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“Springtime Floral Fusion” at the RI Home and Garden Show

The RI Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. will present an NGC Design Specialty Flower Show in conjunction with the Rhode Island Home Show 2018 at the Rhode Island Convention Center from Thursday, April 5, through Sunday, April 8, 2018. The show will consist of forty eight floral designs, educational displays (click here to view) and […]

RIFGC Life Member Group Luncheon

The Life Member Group of the RIFGC held its summer meeting and luncheon on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at The Dunes Club, 137 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett, RI, at 11:30 am. Three of our talented floral designers presented “Design Challenge, Part II”, a program highlighting each designer’s innovative use of the same materials. The cost […]

First Annual Meeting of the New England Garden Clubs, Inc. and 45th NGC Symposium

The New England Garden Clubs, Inc. will hold its First Annual Meeting at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI on October 30 and 31, 2017. That meeting will be immediately followed by the 45th National Garden Clubs, Inc. Symposium from October 31 to November 2, 2017. Click here for the registration form and other […]

Natasha Lisitsa & Daniel Schultz Presented by RIFGC, Inc. Judges’ Council

The RIFGC Judges’ Council presented the first Ruth Anderson Series program on Thursday, June 15, 2017. The speakers were the widely acclaimed Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz. The presentation was one and a half to two hours of spectacular floral designs. Seating was limited. Tickets were $20.00.  Click here for more information.

NGC, Inc. Announced Its Photo Competiton

National Garden Clubs, Inc. announced its International Photography Competition which was open from March 1 to April 15, 2017. Click here for more information.

Rehoboth Garden Club Scholarship Winner Announced

The 2016 winner of the Rehoboth Garden Club Scholarship is Elizabeth Oakley. Ms. Oakley, who is a junior at Colby College in Maine, is majoring in biology and religious studies. Presenting her with a $1,000 check are Pat Knowles, who chairs the Scholarship Committee, and Mary Louise Pacheco, the club’s Co-President. The club’s annual May […]

Quononoquott Garden Club Plants Daffodils

The Quononoquott Garden Club in Jamestown wants to thank Project Daffodillion, the Newport Department of Public Services and the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority for their help in planting about 4,000 daffodil bulbs. The garden club purchased the bulbs through Project Daffodillion. A crew from the Newport Department of Public Services brought the bulb […]

Cindy Wood Garden Club Helps Plant Gardens at the Trudeau Memorial Center

Cindy Wood Garden Club, with a $500 grant from the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, helped to plant three gardens at the Trudeau Memorial Center in Warwick. Click here to read the press release.

South County Garden Club Holiday House Tour

South County Garden Club will present it’s Holiday House Tour on Saturday, December 3, 2016. This fund raiser will benefit the Rhody Native initiative and the Master Gardeners’ School Garden Conference. Please click here for more information.

Ruth Anderson Series presents Natasha Lisitsa & Daniel Schultz

The RIFGC Judges’ Council will present the first Ruth Anderson Series program on Thursday, June 15, 2017. The speakers will be the widely acclaimed Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz. Seating is limited. Tickets will be $15.00 before April 1, 2017…$20.00 after April 1. Checks payable to Ruth Anderson Fund may be mailed to Adelaide Clifford, […]

Vision of Beauty 2017 Calendars Are Now Available

The 2017 NGC “Vision of Beauty” calendar features a design by our own Sue Redden, a long standing member of Barrington and Hameho Garden Clubs! Orders must be received no later than Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Click here for more information.

Plum Beach Garden Club Fundraiser

Plum Beach Garden Club is offering Commemorative Bricks for sale to support their ongoing civic beautification efforts in the community. The club maintains the gardens in Old Library Park,  the Anne Wallau memorial garden in Updike Park, the Gilbert Stuart herb garden and others. Click here for more information.