"Gardens, like life, are a work
Bethlehem Garden Club Mission Statement
Serve the Community
take an active role in beautification of our town by promoting collaborative endeavors with the town, businesses and other organizations toward beautifying our streets and public places. We will provide trees, plant materials and expertise as consultants toward improving the appearance of our town.
host a garden tour in the Town of Bethlehem.
support our Chamber of Commerce.
Conserve Our Natural Resources
continue an active program within the club to educate our members as to the dangers of pesticide use; how to promote gardening balance; and how we can best aid and live in harmony with the wild life around us.
continue our relationship with Five Rivers Environmental Center, Pine Hollow Arboretum, Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, Albany County Cooperative Extension, and Capital Roots.
annually offer an Education Grant to local schools interested in enhancing their environmental science curriculum.
continue our support of the Bethlehem Public Library.
Increase Our Knowledge
offer programs to our members regarding horticulture, flower arranging, techniques in garden planning and maintenance, and nature conservancy.
encourage our members to actively share their knowledge with others both within the club and with the community at large.
Who We Are
The Bethlehem Garden Club of Delmar, NY is a very welcoming group of people from all walks of life – united by our love of gardening.
Our membership includes gardeners of all levels and interests from amateur gardeners to those that have received Master gardener status.
Our purpose is to share our passion for gardening with each other and our community. We garden together, we learn together, we socialize and have fun together.