2018 Flower Show

Click here to download the schedule for the New Canaan GC’s 2018 Zone II Flower Show entitled “Iconic Style – A Design Legacy”. Show will be held at the Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park on Wednesday, June 13th and Thursday, June 14th, 2018. It is open to the public at no charge. As described in the schedule’s introduction, “Iconic Style – A Design Legacy” celebrates New Canaan’s distinctive architecture, landscape architecture and open spaces. Known for its charming colonials, grand estates, mid-century moderns, vast open spaces and formal gardens, there is certainly a varied and unique array of “Iconic Styles” in New Canaan.    

Zone II Leadership

ZONE II LEADERSHIP2016-2018 Zone II Director Julie Peet, Fairfield GCZone II Chairman Susan Scheiffelin, Greenwich GCZone II Vice-Chairman Caroline Garrity, New Canaan GC   COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES Admissions Janice Panoff, South County GC of RIAwards Beth Montgelas, CT Valley GCBulletin Louise Van Tartwijk, Washington GCCommunications Pat Fernandez, Newport Garden ClubConservation Karen Marache, Greenwich Garden ClubFlower Show Bridget Bucknall, HortulusFounders Fund Ann Franzen, Fairfield Garden ClubGarden History & Design Terry McManus, Ridgefield GCHorticulture Jocelyn Sherman, Newport GCJudging Rep Frankie Hollister, Green Fingers GCNominating Cynthia Rubin, Sasqua GCPhotography Evelyn Lorenzten-Bell, Green Fingers GCProgram Diana Samponaro, Green FingersScholarship Janie Ghazarossian, HortulusVisiting Gardens Jennifer Downing, Sasqua GC   GCA ANNUAL MEETING 2021 Co-chair: Pat Fernandez, Newport GCCo-chair: Beth Montgelas, CT Valley GCCo-chair: Fleur Rueckert, Fairfield GC   GCA EXECUTIVE BOARD GCA Vice President: Wendy Serrell, Hortulus   GCA NATIONAL COMMITTEES Archives, chairman: Wynn Achenbaum, The Stamford GCFlower Show, chairman: Fleur Rueckert, Fairfield GCHospitality, chairman: Nancy Kalal, New Canaan GCHospitality, vice-chairman Terry Stockman, GC of New HavenHouse, chairman: Valerie Mead, The Stamford GCHouse, vice-chairman: Nina King, Greenwich GCLibrary, chairman: Jane Harris, Middletown GCNAL, 1st vice-chairman: Frances Trafton, Perrenial PlantersPhotography, vice-chairman: Patti Spaght, Fairfield GCVisiting Gardens, chairman: Betty Snellings, Ridgefield GC     


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Visiting Gardens

From weeklong trips taking members far afield to day trips enjoying local treasures, the Visiting Gardens committee of the New Canaan Garden Club is a wonderful resource for members to experience fabulous properties, many of which are not open to the public, and to forge lasting friendships.  The committee’s primary purpose is to educate members in garden history and design, horticulture, and  the environment.  The committee also facilitates club member visits to the gardens of other GCA club members throughout the United States as well as the gardens of GCA international courtesy clubs.     Continue Reading →