Meetings are on the third Wednesday of the month unless indicated below.
8:45 AM to 9:30 AM: arrival, refreshments, social, setup, and gardening discussions
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM: guest speaker
10:45 AM to 11:30 AM: general membership meeting, raffle and cleanup
11:30 AM: Executive Board meeting, all members are encourage to attend.
All meetings are at the Brookhaven Ecology Center unless otherwise stated. See below for directions and map. As you approach the main building the flagpole will be to the left side of the building (your right). Keeping the building to your right walk about 100 feet down the path beside the building. The door is just before the large garage doors. Once inside the building you will see the meeting room just past the plants.
Periodically check the LIMG website for changes in the meeting location. Speakers, events, and activities will be posted when confirmed.
June 21, 2017, LIMG meeting will be held at the Daisy Gardens Nursery, Gillette Avenue, Bayport, 11705 (Just south of Montauk Highway). Tom Stemmler of Daisy Gardens will present his annual "What's New in Plants."
June 24, 2017, 6:30 am to 7:30 pm, LIMG and Bayard Cutting Arboretum Horticultural Society sponsored bus trip to Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY. Advance reservations required, $135 members, $140 non-members. Click here for a copy of the registration form.
July 26, 2017, Docent guided tour of the gardens and part of the house at the Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton. Members will drive themselves to meet at the entrance to the Reserve prior to the beginning of the tour. The docent tour begins at 10:30 am. There will be a catered picnic box lunch served on the grounds.
Total cost of the tour and lunch is $40 per person. Members are encouraged to visit the Longhouse Reserve website, https://www.longhouse.org/, where you will see pictures of the house, gardens and the many wonderful sculptures. Lunch will be catered with Box Lunches from Panera Bread. Click here to view a pdf of the 6-page menu and make your lunch selections. Notify Barbara of your choices. More information will be coming. Click to view the Flyer for this event.
July and August 2017, no meetings, new planned events will be announced.
August 17, 2017, 10:30 am to 4 pm. LIMG Summer Picnic at Meadowcroft Estate in Sayville. Details to come...
September 20, 2017
October 18, 2017
November 15, 2017
December 2017, no meeting. Holiday party location and date coming.
Four ways to Brookhaven Ecology Site:
1. Sunrise to Waverly Ave. (exit 52)-north 2 lights-right on
Buckley Ave-1 mile 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.
Center entrance is on left about one quarter mile.
4. From the north shore-Rte 97 (Nicholls Rd.) south-left onto Patchogue-Holbrook Rd.(CR 19)
follow signs to Woodside Ave. (Rte 99)-left onto Woodside Ave. (Rte 99) follow signs to
Buckley Rd. (the signs may say Holtsville Park)-left onto Buckley Rd.-park is on the right.
Long Island Master Gardener 2017 Calendar of
Events, Meetings, and Activities
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