GARDEN MAINTENANCE

Garden Maintenance represents an important aspect of the NPGC. We are a working group dedicated to making New Paltz beautiful. All active members help in this work effort.
(Associates are welcome also!) Mark your calendars and contact partners in advance to insure coverage. 
New Paltz Garden Club
beautifying our community since 1946
Thruway Planters

Chair: Bonnie Champion Finkenaur
Work group - Melissa Curtis, Lisa Dishek, Cathy Law, Margaret Mc Dowell, Elena Quick, & Cheryl Schmidt

Saturday, April 8 - Plant Daffodils - 10 AM
Monday, May 15- Plant orange & blue for SUNY NP Graduation - 6PM
Thursday, May 25 - Plant Annuals - 6 PM
Thursday, October 5- Plant Chrysanthemums - 6 PM
Saturday, November 18 - Put in Winter Greens - 11 AM

Watering, deadheading, & weeding schedule:
Be sure to plan with your partner. Call the next scheduled person to remind them that they are on next and to share information.

April 8-15 Cheryl Aug. 1-15 Cathy & Cheryl
April 16-30 Cathy Aug. 16-31 Elena & Melissa
May 1-15 Melissa Sept. 1-15 Margaret
May 16-31 Margaret Sept. 16-30 Lisa
June 1 -15 Bonnie Oct. 1-15 Melissa
June 16- 30 Margaret Oct. 16-31 Bonnie
July 1 - 15 Cheryl & Bonnie Nov. 1-15 Cathy
July 16 -31 Lisa & Elena Nov. 16-30 Elena


Main & Chestnut Garden

Co-Chairs: Shelly Ottens and Marilyn Minge 
Work group: Lynda Corey, Fran Ezell, Amy Harrington, Johanna
Longbotham, Elena Quick, Pam Regan

***April 8, 11 AM Entire committee***
ORIENTATION General clean-up & mulch

April 15-30 Marilyn & Fran
May 1-15 Shelly & Lynda
May 16-31 Elena & Pam
June 1-15 Johanna & Amy
June 16-30 Shelly & Fran
July 1-15 Johanna & Marilyn
July 16-31 Amy & Lynda
Aug. 1-15 Pam & Shelly
Aug. 16-31 Elena & Fran
Sept. 1-15 Lynda & Marilyn
Sept. 16-30 Amy & Shelly
Oct. 1-13 Johanna & Elena
***Saturday Oct. 14 Entire committee - WINTERIZE***

In order to avoid conflicts, please mark your calendar ASAP.
**Contact your work partner in advance to arrange a convenient time to meet. If you are unable to work your scheduled time, call another committee member to switch places and notify Shelly or Marilyn. 
** Continued watering during dry periods, especially during July & Aug., is imperative for the success of a beautiful garden.** 
Please call Shelly or Marilyn with any concerns.


Magnolia Garden

Chair: Kathy Rivera 
Work group: Karen Aspromonte, Marja Delamater, Cathy Fox,
Marta Rodriguez, Dale Stafford-Bohan

Saturday, April 2 ***Entire Committee will work on the garden***

April 2-15 Karen & Cathy F July 16- 31 Kathy R & Marta
April 16-30 Marta & Kathy R August 1-15 Cathy F & Dale
May 1-15 Cathy F, Marja August 16-31 Kathy R & Marta
May 16-31 Karen, Kathy R & Dale Sept. 1-15 Karen & Dale
June 1-15 Cathy F & Marja Sept. 16-30 Cathy F & Marja
June 16-30 Kathy R, Marta, Dale Oct. 1-15 Kathy R & Marta
July 1-15 Karen & Cathy F & Marja Oct. 16-31 Karen & Marja

The first month is crucial for the success of the garden. Deep
watering is necessary in the beginning to establish roots.
Deadheading, weeding, and raking must go on during the entire season. If you are unable to work your scheduled time, switch with another member & notify Kathy. Be sure to plan working times with your partners in advance.