Trustees' Garden Club

Please note the following changes  to the schedule:

- Division II - Horticulture entries will be passed and accepted on Monday, March 14, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in addition to Tuesday,  March 15, 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

- Division II - Horticulture, Classes 17-19, Native Savannahians, the description now reads: Woody plants known to be native to the Southeast. Cut flowering specimen (if in bloom) of tree, shrub, or woody vine; overall length not to exceed 28” from the lip of the container to the tip of the stem.

- Division IV - Botanical Arts entry delivery deadline has been extended to February 28, 2016.

- Division IV - Botanical Arts Class 2 has been cancelled.

**Prepared by Award Winning  and Savannah's only Green Certified Caterer, Thrive Catering.  Each lunch includes Thrive's Perfect Pesto Salad, Cut Fruit Cup, a Lemon Square and choice of Tea or Water.  Entre choices are: Veggie Hummus Whole Wheat Wrap; Ham, Brie and Apple on Multigrain Bread; Thrive Signature Chicken Salad over Mixed Greens; or 11 Superfoods Salad which includes Fresh Corn, Scallions, Kale, Spinach, Nuts, Dried Fruit, Quinoa, Farro and Carrot.  These choices will be made when lunches are picked up.

Speaker presented by

Trustees' Garden Club:​

Bettie Bearden Pardee

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

​10:30 a.m.

​Noted author, garden connoisseur, former magazine editor and television host/producer Bettie Bearden Pardee will speak about the "Gilded Age Newport:  The REAL Inspiration for Downton Abbey."  Her entertaining lecture recalls parallels with Downton Abbey and American heiresses of the late 19th century.  She also captures the timeless Newport of today, its incomparable style, celebrated old-world homes and sophisticated residents.  Mrs. Pardee will have her latest book, Living Newport:  Houses, People, Style, available for purchase.   A delicious boxed lunch is available for purchase after the speaker.  


​Tickets to speaker are $25. 

For more information, please contact Debbie Critz, or call 912.604.0850



The purpose of a flower show is threefold: to set standards of artistic and horticultural excellence; to broaden knowledge of horticulture, floral design, conservation, photography and other related areas; and to share the beauty of a show with fellow club members and with the public.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The Charles H. Morris Center at Trustees’ Garden

10 East Broad Street, Savannah, Georgia  

Admission to the flower show is free of charge.