First District
Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Inc.
Director: Virginia Bodrate
Assistant Director: Betty LaFemina

Welcome to, the website for the First District of the Federated Garden Clubs of New York State. Our District is composed of six Federated Garden Clubs whose mission is to bring together people with a love for gardening and our environment and to help beautify our world. Being a member of a garden club is a great way to meet new friends and make your world a better place.

Great Kills GC Flower Show, "Flora and Fashion" held on Sept. 13, 2014 was a big hit. Click here for more information and photos. 

District One Flower Show, "Rock Around the Clock" held on June 7, 2014 was a big success. Click here for more information and a list of winners. 

The Garden Line
The Garden Line is a quarterly publication of First District containing information about the District and its' clubs including club reports, upcoming events and more. 

Get Growing Articles
Get Growing is a series of articles on gardening topics written by Lee Gugliada and other members of the District that was published in the Staten Island Advance. Click here to view sample Get Growing articles.  

Our Clubs
Click on a link below for more information on the Clubs of the First District.