April 10, 2019

Anne Wagner, Native plants

                                       photos by Barbara

March 2019

Joan Nasiff, Occupational Therapist

                                      Photos by Barbara

February 2019

Reminiscences of Portsmouth Garden Club 85 years. Floral design by Linda.

                                      photos by Deb, Barbara and Janice G.

Program- State and Town commendations of 85 years to club President Roberta Stevens and Vice Presidents Rochelle Kieron and Noreen Kissell. Reading of program notes from Millie Libby to celebrate then 40 years in 1974 . Slides of our history and service to the town since then by Rochelle and Carolyn. Surprise announcement that Annette recipient of National award, Presenters, Senator  James Seveney for the state and  Jennifer West, Town clerk for the town council.


Read from

Blakely Szosz, President of the RIFGC

It gives me great pleasure to tell you that Annette Jarvis, a member of the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, is this year’s winner of the NGC’s Member Award of Honor from the New England Garden Clubs!  I hope you’ll pass on the good news to Annette and the members of the Portsmouth Garden Club.




January 2019

Julia Waters, Terrarium demonstration.

                    Photos by Barbara and Janice

Table design by Linda Kirkpatrick. A transparent design.

November 2018

Barbra Blossom, RIFGC judge demonstrates holiday arrangements

            Photos By Barbara MC and Bobbie

Table design by Mary DiBara. The design is a " featured plant material line design"  featuring mums.

Thanksgiving arrangements and 12 Days of Christmas (examples of days) by Barbara

October 10, 2018

RIFGC President Blakely Szosz  demonstrates fall container gardens.

                                                     Photos by Sue P. and Bobbie

September  12, 2018

Welcome Back

Meetings and Events


(Open to members and Potential members who have contacted the Membership chairman -see committee listings)



March 11, 2020

RI Birds from Backyards to Beaches


Speaker-  Dr. Charles Clarkson, Ph.D

Noted ornithologist and environmentalist


1;00 Meeting

2:00 Speaker

Portsmouth Free Public Library


April 8, 2020

Let's Talk about Bees


Speaker- Ed Siderski, Portsmouth Beekeeper


1;00 Meeting

2:00 Speaker


Portsmouth Free Public Library


May 13, 2020

Climate Change and it's impact on Agriculture and farming in RI


Speaker- Dr. Charles Clarkson

1:00 Meeting

2:00 Speaker

Portsmouth free Public Library


June 6 Plant sale

Joint sale with the Portsmouth Library

Free - Open to the Public

Time TBD