Our Mission Statement: To increase interest and knowledge of gardening and conservation among our members and among the public at large; to promote gardening and conservation by instruction and example; to beautify the surrounding community and to undertake civic cultural and historical projects related to gardening and conservation.


Free Anise Hyssop!

Carrie has some Agastache foeniculum (anise hyssop) for our members. Please text her if you would like some. Her number is in the Members Directory.

May 2020 Meeting

May's online meeting and our very special guest made for a very different end to the club year. Click here to see.


Catherine Mc Donnell of Cranbury, NJ and Saniya Patel of Plainsboro are this  year's winners of the Elly and Giorgio Petronio Scholarship-Stony Brook Garden Club Environmental Award 2020.


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Don't Forget

Keep your eye on our Photo Albums for pictures of the club's latest activities

Some of the simple things that you can do to help protect our environment.

Making a purchase with Brent and Becky’s can also help our club

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Upcoming Club Events

May 12, 2020

End of the club year. See you in September we hope!

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Useful Links

A link for SBGC members to sign up for events online.

Information about and application forms for the Elly and Giorgio Petronio - Stony Brook Garden Club Environmental Award and the Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award

A list of contact details for state and local government officials.

The American Littoral Society promotes the study and conservation of marine life and habitat, protects the coast from harm, and empowers others to do the same.

Since 1961, the Society has cared for the coast through conservation, education and advocacy. The Society provides a voice for the coast and marine life, and gives concerned citizens the knowledge and tools needed to become active coastal stewards.

The Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration and Promotion Act aims to increase the botanical science capacity of the federal government. It allows federal agencies to act with the expertise required to preserve unique American landscapes and emphasizes the importance of protecting native plants and plant ecosystems.

 Clean Ocean Action is a leading national and regional voice working to protect waterways using science, law, research, education, and citizen action. It is a broad-based coalition of 125 active boating, business, community, conservation, diving, environmental, fishing, religious, service, student, surfing, and women's groups working together to clean up and protect the waters of the New York Bight. 

 ​D&R Greenway Land Trust is central New Jersey's nonprofit land preservation organization founded in 1989. Their vision of an organization dedicated to the preservation of our remaining natural areas led to the creation of this small grassroots organization that completed the first nonprofit acquisition using Green Acres funds in 1992. We permanently preserve watershed lands and large-scale landscapes, thereby preventing the loss of open space to development. D&R Greenway Land Trust has preserved 239 properties. The total acreage preserved as of November 2, 2011 is 15,096 acres...

Seventeen percent of New Jersey’s native flora, which comprises more than 2,100 species, is currently classified as endangered. In New Jersey, an endangered plant species is one whose survival within the State or nation is in jeopardy.  (2016 article from nj.gov)

June 2016 New Jersey List of Endangered Plant Species and Plant Species of Concern 

A link to the new GCA Website.

United States Department of Agriculture  document  2018 Farm Bill & Legislative Principles.

​Founded in 1969, The Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization devoted to acquiring open space for preservation, protecting natural resources, maintaining and extending trails and providing environmental education and working with other groups to support efforts to preserve and protect open space and the environment...

The Great Healthy Yard Project is an environmental non-profit organization working to improve and protect the quality of our drinking water in order to help our families lead healthier lives.

A list of New Jersey Native plants on the website of the The Native Plant Society of New Jersey.

New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey’s citizens; protects New Jersey’s birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey’s valuable natural habitats.

The Strike Team is a statewide cooperative effort to prevent the spread of emerging invasive species across the state of New Jersey made up of several hundred private individuals and public and private organizations representing all levels of government from federal to municipal, non-profit conservation groups and consulting foresters.

Invasive species threaten the future of our natural heritage as well as our economy. The Strike Team is working to address these threats and protect the future of our precious state. Click here for their complete list of invasive species and suggested means of control.