2021-2022 Main Club Programs
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.
Join us for our 2021-2022 season!
Main Club Programs take place at 10 AM the second Wednesday of September-November and January-May. In November we meet in the evening, and in April we have both day and evening meetings.
Meetings are via zoom and open to members only. To join, please visit our membership page. For a full listing, see Programs. To view past Main Club programs on YouTube, CLICK HERE.
In Your Garden: Virtual Talks with Garden Club Experts!
Lexington’s Cary Library and LFGC are pleased to present year-round talks on a variety of topics. Please sign up at least 24 hours in advance by clicking on the program listed in the Cary Library schedule. To check the full listing of recorded Library programs, click here.
Wednesday, December 8, 1 PM
Topiary Decorations with Christina Gamota
Are you getting ready for the holidays and winter entertaining?
Christina Gamota, with moderator Ashley Rooney, will introduce
green, dry, and decorative topiaries, which can be used for different
holidays - Christmas, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving -
all year long. You will make memories that will last for years!
The Lexington Field and Garden Club is now offering a “Grants for Gardeners” program!
This program funds innovative ideas developed by you, our members, over the fiscal year. If you have a new idea that promotes our mission of “education, service and friendship” or that benefits the Town of Lexington, please click here for more information. The next grant application deadline is September 15, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, via zoom
Reducing Invasive Plants and Recovering a Healthy Plant Community
with Trevor Smith
Trevor Smith holds several landscape certifications and is also a past President of the Ecological Landscape Alliance and a current Trustee. Trevor is an award winning, regenerative landscape designer, specializing in Green Infrastructure, native plant design, habitat creation and nutrient dense urban crop production. He is passionate about the natural world which inspires his commitment to ecological principles and practices. Mr. Smith’s talk will ask the questions; What is an invasive plant? What is their impact on our native plant community? Who or what is to blame for the invasion? Trevor Smith will answer these questions and more in this in-depth look at our struggle with invasive plants. Organic and eco-friendly methods of control and eradication for planting beds and lawns and wood lines as well as what we can do to alter our gardens to make them less desirable for invasive plants. This talk should leave you well informed and inspired to do your part to reset the balance.