Fact Sheet

Wollaston Garden Club

PO Box 147, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170





6 Executive Officers; 13 Committee Chairs; 1 each: Advisor, Auditor, Historical Consultant, Library & Opportunity Drawings, Social Media, Special Events, Web Master, Yearbook.


12 Active Committees: 

Archives-Awards, Civic Beautification, Conservation, Floral Arrangements, Fundraising (December Greens Sale and May Plant Sale), Garden Therapy, Horticulture, Hospitality, Membership & Remembrance, Press & Publicity, Program, Youth.



Third Thursday of the Month, September through May

Wollaston Congregational Church, 48 Winthrop Avenue, Quincy



Monthly guest speakers, field trips, nursery visits, participation in national and state programs, events and courses.


Community Projects:


Civic Beautification Projects

  • Safford Park Garden; Newport Avenue & Beale Street; Grandview Ave Hillside; Wollaston Library Outdoor Containers ; Thomas Crane Library – Atrium and Children’s Peace Gardens.
  • Four Season Garden at the Josiah Quincy House in cooperation with Historic New England & support of WGC member-lead gardener, Rebecca Dinsmore at Dorothy Quincy House.
  • Participation in Cleaner, Greener Quincy (Newport & Beale, Grandview Hillside, Josiah Quincy House, Childrens' & Atrium Gardens at Thomas Crane Public Library)


Educational Programs

  • Annual plant donation to City Of Quincy Elementary School Gardens as classroom teaching aids.
  • Annual scholarships awarded to seniors at North Quincy High School, Quincy High School and Norfolk County Agricultural School who are planning to continue their education in the fields of gardening, horticulture or environmental science.



  • Quincy Public Schools Food Waste Diversion Program.


Floral Arrangements by Club Designers

  • Art in Bloom, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Wollaston Branch Library’s Centennial Celebration
  • Wollaston Branch Library’s ‘Petal to Pages’ Book Event


Garden Therapy

  • provided gardening/horticulture-related activities to targeted senior residents of Quincy (Atria, Marina Place and Fenno House)


(Oct 2023)