2023 Calendar - Meetings, Events, Tours



Rochester Garden & Flower Club

2023 Calendar

Please add these items to your calendar, but monitor this site and club emails for meeting details.

Event (Regular club meetings are open to the public)

Jan. 7

Annual Budget Meeting - Treasurer and committee chairs

Jan. 10

Board Meeting

Jan. 19

Club Meeting – “You CAN enjoy gardening even in a Minnesota Winter” By Vivien Willams

Feb. 16

Club Meeting – Canning Methods and Cooking with Flowers and Foraged Plants.  By Diane Klein (member)

Mar. 14

Board Meeting

Mar. 16

Club Meeting – “Get off your chair – YOGA” & “Diaphragmatic Breathing” Prep to the garden season! By Catherine Park (member)

Apr. 20

Club Meeting – Owls Through the ages By Karla from the Owl Center in Houston, MN

May 9

Board Meeting

May 18-19

Plant Sale

June 15

Club Meeting – Growing Hops & Brewing Beer by Tom Bellinger (Master Gardener)

July 8

Annual Garden Tour 10am - 4pm

Ticket sales from 9:30am – 1:30pm at RCTC SMART Gardens

Private gardens are open from 10am – 4pm

July 11

Board Meeting

July 27-28

County Fair Flower Workshop & Show

Aug. 17

Summer Garden Party / Plant Swap (members only)

Aug. 24-Sept 4

Minnesota State Fair

Sept. 12

Board Meeting

Sept. 21

Club Meeting – “Growing Great Garlic in MN” by Schmidt owner of Schmidt Farms in Preston, MN

Oct. 19

Club Meeting – “Successful Orchid Growing” by Paula Zollman (member)

Nov. 14

Board Meeting

Nov. 16

Club Meeting and annual members’ craft fair. Presenter - TBD

Dec. 14

Annual Holiday Party (members only)

Jan. 6, 2024

Annual Budget Meeting - Treasurer and committee chairs

Jan 9, 2024

Board Meeting

Jan 18, 2024

Club Meeting - Presentation TBD