Memorials: Remembering those who have passed

The friendship and hard work of our recently deceased members are sorely missed.


JOY E. SCHUUR, December 27, 1933- October 4, 2022

Joy E. Schuur, 88, of Portsmouth, RI passed away Tuesday October 4, 2022. She was the much beloved wife of the late Theodorus E. Schuur MD.


Joy was active in many community organizations during her life, with a keen interest in gardening, history/ genealogy (especially local), dogs, and the arts.


She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and will be sorely missed by her daughters Holly (John) and Teddi Ann (Matt), as well as her grandchildren Adrienne (Patrick), Chris, and Codie (Alex).



All services will be private. 


The O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home



September 2022

    Jeanne Wiant Honarary member and Past President (1967-1969) 



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

September 14, 2022


12:30 Portsmouth Free Public Library

Bring a "Veggie" recipe 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

Portsmouth Free Public Library

12:30 Susan Besse, URI Mastergardener

on Composting



March 8, 2023

Portsmouth Free Public Library

12:30  William Baddeley URI Mster Gardnerer



TOPIC: Seed starting


March 31-April 2, 2023

RIFGC Flower Show

Galleria- Living Artfully



June 23-25, 2-2023

Newport Flower Show

"The Grand Tour"

at Marble House