Schedule

Gardeners of Great Akron 2022 Calendar of Events

***If meetings are virtual for the month, this will be announced on the website in the first week of that month***

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

  • 17, Member Meeting, Speaker: Lisa Nunn, Let’s Grow Akron
  • 24, Board Meeting

February

  • 21, Member Meeting, Speaker: Dr. Tim Gallagher, Kent State University professor of Geoscience will present how climate change affects garden soils composition and chemistry make up
  • 28, Board Meeting

March

  • 21, Member Meeting, Speaker: Rob Curtis, Gardening for Biodiversity and the Half Earth Project
  • 28, Board Meeting

April

  • 18, Member Meeting, Speaker: Anne & Stuart Weicher, tour of their English garden
  • 25, Board Meeting

May

  • 6-7, Geranium Sale, Faith Lutheran Church, 2726 West Market Street, Fairlawn, OH
  • 16, Member Meeting, Member Plant Auction
  • 23, Board Meeting

June

  • 20, Strawberry Festival, Goodyear Metro Park, potluck style, time TBD
  • 27, Board Meeting

July

  • 18, Member Meeting, Speaker: Noelle Atkins, Petitti Garden Center education director
  • 25, Board Meeting

August 

  • 15, Member Meeting, Member Horticulture Show
  • 22, Board Meeting

September

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

October

  • 17, Member Meeting, Officer Elections, Speaker: Dr. John Peck, University of Akron, Benefits of Plants in managing soil water retention
  • 24, Board Meeting

November

  • 21, Member Meeting, Beautification Awards
  • 28, Board Meeting

December

  • 19, Holiday Party and Installation of Officers.  Entertainment:  TBD