Annual Meeting

Federated Garden Clubs of CT 92nd Annual Meeting - A Zoom Webinar

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Julie Moir Messervy


Join your gardening friends virtually at the Annual Meeting to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and to welcome new Board of Directors members as they are installed.

The meeting will commence with an extraordinary and inspiring presentation by world renowned and award- winning landscape designer and acclaimed author, Julie Moir Messervy.  Julie is the principal designer of JMMDS, a landscape architecture and design firm in Saxtons River, Vermont, creators of public and private gardens around the country.

Her best-known work, the three-acre Toronto Music Garden, was designed in collaboration with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and received the Leonardo da Vinci Award for innovation and creativity. She will present “The Designer’s Way: Creating Gardens (and Lives) of Beauty and Meaning.” Using her firm’s projects as case studies, she will interweave personal stories with design theory and perspectives, as well as before-and-afters and tips that apply to creating a beautiful garden and living a joyful life.  For more on the spectacular projects and books by Julie Moir Messervy, go to : JMMDS.  Webinar registration details will follow.

Officers Installed at the 90th Annual Meeting

Federated Garden Clubs of CT, Inc. officers for the 2019-2021 term were installed by the New England Garden Clubs, Inc. Director, Susan Hinkel.  Pictured (L-R) are:

  • Recording Secretary Janet Spaulding
  • Second Vice-President Karin Pyskaty
  • First Vice President Polly Brooks
  • NEGC Director Susan Hinkel
  • President Arlene Field
  • Inge Venus