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 "2015-2016 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
December 3, 2015
"Here Come Santa Claus!"

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

December 3, 2015 - 7:30 P.M. - Annual holiday floral creation "Make-It and Take-It" at the Garden Club conducted by Gerri Gibney.  We make fabulous wreaths or holiday arrangements.  Each participants' design is unique and beautiful!  Bring gloves and a pruner or sharp scissor along with any "do-dads" you might want to decorate your creation.  The Garden Club supplies greens and materials.  If you wish to make a wreath, please bring three metal coat hangers.

Special Events at the Garden Club of Harrington Park:

November 7, 2015 - 10:00 A.M. - Beautification of Downtown Harrington Park - See the "Barrel Greening - Photos" button to the left.

November 22, 2015 (Sunday) - 2:00 P.M. Make-It & Take-It Thanksgiving Workshop
conducted by Gerri Gibney - Create a beautiful Thanksgiving centerpiece to use on your bountiful table, or give as a dynamite hostess gift for the holiday.  All material is supplied.  $15 members, $20 non-members and reservations are a must.  Always a fun event to let your creative juices flow and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with friends, and to make new ones!  To register click on the "Thanksgiving Registration" link to the left and download the form.

December 11, 2015 - 7:00 P.M. "Nibbles & Sweets"
a holiday party for members and their guests at the Gibney household.
Members bring appetizers and desserts.

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 !!!

Gerri Gibney, life-long passionate gardener and President of the Garden Club of Harrington Park. She has lectured on various garden topics and led workshops for numerous local organizations, and annually at the Garden Club of Harrington Park's Thanksgiving and December Holiday workshops, creating unique and beautiful arrangements and decorations.

She is an avid gardener, an antique dealer, writer, founder and president of the Garden Club of Harrington Park, the Harrington Park Historical Society, the Arts Council, writes a bi-weekly column “In the Garden” for two local newspapers, and has a design service for small and container gardens. Gerri has recently launched a web site which is a journal filled with a few of her favorite things!

A previous "Make-It & Take-It" - We always have fun!