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Horticulture and Environmental Studies

NELL GOFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, $1,000,

Application deadline is March 1.

INGE C.B. WEBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, up to $1,000,

Application deadline is May 1.

THE PETER H. DOLLIVER LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP, $500.

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.

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

Check out our 2019 – 2020 Program schedule.


Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM at St John’s Church, 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor. “Floral Valentine Tray Favors” led by Linda Uberseder, BHGC member.


Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village Inn, 25 Village Inn Road, Bar Harbor. “Growing Food, Building Community–How Two College Friends Decided to Start Farming Together in Their Mid 50s”, presented by Glenon Friedman and Rose Avenia, Bar Harbor Farm.


Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM at St John’s Church, 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor. Hands on Workshop: “Inspirational Flower Arranging“, Barbara Courchesne, The Bud Connection.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 Annual Meeting Luncheon from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Kebo Valley Club, 136 Eagle Lake Rd, Bar Harbor.

Our keynote speaker Eliot Coleman, Four Season Farm in Harborside, Maine. Eliot is an American farmer, author, agricultural researcher and educator, and proponent of organic farming.

Click on a photograph below to read about a Bar Harbor Garden Club project.