February 2022, RIFGC Judges Council Flower Show

On February 23, 2022 members of the Portsmouth Garden Club participated in the RIFGC Judges Council Flower Show, “Our Neighborhood” at the Friend’s Meeting House in Portsmouth.


Karen Saucier was awarded the blue ribbon for her design in Class 4, Precious Littles, and the Best in Show, the highest award in Design and the Flower Show Judges Award, which is given to the exhibit which best depicts its class title.  Mary DiBara was awarded the blue ribbon in Class 4, Newcomers, and the Ruth Anderson Award for the exhibit which depicts the best use of color. 


Janet Shrake and Barbara McCurdy represented the club well in Class 1, Old Friends, a class for traditional designs.  In Class 2, Linda Howard and Sue Perry did an excellent job with their parallel designs, Three of a Kind.


                                                     Photos by members



In the Horticulture Division, Janet Shrake, Linda Howard and Sue Perry and Barbara McCurdy were awarded blue ribbons and Barbara won the Growers Choice Award which is given to the highest scoring exhibit in the Section.



Meetings are held monthly at the Library for club members and guests. _________________

September 14, 2022


12:30 PortsmouthFree Public Library

Bring a "Veggie" recipe

to share (10 copies) and

Celebarting the club winning the  Newport Flower Show Horticulture Award


October 12, 2022

12:30 at the  Portsmouth Friends Meeting House

Topic The Quakers in Portsmouth by Pastor Rick Lauder


November 9,2022

12:30 Portsmouth Free Public Library

URI Master Gardener

Nancy Crawford



November 18, 2022

Portsmouth Free Public Library

Arrangement making for Taste of Portsmouth



November 18, 2022

Portsmouth Free Public Library

125 Anniversary Fundraiser with Garden Club seasonal decorations

5-7 p.m.


November 29, 2022

Town Wreaths Workshop

PortsmouthFre Public Library 11-1

Sign up


December 1,2022


Christmas Luncheon

Grist Mill Tavern

Seekonk, Ma

10:00 Bus. Mtg.

Designs by Judy Gray


December 13, 2020

Christmas Luncheon

16 Point Road


$40 to Treasurer


January 11, 2023

Portmouth Free Library


Llnda Kirkparick

Floral Design Demonstration



February 8, 2023