Long Island Master Gardeners 2018 Calendar of
Events, Meetings, and Activities
August 15, 2018
Meeting is NOT at the Brookhaven Ecology Center.
Hypertufa Workshop (8:30 to 11 am in Mastic) and Annual "Covered Dish" Picnic (Noon to 4 pm in Brookhaven).
Please be sure to contact Lucille ASAP (firstname.lastname@example.org), or (631) 234-6122 if you would like to sign up for our Hypertufa workshop and email Bob (email@example.com) to sign up for our annual picnic stating what food you would like to bring. Both events will be held on Wednesday, August 15 at two different locations.
At 8:30 AM we will meet in at George Costa's home in Mastic for the hypertufa workshop which will only be open to LIMG members. After the hypertufa workshop we will meet at noon at the Post Morrow Foundation, in Brookhaven, for the annual LIMG "covered dish" picnic which is open to LIMG members, family and friends. See below for picnic details.
Hypertufa Workshop at Anna and George Costa's garden, 35 Biltmore Road, Mastic Beach, NY 11957, (631) 357-0066
Constructing a Hypertufa Planter Workshop: Due to the workshop material costs and the very limited space available, only LIMG members in good standing are invited to participate in this workshop. Workshop materials will be supplied by LIMG.
Items you need to bring:
Finally: No uncalled-for criticism of another person’s artistic hypertufa creation. They are all one-of-a kind masterpieces worthy of proud display within your garden.
GO BEFORE YOU GO. We are going to a private home, toilet facilities are very limited.
Directions to Anna and George Costa home, 35 Biltmore Drive, Mastic Beach, NY 11951:
Exit 68 South from LIE to William Floyd Pkwy.
Exit 58 South from Sunrise Highway on to William Floyd Pkwy.
1) Proceed to Montauk Hwy and make a left.
Head east on Montauk for approximately 2 miles to Herkimer St. Make right
at light (note Ice Cream Cottage & Sandwich shop on your right.)
2) Herkimer merges and becomes Mastic Rd.
Stay on Mastic Rd. approximately 2 miles and make a left onto Riverside
Ave. (Note there will be a light at Riverside crossing, a Handy Pantry on your
right and a Sal’s Auto Repair to your left.)
3) Proceed East on Riverside Ave to last stop sign Biltmore Dr. make right
and proceed to #35 which will be on your left.
Parking will be on the street, enough room, but if you can I suggest carpooling with another LIMG member.
Annual LIMG "Covered Dish" Picnic:
We will reconvene at noon (after the Hypertufa Workshop) for The Annual LIMG "covered dish" picnic at the Post Morrow Foundation, located at 16 Bay Road, Brookhaven, NY 11719. Visit the website at: http://www.postmorrow.org.
Please note: Members, when you call Bob to tell him the dish you are bringing, please also volunteer to help Bob with whatever help he needs the day of the picnic.
September 19, 2018, meeting at the Brookhaven Ecology Center, Holtsville. Guest speaker will be announced.
October 17, 2018, meeting at the Brookhaven Ecology Center, Holtsville. Guest speaker will be announced.
November 21, 2018, meeting at the Brookhaven Ecology Center, Holtsville. Guest speaker will be announced.
December, 2018, Annual LIMG holiday party: date, time, and location to be announced.
DIRECTIONS TO BROOKHAVEN ECOLOGY CENTER
Four ways to Brookhaven Ecology Site:
1. Sunrise to Waverly Ave. (exit 52)- Then go north 2 lights. Turn right on
Buckley Ave. Ecology site is 1 mile down on right.
2. LIE to exit 63, south on North Ocean- right on Woodside Ave (Rte 99)
- right onto Buckley - past cemetery, enter on right.
3. LIE exit 63 south on North Ocean Avenue – first right (Jamaica Avenue) past
railroad overpass. Go until tee intersection (about half a mile) which is Blue Point Rd.
Go left onto Blue Point until first traffic light. Turn left at first traffic light onto Buckley.
Ecology Center entrance is on left about one quarter mile.
4. From the north shore-Rte 97 (Nicolls Rd.) south. Go left onto Patchogue-Holbrook Rd.(CR 19)
Follow signs to Woodside Ave. (Rte 99). Go left onto Woodside Ave. (Rte 99) and follow signs to
Buckley Rd. (the signs may say Holtsville Park) Go left onto Buckley Rd. Park is on the right.
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