Gardening Clubs on LI

All over Nassau and Suffolk County are garden clubs where people can get together and discuss their favorite gardening tips and chores. You are bound to find one that is perfect for you, here is a list of the garden clubs located around Long Island. 

American Rhododendron Society

Meets: September – May 

Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay 

Dues: $40

Bonsai Society of Greater New York

Meets: Monthly

William C. Odol Community Center in H. Garrick Williams Park in Massapequa

Dues: $17 for students, $40 for single, $45 for joint membership

Eastern Suffolk Bonsai Society

Meets: 7PM Second Tuesday all Year

Bellport Community Center

Dues: $40

Fort Neck Garden Club

Meets: 12:30PM First Wednesday of the month

Bar Harbour Library, Massapequa Park

Dues: $20

Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons

Meets: Monthly lectures (Except July and August)

Bridgehampton Community House, Montauk Highway

Dues: $45, $75 family, $10 nonmembers

Long Island Bonsai Society

Meets: 7:30PM Second Monday all year (Except October when the meeting is the third Monday)

Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay

Dues: $40, $45 couples, $10 students

Long Island Cactus and Succulent Society

Meets: 7:30PM third Monday

Kellenberg Memorial High School, Uniondale

Dues: $20

Long Island Dahlia Society

Meets: 6:30PM third Thursday (at the library) 9AM-12PM every Saturday (at arboretum)

East Islip Public Library, East Islip or Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Oakdale

Dues: $20

Long Island DayLily Society

Meets: Call or check website

Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay

Dues: $35 ($10 local, $25 national)

Long Island Horticultural Society

Meets: Check website for meeting schedule 

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, Oyster Bay

Dues: $35 per family

Long Island Orchid Society

Meets: 7:30PM second Thursday of every month

Knights of Columbus, Hicksville

Dues: $20

Long Island Rose Society

Meets: 7PM second Friday March – December

Plainview – Old Bethpage Library, Plainview

Dues: $25

Merrick Garden Club

Meets: 12:15PM the third Monday of the month (Except August and December)

St. John Lutheran Church, Bellmore

Dues: $40

The Long Island Master Gardeners

Meets: 8:45AM the third Wednesday of the month 

Brookhaven Ecology Site, Holtsville

Dues: $25

Long Island Chrysanthemum Society

Meets: Call for monthly meeting location

Dues: $30

Mid Island Dahlia Society

Meets: 7:30PM First Monday, February – December

Church of the Advent, Westbury

Dues: $15

The Long Island Gesneriad Society

Meets: 12PM the second Saturday, September – June

South Lounge of Hay Barn at Planting Fields Arboretum

Dues: Check Website

Sweet Water African Violet Society

Meets: 7:30PM the first Wednesday, September – November and January – May

West Sayville Fire Department, Montauk Highway

Dues: $10

Suffolk Orchid Society

Meets: 7PM the second Monday, September – June

Emma Clark Library, Setauket

Dues: $15 single, $22 family

Thank you to Newsday for the original information. You can read more here.

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