Garden Clubs of Southeast CT, Inc.
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
Support Ledyard Fair activities (Flower & Vegetable Show)
Proceeds from the Annual Plant Sale support the Club's Community Projects and donations within the local community. These include:
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 $30. Novices are welcome.
Sue Anderson, Anna Cardinali, Barbara Flora,
Melinda Goodrich, Judy Graziano,
Ester Harwood*, Susan Jewell,
Nancy Johnson, Roberta Levandoski,
Stella Lorah, Liz Mrouse, Lynn Tarozzi,
Gayle Wilson, Martha Wread
* FGGCT Connecticut Life Member
The Club is dedicated to the beautification of roadsides and other sites within Ledyard and Gales Ferry and uses civic plantings to promote greater knowledge of native plants, their beauty and conservation.
Ledyard Garden Club has lent its expertise to local projects which include planting, maintaining and caring for civic gardens in Ledyard and Gales Ferry. These include care and maintenance of the Ledyard Center Gardens, Gales Ferry Memorial Parklet, Gales Ferry Firehouse gardens, Ledyard Senior Center gardens, Nathan Lester House Gardens and the Bill Library Gardens.