WELCOME TO THE FARMINGTON GARDEN CLUB
The Purpose of the Farmington Garden Club is to promote knowledge of horticulture, floral and landscape design, participate in beautification, civic, community and conservation projects in Farmington, CT.
Proudly gardening and beautifying Farmington since 1941, we are an enthusiastic group interested in sharing our love of plants, beautifying our community, educating ourselves and others on horticulture, landscape and flower design, and promoting safe environmental and conservation methods - basically most anything garden related!
Our members range from beginning gardeners to the very accomplished. We all learn from each other, as well as from our diverse speaker programs, workshops, and civic involvement.
Explore our website and see what we’re all about. We welcome new members, so if you’d like more information on becoming a member fill out the form on the Membership page. If you have a general question or comment about our Club visit our Contact page and someone will get back to you.
There is no meeting in February.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Speaker: Dr. Kirby Stafford III, Ph.D., Chief Entomologist, CT Agricultural Experiment Station
Loction: Farmington Main Library
6 Monteith Drive, Farmington
The latest gypsy moth outbreak from 2015 through 2018 has severely impacted our trees and forests in the eastern half of the state. This is due in part to the drought which exacerbated stresss on the trees and prevented the gypsy moth fungus, Entomophaga maimaiga from providing control of the caterpillars until late summer 2017. Dr. Stafford, State Entomologist, will review the current outbreak, its impact and prospects for 2019.
Light refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public at no charge.
This special meeting honors the founders of the Farmington Garden Club.
Monday, April 9, 2019
The Good Guys
Speaker: Sally Killips
Retired Garden Designer for Meadoview
37 High Street, Farmington
Learn how to create a small suburban oasis for birds, butterfiels and hummingbirds by planting correctly. The talk covers the use of native plants, the benefits of spcifi species and other requirements to create your own paradis.
Light refreshments will be served. The event is open to the public. A five dollar donation is suggested.