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Next Meeting

Tuesday

February 6, 2018

Woodbridge Public Library

10 Newton Road

Time: 7 p.m.

Topic is

"Pressed Flower Workshop"

Speaker: 

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.

 

 

For over 80 years the Garden Club of Woodbridge, Connecticut has been giving residents of Woodbridge and its surrounding areas a great opportunity to come together 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 today but we now have expanded our beautification throughout the town and we include floral design, flower shows, horticultural therapy, bird life and conservation activities. We have designed, planted and still maintain many town gardens; the 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. Our member, Leslie Martino  designed The Memorial Garden at the Woodbridge Fire Department and The Garden Club of Woodbridge GCW financially supported this project.  Recently added is the Vegetable Garden at the Senior Center with the vegetables and herbs donated to the Senior Center for Tuesday and Thursday lunches.

Sadly, all Garden Club of Woodbridge group activities are at a halt in order for us to adhere to the necessary guidelines during this Covid-19 Pandemic.
Stay Safe Everyone.  
Looking Forward to getting the vaccine and being
back to normal.
We were so fortunate to have Pat Croasmun continue the work of The Civic Beautification Group to maintain the various municipal garden throughout Woodbridge observing strick public health requirements. 
See photos below!!
Photos below from Plant Sale 

We Welcome New Members!

Please email Judy Mamber, 

jsmam@aol.com for membership information.  

For webpage or other GCW questions,  please email Lucy LaCava, lusgarden@aol.com

New  Members

Muriel Lamour

Soledad Morales

Joi Prudhomme

Anne Flitcraft

 

New Active Members

Martha Germain

Barbara Hagan-Smith

Mary Klochkoff

 
 
Photos from EarlierAnnual Luncheon  
Award received for participation in decorating Osborne Museum
Photos from EarlierMeetings
 
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

For more information on becoming involved in Horticulture Therapy, Contact Linda Cedarbaum at linda.m25@gmail.com

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

Meetings were the third Monday of each month at 1:30 at Coachman Square on Bradley Road.

Because of Covid-19, all meetings are cancelled until further notice. We miss meeting with the patients and helpful Staff. Please all stay well!

Tuesday, Dec 4th Mtg Hostesses and bakers and  designers  

Photos from Earlier Meeting

"Potpourri from Your Garden"

Speakers:   Montse Lopez-Vila &

Linda Cedarbaum

Earlier 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 Jane Gelernter at jbgelernter@gmail.com

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.

A series of pictures from Garden Club Activities

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