FBGA Annual Picnic

FBGA Annual Picnic

Presented by your Special Events Committee

Sunday July 21, 2013

(rain date July 28)

11:00 AM until 6:00 PM

Bring your family and friends for a fun filled day!

Bring your own food, shade, chairs, table and grill.

Enjoy dancing to a DJ

Horseback riding, activities,


and many other surprises!

Any baskets for the raffle would be greatly appreciated! Suggested themes:

picnic, garden, beach, movie night, sports, holiday, etc.

Please let us know if you will be bringing a raffle item the day of the picnic.

Workshop for Saturday, June 22nd at 2 pm.

Saturday, June 22, 2 PM Building 69 Conference Room
Planning your Fall Garden presenter, Bob Halligan
Your garden can produce for you well into December and beyond. Join us to learn what you
can plant as the your summer crops fade. We will also discuss methods for extend the season such as row covers and cold frames

Workshop for Sunday May 19th.

Sunday, May 19, 2 PM Building 69 Conference Room 
How to Grow Herbs: presenter Adriann Musson
Learn how to successfully grow herbs for cooking, gardening pleasure etc. We will be covering the basics of soil preparation, watering, and picking herbs.

First Workday and Garden Sign Workshop This Weekend!

Our first workday will be Saturday April 27 at 10 AM. Meet by the COCG gazebo to sign in. We will be planting trees and picking up loose branches in the picnic area, weeding and planting trees in the habitat, and weeding the flower clocks. Please bring your own tools.

Saturday, April 27, 2 PM at the West Gazebo in the garden
Garden Sign workshop: presenter Susan Berman
Every Floyd Bennett Garden needs a sign! Join us and make a sign to identify your garden.
We will supply the paint and wood.
Registration required in advance, workshop is limited to 20 people. Email FBGAgardens@aol.com

2 Workshops This Weekend

Saturday, April 20, 2 PM Building 69 Conference Room 
Summer crops: presenter Tom Ingram

Growing advice from an award winning gardener. We will cover the vegetables you can grow in late spring thru early summer and what you can grow in late summer as well.

Sunday, April 21, 2 PM Building 69 Conference Room
How to Grow an Organic Garden: presenters Adriann Musson

What is an organic garden? Why bother? Come to this workshop to find out. We will be covering the basics of organic gardening as well as products that can be used in an organic garden.

Workshop for April 14th.

Sunday, April 14, 2 PM Building 69 Conference Room
Annuals and Perennials presenter, Bob Halligan
Flowers provide color in your garden all through the growing season, and provide food for the pollinators so important to your garden. Learn about the many varieties that you can start from seed or purchase at the nursery. Whether you have sun or shade there is something ideal for you

Workshop for April 7th

Sunday, April 7, 2 PM Building 69 Conference Room
How to have a successful garden: presenter Adriann Musson and Bob Halligan
Having a successful gardening season at FBGA is a combination of good gardening techniques and following certain rules and procedures. This workshop will cover both aspects. It is highly recommended for new gardeners and old alike.