Provisionals

We are delighted that you are considering Membership in the Garden Club of Montclair. Please complete and submit this form to Deborah Hirsch, our Membership VP. She will contact you, and answer any of your questions.

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Note: If you have a friend in the Club, she/he will be your "sponsor," that is, your guide through the first year. If you found us online, we will assign a Garden Club member as your sponsor. Sponsors join Provisionals at Program Meetings, Competitions, the Annual Meeting and Awards resentation in May, and social events, and keep track of their progress. You'll find that everyone is more than willing to help you through the year.

Provisional members are responsible for completing the following requirements to become Active members:

  • 1 Program Meeting

  • 3 Workshops

  • 3 two-hour work sessions in Avis Campbell Gardens

  • 1 two-hour work session in Triangle Mall Gardens

  • 1 Garden Therapy visit

  • 1 Flower Design entry (not judged)

  • 1 Horticultural specimen (not judged)

  • Clerk for one monthly competition (may substitute an additional Flower Design or Horticultural entry

 

The above requirements are the minimum required. Provisionals are encouraged to attend all Program Meetings and Workshops and enter additional Flower Design or Horticultural competitions. See more details about the above requirements.

Provisional Dues: $127. The fee includes the required purchase of the Handbook for Flower Shows (2017). Dues are payable after the Provisional Informational Coffee held in February. The official Provisional year begins on April 1, but applications are accepted throughout the year.

Deborah Hirsch