The Southbury Garden Club, founded in 1959, is an educational, charitable, nonprofit organization. The Club is affiliated with The National Garden Clubs, Inc., The New England Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc., and The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc.

The goals of the Club are to promote interest in horticulture, further the conservation of natural resources, increase knowledge in the artistic use of plant material, and develop and assist in civic programs.

2017 marks the club’s 48th year of involvement in the Tri-bury area. Ongoing civic projects include: donating a red oak tree to the Town of Southbury's planting a garden at Grace Meadows Assisted Living, and holding workshops for the residents; helping plant authenic plantings ay the Bullet Hill School; and maintaining a plot at the Southbury Community Garden, and donating the crops weekly to the Southbury Food Bank; providing decorated holiday wreaths for the Southbury town buildings; filling and presenting garden therapy baskets to residents of Safe Haven; giving holiday presents to the ladies and men in the Safe Haven program; presenting annual awards to local businesses for outstanding landscaping.


The club also awards an annual one thousand dollar scholarship to a Southbury resident who is enrolled in an accredited college or university program, and is majoring in horticulture or a related field.

Meetings are held on the first Friday of each month from March through December, with an annual luncheon meeting in December. All meetings are open to area residents. Reservations for the monthly programs are suggested because seating at the Southbury Public Library is is limited.
 
For information on the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut click here http://www.ctgardenclubs.org.

Visit the National Garden Club web site at http://www.gardenclub.org .