Springfield Garden Club
"Rooted in the Past and Still Growing"
The Springfield Garden Club was organized in 1917,
federated in 1928 and celebrated its CENTENNIAL in 2017-2018
This is us....
The Springfield Garden Club strives to:
create interest in the art of gardening
stimulate the promotion of civic beauty through horticulture and conservation
encourage the appreciation of the visual art of designing with plant material
We are proud member of:
National Garden Clubs, Inc. www.gardenclub.org
New England Garden Clubs, Inc. https://newenglandgc.org/
Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. www.gcfm.org/districtclub
Tower Hill Botanic Garden www.towerhillbg.org
Happenings and Highlights
Saturday, April 29, 2023
"Jaw Dropping, Show Stopping, Get Your Neighbors Talking Container Gardens!!!"
Deborah Trickett, owner of The Captured Garden, ptesented her hands-on demonstration to help us take our container gardens from "blah to AAH!"
Two beautiful planters were be offered for auction and two were given away in a raffle!!!
For more information about Deborah, visit her website at The Captured Garden
"Roses for New England"
Mike and Angelina Chute, authors and master rosarians, will showed us how to choose and grow hardy, healthy, and disease resistant roses in our New England home gardens. They have fabulous books available for purchase. Explore more on their website: rosesolutions.net/index.html
Festival of Flowers
March 30 - April 2
Once again, this was a spectacular event. The beautiful galleries of the Springfield Museums were host to intriguing interpretations of paintings, sculptures, antiquities and more. Many of these arrangements were crafted by our club members.
"Stunning Spring Perennials" Redesigning Our Gardens
Joan Butler, expert plant collector, author, accredited flower show judge, and co-owner of Enchanted Gardens shared photos and information highlighting a stunning collection of garden choices to add colorful early spring flowers to shade or sunny gardens.
"Before and After" Redesigning Our Gardens
At our first meeting of the new year Springfield Garden Club gardeners shared their approaches , challenges, frustrations, and joys on their journeys to re-imagined and recreated spaces in their gardens.
PROGRAM: Celebrate the Season Workshop
SGC Master Gardeners and Designers helped us to create beautiful arrangements for our holiday tables. The space was filled with cheer as we enjoyed a little trivia and a fashion show of whimsical holiday sweaters. What a treat to see the creation of so many unique bright and happy trees.
Casey E. Doyle, a premiere agriculture and soil scientist, who specializes on composting, sustainable gardening, and supporting the food web demonstrated how to easily build trellises and supports for a variety of vines, perennials and vegetables.
See More of What Casey's Doing with
PROGRAM: Ikebana Design
Kaye Vosburgh, a master judge for NGC, sought after design instructor, and highest ranked Sogetsu School Ikebana teacher, demonstrated how to capture the power and beauty of this flower arranging technique and offered her materials to be raffled to those in attendance.
PROGRAM: Wild Edibles by wild foods expert Russ Cohen, author of Wild Plant I have Known…and Eaten. We learned how to find and use the wild plants around us to bring great new flavors, textures, and nutrition to everyday life!
This GCFM award-winning video of member photos of beloved trees was created in celebration of the
150th anniversary of Arbor Day
Created by Bob Pellin,
member Springfield Garden Club
”Festival of Flowers” at
The Quadrangle, Springfield Museums
This event was once again an inspiring and uplifting display of creativity. Thank you to all who shared your vision and your beautiful arrangements.
Scholar's Art Project
2021 Scholarship recipient Aaron Richmond-Crosset shares with us his creative art project and what it may represent.
See more photos and Aaron's detailed description on our Scholarship page (click here)
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