And so it grows...

Watertown Garden Club

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February 8, 2018 Meeting rescheduled for February 15, 2018


March 8, 2018
Robert Marra, Ph.D., CAES
"Fungi as Friends and Foes of the Forest"

April 12, 2018
Robert Herman
"Best Shrubs for the Landscape"

May 10, 2018
Mat Sampson, American Hosta Society (AHS)
"Made in the Shade"

September 13, 2018
Martha Sherman, Pomperaug Valley Garden Club
Monarch Butterfly NOVA film and Butterfly Release

October, 2018 (Date TBD)
Annual Fundraiser
Octoberfest Wine and Beer Tasting

November 8, 2018
Paul Colburn, Wildlife Presentation
"Bobcats in Connecticut"

Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of the month
(see exceptions below)
Union Congregational Church
161 Buckingham Street, Oakville, CT.

Lunch: Noon
Meeting: 12:30
Presentation: 1:30

Venue may change for special presentations and are noted on the Club Events page.

Meeting exceptions:
The Club does not meet in January and August.

July and December are member-only events - a great incentive for joining!

The Club's History

The Watertown Garden Club was founded in 1967, at which time Mr. Gordon Madge was elected President. The Club was formed with the goals of encouraging the interest of gardening among amateurs; to promote better horticulture practices; to aid in the protection of wild flowers, trees and birds and to encourage planting and beautification of properties.


In order to accomplish these goals and enrich the community, members participate in civic development, conservation, garden therapy and junior gardening and offer an annual scholarship to local high school students interested in pursuing a horticultural or environmental career.


Monthly meetings are held on the second Thursday at noon. Presentations begin at 1:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend. Meetings are normally held at The Union Congregational Church, 161 Buckingham Street, Oakville, CT. Community support is greatly appreciated. New members are always welcome.

For Further Information:

To become a member of the Watertown Garden Club, contact Shelley Hedberg at (860) 417-3198 or Dues are $20/individual or $30/couple.