Fairfield Garden Club aka Geranium City Garden Club

Member
National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Pacific Region Garden Clubs, Inc.
California Garden Clubs, Inc.
Sacramento River Valley District
 
Contact Us:
Mary Colridge - 707-427-8455
President’s Theme
“To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow”
President’s Projects
International Bird Rescue Solano County Adopt-A-Bird Program, for the preservation of water birds in Solano County
Did You Know?
Fairfield, CA was known as the “Geranium City” in 1956—the year that Geranium City Garden Club was founded—because so many home landscapes were planted with geraniums.
 
President: 
Mary Colridge
Members: 33
Meetings
Fairfield Adult Recreation Center
1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfield CA
3rd Wednesday of the month,
September - June
Activities/programs/projects:
To increase knowledge and interest in amateur gardening and plant life and to promote horticulture activities in the Fairfield-Suisun area. Programs are planned monthly with guest speakers on a variety of garden topics.
Programs are planned monthly with guest speakers on a variety of topics
  • September - "Botanique" Exotic Plants, Anthony Mongero, Owner
  • October - Planting Bulbs (Drought tolerant, narcissus, amaryllis), William R.P. Welch (Bill the Bulb Baron)
  • November - Restoration of Putah Creek and Plants, Kent Anderson, Executive Director, Putah Creek Council
  • December - Christmas Program, Holy Spirit Choral Group
  • January - Countywide Agriculture and Water Needs, Ed King, Commissioner, Solano County Agriculture Agency
  • February - Sustainable Landscape and Gardening, Elena Karovlina, Executive Director, Sustainable Solano
  • March - Herbs and Seedlings, Rose Loveall, Owner, Morningsun Herb Farm
  • April - Seeds, Pots and Vertical Gardening, Tina Saravia, Master Gardener
  • May - Aquatic Plants, Evan Kammler & Paula Cummings, Sea Splendor Aquariums
 

 

 

 
 
 
Garden Club Projects:
  • Assist-A-Grad Scholarship:  A scholarship to benefit a high school senior in horticulture or related studies.
  • Arbor Day:  Planting trees in on our community every year.
  • Blue Star Memorial Byway Marker:  A national tribute to our military forces, American veterans, past, present, and future.  The marker stands in Geranium City Garden Club Garden at the Fairfield Senior Center.
  • Fairfield Adult Recreation  Center:  The Garden Club restored, beautified, and maintains the Senior Center patio garden with flowers, shrubs, ground cover, Japanese Maples, a fountain and bird bath.
  • Giving Back to the Community:  The Garden Club donates to the Suisun Wildlife Center, Rush Ranch, local food pantries, as well as care and rehabilitation centers.
  • Pauline Davidson Living Memorial Park:  Located on Pennsylvania Ave and Dana  Drive at the beginning of the Linear Park in Fairfield.  This park is dedicated to Pauline Davidson, founder of the Geranium City Garden Club.  The Club continues to maintain the park with the city.
  • Penny Pines:  The Club donates monthly to the reforestation of our nation's forests.
  • 3 Squares Project: Club members dedicate an area in their home garden to growing vegetables for donation to people in need.