Gifts + Resources

The SGC has made charitable contributions to the following organizations:

Avalonia Land Conservancy, Inc.

American Horticulture Society

Borough of Stonington, CT  Wayland’s Wharf Rain Garden and U. S. Post Office Gardens

Connecticut College Arboretum

Clean Up Sound & Harbor (CUSH)

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center – Coogan Farm Giving Garden

Eastern Connecticut Conservation District

Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut

Garden Club of America

Garden Conservancy

La Grua Center – Children’s Greens Workshop

New England Wildflower Society

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center – supporting Community Garden, Holiday Toy Drive

Salt Marsh Opera

Stonington Cemetery Inc. – Bulb planting and beautification

Stonington Free Library – Garden Book donations, Holiday, and Floral Arrangements

Stonington Historical Society – supporting public open space at Lighthouse Museum and Capt. Nathaniel Palmer House Museum

Stonington Land Trust

Stonington Elementary Schools:  Naturescapes 3rd Grade School Field Trip Program

The Nature Conservancy

The Stonington Community Center (COMO)- Children’s Garden, Village Fair

Town of Stonington – Stonington Beautification Committee

Town of Stonington High School teaching garden

Town of Stonington High School Environmental Science Scholarship & Stewardship Award

Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association

(Please note: In addition to the above list, the Club creates and donates holiday centerpieces to local area senior long and short-term residences)

Community Resources and Friends of The Stonington Garden Club:

The Connecticut Audubon Society

Avalonia Land Conservancy

Connecticut Butterfly Organization

Connecticut Garden Clubs

Clean Up Our Sound

The Stonington Historical Society & Woolworth Library

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Stonington Land Trust

Stonington Refuse/Recycle 154 Greenhaven Rd., Stonington | (860) 535-5088

Stonington Conservation Commission

 Native Plants in CT

National Resources:

American Horticultural Society

AHS Zone Maps

Garden Club of America

Garden Conservancy

Gardens with Wings 

National Garden Clubs

Area Nurseries:

Pequot Plant Farm (Stonington CT)

Stonington Gardens (Stonington CT)

Farmer’s Daughter Nursery (Kingston RI)

Logee’s (Danielson, CT)

Nearby Gardens and Arboretums to Explore:

Connecticut College Arboretum, New London, CT

Connecticut’s Historic Gardens

Garden on the Bridge, Windham, CT

University of Connecticut Arboretum and Tree Touring Guide

Veteran’s Memorial Rose Garden, Norwich, CT

Educate Yourself

University of Connecticut Master Gardener Program

New York Botanical Garden Education

Greenwich Botanical Center

Connecticut League of Conservation Voters

Connecticut Fund for the Environment

Fun In Connecticut Gardens

Discover New England’s Glorious Gardens

Hardiness Zone Map

Beginner’s Guide to Earth Worms

Out of State Botanical Gardens:

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME

New York Botanical Garden

Bailey Arboretum, Lattingtown, NY

Bartlett Arboretum

Highstead Arboretum

Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Lasdon Park, Katonah, NY

Chelsea Gardens

Smith College Botanical Garden

The Brooklyn Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden

New York City Central Park Conservancy

Mille Fleurs Garden

Garden Issues:

Boxwood Blight

Composting and more composting

Native plant recommendations


Connecticut Invasive Species


Seed Savers Exchange

Starting Seed Calculator

Practical Garden Tips

University of Maine: Gardening


USDA Forest Service

USDA Forest Service


Plant Identification

Go Botany

Plant Database

Stonington Garden Club
P.O. Box 385
Stonington, CT, 06378
The Stonington Garden Club's objective is to educate and encourage interest in the environment, conservation, community projects and to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening.