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Orange Garden Club Celebrates National Garden Week

  Larry Huzi's garden display at Case Memorial Library with Meryl Farber.
Larry, a member of the Garden Club of Orange, promotes gardening to add beauty, nutrition, a healthy lifestyle. It also reduces stress and plays a role in balancing ecology.
The Orange Garden Club decorated the display case at High Plains Community Center.
For more information about the club call Joanne Friedrich at 203-795-4266. We are a member of NGC, Inc, FGCCT,Inc, and NER.
The Garden Club Annual Luncheon Meeting, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 11:30, Grassy Hill Country Club, 441 Clark Lane, Orange, CT. Reservations: call  Diane Geary, 203 795-4298.
Photo by Elly Torello

Garden Club of Orange Scholarship
The Garden Club of Orange offers a $1000 college scholarship to a high-school student residing in Orange who is planning to study plant science. Click here to download the application form.


Member of:
National Garden Clubs, Inc.
The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc.
New England Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Connecticut River Watershed Council
Connecticut Forest and Parks Association
Orange Conservation Commission
Orange Land Trust
The Connecticut Horticultural Society

Our Purpose:
The purpose of the Club is to promote and encourage garden skills and knowledge, both individual and civic, and to further an understanding of horticulture, flower arranging, bird life, conservation and environmental awareness.

Why Join the Club:
The Club offers members numerous opportunities to learn and grow including:

  • Classes in floral design
  • Classes in Holiday decorating with florals
  • Participation in flower shows
  • Judging Floral and Horticulture Exhibits at the Orange Country Fair
  • Educational field trips
  • Participation in Connecticut Flower and Garden Show

The opportunity to meet and get to know other residents with an interest in gardening!

Some Ways that We Serve Our Community:

  • Decoration of Town Public buildings for the Holiday Season
  • Plant and maintain the Town Green and Wright’s Pond and other public sites
  • Provide Garden Club activities for residents of the Orange health Care Center

Some of our Activities Include:

  • Annual May Market (plant and bake sale)
  • Semi-Annual Holiday House Tour
  • Semi-Annual Standard Flower Show

Our Meetings Include:

  • Monthly Guest Lecturer on pertinent topics related to floral design, gardening, and horticulture
  • Monthly floral exhibits by our members
  • Monthly petite luncheons
  • Annual Silver Tea

As a member, you will receive a workbook, membership booklet and a very warm welcome.

Download membership application

For more info about the club call Joanne Friedrich at 203-795-4266.