The Garden Clubs Network
A Network for Services, Learning and Fun
With a history tracing back to 1891, National Garden Clubs, Inc.
(NGC), has inspired, educated and supported generations of
gardeners, and grown to become the largest volunteer organization
of its type in the U.S.
NGC is a not-for-profit organization that brings together nearly
190,000 members and 5,800 local garden clubs coast-to-coast. The
organization comprises many of the nation's most respected botanic
gardens and plant societies, along with:
Membership in National Garden Clubs, Inc. begins at the
local club level with meetings, speakers, courses, flower shows and civic improvement projects of
particular interest to an individual club's members. For those who
wish to expand their gardening horizons, there are numerous
networking opportunities through a variety of state, regional and
national meetings, educational programs and
Men, women and kids of all ages and backgrounds are active in
garden club activities and community service projects. Today's
garden clubs creatively address current issues, such as
sustainability and conservation, beautification of public spaces,
combatting invasive plants, and protecting aquatic eco-systems.
To locate garden clubs in your area, contact headquarters at National Garden Clubs, Inc.
or contact your state or local organization via the state garden club
Additional information is available in our membership brochure
titled: "Grow Your World and Green Your Community by
Joining a Garden Club".
Starting a Garden Club
National Garden Clubs welcomes start-up clubs that can be
tailored specifically to a group's needs and interests. NGC and its
can help you get started and provide access to the wealth of
resources and networking opportunities that our global reach
offers. Click here to
learn more about starting a new garden club.