PROGRAMS

DesNet meetings and programs provide members with a wealth of education, networking, good food, and a great time with like-minded women. The program year runs from September through March, with occasional nursery tours and other gatherings during the busy summer months.

2020|2021 PROGRAMS

We are very excited to share our programs here for the 2020|2021 season. If there's something you'd like to learn more about, please send an email and share your ideas for consideration.

We are always adding new events to the website and via email directly to members. Besides this fabulous season, click to view the 2019|2020 programs,  2018|2019 programs, and 2017|2018 programs to see what you missed!

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 

September 19, 2020 

11:00 am, meet at 10:45

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October 5, 2020

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5:30 pm

Tour Of Dottie's Flower Farm with Catie

Catie is in the process of developing her flower farm. We can walk the fields to see what’s in bloom and learn her methods and plans for the future. And we can hang out and relax and chat-More information & RSVP

Stan Hywet Tour - Gardens and Home

Garden tour led by docent, Home tour is on your own

RSVP by Setember 16, 2020

Business Meeting

We will be planning the rest of the year and catching up with each other as well. 

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Plants at the Zoo!

We will have a 90 minute tour of the zoo, then will be free to roam the zoo.

RSVP by October 11, 2020

November 7, 2020

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10:00 am

Unionville Tavern Work Day

Help restore history!  Our group has had an ongoing relationship with these gardens.  This is a nice opportunity to give back to the community and to continue to help with their mission. 

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October 24, 2020

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9:45 am

December 8, 2020

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5:30 pm

Functional Uses of Herbs

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6:30 pm

January 25,2021

Functional Uses of Herbs

Join us as we Zoom with Deb Knapke, The Garden Sage, of Columbus, Ohio as she enlightens us on the functional uses of herbs, expanding our knowledge far beyond culinary and aesthetic values of these wonderful plants!

via Zoom

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Virtual Book Club Discussion 

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6:30 pm

February 23,2021

Virtual Book Club

The first book we will be reading is The Songs of Trees (Stories from Nature's Great Connector's), by David George Haskell

via Zoom

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Winter Interest Hike

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1:00 pm

March 5, 2021

Winter Interest Hike At The Holden Arboretum

This will be an informal walk around the gardens to find plants that are interesting in the off season.

Round Table

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6:30 pm

March 8, 2021

Get to Know your Fellow Members Round Table

Let us get to know you, give us a basic introduction of who you are and what your work is like.  Zoom

Round Table

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6:30 pm

March 23, 2021

Share Your Goals and Hindsight Insights Round Table

What new things will 2021 bring for you?  If you could go back 10 years, what would you want yourself to know?  Zoom