Community Involvement

Support Local School Garden


Students at Park View Elementary School under the leadership of the GardenWorks Project received financial support from the Lombard Garden Club.

Art Donated to Lilac Ball


On behalf of the club member Randy LaVeau is donating two pieces of his art work to the Chamber of Commerce for its Silent Auction at this year's Lilac Ball.

Renovation of Peck Homestead Garden


The garden in front of the Peck Homestead at the corner of Grace and Parkside in Lombard is being revitalized in cooperation with the Lombard Historical Society. Currently volunteers are removing invasive plants and saving existing native ones. More native plants will be added.

Log Cabin memorial to honor Lombard resident


Log Cabin Perennial Garden: Funds donated in the memory of Dorothy Bergmann to the Lombard Garden Club and the Woman’s Club were contributed to the Lombard Park District for the creation of a perennial garden around the Log Cabin in Four Seasons Park.

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Lombard Cemetery


The club joined a group of organizations to restore the grounds of the cemetery. To improve the aesthetics the Lombard Garden Club planted over 2000 daffodil bulbs. The club received the William J Mueller Heritage Award in 2015 for its participation.

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Helen Plum Library

The club funded street-side landscaping for the Helen Plum Library and maintains the collection of potted plants throughout the library.

Lilacia Park Butterfly Garden

Club members designed and planted this garden to promote an interest in, and offer an education about, the benefits of butterflies in our gardens. Club members continue to maintain it.

Maple Street Chapel Garden

The Maple Street Chapel, listed on the National Registry of Historical Buildings, is a highly visible part of Lombard. Its garden is maintained and enhanced with perennial and permanent accessories by club members.


The club annually provides a college scholarship to a Lombard resident. See the Scholarship page for more information.

Lombard’s lilac princesses


As part of the lilac celebration we traditionally give the gift of a lilac bush to Lombard’s lilac princesses