Welcome to the Cheshire Garden Club
Contact the Membership Chair at 203-272-3066.
Your association with the Cheshire Garden Club can be a wonderful experience, bringing with it many years of joy in making new friendships, learning about floral designing, horticulture and the environment, participating in civic projects, and attending meetings, workshops and trips.
Each member must attend at least 6 of our 9 general meetings, which are held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month, from September to June.
Each member serves on the hospitality committee once a year, joining with a few others to provide sandwiches, vegetables, dessert and drinks for lunch.
Each member is expected to be involved in our annual fund-raiser and at least one Club committee:
Beauty Spots: selecting and awarding the Beauty Spot of the Month
Holiday Door: judge entries for holiday door decorating contest in December
Educate members on ecology, recycling and conservation topics
Work on crafts with residents of convalescent homes
Educate members on gardening topics and contribute to newsletter
Recruit and welcome new members
Organize and send monthly newsletter of club news and activities
Phillips House: plant and maintain Lucille Williams Memorial garden at historic house
ArtsPlace: plant and maintain front and side gardens at Cheshire ArtsPlace
Dodd: plant and maintain three front garden beds at Dodd Middle School
Arrange for speakers, workshops and trips for monthly meetings
Post notices, announcements and pictures of club activities in local media
Ways & Means
Organize December fund-raiser to create and sell fresh arrangements
Assemble and distribute booklet for the following year’s programs and activities
Conduct periodic gardening activities to educate children about gardening