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Environment Department

To stimulate interest in the cultivation of flowers, to gain a deeper appreciation of the beauties of nature, and to encourage home gardening.

  • Participate and serve as judges in the Bluegrass Fair Horticultural Contest and Flower Show.
  • Serve on the Council of Garden Clubs.
  • Sample guest speakers/topics include: Tour local nurseries, gardens, and farms; Blue Grass Rain Garden Alliance; Blue Grass Herb Guild; Lexington Farmer’s Market; University of Kentucky’s Arboretum; UK Fayette County Extension Office; native plants, perennials and bulbs.
  • Annual plant exchange and auction.
Garden Department Meeting - Lexington Woman's Club
Garden Department Meeting - Lexington Woman's Club
Garden Department Meeting - Lexington Woman's Club

Environment Department Meeting

Environment Department Calendar 2022-2023

Contact Chair Betsy Scofield at ecscofield2@gmail.com  for more information about Environment Department meetings.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 10:30 AM
Program: Tour the Gardens At Ashland
Location: Lunch at Gingko Tree Café and Tour Garden at Henry Clay’s Ashland
Estate; 120 Sycamore Road, Lexington

*Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM – General Meeting
Program: Ashland Terrace
Location: 475 South Ashland Avenue, Lexington
Lunch Catered by Selma’s Catering and Kari’s Healthy Creations

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Program: Tour Michler’s Greenhouses
Location: 417 East Maxwell, Lexington

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Program: Dress Children
Location: Clothing Center; 700 Bullock Place, Lexington


Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM
Program: Holiday Luncheon
Location: Gift Box Tea Room; 3330 Partner Place Suite 120, Lexington

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Program: Planning of Centerpieces for Spring Fundraiser
Location: Luna’s Coffee, Wine & Butterfly Café: 109 Springdale Drive, Nicholasville

Tuesday, March 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Program: Spring Fundraiser Preparation
Location: TBA

Thursday, April 25, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Program: Making a Spring/Summer Wreath or Arrangement
Location: House by JSD Designs; 1148 Industry Road, Lexington

Tuesday, May 24, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Program: Plant/Garden Auction
Location: TBA