Theme for 2016-2017 is Share the Wealth
Tanta-Cove Garden Club was organized in 1966 and joined the National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc. in 1968. The Club is a non-profit, philanthropic, and educational association that serves its members, and the community at large. In October 2017, the Club will host a gala to celebrate its 50th Anniversary.
Meeting Information/Activities – Tanta-Cove Garden Club meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month from September through June, hosting guest speakers and special workshops. Meetings are held at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland, and at members’ homes. Horticulture: Members are asked to bring a specific type of horticulture to monthly meetings, and a panel of judges’ rate and select the best of the breed, before the close of each meeting.
The purpose of the Club includes:
-Promoting the love of horticulture and gardening, and encouraging the cultivation, preservation and improvements of the overall community landscape
-Sharing knowledge that highlights gardening conservation practices; the recognition of plants, trees and shrubs; and the masterful creation of floral arrangements
-Educating members on all phases of home gardening, in order to heighten knowledge-base; promote innovative practices; and influence continued interest in beautification of the home and community served.
Dues/Membership Requirements: Tanta-Cove has 34 Active members, 5 sustaining members, 5 subscribing members. Annual membership dues are $45.
Newsletters: The Club publishes the “Twigs & Sprigs” newsletter, and minutes of each meetings; both are distributed electronically to members.