Schedule

Gardeners of Great Akron 2021 Calendar of Events

***All meetings are virtual until further notice***

All member meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at St. George Fellowship Center located at 3204 Ridgewood Rd in Copley, Ohio beginning at 5:30pm. Dinner is payable at the door and reservations must be made by the previous Friday. All board meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at Faith Lutheran Church located at 2726 West Market Street, Fairlawn, Ohio. All members and prospective members are welcome to attend any and all of these meetings and events.

January

  • 18, Member Meeting, Speaker: Denise Schreiber… All America Selections
  • 25, Board Meeting

February

  • 15, Member Meeting, Speaker: Vincent Peterson of Vigeo Gardens… Vertical production of Garden Greens, and Other Leafy Vegetables
  • 22, Board Meeting

March

  • 15, Member Meeting, Speaker: Maria Zampini of Upshoot Plant Development and Marketing…. New Landscape Plants Designed For NE Ohio
  • 22, Board Meeting

April

  • 19, Member Meeting, Speaker: Shellie Funai, Stan Hywet Garden Manager….. Stan Hywet’s Walled English Gardens and Other Theme Gardens
  • 26, Board Meeting

May

  • 7-8, Geranium Sale, Faith Lutheran Church, 2726 West Market Street, Fairlawn, OH
  • 17, Member Meeting, Speaker: Barb Holtz, Planting a Seed
  • 24, Board Meeting

June

  • 21, Strawberry Festival, Goodyear Metro Park, potluck style, time TBD
  • 28, Board Meeting

July

  • 19, Member Meeting, Speaker: How to Prepare Exhibits for Horticultural Shows
  • 26, Board Meeting

August 

  • 16, Member Meeting, Member Horticulture Show
  • 23, Board Meeting

September

  • 20, Member Meeting, Speaker: Peter Schneider…. Roses That Work in NE Ohio and Their Care
  • 27, Board Meeting

October

  • 18, Member Meeting, Officer Elections, Speaker: Selecting Plants for Pollinator Gardens
  • 25, Board Meeting

November

  • 15, Member Meeting, Beautification Awards
  • 22, Board Meeting

December

  • 20, Holiday Party and Installation of Officers.  Entertainment:  Lock Four Barbershop Quartet