FGCCT News

  • A Victory Garden is virtually unknown to a populace currently searching to fight back against the COVID-19 virus, the enemy of this generation. Commonly known as war gardens or food gardens for defense, Victory Gardens accounted for close to 40% of the fresh vegetables grown during World War II. Estimates…

  • Join us at the State Flower Show for a Tour of Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Our 2020 State Flower Show, “Spring into Connecticut” Division I, Horticulture, will take us on a tour of our Affiliate organization, Connecticut’s Historic Gardens, from Fairfield County to the Quiet Corner. The Show will be at…

  • If your Garden Club is looking for a fun project this winter, consider entering the upcoming FGCCT, Inc. sponsored NGC Standard Flower Show “Spring into Connecticut.” The show will be at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford from February 20-23, 2020 and will include a Club Competition Class in both…

  • The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc’s (FGCCT) Standard Flower Show “April in Paris” will be held Thursday, February 21 through Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. FGCCT’s impressive juried show is part of the “38th Connecticut Flower & Garden Show”….

  • Helen H. Pritchard, 89 of Wallingford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 30, 2018. Helen was a leader, mentor and teacher to many. She was a Master Judge Emeritus and chaired both the 1998 Connecticut Flower Show “Watch Us” and the 1999 Flower Show “Let’s Celebrate” held at the Expo…

  • HAMDEN, CT: August 8, 2018 – A  ceremony to dedicate a memorial to Katherine Patrick, a long-time Board Member of The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc. (FGCCT), was held in the Bird and Butterfly Garden at Lockwood Farms shortly before the opening of the 108th Plant Science Day held…

  • “Ribbon-Cutting” of a Garland of Fresh Flowers and Greens opened the 37th Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show. This morning, a garland of fresh flowers and greens was ceremoniously cut to officially open the “37th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The theme…

  • The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc., has a new look! A new, updated logo has been introduced in conjunction with the unveiling of FGCCT’s new website. The logo captures the spirit of the original design, which featured an elm tree and a classic Connecticut stone wall. The new design…