Garden Club
of
Harrington Park
Harrington Park, New Jersey


The Garden Club of Harrington Park welcomes you to our website.  Please browse around the site - we've got lots of good information including our monthly newsletter, what to do monthly in your garden, and pictures of the barrels the Garden Club plants each year under the "Downtown Beautification" button.  

Just to tell you a little bit about us; the Garden Club of Harrington Park holds General Meetings the first Thursday of every month (except when otherwise noted) September through June in the Harrington Park Library (second floor).  The meetings begin at 7:30 P.M. and include a lecture by a guest speaker on various gardening topics.  Each meeting we have a floral contest, whereby members interpret a given theme (see below).  We have a Field Trip at the end of our Club year, along with a luncheon.  Our meetings are open to everyone who loves a garden and gardening.  Please check out our activities and events for the Club year by clicking on the "2023-2024 Calendar" button.  This is a tri-fold calendar listing our activities.  Please print it and keep it handy! 

To learn more about the Club, please click on the "About Us" where you will find information on membership and what we do as a Garden Club.  Mostly, we have a lot of fun as a group of folks who share a common interest -- the love of gardening!




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Garden Club of Harrington Park Founded in May 1990
34th ANNIVERSARY IN 2024 !!!

Garden Club Affiliations

Garden Club of America
​Garden Club of New Jersey

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UPCOMING EVENTS YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS!

All general meetings are held at the Harrington Park Library
10 Herring Street, Harrington Park, NJ 07640

7:30 P.M. in the Upstairs Meeting Room

April 4, 2024

​Guest Speaker: Christopher Raimondi
Topic: What’s New in 2024!

Chris Raimondi brings his knowledge and expertise, and his engaging personality to the Garden Club of Harrington Park once again this April. As we enter into spring, gardeners are always looking for the new and different, and Chris Raimondi will help to satisfy their need to know in his presentation “What’s New in 2024!” Lots of new begonias on the market, calibrachoa, phlox, even new caladium!

Our hostesses for the evening; Hedy Galow and Esther Ross


OUR PLANT SALE IS FAST APPROACHING — SATURDAY, MAY 11TH!
START CHECKING YOUR GARDEN TO SEE WHAT PLANTS YOU CAN DIVIDE
AND POT UP
AND, ANY GARDEN RELATED ITEMS YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE FOR OUR
GARDEN TREASURE TABLE!







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"The love of gardening is a seed
that once sown never dies."
Gertrude Jekyll
Willowwood Arboretum
Monthly Meeting Floral Contests
Themes by Month
FLORAL CONTESTS
2023 - 2024
GARDEN CLUB OF HARRINGTON PARK

September 7, 2023 – Last of Summer…

October 5, 2023 – Falling Leaves

November 2, 2023 – We Give Thanks

December 7, 2023 – Holiday Whimsy

January 4, 2024 – Happy New Year!

February 1, 2024 – Hearts and Flowers

March 7, 2024 – Erin Go Brach

April 4, 2024 – Spring is Here!

May 2, 2024 – Bloom Time!

June 8, 2024 – Dead or Alive Poinsettia Contest

Let your imagination fly! Create a floral masterpiece and bring to our meeting - we love them all! - Fresh Flowers Only!


Garden Club
of
Harrington Park

Chris Raimondi
Chris got his start in Horticulture at the age of 12 after becoming the top salesman for a local plant nursery during a Boy Scout troop fundraiser. By the time he was a sophomore in high school, he had turned his love of the outdoors into his first business, Raimondi Landscape, which he continued to manage while he completed his studies in Ornamental Horticulture at State University of New York at Farmingdale. Over the next 20 years, the business expanded into Raimondi Horticulture Group, a full-service Horticultural company with an eye toward environmentally friendly interior and exterior landscape designs. 

Chris now shares his over 40 years of horticultural knowledge with clients, as well as his students at The New York Botanical Garden and Bergen Community College where he is an Adjunct Professor of Horticulture. He has held numerous volunteer industry positions, including serving as a Board Member at National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). He has also served as a spokesperson for plant health and environmental sustainability at numerous industry events and for various publications, local radio shows, and national televisions programs. For his educational and professional efforts, he earned the coveted NALP Trailblazer Status, designating him as a credible source for horticultural advising. In the last year, he was a founding member of Pinnacle V, an international peer group of plantscape professionals who share best practices and progressive business strategy.

Chris is proud to serve his professional and local community as well by holding a position on the Green Plants for Green Buildings (GPGB) Board of Directors and a nationally Certified Trainer for Continuing Education to the Design Community. Additionally he is a Shad Tree Commissioner for theBorough of Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ. He is a past Chief of the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department as well as an officer the Ridgewood Fire Department, bot in New Jersey and continue his commitment to these organizations today.


May 11th
9:00 A.M.
1:00 P.M.