Dogwood Club Events 2016-2017

SucculentsThursday, Sept. 8, 201y
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Lynn Smith’s home
Speaker: Diane Mettler
Topic: Succulents 101 — growing and propagating.




Ireland's GardensThursday, Oct. 13, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Where: Kathleen Owen’s home
Speaker: Kathleen Owen
Topic: Ireland’s Amazing Gardens




Tuesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m
What: Dogwood Park Clean Up
Where: State Route 161, three miles north of Eatonville
Please come prepared with clippers, trowels and gloves. Coffee will be served at the park. There will be lunch in town afterwards.

sore musclesThursday, Nov. 10, 2016
Time: 10:30 am
Speaker: John Miller, Physical Therapist
Topic: Keeping your body in shape for gardening and avoiding injury.
Where: Kathy Mettler’s home

**Note. Also bring any food donations for the Eatonville Food Bank.

floral christmas designThursday, Dec., 8, 2016
Time: 10:30 am

Where: Diane Mettler’s home
Christmas potluck. Bring:
• main dish
• dessert, and
• a wrapped present for the gift grab

Speaker: KC Florists, Eatonville’s local forist, will show us how to make arrangements that will help us decorate and celebrate the holiday season with flare.
Topic: Floral decorating and design for the season

**Note. Also bring any food donations for the Eatonville Food Bank.

Bloom year roundThursday, January 27, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Speaker: Pierce County Master Gardener
Where: Home of Ginny Phillips
Topic: Succession Blooming

Blooms aren’t just for spring and summer. A Pierce County master gardener will share with us the secrets of keeping our yards inbloom throughout the year.



seed collectionThursday, February 9, 2017

Time: 10:30 am
Where: Home Terry and Sharon Van Eaton
Speaker: Nursery Specialist
Topic: Seed collection and storage

Seed saving has been taking place for thousands of years. It is not only environmental (no packaging and transportation), it also saves you money on seeds.

We will learn how to collect various seeds from our yards and the steps for saving them to grow the following year..

pruningThursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Filed trip to Raintree Nursery
Speaker: Nursery specialist
Topic: Pruning Primer

Lunch: Bring Sack Lunch

**Note: $12.00 yearly dues collected


lady bugThursday, April 13, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Home of Mary Bewley
Speaker: Pierce County Master Gardener
First Topic:
 Attracting Beneficial Insects
Second Topic: Designing with sticks

Why buy instecticide when there is probably a bug out there that will take care of your pest. Bring in the right bugs with the right plants.


Tuesday, April 18, 2016

Time: 9:30 am
Dogwood Park Spring Clean Up
Please come prepared with clippers, trowels and gloves. Coffee will be provided. Afterwards, we can go to town and have lunch.

Draught Resistant PlantsThursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Speaker: Local Nursery Owner
Where: Home of Kerri Lynn Olson
Topic: Draught resistant plants

As our summers heat up, it’s helpful to know which plants can get by with a little less water. We will learn which plants are drought resistant, or at least aren’t water hogs.

plant saleFriday, May 5, 2015

Time: 9 am
Program: Annual Plant sale
Where: Eatonville High School



Getting ready for Memorial Day Service 2012

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Time: 4 p.m.
Where: Home of Sharon Aguilar
Program: Memorial Day Workshop
Bring your flowers and clippers and spend the afternoon making dozens of small bouquets that will be used at the Memorial Day Service.

Monday, May 29, 2017
Time:  11 am
Memorial Day Service – Eatonville Cemetery



wire cageThursday, June 13, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Field Trip to Old Goat Farm
 Greg Graves, owner of Old Goat Farm
Topic: Making Wire Cages

Bring a sack lunch.



Saturday, July 14-15, 2016
Art in Bloom
Chairman: Diane Mettler, Dogwood Garden Club will help host Friday and Saturday, July 14-15, 2017

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