Holiday Board Meeting on Thursday, 12/15 – 78 Wilson Avenue :)

Christmas Trees For Sale at Pinkney Park


On Sunday, December 11th (from noon to 3 pm), The Rowayton Gardeners  will join forces with the Rowayton Civic Association to sell the trees from the annual Nativity Pageant. Six and a half to eight feet tall, beautifully shaped and full, these trees are a steal at $35 each.  All proceeds go to support the community efforts of the two organizations, so your purchase of one or more will not only look good…it will DO good things for our town.  

Grapevine Wreaths Rock!


The Potting Shed recently hosted a terrific winter wreath workshop that Erin Combs and Amy Tyson led.  Fantastic materials – some purchased and some gathered locally – were one ingredient of the creative morning.  Just the right amount of instruction and a great deal of fun were two more essentials.  As usual, participants were astounded at their own ability to make a beautiful grapevine wreath.

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Awards “R” Us!


At a recent meeting of the Federated Garden Clubs of CT, our Club received a lot of accolades!  Congratulations to all: FGCCT Silver Tray Arboreal Award – Planting of a Tree; FGCCT Certificate of Achievement – A small standard Flower Show – Celebrating Historical Rowayton; FGCCT Citation – Horticulture – A small standard Flower Show – Celebrating Historical Rowayton; FGCCT Citation – Schedule – A small standard Flower Show – Celebrating Historical Rowayton; 

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Backyard Birds

White-breasted Nuthatch male Tekiela taken in Eden Prairie, MN

Priscilla Feral, chair of our Environment Committee, recently distributed an article she has written on “The Joy of Backyard Birds.” It is fascinating reading for those among us devoted to our feathered friends, and the article is based on a new book (October 2016) by Stan Tekiela entitled “Backyard Birds: Welcomed Guests at Our Gardens and Feeders.”  See Priscilla’s full article here.

Carve-A-Thon 2016 Photos


More than 100 young and creative pumpkin carvers took part in our 2016 Carve-A-Thon event.  Thanks to volunteers and parents – and in spite of the less than perfect weather, the two days of carving and the Pumpkin Stroll that followed were clearly a big success.  Take a look at some of the photos of this magical happening…

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