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Our History

   The club achieved federated status in June 1966, after Florence Traver decided the Lake George Community needed  an organization to promote gardening & community service.

 Over the years, the club has grown and now has a total of  65 active, 1 associate and 9 honorary members from many communities - Glens Falls, Queensbury, Lake George, Warrensburg, and as far away as Elizabethtown, Minerva, Mechanicville, and more.

Membership is open to all interested gardeners.  Click on (Contact Us) to join

Our Affiliations

National Garden Club, Inc.
www.gardenclub.org
Central Atlantic Region
www.ngccar.org

Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Inc.
New York State District IV

 www.fgcnys.com

Our Purpose

To encourage interest in all phases 
of home gardening and its allied arts, 
 to promote civic beauty and 
the conservation of natural resources.
2019-2021 Club Officers
 President                              Charlanne McDonough
1st Vice-President                 Carol McCarthy, Programs
1st vice-president                  Annette Newcomb, Hospitality
2nd Vice-President                Deanna Payne, Community Service
Corresponding Secretary      Apryl Kingsley
Recording Secretary             Diana Kambar
Treasurer                              Joan Jenkin
Assistant Treasurer               Anne Vannier                                         

The LGCGC Planning Committee promises everyone a year filled with new,exciting programs and tours. Visit our calendar to check out the monthly meetings and program details.
 Events... 
2019
February 6: PP Up Yonda Snowshoe Day​
February 20:  Annual Covered Dish Luncheon              
May 14:  District IV Spring Luncheon, Lake George Club      ​
May 18: Annual Perennial Plant Sale, St. James Church, Lake George
​July 17:  Salad and Dessert Luncheon; home of Kathy Shonewolf   
August 14: Brown bag Lunch; home of Diana Kambar
December 4: Annual Holiday Luncheon at the Log Jam Restaurant
2020
February 19: Annual Covered Dish Luncheon​
 Workshops
2019 
February 6:  Perennial Planters;  "Beneficial Houseplant
in the Winter Home"; Presenter: Dorothy Burt
Note Change:  Thursday, September 12: Wreath Workshop at Carolyn Rudolph's home. Members decorate wreaths - for donation to community 

Check below to see a quick overview of our 2019-2020 Schedule
 Tours 
2019
September 18: Tour of The Wild Center, Tupper Lake
Presentations
2019
March 6: P. Planters, Digital Program; Presenter: Betsy Birchenough  ​
March 20: Annual Meeting/Program:"Attracting Birds/Other
     Pollinators" Presenter: Amy Howansky
April 17: "Improving Soils - Better Results"  Presenter: Fred Breglia
June 19: "Heart Healthy Diets" Presenter: Marybeth Mitcham
October 16: "Wildflowers: Faces, Facts, Folklore"  
        Presenter: Pam Taft
2020 
January 15: "Gardening with Arthritis"  Presenter: Jessica Holm
March 18: "Wild Parsnip/Other Toxic Plants"  Presenter: Susan Beebe
April 15: "Feeder Canal: Past, Present, Future" 
         Presenter:  Jeanne Williams
Installation as FGCNYS, District IV Director
Congratulations to Charlie!
District IV Spring Luncheon at the Lake George Club
A beautiful, enjoyable event attended by 86 members! 
Open Gardens Tour at Ruel's extensive gardens 
​A perfect, sunny day enjoying Eileen's warm hospitality in their beautiful landscaped setting!

July Salad & Dessert Luncheon.                                       A rainy day, but Kathy Schonewolf made sure it didn't dampen the spirits of the 39 members that enjoyed all the gourmet salads and desserts!