Annual Plant Swap and Sale
Gardeners get together to talk, swap, & purchase plants and gardening-related items. Club members are available to answer plant and gardening questions. This event is well attended
by both the public and by garden club members.
Chairs: Marilyn Minge, Bonnie Champion, Amanda Williams
Garden club members work throughout the Village and Town of New Paltz maintaining three gardens and six planters at the New York State Thruway.
NYS Thruway Exit 18 Planters
Chair: Bonnie Champion
Chestnut and Main Street Garden
Chairs: Shelly Ottens & Marilyn Minge
Magnolia Gardens Chair: Kathy Rivera
Every eighteen months, the garden club holds this entertaining
and creative fundraiser which is greatly enjoyed by the community.
Members design elaborate, themed, table settings with sumptuous
desserts and gorgeous flower arrangements. The money raised goes
toward the annual New Paltz High School Horticulture - Environmental Sciences Scholarship which is funded exclusively by the New Paltz Garden Club.
Food Collection for Family of New Paltz
At each regular meeting of the club, members bring non-perishable food items to donate to our local food pantry.
Family of New Paltz Chair: Shelly Ottens
Presentation of Garden Books to the Elting Memorial and Gardiner Libraries
Each year the club donates educational gardening books.
Chair: Elena Quick
Leila Stadelmann-Doris Bogert Memorial Fund
The fund is used for civic improvement in the Village of
Financial Donations to:
World Gardening Water for South Sudan and Dig Deep (Navajo wells)New Paltz High School Horticulture/Environmental Sciences $1000 Scholarship