The Rockport Garden Club President, Martha Bouchard, recently held a New Member Tea, and 14 garden enthusiasts were welcomed as new members.

The upcoming “Trowel and Growl” will be hosted by member David Kibbe at his gardens, and is scheduled for July 12 at 9:30 a.m.

RGC is a 5013C nonprofit organization whose goal it is to cultivate the art of gardening together with the beautification of the community. The Club sponsors scholarships for those pursuing education in fields related to horticulture or the environment. For more information, call 837-4561.