On September 12th Garden Club members met at Trinity Lutheran Church. They enjoyed an extended social time and light luncheon followed by the business meeting. Members discussed a wrap-up of the 100th anniversary celebration and made plans for the fall and next spring.
Garden Club members plant flowers in town gardens, in sidewalk tubs, in front of monuments, and at town hall.
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!
We tend gardens at:
All-Wars and WWI monuments
Main & Church St Planters
Mayor’s Garden at Town Hall
Town Hall Church St. Garden
New Milford Historical Society Garden
Service projects have included:
Garden Therapy for Seniors
Support for Local Fundraisers
CT Flower & Garden Show
Halloween Festival at Harrybrooke Park
Christmas decorations on the town green, at New Milford Hospital, and at local rehab centers
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.
Anyone can attend a meeting to determine if they are interested in joining.
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 twice a year
• Pay annual dues
Interested in joining? Fill out the form below to apply:
(submit sends an email)