Summer 2020 Programs

We welcome your support!

Our Mission

Founded in 1876, the Lexington Field & Garden Club is committed to and focused on  education, service, and friendship. We offer many educational, social, and community improvement opportunities through lectures, workshops, field trips, and projects focused on horticulture and landscaping.

For our latest news and updates, click here!

Join us for our 2020-2021 season! 

Main Club Public Programs take place the second Wednesdays of September-November and January-May.

In October we meet in the evening, and in April we have both day and evening meetings.

Our meetings are open to the public, so please come and bring a friend! For a full listing, see Programs page.

Summer in Your Garden: Virtual Talks with Garden Club Experts!

Lexington’s Cary Library is working with LFGC to present talks on Wednesdays in June at 1 PM.  A reservation is required so you receive the program link. Click here to view the videos on the library’s YouTube Channel of past programs. You can register for individual programs by clicking on the program title below. For further information visit the Cary Library calendar

Thus far we have talked on Vegetable Gardens for Beginners, Container Vegetable Gardening with Guy Doran,  Sun and Shade Gardening with Elaine Doran and Pollinator Gardens with Native Plants with Georgia Harris.

June 10, 1 PM  
Designing Your Water Garden With Linda Walsh
What is a water garden and why would you want one, you ask? Join us for this special gardening session where Linda Walsh and Ashley Rooney discuss the importance of water gardens in our community, how to design and plant your own, as well as the larger environmental issues related to having them. This is a discussion that folks with environmental and sustainability concerns should not miss (and, of course, our gardeners!).

June 17, 1 PM  
A Victory Garden in the Middle of a Pandemic with Carla Fortmann  
We've been through this before where gardens were a sign of hope during times of despair. Join Carla Fortmann and Ashley Rooney as they discuss the modern Victory Garden and its implications for the Lexington Community. How can you start or join a Victory Garden? What's the purpose? Carla and Ashley will be pleased to answer all of your questions!

June 24, 1 PM  
Goats in your lawn and garden? What are the benefits and concerns? Please join Halé Sofia Schatz and Ashley Rooney, while Halé shares her experiences in integrating goats with her gardens. After this, you'll be wanting a few goats of your own!