The Chesapeake Garden Club was organized in 1958. We have been Federated with Maryland since 1960.  We have 18 Active members, one Associate member and two Honorary members.

We are Members of the:

National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Central Atlantic Region

Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc.

Distict II

National Chrysanthemum Society

Maryland Daffodil Society

Maryland Native Plant Society

Hammond Harwood House

We are Patrons of:

American Chestnut Land Trust

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

Calvert County Hospice

A Calvert County Public Library

FGCMD National Disaster Relief

Jefferson Patterson Park

University of Maryland, Chesapeake Biological Labs Scholarship fund

Maryland Corrections Facility-Women Moving Forward

Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage

Cylburn Arboretum’s Capital Project

Tawes Garden

 Executive Board
President Carol Hayden
Vice President Diane Tyrrell
Corresponding Secretary Kim Parker
Recording Secretary MJ Coluzzi
Treasurer JoAnn Murianka
Parliamentarian Patti AtLee

We welcome anyone with an interest in gardening, design, conservation, and/or horticulture. If you are interested in learning more about the CGC, please contact our President, Carol Hayden at 301-855-6784.


2020 Awards
Joanna Tilghman Eviromental Award
2nd Place, Small Club
Fairview Library Rain Garden
2019 Awards
Designer of the year Award
Dorrie McDonald
Vision of Beauty 
Community Service Awards
2nd Place, Small Club
Women Moving Forward at Correctional Institution/Jessup
Civic Development Award
2nd Place, Small Garden Club
All Saints Episcopal Church Appreciation Garden
Garden Therapy Award
2nd Place, Small Club
Floral arrangements for special needs seniors at County Fair