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Club members offer a variety of gardening interests and experience. Some like to get their hands dirty, others prefer floral arranging or designing a garden. Whatever the preference, we are always learning!  Everyone donates time and energy to plant and maintain Hopkinton's public spaces several times a year.    

HOPKINTON GARDEN CLUB OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS!

The Hopkinton Garden Club is soliciting applications for its 2015 Scholarship for Hopkinton residents with an interest in and of  several fields related to the garden club's mission.

Scholarships are available to:

  • Applicants maintaining legal residence in Hopkinton, Massachusetts for at least one year, and
  • High school or college students and any adults interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Forestry, Conservation, Environmental Sciences and related fields.

Applications may be obtained through the Hopkinton High School Guidance Department, the Joseph Keefe Technical School Guidance Office, or download here. The application deadline for college scholarships is April 19, 2015; however, scholarships for horticulture classes will be considered throughout the year and disbursed depending on available funds.

If you’re eligible, don’t miss this opportunity to apply!

Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts Scholarships Available

The Garden Club Federation of MA (GCFM) offers eleven scholarships to Massachusettes undergraduate and graduate students majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design or architecture, conservation, forestry, agronomy, city planning, environmental studies, land management, botany, biology, and allied subjects.

A description of the available scholarships and be found hereSee the GCFM's web site for additional information and application forms.  All applications are due by March 1, 2015.

We'd love to have you join us!

Want to have fun, learn about gardening, and help us make Hopkinton a beautiful, welcoming community? See our
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Hopkinton 300th House and Garden Tour - June 14th - Save the Date!

In celebration of Hopkinton's 300th Anniversary the Hopkinton Garden Club, the Hopkinton Woman's Club and the Hopkinton Historical Society have joined together for the first time to organize an exciting community event - "Hopkinton 300th House and Garden Tour".  We are showcasing seven exceptional homes in Hopkinton, representing the past three centuries of our town from historic early houses to a modern architect's home.  Also on display will be six verdant gardens, each unique and with many different features, such as a rose garden, pools, outdoor fireplace, and even a chicken coop.  This fundraising event is taking place on Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 11 am to 5 pm.  Advanced tickets will be available from garden club members and others after April 1, 2015 for $25.00.  Tickets will be sold the day of the event for $30.00. 

Hopkinton Garden Club Speaker Series March 17, 2015

"English Garden tour"

Free and Open to the Public!

On Tuesday, March 17th, Jina Kessler and Sheila Tiberio will present a tour of thirteen English gardens many of which are owned and maintained by the National Trust of England. The gardens were visited in July 2014 and are located in London as well as the southeast countryside of England and beyond.

Our “English Garden Tour” will include a brief history and highlights of Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Great Dixter, and Chartwell the family home and garden of  Sir Winston Churchill just to name a few.

Jina Kessler and Sheila Tiberio are both experienced gardeners. Jina is Co-President of the Hopkinton Garden Club. Sheila Tiberio is the Publicity Chair of the Natick Garden Club.

We hope you’ll join us for our March 17th event at the Faith Community Church, 146 Main Street, Room 233, in Hopkinton. Our general meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. The speaker portion starts at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. New members are welcome any time during our club year.