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          The Clarkstown Garden Club’s logo depicts the famous Hi Tor Mountain and the Dogwood blossoms which flourish abundantly in our area.


                               Organized and Federated 1964


                                        22 Active Members

                                        1 Associate Member


                                            Members of :

             National Garden Clubs, Inc., Central Atlantic Region

     Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Tenth District

                            Hudson River Conservation Society, Inc.



                          Clarkstown Garden Club



     To stimulate interest in horticulture, conservation, civic beautification and to study

and enjoy the art of flower arranging.


     General Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the

United Methodist Church of New City,

76 Congers Rd, New City, NY.

Annual dues $30


     Board Meetings are held at the same location

one hour prior to the general meetings.


     If you would like to join, we invite you to

come to a general meeting or contact us at




       The conservation list of protected plants in NYS has become too long to list here. For info, write:

NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation,

Albany, NY 12201 or go online to   


                           Northern Bog Aster

                       Symphyotrichum boreale

Open, branching clusters of stalked flowers at the top of the stem and arising from the upper leaf axils with 1 to a few to many flowers per plant. Flowers are approx. 1" across with 20-50 narrow petals (ray flowers). Ray color is white, pale blue or pinkish. A yellow center disk turns purplish with age. The Bog Aster is a perennial plant. Its habitat is part shade, sun, in wet meadows, along shores, swamps, bog, swales. Bloom season is July -October.


                            New York State


                             Flower      Rose

                             Tree          Sugar Maple

                             Bird           Bluebird

                            Animal      Beaver