Our club’s mission is to advance gardening interest and knowledge among our members and the community. We pride ourselves in being a working club that encourages its membership to plant, design, conserve, share and to have fun along the way.
The Garden Club of Mountain Lakes was awarded the Borough of Mountain Lakes’ 2017 Janice D. Hunts Life Time Achievement Award for Volunteerism.
The Garden Club of Mountain Lakes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1936. We are a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey and the National Garden Clubs, Inc.
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The Garden Club contributes to the community:
Maintains nine community gardens
Provides wreaths for the borough's Memorial Day ceremony
Conducts Junior Nature Club, an after-school enrichment program for third grade students
Hosts an annual Plant Sale offering perennials dug from members’ gardens, a selection of native plants, and information about environmental topics
Participates in decorating Drumthwacket, the New Jersey Governor’s Mansion, each holiday season
Displays a Critter Tree each holiday season at the Mountain Lakes library, featuring hand-made ornaments of botanical materials
Presents speakers and presentations on fun and useful topics of interest to gardeners and the community
Our sale features locally homegrown plants donated by our membership, a selection of native plants sourced from a native plant-specialist nursery, delightful succulent gardens and fresh floral bouquets created by our members, youth activity by ML Makerspace, and community environmental education. Rain or Shine, the sale provides a great venue for neighbors and garden club friends to connect and celebrate springtime and to share our love of gardening with the community.