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 "2016-2017 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
February 2, 2017
 "Is it Spring? 

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



Thursday, February 2nd, at 7:30 P.M., Harrington Park Library, 10 Herring Street.  

Guest speaker Don Torino will present "Butterflies in Your Garden". Don will discuss how you can
 create a wildlife friendly garden that will bring butterflies, the native plants that will attract them,
and how to identify the butterflies. You will also learn how your yard can become a Bergen County
Audubon Society Certified Wildlife garden.  

​The program will be followed by a "Q & A" session and refreshments.  


February 25, 2017 – Mini Field Trip to N. J. Flower & Garden Show, Edison New Jersey.  Carpool - Depart Library Parking Lot 9:00 A.M. Luncheon to Follow – Fee - Please contact Gerri Gibney at 201 768-2615 or email;

Thursday, March 2, 7:30 P.M. -- Bruce Crawford, Director of Rutgers University Gardens will present “Curb Appeal: Design Tips for the Front Yard” through properly enhancing the architecture of the house while also making your visitor feel welcome.

Visit Willowwood Arboretum on the web - a great garden, and a wonderful newsletter!  Just click below.

"The love of gardening is a seed
that once sown never dies."
Gertrude Jekyll

"Butterflies in Your Garden"
February 2, 2017
Don Torino

Don Torino is the President of the Bergen County Audubon Society, the local chapter of the National Audubon Society, for which he conducts many programs, walks, and field trips. He is also the Naturalist for Wild Birds Unlimited in Paramus. He writes a weekly column for Wild New Jersey and a monthly column for the NJ Insider called "Nature in Your Backyard".  

Torino grew up in the meadowlands and still lives there.