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 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.
Get In Touch!
We're happy to answer your questions.
Meetings for the 2022/23 year will be held at 10 am
at the Norwell Public Library unless otherwise specified. .
Meetings are open to the public.
Please send an email to email@example.com with questions.
2022- 2023 Schedule
September 8 - WELCOME BACK!
October 13 - PRESIDENT’S TEA - EMBELLISHED PUMPKINS with Mary Beth Hayes at the United Church of Christ, Main Street in Norwell, noon.
November 17 - CREATING BEAUTIFUL HOMEMADE WREATHS AND SWAGS with Michele Fronk Schuckel at the Cushing Center in Norwell, 6 pm. This is a joint meeting with the Scituate Garden Club.
December 1 - TOWN WREATH WORKSHOP
December 5, 6, 7 and 9 - CHRISTMAS GREENS WORKSHOPS
December 8 - ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON for members only.
January 12 - HOW TO CREATE WALKWAYS AND PATIOS USING BRICKS AND STONE
with Barbara Cain
February 9 - BOOKS IN BLOOM, member arrangements
March 9 - LITTLE BEE, BIG WORLD with Blake Dinius
April 13 - JAPANESE PLANT TECHNIQUES: BONSAI AND KOKEDAMA with Lois Athanasiou and Susan Schultze
April 28 - ARBOR DAY tree presentations to Norwell School's 3rd graders
May 11 - GREAT PUBLIC GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND with Suzanne Mahler
May 18 - TOUR OF BOULDERWOODS GARDEN in Hopkington MA
May 25 - PLANT AUCTION AND GARDEN ACCESSORY SALE for members only
June 8 - GARDEN TOURS AND ANNUAL MEETING for members only,
at Holly Hill Farms, Cohasset MA
Announcements & News
Our very own Dorothy Underdown was featured in the Patriot Ledger’s A GOOD AGE:
Club Officers 2022 - 2023
President - Susan Solis
Vice President - Susan Schultze
Treasurer - Sharon Costas
Assistant Treasurer - Joan Aigen
Recording Secretary - Christine Josti
Corresponding Secretary - Barbara Cain
Archivist - Lois Athanasiou