Green Tree Garden Club
The Green Tree Garden Club is an educational, charitable service organization dedicated to the development of gardening, the betterment and beautification of the Green Tree community, and the exchange of gardening ideas and knowledge among its members.
THERE WILL BE A MEMBERS-ONLY MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 10.
ALL OTHER EVENTS ARE ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Meetings are typically held on the second Thursday of each month in the Carlisle Social Hall, 825 Poplar Street. Lunch, provided by the club, is served at 11:00 a.m., followed by the meeting at noon and a program at 12:30 p.m. There is no charge and a reservation is not needed. Guests are welcome to attend the program only or the entire event.
The Green Tree Garden Club meets year round (except January), giving members opportunities to participate in programs and trips over the summer months when so much is in bloom!
The members are from Green Tree Borough and surrounding neighborhoods. Guests are always welcome to attend the Club programs; those with a love of gardening are encouraged to join. Annual dues are $15.
Please note that as a requirement of membership, all are expected to participate in supporting the activities of the organization.
Meetings are held in Carlisle Social Hall of the Green Tree Volunteer Fire Station,
825 Poplar Street, unless otherwise indicated.
Thursday, September 10:
2020 FIELD TRIPS
Green Tree Municipal Park. Members only by RSVP.
See email to members from August 29.
TBD Thursday, October 8:
"A Gardener’s Perspective on the Impact of Plastics in the Environment,” Patricia DeMarco, Ph.D., Author and Educator
TBD Thursday, November 12:
"Ikebana: The Art of Japanese Flower Arranging,” Atsumi Sewell and Reiko Nakajima, Ikebana International Pittsburgh
TBD Thursday, December 10:
Holiday party at the Walnut Grill - Bridgeville (reservation required).
Reservations are required for field trips, and guests pay a modest fee for transportation. In most cases attendees pay for their own lunches. Transportation is via bus or carpool. Contact Contact Arlene Gualtieri at 412-341-3498.
FUND RAISING ACTIVITIES
All field trips for 2020 have been cancelled.
The GTGC supports itself and its community activities through three fund raisers:
*The cost of an Enjoy Book is $30.00. Please contact Phyllis Abinanti at 412-922-1797 or any Club member to purchase this valuable book.
- the sale of Enjoy Coupon Books*, September through December,
- a booth at Green Tree's Octoberfest,
- the "Spring 'n Things Sale" in May. This includes a plant sale, flea market, bake sale, basket raffle, and craft sale.
2020 date for Spring 'N Things is Saturday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Carlisle Social Hall of the Green Tree Fire Hall.
The Club's fund raising efforts and strong member participation allow for the following community activities to be possible by providing:
- monthly flower arrangements for the Green Tree Library reading area,
- seasonal arrangements for the Municipal Building atrium and Police Department,
- support for the horticultural program at Bidwell Training Center,
- support for local bird and garden societies.
The Green Tree Garden Club members
exercise their love of gardening by
maintaining the perennial garden
at the Municipal Center Park.
For further information about the Green Tree Garden Club, call Karen Maurer at 412-922-8816.