September 2017 – July 2018 Programs


Lecture and Tour
Speaker: Mark Wallace, 
Director of Greenhouse Operations

Greenhouse Operations: ​How We Grow, Teach and Inspire

Drew Mathieson Center for Horticultural, Pittsburgh PA

Lecture and Tour

Speaker: Susan Rademacherr, Parks Curator Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Frick Environmental Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Joint Meeting with the

Garden Club of Allegheny County

Speaker:  Dr. Eric T. Haskell, Professor of French Studies and
Director of the Clarks Humanities Museum at Scripps College

Dr. Haskell will be signing copies of his book:

The Gardens of Brecy: A Lasting Legacy

Allegheny Country Club

Christmas Tea

Speaker: Dennis James, DJ's Nursery 

Jump Start Your Garden: Starting Seeds Indoors

At the home of a VGC Member


Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Liefield, Underwater Photographer

Underwater Plant and Marine Life and Reef Restoration in the Cayman Islands

Edgeworth Club

Speaker: Cathy Miller, 
Shaker Lakes Garden Club of Cleveland 

Handcrafted Jewelry From Nature: A Botanical Arts Learning Experience

​Fern Hollow Nature Center

Speaker: Nathan Briggs, Forester, Borourgh of Sewickley Heights

Sewickley Trees: Tips for Good Health, Care, Conservation, and Pruning

​At the home of a VGC Member


Speaker: Lauren Weeks, Phipps Conservatory
Creative Design and Planting
​Edgeworth Club

Annual Meeting & Lunch

At the Home of a VGC Member