NGC is here to help make your club successful in every endeavor. Need more assistance? Contact Membership@GardenClub.org
NGC Membership Brochures - Print these out and add your own club contact information. These are great to have at public events, garden tours, and to give to new residents in your neighborhoods.
A Guide for Club Presidents - This leadership booklet is chock full of helpful information for every club officer, including sample templates of agendas, minutes, budgets, 501(c)(3) information, membership ideas, and much more.
Membership Matters Booklet - This booklet provides ways to help your club Recruit, Retain, and Revitalize its membership.
8 Steps to Success - How to create a successful project in eight simple steps. (4 minutes)
Find A Club - this video demonstrates how to add your club's contact information to our NGC club director.
3 Rs- RECRUIT Presentation:
3Rs- RETAIN Presentation:
3Rs- REVITALIZE Presentation:
Leadership - Asking and Answering the Difficult Questions
This video addresses the sticky questions each club has sent us asking for help.
-How to disagree agreeably
-How to handle an obstructive member
-How to use parliamentary motions
-How to get clubs to federate with us
-What are the traits of a great leader
For more educational videos, drop into our Video Cafe
To explore NGC publications with news and educational information for adults and children about gardening, floral design, landscaping and environmental responsibility visit our Publications page.
Membership Monday is a free monthly Zoom event for all garden club members. Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month from 2PM - 3PM Eastern Time. Learn new skills, share success stories, resolve commonly encountered issues, and brainstorm solutions with fellow members across the Americas.
Membership is the lifeblood of our organization, and we can all benefit when we help each other Recruit, Retain, and Revitalize our clubs. Together we are stronger!
Each workshop will present a topic of the month with a special guest speaker, followed by an open mike for Q&A and member dialogue. Unlike other NGC workshops, this will provide greater emphasis on participation and connection. We may not have every answer, but NGC Membership is committed to connecting us all together to explore solutions in a spirit of collaboration.
Videos of previous workshops are linked in Video Café and the Member Resource Library.
Reach us at Membership@GardenClub.org.
Below is the list of our upcoming meetings and the registration links for each:
MEMBERSHIP MONDAY CALENDAR & LINKS
August 2022: Parliamentary Procedure 101
This workshop will introduce the key elements of Roberts Rules including:
How to run a successful meeting
How to make a motion
How to amend a motion
How to refer a motion to committee
*Check back soon for a registration link!
If you have questions regarding membership, inquiries may be directed to:
Trish Bender, National Membership Chairman
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Newscape is the biannual NGC Landscape Design newsletter (published in the spring and fall) which provides news from the various state Landscape Design Councils and news about Landscape Design Schools.Browse Newscape
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