Fairfield Harbour Garden Club

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How to become a Member of the FHGC

Our garden club is open to all members of the community; not just residents of Fairfield Harbour.  If you would like to join the Fairfield Harbour Garden Club, please send an email to [email protected] requesting a membership form OR click on the COPY, PASTE, & PRINT tab and download the membership form OR come to a Garden Club meeting and join there. The membership year is July through June.  

Meetings are held monthly, the second Monday of the month, at 9:30 a.m. at the Community Center


no meetings in July & August

December - ?????

The annual dues (June through May) are $10.00 a year per household

2019 - 2020 FHGC Board


1st Vice President PAT WILLIAMS

2nd Vice President DONNA ROSS


Corresponding Secretary KATHY FULLER


Asst. Treasurer LUCILLE DURST


FHGC Committee Chairs - 2018-2019




Donna Ross - 743-218-1522

Kathy Fuller ? 638-3981


Beacon Articles - TBA after Sept. General Meeting


Bus Trip - Joyce Stull and Ginger Thompson


Set Up/ Break down for all FHGC Meetings - TBA after General Meeting


Community Center Flower Pots 

Lynn Stateham - 672-9171

Cheryl Stevenson - 571-3342


Door Prizes -

Lucille Durst - 634-1925

Jane Haeussler - 633-4561


FHGC Arts & Craft (Raffle Basket) -

Mary Ellen Purhamus - 649-2727/845-464-9567  Craft Fair-November 9th



Sandy Riggs - 515-657-2318

Jean Huebner - 658-0585


Garden Maids

Jean Paladini - 638-2858


Historian/ Librarian

Lila Gillespie ? 201-406-1099


Holiday Event

Pine Cone Bird Feeders - Kathy Fuller and Co-Chair Nancy Robinson


Christmas Tree Decoration - Dianne Imhof and Co-Chair Hazel Alcock



Audrey Von Dolln - 633-9747


Master Gardener Liaison

Jean Paladini - 415-290-4380




Mary Elizabeth Deckert - 514-5473

Margaret Heberlein - 637-5466

Jane Moore - 637-5547


Merchandise/ Cottonseed Meal

Jane Haeussler - 633-4561

Lucille Durst - 634-1925



Sharon Nasutovicz



Pat Williams - 631-2752



Hazel Alcock - 637-2223

Bonnie Smith - 876-7538

Marilyn Smith - 603-986-8102


Social Events- Fall Pot Luck, Pres. Luncheon & End of year Brunch

Pam Kubik - 638-5216

Martha McCormick- 633-2793


Yard of the Month

Paula Phipps - 703-618-2850

Paula Saihaiti - 808-352-3810



Jane Moore - 637-5547

Lynn Stateham- 672-9171


FHGC – Committee Descriptions


·       Annually in July

·       Reviews Treasurer’s records

·       Send audit report to President


Beacon Articles

·       Monthly – All Year Long

·       Write Garden Club Article for Beacon which includes

     upcoming events and prior month’s activities


Bus Trip

·       January – April

·       Chooses Gardens to Visit

·       Arranges for bus & any activities

·       Collects money for trip

·       Purchases refreshments for trip

·       Organizes games for trip ride


Door Prizes

·       September thru June

·       Purchases Door Prize for monthly meetings

·       Hands out raffle tickets at meetings


Fall Bulb Sale

·       October – November

·       Provide sign-up sheets at meeting

·       Distribute bulbs & collects money

·       Sell bulbs at FH Craft Fair


FH Arts & Crafts Sale Raffle Baskets

·       September – November

·       Provide sign-up sheets at meeting for donation items for baskets

·       Purchase any other items for baskets

·       Solicit gift cards for baskets

·       Make up baskets for raffle

·       Sell raffle tickets at November meeting and crafts fair




·       September thru June

·       Attend monthly board meeting

·       Provide chairman with information for monthly flyers to members


Garden Maids 

·       All Year Long

·       Twice a month for one hour each – Consulation with Master Gardener &   Work Party



·       All Year Long

·       Maintains binders of all club activities

     including Beacon Articles, Photos & Flyers

·       Maintain Garden Club Library


Holiday Events

·       November & December

·       Make pine cones to pass out at the

     FH Christmas Parade


Membership & Yearbook

·       All Year Long

·       Maintain list of all active members

·       Collect Annual Dues

·       Hand Out Membership Applications at

    monthly meetings

·       Pass out name tags at all monthly


·       Send welcome letter to new residents

·       Create and distribute annual yearbook



·       All Year Long

·       Work with VP to establish educational

    Programs for the monthly meetings

·       Arrange a local garden related trip



·       March – May

·       Contact local HS counselors to solicit Applicants for scholarship

·       Review applications and select recipient

·       Present scholarship at President’s  Luncheon



·       October, May & June

·       Organize Fall Harvest Luncheon,   President’s Luncheon, & End of Year

   Breakfast Social

·       Set-up and decorate for each event


Spring Home Tour

·       February – April

·       Work with New Bern Historical Society

·       Provide docents for Home for tour


Spring Home Tour Flowers

·       March & April

·       Provide flower arrangements for home that we provide docents -

   Includes purchasing flowers & making flower arrangements


Spring Plant Sale

·       March & April

·       Three sub-committees:  Purchasing Plants, Plant Divisions & Raffle

·       Purchase annuals & perennials

·       Re-pot plants into larger pots for sale

·       Collect bulbs & plant divisions from FH residents and re-pot

·       Solicit plants, trees, garden items for raffle

·       Set-up and work plant sale & raffle



Ways & Means

·       September thru June

·       Sell aprons, hats, garden gloves,  Kneel pads & Cottonseed Meal

     at monthly meetings,  Fall Craft Fair & Spring Plant Sale

·       Order new items as required


Yard of the Month

·       April thru December

·       Drive through FH monthly to select Yard of the Month winner

·       Recognize winner at monthly meeting

·       Provide photo & article for Beacon


Horticulture/Master Gardener Liaison

·       September thru June

·       Botanical resource for gardens in the FH community