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Awards & Affiliations

Groton Garden Club Local Plants

How to Join

If you have already visited our club, and would like to join, please download and complete a Membership Form and return it by mail with your dues.


We meet on the first Tuesday of every month from October through June.

New Membership Form


All Awards received from the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts (GCFM) unless otherwise noted.

  • 1967 Civic Beautification – The island area in front of Lavender and Dunkin Donuts (no longer maintained by us), $200 from Sears Roebuck

  • 1970 Citation – Beautification $15.00 from Sears Roebuck

  • 1974 Citation – Garden Therapy

  • 1978 Award of Appreciation – Garden Therapy

  • 1980 National and State Awards – Flower Show, Silver Bowl and Certificate of Achievement

  • 1990 Bay State Award – Flower Show

  • 1991 State Award and President’s Bowl “Overall Excellence in Civic Development Projects“

  • 1992 Club of Distinction Award

  • 1994 Club of Distinction Award

  • 1995 Club of Distinction Award

  • 2015 National and State Awards – Civic Beautification, Boutwell House Gardens, certificate and silver plate

  • 2016 Barbara May Website Award for a medium-sized club. Our website also received a first-place award from the National Club.

  • 2018 Civic Development Award for Landscaping a Public Building

  • 2018 Certificate of Merit for planting Arbor Day trees, and the design and installation of new landscape at the Groton Fire Station

  • 2022 The following awards were received for the 2021 Annual Public Lecture: Natural Control of Pesky Invasive Plants 

    • Patricia Dennett Grant Award – for a community outreach program in ecology, conservation, or horticulture education. This includes a grant of $500.

    • The Public Relations award for publicity and reaching a large segment of the community.

  • 2022 Barbara May Website Award for the Groton Garden Club Website

  • 2022 Yearbook Award

  • 2023 Publications Award for our GGC Postcard

  • 2023 The LaVerne R. Collard Wildflower Award for the Native Garden at Town Hall.

Affiliate Memberships

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