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Garden Club
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Norwell Garden Club was founded in 1950 and became a member of The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. in 1957.  The purpose of the club is to promote education of its members in horticulture, to contribute to the beautification of the community and to advance horticultural interests in the community.

Our monthly meetings combine a social time and an educational presentation, activity, or speaker. Past speaker and presentation topics have included: floral design, perennial propagation, seasonal container gardening, creating pollinator gardens, gardening in the shade, pruning, how to create earth-friendly gardens, making your own Hypertufa containers and cooking and gardening from an edible garden. We plan several field trips to gardens throughout Massachusetts each year.


Members help keep three town islands maintained and attractive throughout the year, including summer watering and weeding.  Members are also asked to help host one meeting a year and volunteer on at least one of our many committees.  


Annual Norwell Garden Club activities include our holiday luncheon, holiday greens sale & workshop, Arbor Day sapling distribution to all 3rd graders, regular community outreach to our Council on Aging, plant auction, and member garden tour and end of year luncheon.


Members of Norwell Garden Club range in age and knowledge of gardening and floral design which makes us a fun, interactive, and welcoming group.

Membership Info

Membership in Norwell Garden Club is open to residents and non-residents.  

Guests are welcome to attend a meeting or two before making a decision to join.

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Meetings for the 2023/24 year will be held

at the Norwell Public Library unless otherwise specified.

Socializing & refreshments: 10:15 - 10:45am

Club business: 10:45am

Program promptly begins at 11 am

Meetings are open to the public.  

Please send an email to with questions.


2023- 2024 Schedule

September 14 - Welcome Back!

September 27 - Field Trip to Arnold Arboretum

October 12 - Preserving Pressed Flowers with Shari Deasy of Lasting Impressions

November 16 - Holiday Decorating In & Out with Donna Hammell at the Cushing Center in Norwell, 6 pm.  This is a joint meeting with the Scituate Garden Club.

Christmas Greens Workshops - November 20, 21, 22 & 24, 9am-1pm at

the Norwell Fire House on Pine Street.

November 24- Christmas Greens Sale at the Norwell Council on Aging 293 Pine St. Norwell

December 14- Annual Holiday Luncheon, for members only.

January 11 - Taking Better iPhone Photos with John Lawler of the Apple Store

February 8 - Pruning Basics with Barbara Cain of Norwell Garden Club

March 14 - Six Steps to Growing Successful Roses with Mike & Angelina Chute

April 11 - Knockout Containers with Deborah Trickett.  This is a joint meeting with the

Perennial Gardeners of the South Shore.

April 24 - Field Trip to Garden in the Woods

May 9 - Sustainable Floral Design with Peonies with Stacey Lee of Paeonia Designs.  

This is a joint meeting with the Hanover Garden Club.

May 16 - Field Trip to Boulderwoods Gardens

June 13 - Annual Plant Auction and End of Year Luncheon

Announcements & News

Our very own Dorothy Underdown was featured in the Patriot Ledger’s A GOOD AGE:

Club Officers 2023 - 2025

President - Susan Schultze

Vice President - Christine Josti

Treasurer - Patricia Jackson

Assistant Treasurer - Melanie Guiney

Recording Secretary - Joan Aigen

Corresponding Secretary - Barbara Cain

Archivist - Susan Solis

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