• Mission
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Garden

 

To stimulate interest in the cultivation of flowers, to gain a deeper appreciation of the beauties of nature, and to encourage home gardening.

 

  • Members interpret and design floral arrangements for Art in Bloom, the premier fundraiser for the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky.  The event combines the beauty of art and its interpretation through flowers.
  • Participate and serve as judges in the Bluegrass Fair Horticultural Contest and Flower Show.
  • Maintain and plant flowers at the Sara Gayle Travis Memorial Garden at the University of Kentucky Arboretum.  Sara Gayle Travis was a vibrant member of the Lexington Woman’s Club, chair of the LWC Garden Department, and active board member. Raised over $1500 to refurbish and renovate the Memorial Garden.
  • Serve on the Council of Garden Clubs.
  • Sample guest speakers/topics include:  Tour local nurseries, gardens, and farms; Blue Grass Rain Garden Alliance; Blue Grass Herb Guild;  Lexington Farmer’s Market; University of Kentucky’s Arboretum; UK Fayette County Extension Office; native plants, perennials and bulbs.
  • Annual plant exchange and auction.
GARDEN DEPARTMENT CALENDAR 2016-2017

Tuesday, August 23, 2016...................................................... 10:00 A.M.

Program: Garden Tour

Location: The home of Edie and Dale Torok, 1105 N. Broadway, Lexington

Tuesday, September 6, 2016.................................................. 10:00 A.M.

Program: GENERAL MEETING

Speaker: United Way of the Bluegrass Leadership Team Location: Hilary J. Boone Center, 500 Rose Street, Lexington

Tuesday, September 27, 2016.................................................. 9:00 A.M.

Program: Assist at the Clothing Center, Lunch following TBA Location: 700 Bullock Place, Lexington

Tuesday, October 25, 2016........................................................ 9:00 A.M.

Program: Assist at the Clothing Center, Lunch following TBA Location: 700 Bullock Place, Lexington

Tuesday, November 22, 2016.................................................... 10:00 A.M.

Program: Fresh Greenery Wreath/Centerpiece Making

Location: Springhouse Garden Center, 185 W. Catnip Road, Nicholasville

Tuesday, December 13, 2016..................................................... 11:30 A.M.

Program: Christmas Luncheon

Location: The Thoroughbred Club, 3555 Rice Road, Lexington

Tuesday, February 7, 2017......................................................... 10:00 A.M.

Program: GENERAL MEETING

Speaker: Kelly Sloan, Let Us Do That, LLC

Location: The Campbell House, 1375 S. Broadway, Lexington

Tuesday, February 28, 2017.................................................... 10:00 A.M.

Program: Ornamental Trees

Speaker: Master Gardeners Lexington Organization

Location: Lexington Public Libary-Eastside,3000 Blake James Dr.Lexington

Tuesday, March 28, 2017......................................................... 10:00 A.M.

Program: Visit the 4th Street Farm, Lunch to follow TBA Location: 4th & Elm Sts., Lexington

Friday, April 28, 2017.................................................................. 10:00 A.M.

Program: Assemble centerpieces for Bids for Kids, Lunch to follow Location: Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington

Saturday, April 29, 2017.......................................................... 10:00 A.M.

BIDS FOR KIDS luncheon, style show & auctions
Location: Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington

Tuesday, May 9, 2017................................................................... 6:00 P.M.

Program: Spring Pot Luck Picnic

Location: TBA

Tuesday, May 23, 2017............................................................... 10:00 A.M.

Program: Plant/Garden Auction

Location: Home of Rose Guy, 317 Greenbriar Road, Lexington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple blossom is the Club flower

Garden Department