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Garden Club of New Milford
 
 

 

OUR 95TH YEAR!

News & Upcoming Events

October

October 2018

Guest Speaker

On October 9 at 1:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, speaker Margery Winters will present &lquo; Beyond Birdfeeders: How to attract birds to your yard”

November

November 2018

Guest Speaker

On November 13 at 1:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, speaker Elizabeth O’Connor will present “Gourds: from Seeds to Marketing”

December 2018

December 2018

Holiday Luncheon

Our Annual Holiday Luncheon will be held on December 11 at 1:00 PM at Italia Mia. The event will include the installation of new officers. Please bring nonperishable items for our local food bank..

Our 95th Anniversary Celebration!

September 2018

Celebration

We celebrated our 95th year with a community-wde event featuring displays, lectures, and activities for all ages on invasives, water conservation, design, and beekeeping.

August

August 2018

Guest Speaker

Our August meeting featured Carlos Caridad speaking on “Tree Health Affecting You”.

July

July 2018

Workshop

At our July meeting we held a workshop with instruction and materials to learn “Flower Arranging at Home”.

June

June 2018

Luncheon

In June we held our annual summer luncheon at Hopkins Inn on Lake Waramaug

May 2018

May 2018

Workshop

Members made their own Hypertufa pots by combining cement, peat moss and vermiculite.

Mission Statement:

To stimulate interest in gardens & gardening, encourage conservation of natural resources, promote civic improvement, and study & enjoy the artistic use of plants. Some of our affiliations include the National Garden Clubs Inc., New England Region of National Garden Clubs Inc., and the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Inc. Join us!

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ABOUT US

Garden Club of New Milford through the seasons:

spring

Spring–planting

With workshops & events to kickstart each gardening season, it culminates with our annual Plant Sale where you can get beautiful, healthy plants for your garden that are perfect for our region.

spring

Summer–growing

It’s time to show off! The gardens are growing quickly and our volunteers make sure they stay looking their very best. It’s time to show off the results of our efforts at garden tours & festivals.

spring

Fall–harvest

With cooler weather and the changing colors of the season, we celebrate the abundance of our gardens and appreciation for our volunteers while we prepare our gardens for the coming winter.

spring

Winter–gathering

Club members spread holiday cheer with festive arrangements and start planning for next year. The annual CT Flower & Garden Show is a place to share ideas, to inspire & be inspired!

Projects & Programs

We tend gardens at:

monuments

All-Wars and WWI monuments

planters

Main & Church St planter boxes

mayor's garden

Mayor’s Garden at Town Hall

town hall garden

Town Hall Church St. Garden

historical garden
New Milford Historical Society Garden

Service projects include:

senior citizens

Garden Therapy for Seniors

fundraisers

Support for Local Fundraisers

flower and garden show

CT Flower & Garden Show

Halloween

Halloween Festival at Harrybrooke Park

Christmas
Christmas decorations on the town green, at New Milford Hospital, and at local rehab centers

Projects are added throughout the year! Past projects include:

festival of trees

Festival of Trees - Ann’s Place

flower arranging

Flower arranging & garden designs

horticultural tips

Horticultural Tips & Tricks

visits

Informative visits to local businesses and organizations

Multimedia presentations to document and inform

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Our 95th Year!

Since 1923, the Garden Club of New Milford has been an active, non-profit organization serving our town. From planting trees, landscaping public places, designing gardens, educating, exhibiting, and funding projects, the club has been influential in caring for the community in which we live.

Club meetings address a variety of topics related to gardening, conservation, and public service while providing fun and social interaction with friendly people from our town.

Join Us!

Meetings are every second Tuesday of the month from 1–3PM, location announced the prior month. Membership responsibilities include:
• Attend meetings regularly
• Take an active part in activities
• Support fundraising projects
• Host once a year
• Pay annual dues

Interested in joining? Fill out the form below to apply: