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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Christy Leary email@example.com.
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.
DATE: September 9, 2019
SPEAKER: JAMAL ANSARI
TOPIC: East Coast Wholesale Flowers
Jamal’s relationships with the farms and Dutch auction houses has made East Coast the premier wholesale florist service in CT, NYC, RI and Mass. The relationships that he has built and maintained throughout global visits and daily interactions ensures that orders can be placed with confidence. He will explain how a wholesale florist business works.
DATE: October 21, 2019
SPEAKER: ROBERTA DiBISCEGLIE
TOPIC: Landscape and Design
Roberta is a third generation Horticulturist. She trained at the NY Botanical Gardens School of Professional Horticulture. Through her landscape and design company, Columbine, she develops and nutures relationships between clients and their gardens. Roberta is a consultant for the Norwalk Pollinator Pathway and a NOFA Accredited landcare professional.
DATE: November 11,2019
SPEAKER: TOVAH MARTIN
A favorite speaker at the Wilton Garden Club, today Tovah joins us again. An enthusiastic indoor & outdoor gardener with interests in perennial, heirloom, vegetable and cottage gardens, she has recently earned her accreditation from NOFA. She has written many books, some of which are for sale in the back of the Hall, and will talk about how to plan, plant and keep a terrarium going.
DATE: January 13, 2020
SPEAKER: STEVE SILK
TOPIC: Photographing Gardens
Steve has been a newspaper photographer, travel writer and managing editor of Fine Gardening Magazine. Now he designs, writes about and photographs gardens. He will share tips for better garden photographs.
DATE: February 10, 2020
SPEAKER: SUSAN QUINCY
TOPIC: Environmental Educator Specialist
Back by popular demand, Susan will continue to educate us about improving our environment. Her background in education and biology led to her special programs with the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
DATE: March 9, 2020
SPEAKER: No Speaker,
TOPIC: PLANT SALE MEETING
DATE: April 20, 2020
SPEAKER: To be announced
DATE: May 18, 2020
SPEAKER: NICOLE PALAZZO
TOPIC: City Line Florists
Nicole is the 4th generation destined to work at the 100 year old family business, City Line Florists in Trumbull, CT. She works with her mother and uncle and will offer her perspective on new directions in floral design.