We are proud to be one of the oldest garden clubs in the country and welcome all who are interested in sharing and expanding their love of gardening. We garden in Takoma Park and surrounding areas including the District of Columbia, and Montgomery and Prince Georges County, Maryland.

About

Black Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia fulgida in the late summer garden

Takoma Horticultural Club, or THC, is among the oldest, continuously active garden clubs in the nation. Each month throughout the year the club sponsors speakers, workshops, trips, or Open Garden visits. Special members’ events include two plant exchanges, two potluck dinners and special trips. 

2022 Events
December

Dec 7   HOLIDAY WORKSHOP Hefner Community Center 6:30 – 8:30 pm See the list serve for more details

 

 

 

Potluck Event Sept 2019 in a garden

Join

Granddaughter and grandmother clasping a handful of soil with a seedling growing in it.

Although many of our events are open to the public, some are for members only. For only $12 per year you can enjoy these special members-only benefits and support all the Club’s activities:

    • Plant exchanges
    • Potlucks
    • Special trips & workshops

We welcome your membership!

2022 Events
July - December

July 24  GARLIC FEST co-hosted with the Washington Gardener Magazine    9am – 1pm
Takoma Park Farmers’ Market

Aug 14  MEADOW WALK co sponsored by Friends of Sligo Creek and the Carol Highlands Green Team  9am – 11am
Gather at the metal gate on the 7100 block of 16th Place in Hyattsville (where 16th Place dead ends by Drexel Street)

Sept 18  MEMBERS-ONLY SUMMER POTLUCK in Arlene Seed’s garden. Look for details to come on the listserv

Oct 9  MEMBERS-ONLY FALL PLANT EXCHANGE  1pm – 3pm 
Koiner Farm in downtown Silver Spring

Nov  TBD

Dec 7   HOLIDAY WORKSHOP  Details to come

About

Black Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia fulgida in the late summer garden

Takoma Horticultural Club, or THC, is among the oldest, continuously active garden clubs in the nation. Each month throughout the year the club sponsors speakers, workshops, trips, or Open Garden visits. Special members’ events include two plant exchanges, two potluck dinners, special trips and even a free garden consultation for new members.  

Join

Hands of granddaughter and grandmother holding a plant in soil.

Although many of our events are open to the public, many are for members only. For only $12 per year you can enjoy these special members-only benefits and support all the Club’s activities:

    • Plant exchanges
    • Potlucks
    • Special trips & workshops
    • Garden consults

We welcome your  membership!

The Centennial Garden

The THC rhododendron logo

In 2016, to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Takoma Horticultural Club, the Club decided to create a permanent memorial garden. Club leaders approached the City of Takoma Park with the request for a suitable spot. After looking at several parks and other spaces, the Club chose the empty lot at the corner of Piney Branch and Philadelphia. It presented many challenges – busy street traffic, compacted soil, a lot of shade, and use as a cut-through by pedestrians. Members of the THC worked with city staff to clear out weedy vegetation, spread leaf mold and wood chips, and level the site in preparation for planting… Read More

We welcome volunteers at the Centennial Garden workdays, held every month during the growing season. Look for announcements on the THC listserv or on our Facebook page. If you have questions about volunteering, please contact [email protected]. It’s a fun way to get to know the garden and your fellow club members, learn about plants and contribute to beautifying our community!

Centennial Garden path

The Centennial Garden

The THC rhododendron logo

In 2016, to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Takoma Horticultural Club, the Club decided to create a permanent memorial garden. Club leaders approached the City of Takoma Park with the request for a suitable spot. After looking at several parks and other spaces, the Club chose the empty lot at the corner of Piney Branch and Philadelphia. It presented many challenges – busy street traffic, compacted soil, a lot of shade, and use as a cut-through by pedestrians. Members of the THC worked with city staff to clear out weedy vegetation, spread leaf mold and wood chips, and level the site in preparation for planting… Read More

Centennial Garden path

We welcome volunteers at the Centennial Garden workdays, held every month during the growing season. Look for announcements on the THC listserv or on our Facebook page. If you have questions about volunteering, please contact [email protected]. It’s a fun way to get to know the garden and your fellow club members, learn about plants and contribute to beautifying our community!

The Centennial Garden

The THC rhododendron logo
Centennial Garden path

In 2016, to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Takoma Horticultural Club, the Club decided to create a permanent memorial garden. Club leaders approached the City of Takoma Park with the request for a suitable spot. After looking at several parks and other spaces, the Club chose the empty lot at the corner of Piney Branch and Philadelphia. It presented many challenges – busy street traffic, compacted soil, a lot of shade, and use as a cut-through by pedestrians. Members of the THC worked with city staff to clear out weedy vegetation, spread leaf mold and wood chips, and level the site in preparation for planting… Read More

We welcome volunteers at the Centennial Garden workdays, held every month during the growing season. Look for announcements on the THC listserv or on our Facebook page. If you have a question about volunteering, please contact [email protected]. It’s a fun way to get to know the garden and your fellow club members, learn about plants and contribute to beautifying our community!

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