Garden Club
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.  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.  You can check out our activities and events for the Club year by clicking on the "2014-2015 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

Garden Club Affiliations

Garden Club of America
Garden Club of New Jersey

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Monthly Meeting Floral Contests
Themes by Month
April 2015
"April Showers, Bring May Flowers"

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


April 2, 2015, 7:30 P.M. at the Harrington Park Library, 10 Herring Street.  Bruce Crawford speaks on "Hydrangea."  With immense billowy blossoms, hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Colors also beguile with clear blues, vibrant pinks, frosty whites, lavender, and rose—sometimes all blooming on the same plant!

Unrivaled in the shrub world, these elegant ladies are easy to cultivate, tolerate almost any soil, and produce flowers in mid-summer through fall (when little else may be in bloom). Hydrangeas are excellent for a range of garden sites from group plantings to shrub borders to containers.

Special Events at the Garden Club of Harrington Park:

March 14, 2015 - Mini Field Trip to Springfest, a garden show at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey.  We leave Harrington Park from the Library parking lot at 9:00 A.M. and carpool to Springfest.  After a morning spent enjoying all the exhibits we have lunch at a nearby restaurant.  If you are interested in joining us, please contact us (button at the bottom of the page).  Inspiring and educating gardeners for 18 years, Springfest returns just in time to help you through those last gray, slushy, muddy days of winter. The sun-drenched warmth of the Springfest Conservatory will be filled with garden displays overflowing with color, fragrance, and inspiration for visitors to glean ideas for their own gardens. The area’s premier landscape companies and garden designers are on hand throughout the show to share their knowledge or set up consultations. 

Here are some exhibit photos from previous Springfest outings:
Willowwood Arboretum

Visit Willowwood Arboretum on the web - a great garden, and a wonderful newsletter!  Just click below.
YOU ASKED FOR IT!  Recipes that were served at past meetings are available by clicking on the "recipe" button to the left...  We've also listed our upcoming hosts and their responsibilities

"The love of gardening is a seed
that once sown never dies."
Gertrude Jekyll
 25th Anniversary Jubilee in 2015 !!!
APRIL 2, 2015
Bruce Crawford, Director of Rutgers Garden


As Director of Rutgers Gardens Bruce Crawford oversees a 180 Acre outdoor teaching classroom, horticultural research facility and arboretum. 

He is also adjunct professor in the Landscape Architecture Department, at Rutgers - School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and the Director of Rutgers Gardens since 2005. 

Mr. Crawford has addressed numerous horticultural organizations and regularly participates in the Rutgers – Continuing Education Program. His articles have been featured in Fine Gardening Magazine. Most of all he loves plants and gardens! 

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