Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years.
The Lake and Valley Garden Club was formed in 1930 and joined Garden Club of America in 1938. We are committed to sharing our passion for gardening and conservation through civic efforts, flower shows, horticulture projects and photography.
The Cooperstown Community Christmas Committee decorates the village for the holiday season.
The Lake and Valley Garden Club was awarded the Garden Club of America 2008 Founders Fund Grant for their "Buffer Strip" proposal. The strip of land borders Lake Otsego. It stabilizes the shoreline and creates a lovely garden history area for visitors.
This is a cooperative conservation effort lead by LVGC and BOCES students. Harvested nuts are germinated over the winter then the saplings are donated to the public.
stimulate interest in the art & practice of gardening,
encourage the protection of the native plants,
preserve the beauty of the environment and,
encourage civic planting and beautification.