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Youth Award Winners

State and national Youth Awards were announced at a recent state garden club convention.  The First-Place winners of the Bar Harbor Garden Club competitions went on to compete within the Garden Club Federation of Maine, New England Region and National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Callan Eason (6th grader) won both state & regional First-Place awards, and a national Certificate of Commendation for her sculpture entry. We had three students win both state and regional First-Place Poetry contests: Taylor Ehrlich (3rd grader), Peyton Mae Hanson (1st grader) and Danny Mobraaten (4th grader).

—BHGC “Youth Activities” Co-Chairs are Pam Bowie and Cheryl Bowers.

View all the BHGC winners!

Horticulture and Environmental Studies

Application deadline is March 1.

Application deadline is May 1.

The Bar Harbor Garden Club and the St. Croix District of the Garden Club Federation of Maine are proud to offer these educational scholarships in support of various horticulture and environmental related studies.

These scholarships are designed to financially aid students who are interested in majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental control, city planning or other garden related fields.

Winners of either of these scholarships will also be considered for eligibility for other Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. scholarships.  Click here to view instructions and application form.

All Club Program meetings are open to the community, unless indicated otherwise.

Check out our 2017-2018 Program schedule.

Fundraisers Support Community Projects

The Bar Harbor Garden Club is truly grateful to our MDI community for their support of the club’s summer fundraisers.

  • A Tour of the Quietside Gardens of MDI
  • Fourth of July Pie Sale held at the Bar Harbor Athletic Field.

2017 Memorial Day Celebration

The placing of the Wreath Ceremony was held on Memorial Day at the Blue Star Memorial Marker, located along Rt-3 in Bar Harbor.

2017 Arbor Day Project at MDI High School

The MDI High School needed to update their landscape located in the front of the building. So, the Club volunteered to remove winter debris, prepare the soil and plant bushes purchased by the school.

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Left-to-right: Dianne McMullen, Barbara Pretorius, Cheryl Bowers, and Pam Bowie are BHGC members.