ABOUT US





Hello and welcome to The Garden Club of Mansfield! 

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and proud member of the National Garden Clubs,Inc., New England Region and Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc., South Shore District.

Club was organized in 1993 and federated in 1994.

The main objective of our club is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening among amateurs, to contribute to civic improvement and to enhance the beauty of Mansfield.
 
We meet on the second Thursday of each month at 
7:00 pm at The Congregational Church of Mansfield,
17 West Street, Mansfield.  Our Monthly Meeting link will give you the agenda and occasional location change.


Our meetings consist of various speakers and workshops from landscape contractors, Master gardeners, garden retailers or any other garden related subject.  

Refreshments are served at each meeting by our members.


Membership is open to anyone, of at least 21 years of age, who loves to garden. Yearly dues for members are $25.00 for General Members or $45 for Donating Members and any new members joining the club after January 1st, will pay half.
 
Potential new members, who are undecided about joining The Garden Club of Mansfield, are encouraged to attend two meetings whereupon if so deciding to become a member, dues shall be paid to the Treasurer at the end of that second meeting.




Executive Board of 2019-2020

President:  Allyson Anderson-Sterling
Vice President:  Cheryl Christie
Secretary:  Diane McGee
Treasurer:  Beth Wheeler



Membership for 2019-2020


32 General Members
9 Donating Members
3 Associate Members



CONTACT US
Address
The Garden Club of Mansfield
P.O. Box 1397
Mansfield, MA 02048
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CLUB AWARDS

2016
Marshfield Fair:
Amateur Garden Exhibit:
“The Secret Garden”
~ 2nd Place ~
The Shed Exhibit:
“The Family that Gardens Together Grows Together”
~ 3rd Place ~
 
2015
High School Essay Contest:
~ State ~
Marshfield Fair,
Amateur Garden Exhibit:
“A Picnic In the Garden”
(A tribute to Cheryl Collins)
~ 1st Place ~
 
2012
Yearbook:
Regional, 30-44 member club
~ 1st Place ~
 
2011
Yearbook: Regional
~ Award of Merit ~
Youth Poetry Contest
~ State ~

2007
Youth Poetry Contest
~ State ~
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State ~


2006
Patriotic Grant:
~ “Let Freedom Ring” ~
GCFM Award of Distinction:
~ Youth Programs ~
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State ~
Youth Poetry Contest
~ State ~
High School Essay Contest
~ State ~
 

2002
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State ~
Youth Poetry Contest
~ State & Regional ~
High School Essay Contest
~ State ~

2001
Smokey Bear & Woodsy
Owl Poster Contest
~ National ~
High School Essay Contest
~ National ~


2005
Smokey Bear & Woodsy
Owl Poster Contest:
~ State & Regional ~
Youth Poetry Contest:
~ State, Regional & National ~
 
2004
GCFM Award of Distinction:
~ Youth Programs ~
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest:
~ State, Regional & National ~

2003
~ Four Seasons Award ~
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State ~
Youth Poetry Contest
~ Regional ~

2000
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State, Regional, National, & National Grand Prize ~
Youth Poetry Contest
~ National ~
Junior Poster Contest
~ National ~
High School Essay Contest
~ State ~

1999
Gala Civic Beautification Showcasing Exhibit
~ 1st place ~
Certificate of Appreciation
~ Fisher-Richardson Fragrance Garden ~
High School Essay Contest
~ State & Regional ~
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State, Regional & National ~
 
1998
Junior High Essay Contest
~ State ~
 
1997
PETALS Grant Recipient
~ Scott Goyea site ~
High School Essay Contest
~ State ~
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State ~
 
1996
~ Club of Distinction Award ~
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
~ State & Regional ~



BOOKS DONATED TO MANSFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY BY THE CLUB


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Books donated in honor of
children of GC members

Other donated  books

1995:
Garden Crafts for Kids by D. Rhoade (Kimberly Manteiga)
Inch By Inch: The Garden Song by D. Mallett (Victoria Daley)

1996:
Mr. Carey’s Garden by J. Cutler  (Emily Wiskow)
Mrs. Rose’s Garden by E. Greenstein  (Brendan Keady)
Mouse and Mole and the Year-round Garden by D. Cushman (Brendan McCormick)
Sunflower House by E. Bunting  (Timothy Moomey)

1997:
The Butterfly Alphabet by K.B. Sandved (Zoe Blackman)
The Surprise Garden by Z. Hall  (Matthew Coyle)

1998:
The Children’s Kitchen Garden by G. Brennan (Austin Leavitt) 
The Complete Backyard Nature Activity Book by R.M. Koontz (John Underwood); 
A Tree is Growing by A. Dorros  (Julia Gaughan) 
In the Children’s Garden by C.L. Schaefer (Ryan McCormick)

1999:
The Secret Garden Notebook: A First Gardening Book by Breshch & Foss  (Jessica Cowan);
The Flower Alphabet Book by J. Pallotta (Michael Sestak);
The Tremendous Tree Book by B. Brenner (Christopher Coyle);
Willie Was Different by N. Rockwell (Bradford McGee)

2000:
Autumn Leaves by K. Robbins (Christopher Kelleher)

2001:
Who Is In the Garden? by V. Rosenberry (Shamus McCormick);
Spring’s Sprung by L. Plourde  (Laura Chaffee)

2002:
Waiting for Wings by L. Ehlert  (Samantha Greco); Flora’s Surprise by D. Gliori  (Meredith Cowan);
How Groundhog’s Garden Grew by L. Cherry  (Gregory Coyle);
Cottage Garden Alphabet by A. Wisnewski (Joseph DeMassi)

2003:
Magical Garden of Claude Monet by L. Anholt (Christina Chaffee);
A Child’s Garden of Verses by R.L. Stevenson (Danielle Donovan)

2004:
Lucy’s Secret by M. Levert (Olivia Coyle)
2005:
In the Garden: Who’s Been Here? by L.B. George (Haiden Peavey)

2006:
Growing Vegetable Soup by L. Ehlert (Liam Cowan)

2008:
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss (Timothy Sottak)

2009: A Child’s Garden:  60 Ideas to Make Any Garden Come Alive for Children by M. Dannenmaier (Mary Donovan)
2000:
The Reader’s Digest New Illustrated Guide to Gardening

2016:
The Frightened Frog by National Garden Club

2018:
Peonies: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden by Jane Eastoe in memory of Russ Hartmann