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To stimulate the love of gardening among its members and the members of the community,
to promote conservation and to encourage civic planning and beautification.

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NCGC News

Support Our Goats!

Dear NCGC Members and Friends:
We need to continue raising funds for our Invasive Weed Eradication Project in Irwin Park. This project began this past summer (2019) with the addition of environmentally friendly goats “hired” to eat a large area overrun with invasives. This is a multi-year, multi-pronged project and WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.     Continue Reading →

Jane Gamber wins Newport in Bloom Award

A wealth of CONGRATULATIONS to NCGC member and former president Jane Gamber for her multiple wins at the Newport Flower Show in June! Jane’s fabulous succulent birdbath was awarded the Newport in Bloom Award (most exceptional entry in the Outdoor Container classes) and the National Garden Club Award in Horticulture (finest in the horticulture division). We are so proud of Jane and her impressive talents!    

NCGC Joins Pollinator Pathway

New Canaan Garden Club is one of ten New Canaan organizations that have pledged to become part of the Pollinator Pathway, a pesticide-free corridor of public and private properties that provide native pollinator-friendly plant habitats and food sources for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinating insects and wildlife.     Continue Reading →

Community Events

Monday, Nov 11 2019
  • Climate Change: Is There Still Hope for Humanity?
    Monday, Nov 11 2019  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Saxe Middle School, 468 South Ave, New Canaan, CT 06840, USA
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Friday, Nov 15 2019
  • "Set 2 Celebrate" Fundraiser
    Friday, Nov 15 2019  10:00 am - Saturday, Nov 16 2019  5:00 pm
    Town & County Club, 22 Woodland St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
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  • Preview Party for "Set 2 Celebrate" Fundraiser
    Friday, Nov 15 2019  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Town & County Club, 22 Woodland St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
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Holiday Arrangements for Meals on Wheels and New Canaan Inn

The Holiday Arrangements for Meals on Wheels and the New Canaan Inn developed three years ago as a natural extension of the annual Christmas Wreath Making workshop. Using the small...

Holiday Stroll

Each year Garden Club members decorate trees and wreaths for the annual Holiday Stroll held in downtown New Canaan prior to the holiday season. The trees surround the stage for...

Peony Walk in Waveny Park

Funds were raised in the spring of 2013 to help restore the Peony Walk in Waveny Park. The first phase consisted of simply clearing masses of weeds and extraneous plant material...

Horticulture Therapy at Waveny Care Center

The ​Horticultural Therapy Program at Waveny Care Center​ was established when Waveny opened in 1975. Professionally trained volunteers, including several New Canaan Garden Club members, met weekly with residents to...

Holiday Greens Workshop

Since 1960, the Garden Club has convened each December to make large holiday wreaths for our downtown area and buildings. In 1976, we joined forces with the New Canaan Beautification...

New Canaan Historical Society

The NCGC has maintained the New Canaan Historical Society garden for 30 years. It is made up of the Shirley Bird perennial garden and an 18th century Colonial herb garden,...

Irwin Park

In 2005 our garden club members accepted the stewardship of New Canaan's newest park on Weed Street from the Irwin Family when our club members were given an endowment fund...

Waveny Care Flowers

NCGC’s involvement at Waveny Care Center is longstanding, starting when the center opened over 40 years ago. Championed and nurtured by pioneer flower volunteer and NCGC member Allison Caesar, the...

Waveny Walled Garden and Parterre Garden

The Waveny Walled Garden was originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted's firm as a formal rose garden. In 1995 a committee of Garden Club horticulture devotees redesigned the garden as...


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