Awards by Category

  • The Love-ly Garden Award

    28 August 2021

    The Love-ly Garden Award  (established 2006 in memory of Penny Jarvis):  An  appropriate garden ornament and an award certificate are given by the Gardening Consultants Council, for a garden created with love.  The recipient is selected by the Council’s Awards Committee from recommendations submitted to the Council Chair by August 15. …

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  • Yearbook Award of Excellence

    28 August 2021

    Yearbook Award of Excellence  (established 2004 by Program Chairmen Florence Flynn and Inge Venus):  This award may be presented to the outstanding Yearbook that best demonstrates an all-around approach to furthering The Federation President’s Theme.  For 2021-23, President Polly Brooks’ theme is We Grow Gardens & Gardeners. If your club has…

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  • Tribute Awards

    7 May 2021

    Tribute Awards are distinct awards to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions within their club, The Federation, and/or the community. A pin and a certificate are presented to the award recipients in the following categories: Civic Development Communications Conservation Floral Design Garden Therapy Horticulture Landscape and Landscape Design Photography…

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  • Photography

    11 September 2017

    Tribute Award for Photography:  Pin and certificate awarded to an individual member who has made outstanding contributions in this area.  Award Contact: secondvicepres@ctgardenclubs.org

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  • Special Recognition Awards

    2 September 2017

    Bronze Medal  (established 1935):  This is the highest award by The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc. It is awarded to an individual, couple, group or club for outstanding accomplishments in upholding the aims and purposes of The Federation. No officer, committee chairman, or member currently serving on the Board…

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  • Youth Awards

    2 September 2017

    Youth Award of Excellence: This award may be presented to a club for outstanding work with youth in a school setting.  Awards are presented in the four club sizes. Luckner Youth Award (established 1993): This award may be presented to a club for outstanding work with youth programs conducted outside of…

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  • Publication and Other Media Awards

    2 September 2017

    Publication and Website Awards: A Certificate of Merit is presented for the entry judged best in each category. Publications are submitted electronically: Membership brochures, leaflets or other publications designed to increase membership or bring public awareness to your club. Publications, such as newsletters, magazines and bulletins that are distributed at least…

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  • Landscape and Landscape Design Awards

    2 September 2017

    Habitat for Humanity Landscape Award  (established 2007 by Meg Bremer):  This award may be presented to a club for an outstanding landscaping or educational project. Landscape Design Council Award for Excellence in Design (established 1982, revised 2021) May be given to a professional landscape design firm, other commercial landscape business and/or…

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  • Horticulture Awards

    2 September 2017

    Award of Excellence in Horticulture: Certificates may be awarded in the four club sizes. Ellen Carder Memorial Award  (established January 1971):  In recognition of Ellen Carder’s interests and achievements in the field of horticulture, this award in the form of a suitable book, shall be given annually to a garden club…

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  • Floral Design and Flower Show Awards

    2 September 2017

    Tribute Award in Design:  Pin and certificate awarded to an individual member who has made outstanding contributions in this area.  Award Contact:  secondvicepres@ctgardenclubs.org Tapestry of Design Award (established 2006):  This award may be presented to a club or individual for an unusual or outstanding Project, Flower Show, Program, Event, or…

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