90th Anniversary Celebration

We will be Celebrating all year long Our 90th Anniversary!

Keep checking this page for more details about Our 90th Anniversary events throughout 2023

  • June 2024

    BRUSH HILL GARDENS on THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH.  These highly-acclaimed gardens were created by Barbara Paul Robinson and her husband, Charles at their private home in Washington, CT. Barbara was the first woman partner at the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton; and served as the first woman president of the New York City Bar Association.  

    She worked in England as a gardener for Rosemary Verey at Barnsley House and then for Penelope Hobhouse at Tintinhull.  She is a frequent speaker and has published articles in the New York TimesHorticultureFine Gardening and Hortus, as well as two of her own books. For more information about her book events, writings and gardens, go to brushhillgaradens.com

  • Monthly Meeting May 2, 2024

    Lorraine Ballato

    Lorraine is an expert horticulturist with many magazine articles, social media writings
    and books to her credit. She is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and
    in the Connecticut Master Gardener Program.
    The topic for this meeting will be “Home Grown Harvest”
    The lecture will begin at 1:00p.m. and non-members are welcome at $10 per person.

  • Bee Talk with GGC President

    Rosemary Bonaguide, our GGC President, appeared on GREAT DAY @ 9a on WFSB on April 16 to discuss our garden club. The Humble Bee Company owner, Catherine Wolko, will be our guest speaker at September’s meeting. Click the link to watch the segment.

    https://www.wfsb.com/video/2024/04/16/humble-bee-2

  • Plant Sale 2024

  • FGCCT Annual Meeting

  • Spring Plant Sale – 2024

    This years Spring Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 18, 2024

    Pre-order

    ORDER BY MAY 3rd by filling out the Order Form below, download and mail Order Form, or get a copy of the Order Form available at Goshen Town Hall, Goshen Library or Goshen Wine & Spirit

    Pickup

    Pick up your order Saturday, May 18 at Camp Cochipianee from 9am to 12pm.

    Order form


  • Monthly Meeting APRIL 4, 2024 canceled due to weather

    Catherine Wolko “Pollinators & Their Effect on our Ecosystem”

    Catherine is a second generation Beekeeper and owner of The Humble Bee Honey
    Company and The Hive @ The Pin, a Farm Store and Honey House located in
    Oakville, Ct. She is a member of The Connecticut Farm Bureau, The American
    Beekeepng Federation and the Back Yard Beekeepers Association. She has spoken at
    local community schools and libraries, Symposiums and Land Trusts throughout
    Connecticut.

    The lecture will begin at 1:00p.m. and non-members are welcome at $10 per person.

  • Monthly Meeting February 1, 2024

    February 1st Monthly Meeting and Program at Camp Cochipianee.

    • 10:30 Board Meeting
    • 11:30 Members’ Monthly Meeting –
    • 12:30 Brown Bag Lunch (bring your own)
    • 1:00 Program “The Healing Power of Herbs”
      *This program is at 1:00 and is open to the public, the fee for non-members is $10.00.

    Andrea Candee MH, MSC is the speaker for our February meeting. She will present “The Healing Power of Herbs.” She specializes in chronic Lyme Disease and its viral co-infections. She is the author of Gentle Healing for Baby and Child (Simon & Schuster) and has been awarded the National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval. She also has a DVD: The Healing Kitchen.

  • Monthly Meeting Dec. 7, 2023

    Luncheon at AJ’s and Induction of Officers

  • THE CT STATE FLOWER SHOW IS “BURSTING INTO SPRING”!

    February 22-25, 2024
    CT Convention Center, 100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT

    Online Horticulture Registration
    Deadline for Submitting Online Horticulture Specimens is February 13, 2024

  • Fashion Show 2023

  • Fall Fundraiser

    Come join us Saturday, November 11th, 2023 from 9:30am to 1pm at the Fairview Country Club for a fashion show and brunch. Chico’s from The Shoppes at Farmington Valley will be presenting fashions Red Hot & Fabulous

    Get your tickets for our fabulous raffle baskets!


    Tickets $42


    Purchase tickets by contacting

    Rosemary 860-491-2562

    or contact Kathe 860.485.3145



  • FGCCT Awards Oct 25 Aqua Turf

    Bus leaves the Congregational Church at 8:30am
    Gina Cain is receiving an Individual Award. Kerwin and Louise are up for awards for their float design.
    Register and Pay online at FGCCT

  • Anniversary Certificate

  • September GALA

    An amazing evening celebrating the GGC’s 90th Anniversary! The event was held at the beautiful Mary Stuart B&B barn with white twinkle lights illuminating the paper flowers we had saved from our Memorial Day float. Yummy finger food provided by AJ’s. Local dignitaries, GGC past presidents and members past and present were in attendance. It was a night filled with laughter, crafts and an impossible garden related word scramble game.

  • MONTHLY MEETING – SEPTEMBER 7, 2023

    Annual Meeting-Board and Membership Meeting Only-

    No Presentation

  • Memorial Day Parade 2023

  • PLant sale closed

    Thanks to all who ordered for the May plant sale. Orders are now closed. See you at Pick Up on SATURDAY, MAY 20!

  • crafting for the memorial day float