Civic Development

  • As part of the Club's beautification program, seven flower planters located in Watertown and Oakville are lovingly designed and maintained by club members. On occasion town residents are asked to vote on the most popular design.

  • In the spring of 2015, with the financial assistance of The Watertown Foundation Inc., a pollinator garden was planted on the corner of Echo Lake Road and Buckingham Street, accenting a Chamber of Commerce display.

  • A design plan for the U.S. Post Office in Oakville was developed and implemented in October, 2015. Intregal to this garden's success were contributions from Watertown's Public Works, Highway Department and Economic Development Committee; Robby Piazzaroli, a local resident; and community members who volunteered their expertice and time to enhance the site.

  • Holiday wreaths are designed and distributed to Watertown Police, Fire and Municipal Center buildings each year.

Garden Therapy

Members volunteer to participate in garden-themed activities with residents at both Trinity Terrace and Apple Rehabilitation.

Junior Gardening

An active junior gardening program introduces young Watertown students to the joys of gardening. Students, parents, teachers and Club members combine their time, energy and knowledge in endeavors that replenish and beautify school grounds. The Swift Middle School Junior Gardeners participate in an active after-school program, maintaining two courtyards, three seasonal planters and participate in gardening and nature programs. The program has won awards of excellence from The Federated Garden Clubs of CT, Inc.


The Watertown Garden Club offers a scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior who is a resident of Watertown and intends to earn a 2 - 4 year degree in horticulture or a related field.