Link to Flyer for May Trip to Longwood Gardens

Garden Club Trip to Longwood Gardens

March Meeting Cancelled – Snow!

Better to be safe than sorry – we will keep you posted on a new date for the March artistic challenge. Stay warm and dry, and keep those beautiful presentations for another time soon!

 

 

April Meeting on Shade Gardens

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> PR Contact: Robyn Kilpatrick       radkilpatrick@gmail.com
> On Tuesday, April 11, at 1:00,  the Navesink Garden Club will hold their monthly program. Our speaker will be Irene Wanat, Master Gardener.
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> The public is invited to attend free of charge.
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> The Navesink Garden Club is inviting people interested in horticulture and design to join the club. Meet everyone and learn what interesting projects the club will be doing. Come to one of the monthly meetings held the second Tuesday of the month at The Atrium, located at 40 Riverside Avenue in Red Bank, in September, October, November, December, January, March, April, and May from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
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> The Navesink Garden Club is a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey, Inc. and the Central Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc. Members come from Atlantic Highlands, Belford, Brick, Chatham, Colts Neck, Eatontown, Elberon, Fair Haven, Highlands, Holmdel, Leonardo, Lincroft, Little Silver, Middletown, Neptune, Ocean, Rumson, Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, and Red Bank.
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> For more information about the Navesink Garden Club and its programs, contact the Membership Chair, Kathy Pojawa, at kpojawa@verizon.net.

Report from the NJ Home & Garden Show

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Navesink Garden Club Members Win Awards at the New Jersey Flower Show
February 2017 – Continuing their award-winning tradition this month at the New Jersey Garden Show in Edison, the Navesink Garden Club members won accolades for their horticulture and design entries.
Gotti Kelley won 3 blue ribbons and 4 red ribbons in the horticulture event.
Pam Sutton, who entered 3 design categories, won a yellow ribbon and 2 honorable mentions.
Irene Saputo won 2 blue, 1 red, and 1 yellow horticulture awards, as well as 2 awards in the artistic craft category for her bracelet and decorated shoe (pictured).
Janine Voell won 3 blue and 4 red ribbons in horticulture, while also winning a red ribbon for her artistic necklace and 2 awards for her photography entries.
Yoko Ikura won a blue ribbon for horticulture and a yellow ribbon for her traditional design.
April Quin won a traditional design honorable mention.
In the youth garden category, 14 6th grade students participated from Atlantic Highlands Elementary School. There were 4 first place ribbons, 4 second place ribbons, 4 third place ribbons, and 2 honorable mention.
The Junior Gardener Club, called GoSprouts, also won a blue ribbon in the 2016 Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Gardening and Greening Contest for their creation of a Children’s Learning Garden at the above school. They were selected from over 300 entries and recognized for their commitment to enhance their neighborhood through their work in this garden. They have also won 2 distinguished Junior Gardener awards from the Garden Club of NJ in recognition of their devotion and success to this program and have spoken at TEDxNavesink on the benefits of garden-based learning.
The Navesink Garden Club is inviting people interested in horticulture and design to join the club. Meet everyone and learn what interesting projects the club will be doing. Come to one of the monthly meetings held the second Tuesday of the month at The Atrium, located at 40 Riverside Avenue in Red Bank, in September, October, November, December, January, March, April, and May from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The Navesink Garden Club is a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey, Inc. and the Central Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc. Members come from Atlantic Highlands, Belford, Brick, Chatham, Colts Neck, Eatontown, Elberon, Fair Haven, Highlands, Holmdel, Leonardo, Lincroft, Little Silver, Middletown, Neptune, Ocean, Rumson, Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, and Red Bank.
For more information about the Navesink Garden Club and its programs, contact the Membership Chair, Kathy Pojawa, at kpojawa@verizon.net.

 

Upcoming March Meeting is – Artistic!

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At the Navesink Garden Club’s March meeting, members of the Club will collaborate with members of the Garden Club RFD, from Middletown, to create floral designs that are interpretations of various well-known paintings. The program is called “Art in Bloom,” and the designs will be explained and critiqued at the end of the presentation.
The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Navesink Garden Club is inviting people interested in horticulture and design to join the club. Meet everyone and learn what interesting projects the club will be doing. Come to one of the monthly meetings held the second Tuesday of the month at The Atrium, located at 40 Riverside Avenue in Red Bank, in April and May from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The Navesink Garden Club is a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey, Inc. and the Central Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc. Members come from Atlantic Highlands, Belford, Brick, Chatham, Colts Neck, Eatontown, Elberon, Fair Haven, Highlands, Holmdel, Leonardo, Lincroft, Little Silver, Middletown, Neptune, Ocean, Rumson, Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, and Red Bank.

