RPD Garden Club

RPD Garden Club

Roselle Park District Garden Club Established in 2008

District II, Central Region

The Garden Clubs of Illinois, Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Welcome!  The RPDGC is a group of dedicated community members who share a love of all things related to gardening.  Whether you are a new homeowner, an experienced gardener or somewhere in between, we offer informative programs, inspiring outings and fun activities we are sure you will find beneficial and enjoyable! 

Our meetings are held the first Thursday of the month, September through June, and are held at Roselle Park District Scout Lodge.  Our monthly gatherings cover a wide range of gardening related topics.  Additionally, our club participates in a community giving garden, beautification events, we offer a local scholarship to a graduating senior and sponsor garden walks and field trips for members.  No matter your level of interest there is something for everyone.  Follow us on Facebook for updates on our events, stop by a meeting to find out more or drop us an email if you have a question. 

We look forward to having you join us!

Warm regards,

Valerie A.  Della Penna

RPDGC President


General Meetings

Roselle Park District Garden Club general meetings are held the first Thursday of every month, except for July-August.  Meetings* and are held at the Scout Lodge located at 304 E. Pine Ave. 

  • 6:30pm—Refreshments & social
  • 6:45pm—Announcements
  • 7:00pm—Program

*Events and locations are subject to change.  See the monthly e-blast and our Facebook page for current information.

Mission Statement

To unify the community by promoting the passion of gardening and cultivating civic and environmental responsibility.

Executive Board

  • Valerie Della Penna, President
  • Renee Poulopoulos, Vice President
  • Kathy Bowman, Treasurer
  • Barb Steffens, Secretary


The RPDGC announce the availability of a $500 scholarship available to a graduating senior who lives in Roselle, IL.  Details regarding this scholarship, along with the application, can be downloaded from here