April 12, 2017 at 11:00 am Tour of Bentley Seed Company, 16 Railroad Ave., Cambridge, NY
Tour of the seed factory followed by meeting/lunch (at your own expense) at Country Gals Diner, 9 E. Main St., Cambridge.
May 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm Flower Show Preparation: Demonstration of the Sculptural Form and the Synergistic Design
Liz Gee and Phoebe Hunt-Fontaine (NGC Accredited judges, Master Gardeners and SGC members) will demonstrate how to create two of the design types that will be featured in SGC's Standard Flower Show in July.
June 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm 'Photography in the Garden'
Peter Bowdin of Hewitt's Garden Centers will show demonstrate how to use digital photgraphy in our flower gardens.
July 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm 'Preparing for the SGC Standard Flower Show'
Liz Gee (NGC Accredited Judge, Master Gardener, SGC President and Flower Show Chairman) will share all the details and information that club members need to create their Flower Show displays and to prepare for the upcoming show.
August 9, 2017 at 9:45 am Field Trip on Lake George Floating Classroom
If you plan to carpool, please meet at the United Methodist Church in Schuylerville at 8:30 am. Boat is located at the end of Amherst St., north of Shepard's Park in Lake George. This is a hands-on experience in aquatic learning. Lunch at Boardwalk Restaurant at your own expense follows. Classroom cost $15 per person.
September 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm Victory View Vineyard Tour, 11975 State Route 40, Easton, NY
If you plan to carpool, please meet at the United Methodist Church in Schuylerville at 12:30 pm. We will tour the vineyard which has an historical and rural backdrop. Opportunity for wine tasting following tour.
October 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm 'Bird Watching/Feeding'
The owners of Wild Birds Unlimiter in Wilton will discuss the feeding and observation of different types of birds.
November 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm Create a Holiday Candle Centerpiece
Club members will create a holiday candle centerpiece using greenery from their gardens.
December 13, 2017 at 12 noon Christmas Party and Gift Exchange at Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
Don't miss this chance to mingle and get to know your fellow members and enjoy some holiday fun.
January 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm 'Maintaining a Healthy Spine and Nervous System'
Dr. Dermot Jinka, chiropractor and partner at AAC Wellness Center in Schuylerville, will provide pointers for pain-free gardening..
February 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm 'Care and Feeding of Houseplants' , Schuylerville Manor Assisted Living
Stacey Simmons of Brookside Nursery will share houseplant care information with residents of the manor and club members.
March 14, 2018 at 12 noon Annual Covered Dish Luncheon Winter Picnic
Members will share their culinary creations.