NAVESINK GARDEN CLUB CELEBRATES 70th ANNIVERSARY

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PR Contact: Robyn Kilpatrick —radkilpatrick@gmail.com

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NAVESINK GARDEN CLUB CELEBRATES 70th ANNIVERSARY

On December 18, the Navesink Garden Club celebrated 70 years of providing education, resources, and opportunities for members and others to expand their love of gardening and floral design through gardening programs, community beautification projects, horticulture and design programs for seniors, an annual flower show, and an annual scholarship award. A 70th Anniversary Tea was held at the home of President, Marina Kerber, in Elberon, NJ. Since 1947, members have been active in civic, environmental, and historic preservation projects to protect the past and beautify the present and future. Their sterling silver tea set, which the Club uses for special occasions, was used for this celebration.

As Luther Burbank said, “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.” The theme of the Club, “Growing in the Garden,” is to nurture the earth, nurture others, and nurture ourselves.

Since September, the Club has garnered several awards. On September 13, it held a small standard flower show, called “Going Platinum,” with 12 design entries and 89 horticultural entries, receiving 32 blue ribbons from the four National Garden Club (NGC) judges. On November 14, the “Tiger Patch” garden (created and run as a Junior Garden Club of the NGC) were first place, Blue Ribbon winners of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Gardening & Greening Contest. Ongoing projects include

Friends & Flowers at The Atrium in Red Bank

Poricy Park Herb Garden (April-October)

Red Bank Sidewalk Planters Maintenance (June-October)

Red Bank Primary School Garden Planting and Maintenance (Spring-Fall)

Rain Garden at Red Bank Public Library Presentations

The Betty Jean and Karl Meyer Art and Nature Trail at The Monmouth     Museum-funding and maintenance

$1,000 Scholarship Award (granted in June)

On February 18, 1947, 16 women from Monmouth County met in the Navesink Library to form the Navesink Garden Club. Five months later, their membership grew to 50,  and in the following 70 years, the Club has moved to several locations, increased and decreased in membership, and has evolved into 44 members who still meet, volunteer, and work together to better the  area. Since 2010, the monthly meetings have been held at The Atrium in Red Bank,

The Navesink Garden Club is inviting people interested in horticulture and design to join the club. Meet everyone and learn what other interesting projects the Club will be doing. Come to one or more of the monthly meetings held the second Tuesday of the month at The Atrium, located at 40 Riverside Avenue in Red Bank, in September, October, November, January, March, April, and May from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Navesink Garden Club is a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey, Inc. and the Central Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc. Members come from Atlantic Highlands, Belford, Brick, Chatham, Colts Neck, Eatontown, Elberon, Fair Haven, Highlands, Holmdel, Leonardo, Lincroft, Little Silver, Middletown, Neptune, Ocean, Rumson, Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, and Red Bank.

For more information about the Navesink Garden Club and programs, contact the Membership Chair, Kathy Pojawa, at  kpojawa@verizon.net. Visit the Navesink Garden Club

Happy Anniversary to us!

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Looking forward and also looking back, we are

beginning to celebrate a monumental 70th anniversary. Founded in 1947, Navesink Garden Club continues to grow and thrive with the help of our members.

At a recent tea, we honored the club with gifts of friendship. Stay tuned for pics.

 

“Tiger Patch” Garden Receives Blue Ribbon

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“Tiger Patch” Garden Receives Blue Ribbon


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Award received at a reception in November, from PHS

Two members of the Navesink Garden Club, Laurie Brekke and Hope Hanlon, were recently awarded a Blue Ribbon in the 2016 Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Gardening and Greening Contest for their creation of a children’s learning garden at Atlantic Highlands Elementary School. They were selected from over 300 entries and recognized for their commitment to enhance their neighborhood through their work in this garden.

 

The garden is called Tiger Patch. It got its name from a school-wide contest held by the student council about four years ago. It consists of 13 raised beds of various heights. The project includes planting seeds, watering the plants, and weeding. They planted flowers and vegetables and even tasted the vegetables in the classrooms.

Halloween Is Not For The Squeamish — Garden Walk Garden Talk

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October Meeting a Prickly Topic

Our October meeting featured using cactus and succulent specimens in a dish design, suitable for flower shows. [more to come…]

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