2017 Garden Club schedule*
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  • Bold= Regular Garden Club meetings (held at Grantsburg High School, room 115, 6:30 PM unless otherwise stated).
  • Red = Garden Club activities
  • Blue = Garden related activities in the broader community (Non-club sponsored events and activities)
  • Purple = Change of meeting date, time and/or venue
*Weather and other circumstances may necessitate change or cancellation of meetings.  See this blog or email updates for last minute changes.  

April 14 Saturday (in lieu of regular meeting) 10 am Wood River Garden Center main building

  •     Agenda: plant sale and potting party, spring community gardens prep
  •     What's new at the garden center for 2018, presentation by Dean
  •     Refreshments: Ruth and Kris

May 3 Thursday 6 pm "Potting Party" Kris Henning's, 22163 Spirit Lake Road, Rain or Shine!

  •     Annual Potting Party at Kris's in preparation for our Annual Plant Sale
  •     Refreshments Mary C and Kris
  •     Dig clumps of plants from your own gardens to bring for potting or just come to help pot if you don't have plants to spare. This is a fun event! Dress to get dirty!!

May 31 Thursday 5:30 pm meet at Highway 70 sign garden

  •     Planting annuals at the community gardens
  •     Dress to get dirty, bring you favorite garden cleanup and planting tools
  •     After "party" at a local eatery to be determined

June 2 Saturday 8am - noon T-Dawg's parking lot Big Gust Days Annual Plant Sale
  •     Deliver plants Friday behind T-Dawgs after 4 pm  and Saturday morning 6am - 8am
  •     Setup Saturday begins at 6am
  •     Sale 8am to noon (half price after 11am)
Come to help when you can and be sure to come to buy plants even if you can't come to help!! Setup helpers get best selection tear-down helpers get best prices!! Something for everyone!

June 21 Thursday 30th ANNIVERSARY PARTY!! 6PM - 9PM Grantsburg Public Library Community Room
  •     Music!!
  •     Food!!
  •     Door prizes!!
  •     And only a little speechifying!!

July 12 Thursday Annual Community Garden Tour 5:30 gardens on the tour to be announced, refreshments provided at last site, carpool to be announced.

August 9 Thursday, 5:30 pm Ruthie Anderson's Annual BBQ and competitions!!
  • Bring a dish to share
  • Competitions for best container garden (1st and 2nd places) and best cut flower arrangement (1st prize)

September 13 Thursday Regular meeting 6:30 PM Grantsburg High School room 115
  •     Agenda: Brainstorming for 2019
  •     Putting the Garden to bed forum and annual seed and plant exchange exchange
  •     Refreshments: Linnea and Rhonda

September 22 Saturday 9 am - 4 pm Grantoberfest!!
    This is our annual outreach to attract new members and raise a little more money!
  •     Setup Friday 4 pm and Saturday 8 am
  •     Need help tending the booth throughout the day, help with setup and teardown
  •     Donations of potted plants and useful gardening stuff in very good condition to be sold.

October 11 Thursday Regular meeting 6:30 PM Grantsburg High School room 115
  • Agenda: Pay 2019 dues, signup for refreshments, hosting events, and decide what we want to learn about in 2019
  • Program: "Scandinavian Flowers & Travel" by Kris and Ruthie
  • Refreshments: Janet and Charlene

November 8 Thursday Regular meeting 6:30 PM Grantsburg High School room 115
  • Agenda: Election of Officers for 2019, set up date for board meeting to finalize plans for 2019
  • Program: "Holiday Workshop" possible $5.00 project fee. Presented by Mary Griesbach
  • Refreshments: Alma and Cynthia

December 13 Thursday Rhonda Johnson's Annual Holiday Party potluck
  • Bring a dish to share
  • Bring a wrapped gift $10.00 limit (homemade is encouraged!!) for optional exchange via dice game!!
  • Spouses/significant others always welcome!!