Roundtable

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2016 – 2017  ROUNDTABLE DATES

We study a specific area of horticulture, or a family of plants and other gardening related issues on the first Saturday of the month from 10am until noon from October through March. All are welcome, whether members or not, to participate in these free discussions. They are moderated by Pamela Harwood and take place at the HAH Library and meeting room on the lower level of the Bridgehampton Community House. Enter at our parking lot on the west side of School Street and go to the door to the right of the Book Bay.

Reports on these meetings can be found in our newsletters and also here on the website in our Plant Info section. 

October 8Plants for the Fall Garden   see the Nov. 2016 Newsletter, pp. 4-5, for a report on this discussion.

November  6 – The November Garden; General Questions & Answers & Tips from Attendees; Great Garden Tools – See the Dec. 2016 Newsletter, pp 4-5, for a report on this discussion.

December 3 – “Chameleon Evergreens” – We’ll discuss a variety of evergreen trees and shrubs that change color during the winter months, and give your garden a new look; Foraging in your Garden for Holiday Decorations to Bring Indoors; General Garden Questions. See the January 2017 newsletter for a report on this meeting, pp. 4-5.

January 7 – see the Feb. 2017 newsletter for a report on this meeting, pp 4-5.

• SILVER FOLIAGE PLANTS: Deer Resistant, Semi-Evergreen, and Standout Color Contrast
• HOW TO SHRED YOUR LEAVES INTO A VALUABLE MULCH AND SOIL AMENDER
• QUESTIONS FROM THE FLOOR: Bring your questions and we’ll hopefully provide the answers!

February 4 –

HOW TO MAKE  AND USE YOUR OWN COMPOST

GREENHOUSES: to start plants from seeds during the winter and to shelter tender plants

DOCUMENTING YOUR GARDEN: several tips on keeping good garden records

March 4

Organic control of pests and diseases

Winter blooming shrubs, perennials and bulbs

Growing roses on the East End

April 1 

  • AN ADVANCE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE PLANTS THAT WILL BE FOR SALE AT THE HAH GARDEN FAIR IN MAY.* Come learn about the plant varieties that will be available so that you can make sure you buy the right plant for the right location in your garden, and don’t miss out on garden treasures. *Subject to availability from growers.

Photo © Erika Shank

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