Meetings, Programs and Events


Please refer to the monthly NewsBud for updates on meetings, workshops and events.

For Monthly Business Meetings:

  • 9am Meeting
  • 9:45am Coffee and social time
  • 10:15am Program
  • 11:15am Close


    September 21: Business Meeting and Luncheon
    • When: 11am - 1pm
    • Where: Susan Benninghoff's home, 7302 Arrowood Road, Bethesda
    • What: September business meeting, Walter Reed Eagle Garden presentation, lunch included, provided by GCCC Exec. Committee


    September 30: Walter Reed Eagle Garden Cocktail Party


    October 12:  Business Meeting and Program: Tour of Chevy Chase Club Gardens
    • When: 9am -11:15am
    • Where: Chevy Chase Club patio and gardens
    • What: We will be hosted by Chevy Chase Club garden and grounds manager Michael Gildea who will give us a tour of the gardens, explain his landscape design philosophy, and discuss how he and his crew manage the beautiful four season garden.  The tour will be followed by a presentation on how to propagate plants from you own garden.  Each member will receive a clipping from the Club's garden to propagate on your own at home.
    • UPDATE:  Click here for the Propagation Workshop Notes


    November 4: Visiting Gardens:  Glenstone
    • When: 2pm
    • Where: Glenstone, 12100 Glen Road, Potomac
    • What: Guided tour of Glenstone Museum's 300 acres of landscaping integrated with art and sculptures.
    • All guests must register in advance.  Please email Jen Albrecht at
    November 9: Business Meeting and Program: Photography
    • When: 9am
    • Where: Village Hall
    • What: Lori Lankford, nature and landscape photographer:  "How to take better pictures and edit for beauty"


    December 7:  Decorating Village Hall, Stockings + Wreath Workshop
    • When: TBA
    • Where: Village Hall
    • What: Annual decorating of the Village Hall 


    December 12:  Holiday Party
    • When: 5pm-8pm
    • Where: Susan Benninghoff's home, 7302 Arrowood Road, Bethesda
    • $65 per person
    January 11:  Business Meeting + Joint Program with Perennials Club -Conservation
    • When: 9am
    • Where: Village Hall
    • Details TBA
    February 8:  Business Meeting and Program TBD
    • When: 9am
    • Where: TBA
    • Details TBA
    March 8:  Business Meeting and Program: Kokedama
    • When: 9am
    • Where: Village Hall
    • What: Learn how to make Kokedama arrangements - a ball of soil, covered with moss, on which an ornamental plant grows.

    No meeting April 12.

    April 26:  Business Meeting and Flower Show
    • When: 9am
    • Where: Village Hall
    • What: GCCC Flower and Horticulture Show
    May 10:  Business Meeting and Program: Chanticleer
    • When: TBA
    • Where: Visiting Gardens trip to Chanticleer Gardens in Wayne, Pennsylvania
    • What: We will take a day long bus trip to tour Chanticleer Gardens outside Philadelphia, plus visits to local garden club homes and gardens.
    June 7 :  Annual Meeting and Luncheon
    • Details TBA