Civic Gardens

The Club is dedicated to the beautification of roadsides and other sites within Ledyard and Gales Ferry and used civic plants to promote greater knowledge of native plants, their beauty and conservation.

Ledyard Garden Club has lent its expertize to local projects which include planting, maintaining and caring for the Ledyard Bill Library Gardens, Senior Center gardens, the Ledyard Center Gardens, Gales Ferry Memorial Parklet, Gales Ferry Firehouse gardens and the care and maintenance of the Nathan Lester House Gardens.  In 2014, the Club collaborated with the Ledyard Bill Library and the Town of Ledyard to design and install the Bill Library Gardens which included a rain garden in the garden design. 

Honorary Lifetime Members

Barbara Flora, Melinda Goodrich,

Judy Graziano, Ester Harwood,

Nancy Johnson, Stella Lorah,

Liz Mrouse, Lynn Tarozzi,
​Gayle Wilson, Martha Wreath
 

The Great Oak Garden, Nathan Lester House, Gales Ferry, CT. 
Club Officers: 2017-2019

  President

 Linda Burk

  Vice President(s)   

 Robin Franklin & Diane Morgan    

  Secretary

 Marlene Santucci

  Treasurer

 Joanne Kelley

  Acting Treasurer

Barbara Duncan


Club Goals

Garden Clubs of Southeast CT, Inc.

  • To promote horticulture & related goals.
  • To encourage gardening throughout the community.
  • To nurture the art of gardening and flower arranging among club members.
  • To assist in the preservation of significant trees, shrubs, birds, and wildflowers.
  • To promote educational pursuits in horticulture and/or related fields.
  • To contribute to civic, historic, and beautification projects in the community.
  • Annual scholarship(s) to a Ledyard student(s) &/or attendee(s) of Ledyard High School

  • Care of community & civic gardens including the Nathan Lester House Gardens and Bill Library Gardens

  •  Support the Agri-Science Department, Ledyard High School 

  • Christmas wreaths for civic buildings

  • Support the Ledyard Food Pantry by donating vegetables grown by Club Members in the H.O.P.E garden

  • Conservation e.g. Whitehall Preserve, Poquetanuck Cove Boat Launch Restoration Project

  • Support Ledyard Fair activities (Flower & Vegetable Show)

Supporting the local Community

Proceeds from the Annual Plant Sale support the Club's Community Projects and donations within the local community.  These include:

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 About Ledyard Garden Club

Ledyard Garden Club was organized in September 1964 and Federated in 1984.

The Club celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2014.

The Club is a non-profit organization and membership is open to anyone interested in gardening and related fields. Membership is not limited to Ledyard residents. Annual membership fee is $25. Novices are welcome.