Our Purpose

To further, in every way, interest in gardening and kindred subjects and to cooperate with all programs for the improvement in planting, conservation, environment and beautification of our island.

The Club supports many out-reach programs, local environmental organizations, scholarship programs, and services through the monies raised by our annual Holiday Tour of Homes.

Professional speakers present programs throughout the year on floral design, horticulture, environmental issues and garden-related topics.

Membership meetings are held the second Thursday of every month, September through May excluding December.

Interested in joining our club? You must have a residence on Long Beach Island or Stafford Township. Ask one of our members about attending a meeting or go to the “Contact Us” tab to complete the Membership Contact Form. When filling out form please include city/town in address. Thank you.

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 November 2019 – Holiday Season

New members  inducted at Thursday’s meeting were(l to r) Amanda Burden, Carol Thim, Carol Freas, Sharon Monaco, Tracy Houtsma, Carol DiMeglio, President Diane Barbieri and Membership chair Eileen Szperka.

The well attended November meeting featured Diane English who presented a floral design demonstration of traditional and not-so-traditional holiday arrangements. Nine  new members were inducted and welcomed into the garden club. Amongst the new members inducted but not present were Joanne Burkhardt, Holly Morton and Camille Sharp.

Photos: Tracey Cameron


 October 2019 – Autumn Days

The October meeting kicked off with ticket sales for the 2019 Holiday Tour of Homes. Once again, the response was overwhelming with only a few coveted tickets remaining at the end of the meeting. The featured speaker was Rick Bushnell , President of Reclam the Bay. His topic “Silence of the Clams” discussed efforts to restore the clam population of Barnegat Bay in order to improve the bay’s overall health.

Photos:Jeannette Michelson