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The Garden Club of Orange presents
Home for the Holiday: A Decorative Tour of Five Beautiful Homes
Sunday, December 11, 12 noon-3:30 p.m.

Click here for information and reservations.

Larry Huzi and Marion Rizzo are displaying the Swag that will be hung on the five homes decorated for our 8th "Home for the Holidays " house tour, Sunday, December 11 ,2016 from 12 noon to 3:30 PM. Tickets are $25, nonrefundable rain or shine. Questions? Call Nancy Becque at 203 795-9425 or mail check to 162 Christian Circle, Orange, CT 06477. The Garden Club of Orange is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., NER, and the FGCofCT Inc.

Garden Club of Orange Scholarship
The Garden Club of Orange offers a $1000 college scholarship to a high-school student residing in Orange who is planning to study plant science. Click here to download the application form.

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Member of:
National Garden Clubs, Inc.
The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc.
New England Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Connecticut River Watershed Council
Connecticut Forest and Parks Association
Orange Conservation Commission
Orange Land Trust
The Connecticut Horticultural Society

Our Purpose:
The purpose of the Club is to promote and encourage garden skills and knowledge, both individual and civic, and to further an understanding of horticulture, flower arranging, bird life, conservation and environmental awareness

Why Join the Club:
The Club offers members numerous opportunities to learn and grow including:

  • Classes in floral design
  • Classes in Holiday decorating with florals
  • Participation in flower shows
  • Judging Floral and Horticulture Exhibits at the Orange Country Fair
  • Educational field trips
  • Participation in Connecticut Flower and Garden Show

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The opportunity to meet and get to know other residents with an interest in gardening!

Some Ways that We Serve Our Community:

  • Decoration of Town Public buildings for the Holiday Season
  • Plant and maintain the Town Green and Wright’s Pond and other public sites
  • Provide Garden Club activities for residents of the Orange health Care Center

Some of our Activities Include:

  • Annual May Market (plant and bake sale)
  • Semi-Annual Holiday House Tour
  • Semi-Annual Standard Flower Show

Our Meetings Include:

  • Monthly Guest Lecturer on pertinent topics related to floral design, gardening, and horticulture
  • Monthly floral exhibits by our members
  • Monthly petite luncheons
  • Annual Silver Tea

As a member, you will receive a workbook, membership booklet and a very warm welcome.

Download membership application


Orange Garden Club judges at Orange Country Fair, 2016. Photo by Lana Ho.


Linda Bradford and Marion Rizzo holding mums Garden Club sold at the Fair and promoting Orange House Tour, Dec. 11, 2016. For more info call Nancy at 203-795-9425.


Home for the Holiday, Dec. 11, 2016.