About Us

The RBGC was founded in 1916 as the Roxbury Garden Club with ten members. The club was reorganized as the Roxbury Bridgewater Garden Club in 1921 and became a member of the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc in 1928.

Our purposes are to:

Promote horticultural knowledge

Create and maintain civic beautification projects

Promote education of invasive and native plants

Preserve natural resources

Promote artistic expression with flowers and plant materials

Activities:

Horticulture from April through October – Grow and Show

Annual Plant Sale in May

Field Trips and Lectures

Workshops in floral design

Community Outreach:

Award annual scholarship for horticulture and/or environmental studies

Support and maintain relationships with local Land Trusts, Libraries, Senior Centers and Schools

Installation and maintenance of several public gardens in Roxbury and Bridgewater

Creation of Holiday wreaths for town buildings

Decoration of a room in the Osborne House Museum at the Kellogg Nature Center each Christmas

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