Coming soon!! Scarecrows on the Common. Click here for more information. And here for the entry rules.
The purpose of the Shrewsbury Garden Club is
- to foster an interest in gardening, horticulture and conservation
- to carry out projects contributing towards beautification of the town of Shrewsbury
- to provide scholarships for students residing in the town of Shrewsbury pursuing a course of study in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science, or a related field.
A Little About Us
On June 24, 1957, a group of fourteen women met at the home of Ann Claflin, to discuss the formation of a garden club in the town of Shrewsbury. Thus began the Shrewsbury Garden Club. Today the Shrewsbury Garden Club is still dedicated to upholding the mission established by those original fourteen women.
We now have
57 Active members
15 Supporting members
We are a member of the following organizations :
- National Garden Clubs, Inc.
- The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts Inc.
- Massachusetts Audubon Society
- Tower Hill Botanic Garden
- Native Plant Trust
The same spirit and vitality of our founding members is alive and well today. Celebrating the start of our 64th year in September we are still growing and continuing our great traditions!
Take a look at the gardens in Shrewsbury by our club members here.
Our club supports the Shrewsbury Public Library, Community Preservation, Spirit of Shrewsbury and Lakeway Business District with donations.
Monthly Club Meetings
We hold our meetings September through June on the second Monday of the month at various locations. Meetings begin at 10:30AM with coffee and refreshments. Our business meeting begins at 11:00 a.m. and the program runs from 11:30 until 12:30 p.m. Click here for the current years’ schedule.
Our club is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of many town owned areas as well as having established a public Fragrant Garden located at the Town Hall.
Our Adopt-a-Plot program gives residents and businesses an opportunity to participate in the beautification of the town by maintaining a public space around town.
The Annual Scarecrows on the Common display was started by the Garden Club and has continued for 16 years bringing excitement to the Town Common as part of the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival.
More information of these and other club involvements may be found on Civic Projects link.
Shrewsbury Garden Club
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, 01545