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 COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Civic Beautification


   *Plant-It-Pink Garden 
The club planted and maintains the Pink Garden in front of the Village Library to honor those touched by breast cancer.

   *Garden of Learning
The club planted and maintains this garden of shrubs, grasses and hostas at the parking lot entrance to the village library.

   *Jim Tedesco Trailhead Garden
This is a native species garden located at the Iron Spring Park on Front Street.


Garden Therapy


The purpose of garden therapy is to use plants and horticultural activities to enhance the physical, mental, & social health of the elderly & incapacitated individuals in the community.  These workshops often take place at The Saratoga Center for Rehab and Skilled Nursing Care facility.


Scholarships

Annual scholarship award
*A scholarship is awarded yearly to a middle school student to attend a one-week summer residence campership at Camp Colby, a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation education camp in Saranac Lake, New York.

*Horticultural Award 
$200 is awarded annually to a Ballston Spa High School or BOCES senior who is entering the field of horticulture or environmental science.



Plant Sales

*Annual Geranium Fundraiser
*Annual Members' Plan Sale - in conjunction with the Village Wide Garage Sale
        Saturday June 8th. 89 Hyde Blvd, Ballston Spa


Youth Activities

*The Frog Bag
Located at the front desk of the Ballston Spa Public Library, The Frog Bag is available for children to check out and enjoy at home. It contains a themed book to read, a craft to create, games, puzzles or colorings, and suggestions for outdoor adventures.