at various locations in Hudson or via Zoom. The meeting topic and location are announced on our Facebook page, our website and in our members’ newsletter. Check the Hudson Hub and HCTV for our announcements, too.  Covid restrictions have caused us to be flexible in our meeting days and times. Traditionally, our meetings begin with a social period at 6:45 p.m and the program begins at 7 p.m. Guests and visitors are always welcome! Meetings are free and cover a wide variety of topics. Please stop by our membership table at the meeting and introduce yourself. 

 

Hudson Garden Club follows the severe weather policy of Hudson City Schools. If school is canceled, our meeting/event will be canceled.  Call 330-653-1300 or visit www.hudson.edu for closing notices.

Meeting Schedule

2021

Thursday, Sept 16  5:00pm Farm Tour and Pick-your-own Sunflowers at Greenfield Berry Farm

June/July/August  Our club does not hold our usual monthly meetings, but we have many small group activities for our members that are announced in our monthly newsletter and via email.

Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27 10a-5p  The 2021 Hudson Garden and Outdoor Living Tour   Tickets and info at hudsongardenclub.org

Thursday, May 20  4:30pm  ‘Sun and Shade Planters” at Lowe’s Greenhouse, 16540 Chillicothe Rd, Chagrin Falls

Thursday, April 22  7 p.m.  “Questions from the Garden”  Five of our club members will take questions via the Zoom chat and discuss the answers during the meeting. You are also welcome to submit your questions now via our club website hudsongardenclub.org. Join us at http://us02web.zoom.us/j/87247795710

Thursday, March 18  6:45pm   History and Horticulture of Spring Bulbs with Lee Paulson from Summit County Master Gardeners.  Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88315348087

Thursday, February 18. 7:00pm  New Plants for your Garden and Landscape by Bob Abner. Sign in on Zoom at 6:30pm to visit with Garden Club friends. The program begins at 7:00pm at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88043240623?pwd=U1ltU2lQTU9wajNMamZObXBzeGhQUT09

Monday, January 25, 6:30pm. A Zoom presentation. Starting Seed Indoors by Master Gardener Christine Harris. Sign in at 6:00pm to chat with other members and for our business meeting. The program will be begin at 6:30pm at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85677037246  

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2020

Monday, December 14, 7pm.  A Zoom Webinar through The Ohio State University Bee Lab presents Heather Holm, author and bee expert speaking on Creating and Enhancing Native Bee Habitat in Your Garden
Sign in at 6:30 PM to socialize with HGC members via Zoom.  This is a free program. Join at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4805056565  Meeting ID: 480 505 6565

Monday, November 30 – Doug Tallamy on Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation that Starts in Your Yard – A Zoom webinar  Participants are encouraged to join in at 6:30pm to visit with HGC members via Zoom. The meeting will start at 7:00pm. HGC member Marcia Carsten will introduce the webinar, we will watch the pre-recorded video and then follow with a Q&A with Marcia. Join Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4805056565  Meeting ID: 480 505 6565

Wednesday, November 19 – Wreath-making Workshop at Field of Blooms, Mantua.  Register here 

Monday, October 12, 2020 – Landscape tour and design discussion, Highfields, Hudson.

Thursday, September 10, 2020 – “Garlic” A farm tour and presentation at Thaxton Garlic Farm in Hudson. This is an outdoor meeting with Covid19 restrictions by reservation only. Reservations for this program closed Sept 7.

June/July/August – No General Meetings are held during the summer months. This summer, members-only Open Gardens are being held weekly. Details are provided to members via the Members’ Newsletter and email notices.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 – Meeting canceled due to Covid-19 health precautions.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 – Meeting canceled due to Covid-19 health precautions.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 – Meeting canceled due to Covid-19 health precautions.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – “Maple Syrup – The Real Stuff” will be presented by Paula Mularcik. Our meeting will be at Hudson’s Barlow Community Center. The social period starts at 6:45pm and the meeting begins at 7:00pm. During the program we will be sampling syrups and there will also be local maple syrup for sale afterward.

Thursday, January 16, 2020 – Our meeting will be at The Red Twig, a local floral design studio located at 5202 Darrow Road in Hudson.  (The Red Twig is next door to Standing Rock Gallery.)  Beginning at 6:45pm we will take in our surroundings while enjoying a glass of wine.  The program will begin at 7:00pm. The owner and floral designer Michelle Touve-Holland will present  “Introducing Elements of Spring Into the Home.” 

2019

Thursday, December 19. 2019 – Barlow Community Center will be our meeting location as we enjoy a social time with cookies and then make evergreen swags and wreaths for use decorating the Hudson German Market being held the following weekend.

Thursday, November 21, 2019  – This month’s meeting will be held at Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt Street, Hudson. A social time beings at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7:00 p.m.  This month, back by popular demand, we will again be learning about Amaryllis bulbs and potting up the ones we have previously ordered. A limited supply of bulbs will be available for purchase that night. Contact Barb Earnhardt at barb.earnhardt@yahoo.com to reserve one.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 – Our meeting starts at 6:00pm with an appetizer/dessert potluck at the Hudson Library. Bring something yummy to share! The program begins at 7:00pm. Our members will share the process and decorations they have created for the holiday tree at the 2019 Cleveland Botanical Garden’s event GLOW. This year’s theme is Tiny Treasures and features dioramas of Hudson scenes.

Thursday, September 19, 2019  – This month our club meeting will be held at Suncrest Gardens, 75157 Akron Cleveland Rd, Peninsula, Ohio. The meeting begins at 7:00pm. Our host, Rob Cowie, will give us a tour of the greenhouse, lead a question and answer session, and provide an opportunity for some discounted shopping. We will also enjoy some social time with wine and cheese.

June/July/August — No meetings held. Field trips and Herb Group meetings are announced in the members’ newsletter.

Saturday, June 8, 2019 — Garden Gathering Party (ticketed event)

Thursday and Friday, June 13 & 14, 2019  Hudson Home and Garden Tour (ticketed event)

May 16, 2019   Rain Gardens – by Jennifer Grieser,  Senior Natural Resource Manager for Cleveland Metroparks.

April 18, 2019  Scholarship Reception and Gardening Tips from members

March 21, 2019  Green Roofs in Northeast Ohio – Presented by HGC member Len Lampert