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Horticulture and Environmental Studies

St. Croix District of the Garden Club Federation of Maine 
Application deadline March 1.

Bar Harbor Garden Club Scholarship
Application deadline May 1.

Bar Harbor Garden Club Scholarship
Application deadline 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.  Read more…

Peter H. Dolliver Legacy Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Peter H. Dolliver Legacy Scholarship in partnership with the Bar Harbor Garden Club of $750.  Madison Jones is a 2020 graduate of MDI High School and a Lamoine resident.  Read more …

Apple Tree Project —Youth Activities

The Bar Harbor Garden Club continued its donation of apple trees to schools in the Mount Desert Island community and the outer island schools. Although the schools were not in session in late spring due to the coronavirus, the Youth Activities committee arranged for the delivery of the trees.  Read more…

Youth Award Winners

The Bar Harbor Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine, has announced the 2019-2020 State of Maine, Regional and National Youth Award winners. Read more…

The Deadline for all BHGC 2020-2021 Youth Contests is Friday, January 8, 2021 See contest INFO…

1:30 PM, Thursday, January 14, 2021
— Please Join us for a virtual ‘Zoom’ presentation —


The Bar Harbor Garden Club’s first presentation of 2021 will be held on Thursday, January 14th at 1:30 p.m. Our speaker will be Puranjot Kaur, co-founder of Open Table MDI.

Open Table MDI is a food security organization providing free weekly vegetarian community meals through pick-up or food delivery. Open Table MDI is also the lead organization responsible for coordinating a free island-wide mobile food distribution system called the MDI Food Access Project. Each participant in the project is provided with a food box on a weekly basis containing prepared meals, pantry items, and fresh produce at no cost.

This January garden club program, originally to be held at Birch Bay Village, will now be held via Zoom and is open to the public. With a limit of 100 participants, you must reserve a spot by sending an email to president@barharborgardenclub.org by January 12th.

For help in troubleshooting any Zoom problems, please contact president@barharborgardenclub.org or publicity@barharborgardenclub.org.

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