MONTHLY PROGRAMS

Held on the second Monday of the month, the Club’s meetings include a lecture featuring a well-known personality from the horticultural world followed by Club business announcements and a delicious luncheon prepared by member volunteers.  

Please note that monthly programs are for members only.  If you are interested in joining the club and/or attending one of our meetings, more information is available on the Join Us page or please contact our membership chairs, Sharon Frost onyx227@aol.com or  Ann Margaret Mannix ammannix@optonline.net.

All meetings will be held in Pilgrim Hall at the Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Rd, Wilton.  Programs begin at 11:00am and end at 12:00 noon.

Note:  Due to the pandemic, monthly meetings for 2020/21 will be presented via Zoom.

DATE: September 14, 2020

SPEAKER: Nancy Greeley

TOPIC: Garden Club Update

Nancy Greeley will share some exciting new plans associated with our Club’s upcoming 100th anniversary in 2021. Committees will provide reports on their plans and recent activities. She will also discuss the reality that we will continue with Zoom Meetings for now, but will work to do some blended events and try to stay connected as best we can during this continued pandemic.


DATE: October 19, 2020

SPEAKER:  Nicole Palazzo 

TOPIC: New Trends in Floral Design

Nicole Palazzo is a fifth generation floral designer at City Line Florists in Trumbull.  She will “Zoom” her program live from California. She will talk about and show new trends in floral design including color palettes, dried bouquets, new flowers and varieties.   The new normal in the Floral Industry and the difference between East Coast versus West Coast floral design will also be discussed.


DATE:  November 16, 2020

SPEAKER: Roberta DiBisceglie

TOPIC:  All About Weeds  

Roberta DiBisceglie is a third-generation horticulturist who runs Columbine, her landscape and design company. She is also a consultant for the Norwalk Pollinator Pathway.


DATE: December 14, 2020

SPEAKER:  TBD

TOPIC:  TBD


DATE: January 11, 2021

SPEAKER: TBD

TOPIC: Conservation


DATE: February 8, 2021

SPEAKER: Christopher Tuccio

TOPIC: Garden Design Pyramid:  Levels of Importance in Creating a Beautiful Landscape

Christopher Tuccio, Tenured Professor of Horticulture, will Zoom his program GARDEN DESIGN PYRAMID: Levels of Importance in Creating a Beautiful Landscape. Christopher will discuss how shape/form, scale, proportion, balance, color, and artistry relate to each other and which aspect is most important in landscape design.


DATE: March 8, 2021

SPEAKER:  No Speaker 

TOPIC: PLANT SALE MEETING


DATE:  April 12, 2021

SPEAKER:  Barbara Deysson

TOPIC:  Daffodils

Barbara Deysson, Floral Designer and Daffodil Judge, will Zoom her program, DAFFODILS.  Barbara will give a brief history and discuss cultivation, problems, showing, classification and where to purchase daffodils.


DATE: May 17, 2021

SPEAKER: TBD

TOPIC: TBD