Mission Statement

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 outreach 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.

Executive Committee 2022-2023

President – Michele Farias

1st Vice President/Programs – Diane Pleyn

2nd Vice President/Membership – Eileen Szperka

Recording Secretary – Lois Perry

Treasurer/Finance – Bonnie Korbeil

Assistant Treasurer – Theresa Petersen

Interested in joining our club? You must have a residence on Long Beach Island or Stafford Township New Jersey. 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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Outside Living Garden Tour and Art Show June 2022

Photos: Jeannette Michelson/Beach Haven Library Diane Macrides

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The Garden Club of Long Beach Island held its  Outside Living Garden Tour and Art Show  on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 10 AM – 4 PM.  The day was lovely and the event was well attended. To view highlights from the individual gardens click on the link below,

Click here to go to the Outside Living Garden Tour and Art Show  page.

The Garden Club in the News!

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Click here to go to the publicity page and see our club  in the local news.


Annual June Luncheon 2022

Painting by Irene Bausmith/ Graphic Design by Tracey Cameron

The Garden Club of Long Beach Island held its annual June Luncheon on Wednesday June 8, 2022 at The Waterfront in Forked River. Kent Russell presented his program “Candy in the Garden” to the delight of our members.

Click here to go to June Luncheon page.

Intergenerational  June 2022

Photo: Olga Perlman

Intergenerational at Beach Haven School Flag Day June 2022

Click here to go to Intergenerational page.

Youth and Seniors May 2022

Photos: Theresa Petersen and Jeannette Michelson

Two of the Garden Club of LBI’s outreach  programs that cover a broad range of ages  met  on Wednesday May 18, 2022. The Senior Services Committee met at Ocean County Southern Service Center for a spring program with local senior citizens. The Youth Garden Club Committee also met on Wednesday at the LBI branch of the Ocean County Library for a holiday arrangement for community children in grades 3-6.                                                               Click here to go to Senior Services page. 

Click here to go to the Youth Garden Club page.

The Standard Flower Show May 5, 2022

We Had a Flower Show!

Photos: Jeannette Michelson

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On Thursday May 5, 2022 the Garden Club of LBI held a Standard Flower Show at the Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences that was well attended by members and the public. Six design categories  were featured  with outstanding floral arrangements. The horticulture section was bountiful and the new- for-this-year education section  was enlightening. Refreshments, piano music and flowers made for a delightful afternoon.

But don’t stop here. Click on this link to view the Standard Flower Show page  to see this event in all its loveliness..