L to R: Elizabeth Olson, Kate Ford, Barbara Oertli, Tom Gagnon, Linda Blankenberger. Photo by Pamela Thompson.
2024 Board of Directors
Board Chair: Barbara Oertli 408-393-5325
Vice President: Kate Ford 507-649-0923
Secretary: Linda Blankenberger 507-581-3347
Treasurer: Tom Gagnon 507-330-0707
Past President: Elizabeth Olson 651-233-9986
The Northfield Garden Club was founded in 1950, and since that time has provided garden club members with educational opportunities in all aspects of gardening and floral design.
In addition, the club maintains a number of sites in Northfield, including the planters and gardens at Bridge Square and the Pergola area in Riverside Park. Activities of the club include monthly meetings, sponsored events (such as tours of Northfield gardens, bus trips to Minneapolis gardens, and plant sales).
The Northfield Garden Club endowment administers a small grants competition to support a wide variety of gardening, beautification and horticultural projects in the Northfield area.
The club is administered by a Board of Directors, whose membership is elected annually. The Board includes a President, Past President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
As a tax deductible organizations, all gifts to the club are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The Northfield Garden club is affiliated with the Minnesota State Horticultural Society.