Fairfield Garden Club aka Geranium City Garden Club

National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Pacific Region Garden Clubs, Inc.
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Sacramento River Valley District
Contact Us:
Carmen Foston (707) 580-2946
Harry Matte (707) 419-5060
Marily Tigner (707) 429-0565
President’s Theme
“The Glory of the Garden”
President’s Projects
Provide support and donations to Meals on Wheels as well as donations to the Christmas Angel Program through the Salvation Army
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.
Carmen Foston, Harry Matte
& Marilyn Tigner
Members: 34
Fairfield Adult Recreation Center
1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfield CA
3rd Wednesday of the month,
September - June
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:  Birding and Nature, John Robinson, Author, Biologist, Professional Ornithologist
  • October: Suisun Wildlife Center, Monique Liguori, Executive Director
  • November: Club Project
  • December:  Christmas Program, Holy Spirit Choral Group, Africa Photo Presentation
  • January: Tillandsia Plant Care, Nathanael Miller, Air Plant Hub
  • February: Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company, Ann Sievers, Owner
  • March: Gardening to Attract Pollinators, Melinda Nestlerode, Master Gardener
  • April: Care and Growing of Orchids, Paul Juberg, Napa Orchid Society
  • May: Flower Arranging, Heide Stack, Club Member
  • June: Potluck Picnic



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.