Havenwoods State Forest
A Down and Dirty Social, Sponsored by the MAMGC Horticulture Committee.
Trail Walk and Continental Breakfast 9 - 12 noon.
Annual Meeting – Nature’s Classroom Institute and Montessori School - Mukwonago
Geoffrey Bishop, Executive Director and founder, lead members on a tour of the pollinator prairie while lecturing on invasive species.
Plants for Habitat for Humanity -- A Community Outreach Project
Milwaukee District Garden Clubs have been working with Habitat for Humanity for fifteen years to provide plants, small shrubs, trees, garden tools and gardening information to Habitat for Humanity homeowners in Milwaukee.
Annual MAM Garden Club Trip
New members join current club members for coffee, tea and sweets.
Art In Bloom April
Eleventh annual ART IN BLOOM!
Their floral arrangements, displayed throughout the museum, were spectacular!
Day Trippers Excursion One of our MAMGC members arranged for a bus trip to see the musical “Hamilton” in Chicago.
Open Road Exhibit tour
Sabrina chair of the photography committee set up a docent-led tour of “The Open Road” photography exhibit.
Using Native Plants to Attract Birds to Your Wisconsin Garden
Speaker: Mariette Nowak, author of Birdscaping in the Midwest, presented a program on gardening with native plants to attract and protect habitats for birds.
Friendship through Flowers Ikebana is a type of Japanese Art. Garden Club members joined Laurie Wareham, Teacher and Associate Master of The Ichiyo School of Ikebana to create 2 designs.
Front Yard Landscape Ideas and Inspiration
Presented by Margarete Harvey Landscape Architect and MAMGC member since 1990. Margarete presented ideas and inspiration for planning and designing a welcome feel for your front yard.
Jaime Hayon Exhibit
The Milwaukee Art Museum Garden
Club was a financial sponsor of this
This is the first step of the floral designers’ process as they prepare to create their masterpieces for Art In Bloom. Art pieces are selected by a random drawing.
Workshop: Holiday Centerpieces
40 members attended a hands-on workshop led by member, Nancy Cody, to create a centerpiece
of fresh flowers and dried elements from the garden.
Festive social and luncheon at the historic Wisconsin Club including a tour of the
Chudnow Museum of yesteryear.
Members created floral centerpieces
that were raffled to raise funds for
Lake Shore State Park. A presentation by the DNR manager of Lake Shore State Park, an urban oasis located near the Art Museum and Discovery Center, discussed the projects and initiatives currently underway to serve the adults and children of Milwaukee.
Bats Need Protection. Guest speaker from
the WI Department of Natural Resources
informed and enlightened us regarding the benefits
and threats to Wisconsin's bat population.
We all left with a good feeling about bats.
Here's one of the cute bats in his cage
eating a banana.
Milwaukee District Garden Club 2017 Fall Meeting TGI Friday’s at Miller Park, 1 Miller Park, Milwaukee State WGCF President presented her State Project and gave info on securing grants for garden club projects. Exciting announcement about happening in 2020 for Milwaukee. Tour of Fisher House