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Lakeville Area Garden Club
  of Minnesota   

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Please see the event postings for our meeting  locations in June, July and August.
We will resume meeting at McGuire Middle school in September.


McGuire Middle School
21220 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville


 

I attended the Water Gardens session with no intent of creating one, but discovered you can create even a simple one using a bowl.  Learned so much! I'm inspired!!

Brenda Clyne, new member

Upcoming Events

The club hosts monthly events for our members including guest speakers, garden tours in the summer and other community events. The meetings are typically on the second Monday of each month, and most are free to members.

 

Guests are welcome to attend an open event, and if they would like to continue attending meetings, membership is only $21 per year. See our Membership page for more information and to join! Guest pre-registration is required to help us with space planning /receive your Zoom meeting link --thank you!

LAGC 2022 Calendar of Monthly Activities, Events and Meeting Topics

January 10th Monthly Meeting with speaker from the Dakota Country Master Gardeners on Jumping Worms

  • Membership Renewal Drive begins on the 1st- see full details in our newsletter

  • Presentation, discussion and vote on annual budget proposal during the business meeting

February 14th Monthly Meeting with Speaker: Mark Armstead on “What’s New for Gardens in 2022” at

McGuire Middle Schol

  • Membership Renewal Drive Concludes at the end of this monthly meeting

  • Presentation by Apparel and Gear Committee regarding possible Apparel and Gear order

  • Presentation by Facebook Committee to encourage members to  sign-up

​March 1-31 Gift Card Fund Raiser to raise $$'s to pay for Lakeville Community Garden plantings

March 14th Monthly Meeting with Speaker: Rob Robison on "Shade Plants" at McGuire Middle School

***The Presentation will be via Zoom but we welcome you to meet together at McGuire for the presentation, some social time, and our meeting.

  • Apparel and Gear Order concludes at monthly meeting (if ordering at this time)

  • Presentation by Gift Card Fundraiser committee 

April 11th Monthly Meeting with Speaker: Blue Sky Flower Farms: Cut Flower Gardening” at McGuire Middle School

  • Gift Cards from fundraiser distributed at this meeting

  • Presentation by Plant Sale Committee on upcoming Plant Sale

  • Presentation by Community Gardens Committee on upcoming Gardens Plant and Spring Clean up event

  • Yellow Ribbon Luncheon participation discussion at meeting

April 30th-Nursery Tour to Sunnyside Gardens, Wagner's Garden Center, Minneapolis Bachman's and Tangletown.-

May 13-14 LAGC Plant and Garden Extras  Sale to coincide with Lakeville's Citywide Garage Sale

May 23rd All Membership Community Gardens spring clean-up, flower planting with boxed diner and brief meeting

  • Presentation by Programs Committee on upcoming Summer Tours

June  6th  Special Event  Garden Tour at a private Lakeville garden and Blue Sky Flowers in Elko/New Market

  • Aronson and Pioneer Plaza Garden Maintenance

July 9th LAGC Flower Show during the Lakeville Pan-O-Prog

July 11th Locally Renowned Garden Tour in the Eden Prairie/Edina area

  • Aronson and Pioneer Plaza Garden Maintenance

August 8th Member’s Garden tour and pot luck with brief meeting

  • Craft Committee’s craft options presentation and vote by members present at the meeting

  • Aronson and Pioneer Plaza Garden Maintenance

September 12th Monthly meeting with Speaker John Zweber on Vertical Gardening at McGuire Middle School

  • Holiday Party Committee’s Presentation and vote by members present at the meeting

  • Committee Volunteer Recruitment Month

  • Possible Apparel and Gear Order begins

  • Aronson and Pioneer Plaza Garden Maintenance

October 10th Monthly Meeting with Speaker: Larry Bagge on "Growing Dahlias" at McGuire Middle School

  • Benevolence Committee’s presentation and vote by members present at the meeting

  • Conclude Committee Volunteer Recruitment on the 31st

  • Yellow Ribbon Appreciation Dinner participation

  • Aronson and Pioneer Plaza Garden Fall clean up

November 14th Monthly Meeting with Garden Themed Craft at McGuire Middle School

  • Charitable Donations given on Minnesota Give to the Max Day

  • Tentative  month for our Feed My Starving Children volunteer event on a a Saturday 

December 12th Holiday Party for Members

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