Long Hill Garden Club
Founded and Federated 1941
The purpose of the Long Hill Garden Club is to encourage interest in all phases of gardening, the promotion of floral design, better horticultural practices, conservation of natural resources and interest in civic beauty. We have over 90 members from area towns of Trumbull, Shelton, Monroe, Stratford, and Fairfield.
News and Events
Club events and meetings for 2021 are an evolving work in progress due to concern for the health and safety of our members and the community during this time. We will host virtual meetings and outdoor meetings, as weather permits, to keep club members connected.
Jan 25, 2021: Susan Robinson from the Osborne House, is the scheduled speaker.
Feb 22, 2021: Carol Pisani discusses the inspiration behind her designs in past CT Flower & Garden Shows and explains how she plans each design.
March 22, 2021: Laurie Masciandaro from CT Historic Gardens will present "15 Historic Gardens throughout Connecticut."
The 2021 LHGC Annual Plant Sale date will be announced at a later time.
Making A Difference
The Long Hill Garden Club is comprised of numerous members with unique skills and experiences who seek to work together to educate, conserve and share to improve our homes and community. Here are a few of the ways club members share their gifts with others.
The Garden Therapy ELITE program works to educate students with intellectual or learning disabilities about gardening. The Garden Therapy program at Stern Village is geared to senior citizens and offers various floral and horticulture related activities.
Conservation and Environment
The Conservation Committee seeks out projects to promote organic, native planting practices in our community as well as encouraging recycling and ecologically based programs. Club members recently planted two certified Monarch Waystations in Trumbull.
Offering "A small bouquet to brighten your day," this altruistic project has one goal - to spread happiness and cheer! Club members create small floral bouquets and give them to unsuspecting individuals in Trumbull and surrounding communities.