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                CALENDAR FOR 2021-2022



April 2021
April 13
"Characteristics of Creative Design"
11:30 am, Zoom meeting
Vikki Bellias, President, Federated Garden Clubs of NYS will share her PowerPoint presentation that goes over the basic creative design style types in the Handbook for Flower Shows. She will have slides/pictures about the different techniques covered in the handbook for ideas on creative techniques for altering plant material or making different forms for creative designs.

April 29 
Earth Day Project
10:00 a.m., Route 20 Rest Stop, south end Cazenovia Lake
Please bring work gloves, clippers and rake/shovel to help clean up this entry point to the Village.

April 30
Arbor Day
Arbor Day celebration to be announced


​May 2021
May 4
“Dividing Perennials and Potting Them up for the Plant Sale”
11:30 am, Zoom meeting
Several members of our club will lead this informative question-and-answer format meeting.

Planting Tubs
9:30 a.m. Stone Brothers, 3652, West Mile Strip Road, Canastota
Date and time to be confirmed


June 2021
Village Planting Day
Date and time to be advised: meet at Common Grounds, bring tools and wear CGC logo attire.

June 5
Spring Perennial Plant Sale
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cazenovia Farmer’s Market
Please wear CGC logo attire


July 2021
July 6
"Vermicomposting Field Trip"
10:00 am, 4015 Ryan Rd., Morrisville, NY (at Tina Jacob’s)
Visit Tina’s farm and compost operation. From the “worm barn,” you will be able to view the aerated compost bays, say hello to thousands of red wigglers, and see how their waste becomes a valuable soil amendment. Afterward, you’re welcome to drive half a mile down the road to meet this year’s newly born calves.


August 2021
There will be no meeting in August; members are encouraged to visit the Horticulture Building at the NYS Fair


September 2021
September 7
“The Joy of Container Gardening”
11:30 a.m., American Legion, 28 Chenango Street, Cazenovia
Rosanne Loparco, Master Gardener Volunteer, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County will describe how containers let you garden anywhere, even where there isn’t any soil. Learn about the history behind container gardening along with the information of how to grow plants in containers, be it annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and even vines and small trees and shrubs.
Hosting: Anne Ferguson, Sally Tully, Claire Royce
CazCares item of the month: a bag of fresh apples


October 2021
October 5
“Photographing the Landscape - Influences and Observations”
11:30 a.m. American Legion, 28 Chenango Street, Cazenovia
Allyn Stewart, Professor, Visual Communications Program, Division of Art and Design, Cazenovia College. Allyn’s lecture will focus on specific artists and how they have influenced the kind of landscapes
she photographs. She will also discuss her creative process; why she chooses specific images to photograph, how those images are shot, manipulated and then edited for exhibition. Allyn will help us relate this to our landscapes/gardens and flowers.
Hosting: Anne Saltman, Susan Green, Diane Burrell
CazCares item of the month: 10 oz or larger of spaghetti sauce


November 2021
November 2
"Checking the Wreaths"
11:30am, Carpenter's Barn, Cazenovia
Sign-ups continue for the Holiday Sale work assignments.  Members are encouraged to bring their own drinks and snacks as there will be no hosts at this meeting.
CazCares item of the month:  shampoo/conditioner


December 2021
December 3
Holiday Plant Sale
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Cazenovia Library Community Room.

December 4
Holiday Plant Sale
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Cazenovia Library Community Room
Hosting (Saturday only): Allisyn Roszel, Ginny Cameron, Suzanne Munger, Judy Blass

December 7
Holiday Luncheon. 
11:30 a.m. Linchlaen House, 79 Albany Street, Cazenovia
Reservations are required.
CazCares item of the month: unwrapped holiday gift or gift card



January 2022
January 4
“My Meandering Path”
11:30 a.m., American Legion, 28 Chenango Street, Cazenovia
Lisa Davis, gardener, artist and writer, will give a presentation about her beginnings in gardening, and how a small perennial garden she planted over 25 years ago sparked a journey that led her down a path with many twists and turns. Vibrant images of her multiple gardens followed by examples and an explanation of her unusual art form (scannography) will highlight her talk. 
Hosting: Marie Knapp, Sandy Patrizio, Annemarie Ramirez
CazCares item of the month: breakfast cereal


February 2022
February 1
“Rain Gardens”
11:30 a.m., American Legion, 28 Chenango Street, Cazenovia
Doreen Todorov, a master gardener with the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County, will share her experiences with rain gardening: the purpose of these gardens, their construction and a suggested plant list.
Hosting: Tina Jacobs, Julie Schotzberger, Jenny Mitchell
CazCares item of the month: personal hygiene products


March 2022
March 1
“Rock Gardening in Central New York”
11:30 a.m., American Legion, 28 Chenango Street, Cazenovia
John Gilrein, current chair of the Adirondack Chapter (Ithaca) of North American Rock Garden Society, will present his “how-to” guide for rock gardening and share photos of natural rock gardens.
Hosting: Nancy Loffredo, Linda Smith, Diane Monger
CazCares item of the month: laundry/dish soap


April 2022
April 5
Annual Meeting & Spring Luncheon
11:30 a.m. The Brewster Inn
Induction of 2022-2023 officers and annual business meeting. Reservations are required. 
CazCares item of the month: rice & pasta