Welcome to the
Wakefield, MA Garden Club

Upcoming events

    • 17 Oct 2023
    • 6:15 PM
    • Hosted by Reading Garden Club

    "From the White House to Your House" Ruth Loiseau


    • Master Floral Designer

    • Served at the White House for over 28 years, SBA

    Nationally recognized Master Floral Designer, Ruth Loiseau has created magnificent floral designs for special events at the White House since the Reagan Administration; these include Congressional Barbecues, the visit of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, the NATO Summit, State Dinners and for both visits of Queen Elizabeth II. She was presented the Certificate of Appreciation by Hillary Clinton in 1998 and continues to assist with special events for the current administration.

    Ruth’s work has been featured in many prestigious print publications over the years. Ms. Loiseau also owns and operates multiple businesses such as RuthL., RuthL Organics and Fleur De La Vie, and Couture Flowers Magazine. She is a highly respected lecturer on the art of floral and interior design and had the honor recently to be featured as the Keynote Speaker at the Bouquets to Art event at the De Young Museum in San Francisco Ca. Ms. Loiseau speaks at prestigious Garden Club events throughout the United States.

    Her lifelong expertise in floral design, her workshops, her lectures and her reputation are nationally renowned.

    • 14 Nov 2023

    "Embellished Pumpkins Workshop" MaryBeth Hayes

    Semper Virens Flowers

    • 12 Dec 2023

    "Fun with Flowers" Katy Leva, Flower Show Judge

    Holiday Bazaar - Everyone Bring Something

    • 13 Feb 2024

    Daytime Virtual Meeting - "Easiest Houseplants Ever with Style"  Tovah Martin

    This virtual lecture is full of easily hosted ideas.  No matter what your home environment offers, we've got you covered with recommendations for plants that will become copacetic roommates.  The goal is to find botanical companions that will make your life ultra beautiful.


    • 12 Mar 2024

    Mindfulness and the Aging Gardener


    Evening Meeting - Michele Fronk-Schuckel

    This introduction to healthful practices is designed to center on the gardener’s wellbeing in a chaotic world. Learn practical wellness skills and come to understand the fundamentals of mindfulness that can be applied to daily life. We’ll also discuss ways to adjust your gardening to our changing bodies as we age.

    • 9 Apr 2024

    Daytime Meeting - Roses - Mike & Angelina Chute

    Co-Owner's of Rose Solutions 

    Program:  David Austin's English Roses for New England Gardens


    • 11 Jun 2024

    Annual Meeting and Luncheon 

Past events

21 Sep 2023 Annual Harvest Brunch
8 Jun 2023 Annual Luncheon
20 May 2023 Floral Way Festival (On the Spot Soil Testing Too!)
13 Apr 2023 President's Meeting - Welcoming Native Plants and Insects to your Garden.
9 Mar 2023 Regenerative Organic Healthy Soils
9 Feb 2023 Winter Sowing
8 Dec 2022 Holiday Wonder
10 Nov 2022 The Magic of a Winter Garden
13 Oct 2022 Fifty Shades of Shade
29 Sep 2022 Annual Harvest Brunch
9 Jun 2022 Annual Meeting & Luncheon
14 May 2022 Annual Floral Way Festival
14 Apr 2022 Sensational Dahlias, Something for Everyone
10 Mar 2022 Art in Bloom Roadshow
10 Feb 2022 Beyond the Snapshot, Finding your photographic vision.
13 Jan 2022 Winter Sowing
14 Dec 2021 Tips, Tricks & Trade Secrets
11 Nov 2021 Welcoming Native Plants & Insect into Your Garden
12 Oct 2021 "Foolproof Hydrangeas"
23 Sep 2021 Annual Harvest Brunch
16 May 2020 TBD - Floral Way Festival
16 Apr 2020 Evening Social & Business Meeting - Get Ready for Spring
12 Mar 2020 Evening Social & Business Meeting - Nantucket Light Baskets
13 Feb 2020 Tea - Day Meeting - Pruning Demystified
12 Dec 2019 Shared Meeting with Crystal Garden Club - "Art in Bloom Road Show"
14 Nov 2019 Evening Social & Business Meeting - Color Gardens
17 Oct 2019 Annual Joint Club Meeting
13 Jun 2019 Annual Meeting and Luncheon
2 Jun 2019 National Garden Week
18 May 2019 Floral Way Festival - 2019
25 Apr 2019 Presidents' Tea\Luncheon "Jaw Dropping, Traffic Stopping, Get your neighbors talking Containers"
14 Mar 2019 Evening Meeting: Classical Vertical Gardens: Vines that flower up and around
14 Feb 2019 Day Meeting & Tea: The Hidden Gardens of Beacon Hill
13 Dec 2018 Evening Meeting: Eco-Friendly Floral Designs for the Holidays (Shared with Crystal Garden Club)
2 Dec 2018 Hartshorne Holiday Open House - 41 Church Street - Public Welcome
15 Nov 2018 Evening Meeting: A Look at English Gardens
18 Oct 2018 Annual Harvest Brunch & Green Elephant Auction (Members Only)
11 Oct 2018 Annual "Joint" Club Meeting
23 Aug 2018 Maureen Coughlin - Open Garden Visit in Wakefield
9 Aug 2018 Rose Guanci - Pool & Garden Visit in Wakefield
11 Jul 2018 Chris Briggs - Open Garden Visit in Concord
14 Jun 2018 Annual Meeting & Luncheon - National Garden Week
19 May 2018 Floral Way Festival
19 Apr 2018 Evening Meeting: Teresa Mosher - Caring for Roses
8 Mar 2018 Evening Meeting: A Look at English Gardens
8 Feb 2018 CANCELLED: Day Meeting & Tea: Megan McCue Guest Speaker
11 Jan 2018 Day Meeting & Tea: Plants of the Middlesex Fells
15 Dec 2017 Boxwood Tree Workshop
12 Dec 2017 Evening Meeting: Table Wreaths with Speaker Lisa Greene
3 Dec 2017 Hartshorne Holiday Open House - 41 Church Street - Public Welcome
16 Nov 2017 Speaker: Culinary Herbs & Techniques & Soil Testing Opportunity
9 Nov 2017 Holiday Wreath Workshop
26 Oct 2017 Annual "Joint Club" Meeting (Members Only) - Planting a Garden for Pollinators
19 Oct 2017 Harvest Brunch(Members Only)

Organized October 9, 1930.  Federated 1932.  Member of The National Garden Clubs, Inc.  New England Region.  

Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. | Middlesex District

Wakefield Garden Club, Wakefield Massachusetts

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