The Garden Club of Bermuda
Bermuda Charity No.354


 


 

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ABOUT US

 


Officers and Committee Members gathered for outgoing President Deanna Moss's luncheon July 2013
l-r back Sue Conyers, Debbie Burville, Cheri Hunter, Anna Fulton and Rosemary Long
'Round the table l-r Joy Nash, Tricia Cooper, Liz Jones Ashurst, Rosalind Gutteridge, Dianna Doe, Betsey Mowbray, Sally Godet, Deanna Moss and Janet Owner

The Garden Club of Bermuda was started in 1921 to stimulate interest in horticulture, floral design and related subjects, and to aid in the conservation of natural resources of the Island.  To this end its members work hard to raise money for horticultural and environmental scholarships, and to support the local environmental community, whilst having fun along the way! 

Eight general meetings are held annually (October to May) during which the business of the Club is transacted and members compete for points in various categories - flowers, fruit and vegetables, flower arranging and plant exchange.  A guest speaker is invited.

Major fundraisers such as the Open Houses and Gardens programme are organised when possible, and the Club annually provides financial assistance to a number of Bermudians who wish to study overseas in the fields of horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental studies and related subjects through their scholarship programme.

Many members are accomplished floral designers whose work is often seen in our churches, Open Houses programme and other public places.  Some compete and judge in overseas events.  Please refer to this website for details.  Members participate regularly in the annual Agricultural Exhibition as exhibitors, stewards, judges and judges' assistants.  The Club was a founding member of Keep Bermuda Beautiful, and supports the work of the Bermuda National Trust and other projects throughout the islands. 

Please browse through our website; we are a very busy Club and have many activities for those interested in any aspects of gardening and floriculture.  We welcome new members, and are always looking for volunteers to help with our many fun projects.  Above all  members will attest to the camaraderie and friendships forged as a result of becoming involved in this special organisation.  And if you are looking for floral art inspiration, this is the place. Please enjoy the many wonderful floral displays in our website created by our very talented members.

 


CLUB OFFICERS

PRESIDENT: Susan Conyers
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT:
Deanna Moss
VICE PRESIDENT:
Anna Fulton
RECORDING SECRETARY:
Marion Fogarty
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY:
Rosalind Gutteridge
TREASURER:
Donna Leitch
 

STANDING COMMITTEES AND DEPUTIES

CONSERVATION & EDUCATION:
Jill Lamneck & Holly Flook
FLORAL ART:
Chairman -Vacant
FLOWER BENCH:
Chairman - Peter Holmes, Deputy - Sylvia Outerbridge
FRUIT & VEGETABLES BENCH:
Chairman - Sharlene Joell, Deputy - Christine Saul
MEMBERSHIP:
Co-Chairs - Joanne Hunt & Carol Sims
OPEN HOUSES & GARDENS:
Co-Chairs - Anna Fulton, Karen Smith
PLANT EXCHANGE:
Chairman - Tricia Cooper
PHOTOGRAPHY: Betsy Baillie & Heather Brewer

 

COMMITTEES AND DEPUTIES

GARDEN TOURS - Felicite Davidson
HOUSE MANAGER -
Cheri Hunter
SHOP SUPPLIES -
Karen Smith
JUDGES COMMITTEE -
Debbie Burville
LIBRARY -
Rosemary Long
BERMUDA NATIONAL TRUST REPRESENTATIVE -
Rosalind Gutteridge
SCHOLARSHIPS -
Deanna Moss
PUBLICITY & WEBSITE -
Joy Nash
COMMUNICATIONS -
Janet Owner
DIRECTORY -
Cindy Young
KEEP BERMUDA BEAUTIFUL REPRESENTATIVE -
Sylvia Outerbridge
ENVIRONMENTAL COALITION ORGANISATION REPRESENTATIVE -
Anna Fulton

 

The Garden Club of Bermuda is affiliated with:

National Garden Clubs
The Garden Club of America
National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies of Great Britain (NAFAS)
Royal Horticultural Society
World Association of Flower Arrangers (WAFA)
The Garden Clubs of Ontario

Click on any of the above links for direct access to their website
 


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