Blue Star Memorial
To honor our service men and women, members proudly work to maintain this military memorial garden located at the intersection of Rt. 202 and South Gulph Road in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
A complete redesign was undertaken and completed during 2019-2020.
NGC Goals and Objectives: Blue Star Memorial
Members make wreaths and greens swags with ribbons and
decorate the historic Old Roberts Schoolhouse and
the Blue Star Memorial for the Christmas season.
NGC Goals and Objectives: Beautification
Meals on Wheels
Members make seasonal arrangements several times a year to decorate trays that are delivered to home bound individuals by the Main Line Meals on Wheels in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. (Covid-Safe substitute activity will be greeting cards, then transition to flower arrangements.)
NGC Goals and Objectives: Floral Design, Connection
Old Roberts School
Members continue maintenance on the gardens at the historic one-room schoolhouse to include historical period shrubs and plants from the 1850’s era. It is located on the grounds of Roberts Elementary School in Upper Merion Township, 889 Croton Road, Wayne, PA.
A complete redesign was undertaken and completed during 2019-2020. $75 “Seed Money” was Awarded in 2020.
$400 maintenance grant from Upper Merion Township Community Assistance in 2021.
NGC Goals and Objectives: Historic Preservation, Landscape Design
McKaig Nature Education Center
In conjunction with the NGC’s “Plant America” theme, members plant and maintain seasonal flowers and plants in the containers at the roadside entrance to the McKaig Nature Education Center, 889 Croton Road, Wayne, PA.
NGC Goals and Objectives: Roadside Beautification
Ryan’s Case For Smiles
Floral table arrangements will be made and donated for this non-profit’s fundraising banquet in the spring. The organization works to help children and families with the stress and emotional impact of childhood illnesses.
NGC Goals and Objectives: Community Service, Floral Design
This year we are participating in the NGC and USDA partnership to sustain our national and urban forests through reforestation/forest education program, replacing trees indigenous to a particular damaged area.
NGC Goals and Objectives: Plant America, Environment