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Welcome to the Bristol Garden Club Website

The Bristol Garden Club is an educational and charitable organization promoting knowledge of gardening and flower arranging, protection of the environment, and encouragement of civic planting, as well as charitable activities that further these objectives. The organization has continued to foster these ideals since its inception in 1928.

What's New?


July Newsletter - It’s hard to believe that the famous Bristol Fourth of July is already behind us! Why does summer fly by so quickly? Our Garden Club members are, no doubt, very busy tending to their own gardens, as well as Mrs. Perry’s Garden and the library garden; while we don’t have a July meeting, we do manage to keep in touch with one another! Link..


Colt Andrews Students at Rosecliff for Newport Flower Show 2024 Even though school is out for summer, several of the students had the opportunity to go to Rosecliff in Newport to participate in making a display that was shown during the Flower Show.  Link..

Pollinator Pathway Summer Newsletter - "The Buzz" Link..

​Herreshoff Museum corner garden around the sign gets a refresh thanks to volunteers, Laura Thomas and Paul and Gail Burmeister.


Dates to Remember

August 14 - Saltwater Studio Presentation - Update! The location for this event has changed.  Link 


August 17 - Black Ships Festival

Come back to the Black Ships Festival's Cultural Marketplace Fair on Saturday August 17th!

The Black Ships Festival – Saturday, August 17th, 2024    10:00am-3:00pm
Independence Park, Bristol, RI 419-459 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809    
Free event. This is a rain or shine event.

Representatives of the Bristol Garden Club will demonstrate the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging, Ikebana and Japanese Kokedama demonstration

September 11 - Annual Fall Luncheon

Please SAVE THE DATE,  Noon to 3pm, for our annual Fall Luncheon to be held at Blithewold. This year's event will feature the renowned John Tschirch, as our esteemed speaker.


John hails himself as an Architectural historian, writer, teacher and photographer. He has just written a wonderful book on the History of Newport Gardens which will be his focus topic this year! 


If you have never heard him speak, you are in for a real treat!



Wednesday September 11, 2024:

Noon: speaker presentation

1:15pm: we will have a lovely luncheon hosted by the Kitchen at Blithewold. 

Our monthly business meeting will follow. 


Members $40

Guests $50


Dahlia - Celeste Bernardino


The Bristol Garden Club is a great way to share your interests in gardening and plants.  Anyone interested in learning more about our organization or topics related to gardening is welcome to join us as a guest at our monthly meetings.  For additional information about becoming a member contact the Club through our email address, All are welcome.

The club meets on the second Wednesday of each month, except January and July, at 1:00 PM.


Click here for more information about our Meetings and Programs

Our Partners

National Garden Club

American Daffodil Society

New England Garden Club

RI Federation of Garden Clubs

Mount Hope Farm

Blithewold Gardens, Mansion and Arboretum

East Bay Chamber of Commerce
Rogers Free Library

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