Camelot Garden Club Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm at
Camelot Elementary School located at 8100 Guinevere Dr., Annandale, VA 22003 

 

September 2019 

September 11:  Camelot Garden Club Meeting  “Fall Gardening – Best Practices”

Speaker David Roos, a local gardening celebrity and writer will kick off our club’s season with his tips on  fall gardening. He has encouraged us to experiment with natives, use local nurseries and maximize the magic that is fall, the best time to get out and plant.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic  –  Do you have a gardening question you’d like to ask? Bring plant samples and photos for identification or diagnosis to the Master Gardeners Plant Clinic table at the garden club meeting.  Expert advice on pruning, vegetables, insects, lawns, trees and shrubs and more.

 

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October 2019

October 7: Garden Therapy at Leewood Health Center, 11:00am

Garden club members will help residents at Leewood Health Center make floral arrangements for the fall season. The team members engage with residents to provide assistance, friendship and share the beauty of flowers. It’s a rewarding experience for both the residents and club members.

Email camelotgardenclub@gmail.com to join the group.

October 9: Camelot Garden Club Meeting   “Designing with Native Plants”, 7:30pm

Elisa Meara from Native Plant Landscape Design will show us a variety of beautiful native plants that will thrive in all garden conditions and provide a riot of color and interest throughout the seasons.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic  –  Do you have a gardening question you’d like to ask? Bring plant samples and photos for identification or diagnosis to the Master Gardeners Plant Clinic table at the garden club meeting.

 

October 20: Bow Making Workshop, 2:00pm

 A hands-on workshop to learn how to make an impressive bow for the holiday season and help with our annual lamp post fundraiser at the same time. We’ll supply all of the materials, you’ll make 2 or more bows- one to take home for your holiday decorating and the other we’ll keep to decorate one of the lamp post swags for the garden club fundraiser.

Experienced and novice bow makers are welcome!

Email camelotgardenclub@gmail.com for location and more information.

 

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November 2019

November 3: Bow Making Workshop,  2:00pm

A hands-on workshop to learn how to make an impressive bow for the holiday season and help with our annual lamp post fundraiser. We’ll supply all of the materials, you’ll make 2 or more bows- one to take home for your holiday decorating and the other we’ll keep to decorate one of the lamp post swags for the garden club fundraiser.

Experienced and novice bow makers are welcome!

Email camelotgardenclub@gmail.com for location and more information.

 

November 13: Camelot Garden Club Hands-on Workshop “Herbal Bath Salts” , 7:30pm  RSVP only!

RSVP for this workshop at camelotgardenclub@gmail.com

Camelot Garden Club member Nancy Smith will guide us through the steps of making an all-natural bath product using dried flowers from our gardens as well as dried citrus slices and eucalyptus leaves. The salts and dried material will be mixed with essential oils, packaged into small glass containers and personalized with labels, rubber stamps, and/or ribbons.
The single-use bath salts are great to keep on hand for the end of a stressful day or a gift for a friend, hostess gift, or stocking stuffer.
Guests are welcome for a workshop fee of $35.00

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December 2019

December 5th to 7th: Holiday Lamp Post Fundraiser  

Volunteer to help create and install lamp post decorations.

Camelot Garden Club members create swags of magnolia leaves, evergreen branches, pine cones, berries and a full handmade bow. We install the lamp post decorations in the Camelot neighborhood during the 1st weekend of December.
Email us for schedule and location.

December 15: Holiday Party 

Members and member guests

Our annual Holiday Party is a long standing tradition for club members and their guests. It’s a time to get together to enjoy the Holiday season.

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January 2020

January 8: Camelot Garden Club Meeting,  7:30pm

Join us for an interesting and informative meeting about native plants and bird friendly gardens.

Bring more birds and wildlife into your yard by planting native shrubs and perennials. Our program will focus on the best types of native plants and other elements to incorporate into your garden to provide water, shelter and food for wildlife.

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February 2020

 February 12: Camelot Garden Club Meeting,  7:30pm  “Creative Flower Designs in an Oriental Style”

Arlene Stewart, a renowned floral designer, will demonstrate a variety of arrangements that showcase the asymmetrical style of oriental flower arranging.

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February 18: Garden Therapy at Leewood Health Center, 2:00pm

Garden club members will help residents at Leewood Health Center make floral arrangements. The team members engage with residents to provide assistance, friendship and share the beauty of flowers. It’s a rewarding and fun experience for both the residents and club members.

Email Kate Tomlin at tomlin.kate@gmail.com to join the group.

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March 2020

 March 11: Camelot Garden Club Meeting,  7:30pm  “Pruning Lessons”

Peter Deahl, our favorite arborist, will continue his lessons on letting every shrub and ornamental thrive in its’ natural beauty through the art of pruning. As he often tells us, “inside every shrub is a work of art waiting to bloom!”   Peter will guide us through the steps of pruning for a natural shape.

 

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April 2020
April 8:  Virtual Zoom garden club Meeting  April 8 at 7:00pm

Our regular garden club meetings have been cancelled for April, May and June. However, we’ll have a virtual Zoom meeting on April 8 at 7:00pm.

There will be a business meeting and then a program about Native Plants. If you’re a member, you’ll receive an email invitation. If you’re not a member, the meeting is open  – please send an email to camelotgardenclub@gmail.com and we’ll send you an invitation.

 

 

 

April 8:  Due to Coronavirus , the meeting at the Camelot Elementary School  has been CANCELLED

Camelot Garden Club Meeting,  7:30pm  “Plant Exchange and Horticulture Display”

Our annual plant exchange is a popular event. Bring a plant and take a plant. We’ll also have a Horticulture display – bring your best specimens to display. We’ll have an experienced judge at the meeting to give advice and awards.

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May 2020
April 8:  Virtual Zoom garden club Meeting  May 13 at 7:00pm

Our regular garden club meeting has been cancelled for May. However, we’ll have a virtual Zoom meeting on May 13 at 7:00pm.

There will be a short business meeting and then a program about Native small trees and shrubs.  If you’re a member, you’ll receive an email invitation. If you’re not a member, the meeting is open  – please send an email to camelotgardenclub@gmail.com and we’ll send you an invitation.

 

 

May 13: Due to coronavirus , the meeting at the Camelot Elementary School has been CANCELLED

Camelot Garden Club Meeting,  7:00pm  “Native Plant Extravaganza!”

Join us for this community event to showcase native plants and pollinator-friendly gardens.

 

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June 2020

 June 6: DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED 

Members and member guests

Our annual Installation Party is a long standing tradition for club members and their guests. It’s a time to get together to enjoy the each other’s company and officially recognize and install the incoming Board members.
For questions or more information about any event, please email camelotgardenclub@gmail.com

 

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