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February 6, 2018

Woodbridge Public Library

10 Newton Road

Time: 7 p.m.

Topic is

"Pressed Flower Workshop"


Linda Cedarbaum and Montse Lopez-Vila, Members

Learn the art of pressed flower design.  While your gardens are in full swing, preserve petals, flowers and leaves between pages to use in your designs.  What a great way to practice the remembrance of things past!

Non-members are welcome to attend and learn about

becoming a member.



Since 1933, the Garden Club of Woodbridge, Connecticut has provided residents of Woodbridge and surrounding areas a great opportunity to learn and share their interests in all things relating to gardening. We welcome the novice as well as the accomplished gardener and our programs appeal to individuals with a wide array of interests.  The Club decided early in its history to concentrate its efforts in civic improvement toward landscaping and beautifying the center of town. This is still the club’s purpose, but we have expanded our beautification throughout Woodbridge and our activities include floral design, flower shows, horticultural therapy, bird life and conservation. We have designed, planted and/or maintain many town gardens, including the Darling House Herb Garden, the Massaro Butterfly garden, The Center Garden at the Library and the Adella Baldwin Stuart Garden at the corner of Meetinghouse Lane and Center Road. Leslie Martino, one of our members, designed The Memorial Garden at the Woodbridge Fire Department and The Garden Club of Woodbridge financially supported this project.  We also developed and maintained a vegetable garden at the Senior Center with the harvest donated to the Senior Center for Tuesday and Thursday lunches.

Next Meeting:
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 
11:45 a.m. Place: First Church of Christ, 5 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge 

Bloom Where You Are Planted with Alisha Crutchfield-McLean

We host the Spring Glen Garden Club

Indulge in floral design and flower arranging using gorgeous, locally grown flowers, curated by the florists from BLOOM in Westville. Alisha draws inspiration from nature and the vibrant art around us. Mixing textures, colors and silhouettes is what sets her apart from others. "We believe in treating flowers as individuals. Each beautiful in its own way."

Photos below from Plant Sale 

We Welcome New Members!

Please email Mary Jane Purcell, for membership information.  

New  Provisional Members

Marsha Ackerman

Stephanie Carter

Julie Jirikowic

Nancy LaBianca

Murielle Lamour

Jessica Pearl

Joi Prud'homme

Phyllis Tatro

Catherine Collins



Photos from Past Annual Luncheon  
Award received for participation in decorating Osborne Museum
Photos from Past Meetings

President of Bethany Garden Club with Joanne D'Angelo, President of Garden Club of Woodbridge, Larry Huzi, Designer and Speaker, Montse Lopez-Vila and Amey Marrella, Program Chairwomen

Meet some members of Our
Horticulture Therapy Team

Our Horticulture Therapy Team works with Coachman Square in Woodbridge. Meetings are typically monthly September through June, though the program has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. For more information on becoming involved in Horticulture Therapy, contact Linda Cedarbaum at

This is a rewarding experience for residents and team members! All you need is a love of gardening, love of people, and an eagerness to assist others in need.

Tuesday, Dec 4th Mtg Hostesses and bakers and  designers  
Town Library Garden maintained by GCW Civic Beautification Team

Photos from Past Meeting

"Potpourri from Your Garden"

Speakers:   Montse Lopez-Vila &

Linda Cedarbaum

Annual Plant Sale Photos
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Meet some members of Our

  Civic Beautification Team

From April until frost, the dedicated members of GCW meet one hr. a week on Thursday mornings to tend to gardens throughout Woodbridge incuding the Town Library, the Adella Baldwin Garden at the corner of Center Rd and Meetinghouse Lane and

The Darling House.

Contact Nancy LaBianca at

for more information.

Photos from
Annual Meeting 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Click on Programs in Header

    for link to all programs

Designer, Barbara Bosco

Scholarship Recipients

         Garden Club of Woodbridge

  Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipient


The Scholarship Committee of the Garden Club of Woodbridge is pleased to announce the recipient of its annual scholarship.


Vera Ting was awarded the Club’s annual scholarship of $500.00.  Vera will attend the University of Michigan in the fall where she plans on majoring in Evolutionary Biology and Art. The scholarship will support her long-term goal to become an ornithologist.


Emily Cosenza, the Club’s chairwoman for Birds and Conservation, represented the Garden Club of Woodbridge and attended the Senior Awards Night at Amity High School in June.


The Garden Club of Woodbridge would like to thank the Woodbridge community for supporting its annual spring Plant Sale. A portion of the proceeds from the Plant Sale is used to provide this annual scholarship to a Woodbridge student interested in majoring in fields of study related to agriculture, horticulture, landscape design, botany, plant pathology, geology, environmental studies, wildlife science or land management.


The Garden Club of Woodbridge congratulates Vera and wishes her well in all of her future endeavors.

Scholarship granted by Past President, Denise Rock, to

        Joseph Popel in 2017.

Photos from Joint Program with Garden Club of Orange featuring John Desarbo, Floral Designer.  He demonstrated how to make extraordinary designs from ordinary plant material.

Joanne D'Angelo, President of Garden Club of Woodbridge, John Desarbo, guest Speaker  and Linda Bradford, President of Garden Club of Orange.

Judy DeCoster,member of GCW, 

with speaker, Paul DeCoster, organizer of Woodbridge 2017 Notable Tree Project.

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