Welcome to the Charlton Garden Club, a community organization that has been in existence since 1937. We are delighted to have just celebrated our diamond anniversary in 2012.

Our mission: To create interest in gardening in all its branches, and encourage the beautification of home and community.

We always look forward to welcoming new members and having you become active on one of our many interesting committees. What better way to meet your fellow members and enjoy the fellowship that this club offers!

As a member of the Charlton Garden Club, you are invited to participate in the monthly programs offered by the Program Committee and occasional trips to exciting botanical destinations around New England. We hold an annual plant sale in June and a Flower Show each Labor Day in conjunction with the Charlton "Old Home Day" celebration.

Every year we plant annuals around the Morton Monument on the Common. We have done plantings at the Elementary, Middle and Heritage Schools. We have also donated trees to the town’s churches, planted at the Rider Tavern and planted bulbs at the Police Station, besides planting around the boardwalk at Capen Hill where we also were delighted to plant a butterfly garden.

2014 Meeting Calendar

March 10, 2014

“Saving Seeds for the 10 Most Common Vegetables” by Rich Giordano
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Wanda Navarro. Brenda Higgins, Cathy Bellerieve, Sue Deem, Kathleen Walker

April 14, 2014

“Compostology” by Dawn Pettinelli
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Carol Harwood
Refreshments: Ginny Charette, Emilie Smeltzer, Belinda Donahue, Jim Baker

April 22, 2014

Earth Day on the Charlton Common
Coordinator: Jim Baker

May 12, 2014

Organic Land Care Treatment by Jim Baker
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Marie Baker
Refreshments: Mary Lavergne, Gloria Brown, Martha Jordan, Maureen Standring

May 31, 2014

Plant Sale, On the Common, Charlton

June 9, 2014

Herbs and How to Use Them by Marcia Liedigk
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Nancy Gline
Refreshments: Mary Jane Gillespie, Nancy Dugas, Muriel Farr

July 14, 2014

Growing Shrub Roses by Mark Doherty
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Tricia Gay
Refreshments: Janice Polletta, Ginger Seaburg, Lucy Sergel

August 11, 2014

PICNIC and Tour at Patridge Hill Gardens in Dudley owned by Ellen Laprise
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Refreshments: Potluck by All Attending Members

September 1, 2014
Labor Day

Home Day Flower Show- lower level of Federated Church
Coordinator: Amy Leclair

September 8, 2014

"Le Fleuriage" Watercolor Images from Plants by Elizabeth Pariss & Marie Baker
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Mark Stockley
Refreshments: Glendaly Stockley, Dawn Pettinelli, Sandy Dam, Michele DeMauro

October 13, 2014

Gardens Under Glass by Patty Soobitsky
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Amy Leclair
Refreshments: Michele DeMauro, Annemarie Nelson, Eleanor Solberg, Sylvia Juron

November 10, 2014

Woodland Gardens by Deborah Lee
Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. Federated Church
Coordinator: Sue Pelletier
Refreshments: Karen Ljungberg, Lois Fay, Patty Soobitsky, Marcia Liedigk

December 8, 2014

CHRISTMAS PARTY
Time/Place: 6:30 p.m. Location TBA
Coordinator: Ginger Seaburg
Refreshments: None needed unless a pot-luck dinner is decided upon in which case all attending members will contribute.