The Garden Club of Manchester was founded in 1920 with the simple mission to promote love for, interest in and knowledge of horticulture.

While the mission has stayed the same, the Club has grown in membership, from 10 to over 100, and the work of the Club can be seen throughout the Manchester/Dorset and surrounding areas, from civic beautification to conservation to education.  Please explore the site to learn more!

Due to the current pandemic many of the Club's events and meeting have been cancelled or the dates have been changed. We will update the calendar as new information is available.


Click here to see a listing of all upcoming meetings and events

This will be a Zoom Meeting.... Details to follow


Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

East Dorset Historic Homes

GCM member Michele Pagan will speak about homes, plants and gardens that pre-date the marble industry.

Coordinator: Michele Pagan

We will be having the Bird Walk this year!!  Yeah!! 

Tuesday, May 18th, 7:00a.m. at the Manchester Country Club.  It is an easy walk along a cart path overlooking the marsh and wetlands.  Afterwards, the Breakfast will be at 9:00 at the Equinox Village. For admittance to the Breakfast, one will need to show a card for proof of completion of the first and second vaccine shot.  As soon as cost for breakfast is determined we will post!!  Thank you Martha for making this happen!


Saturday, May 22, 2021 

Annual Plant, Bake and Tag Sale

All member participation needed for our fundraiser for Civic Beautification. 

Location: SVAC  details to follow 

Coordinators:  Carolyn Brogan, Anne MacLaurin and Becky Moore

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

Floral Demonstration by Jaga

In preparation for the Flower Show floral designer Jaga Smiechowski from Rutland GC will inspire and put us at ease to create our own design for the show.

Location: Wilburton Inn  

Coordinator: Sue Hinkel

First Snow fall

Photo Credit Donna Davis