The Purposes of the Worcester Garden Club Are:

  • To promote the knowledge and appreciation of gardening, horticulture, flower arranging, and all phases of conservation;

  • To educate the community in the art of gardening, in the science of horticulture and in the conservation of all our national and local resources;

  • To encourage and develop civic planting throughout Worcester County.

A member of The Garden Club of America and National Garden Clubs, Inc. 

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2019-2020 CONSERVATION ROUNDTABLE SCHEDULE

All WGC members and guests are welcome at the Conservation Roundtable programs.

 

Mostly 4th Tuesdays, noon - 1:30 or so

 

Healthy Choices for Your Home and Community


This year, we will delve deeper into our goals of enhancing recycling efforts, reducing waste, creating sustainability and improving yard care. We plan to help municipalities improve their recycling programs and reduce contamination, advance resiliency planning and encourage the principles of the GCA's Great Healthy Hard Project.

Tuesday, October 1, 11:00 am


 Wachusett Watershed Regional Recycling Center.
131 Raymond Huntington Highway, West Boylston

Tour recycling Center. Later, we will convene at Elise Wellington's home, 66 Malden Street, West Boylston, for lunch.
We will review Elise's map of Central Mass indicating in which communities and how many WGC members reside.
This is preparation to conduct a survey of the recycling/solid waste programs in those communities.

 

Tuesday, November 12, 12:00 noon


DEP Central Regional Office
8 New Bond Street, Worcester

Introduction to Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection RecycleSmart Program, 

which is the education and outreach program designed to reduce contaminants in recyclables. 
Brown bag lunch and business meeting at noon, speaker at 12:45.  

 

Tuesday, January 21, 12:00 noon


Worcester Art Museum's Development Office, 3rd Floor
39 Salisbury Street, Worcester

Discussion of CRT regional recycling survey and resources

 

Thursday, March 5, 10:00 am

 

Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center

414 Massasoit Road, Worcester
Focus on Healthy Yards, with Diane Lewis. She created GCA's Great Healthy Yard Project and will share with us how to incorporate its principles into our own gardens and yard, and our communities. Cacky Hodgson will provide a resilient plant list for our region. We encourage all WGC members to attend this program.

 

Tuesday, May 12, 12:00 noon


Program and Location TBD

For more information, contact Co-Chairs:
• Donna Williams at 508-335-8393, willid50@aol.com
• Nancy Jeppson at 774-454-0491, nancyjeppson@worcesterart.org