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The flagship publication of National Garden Clubs, The National Gardener appears quarterly. In it, we highlight articles of interest to environmentalists, gardeners, landscapers, floral designers, educators and nature photographers. Feature columns provide our readers with leadership advice, seasonal recipes and garden club lore. To view current and past issues, or subscribe to this free publication, visit The National Gardener page. 


National Garden Clubs, Inc. publishes books for kids to begin a lifelong love of gardening, caring for the environment and more. Our newest book Network with Nature encourages children to put down their screens and play outdoors. The Frightened Frog demonstrates environmental changes from a frog’s point of view. The Saved Seed explains a seed’s round‐trip journey of being saved from one pumpkin to becoming next year’s Jack O’ Lantern. All written by Brenda Moore, these delightful and engaging books are perfect for story time and for planting seeds of thoughts in young minds. Order books through Our Online Store.

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Children get in touch with the outdoors in Network with Nature,  Frogs croak about the Environment in The Frightened Frog and a seed shares its journey to becoming a Jack‐O‐Lantern in The Saved  Seed. Purchase these books for your kids, grandkids, school kids or local library by visiting our online store.

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Want to become a Flower Show Judge? Want to host a Flower Show? The Handbook for Flower Shows has it all ‐ learn the ins and outs of NGC Flower Shows including design styles, staging a show, judging guidelines and more by either purchasing a printed copy at our online store or by accessing the FREE revised digital version.

Download the digital Handbook for Flower Shows (revised July 2022)

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National Garden Clubs’ signature magazine is filled with information for gardeners, floral designers, environmentalists and more. For more details, and to subscribe to this free publication, see The National Gardener page.

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To submit content for consideration as a blog article on the NGC website, please upload your content and photos using this blog submission form. The blog coordinator reviews and may edit submissions prior to publication. Please review blog guidelines prior to submission.

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News from National Garden Clubs Environmental, Gardening and Landscape Design Schools, Newscape provides information to  students and consultants on school changes plus interesting and informative articles for all members. To view this free publication, visit Member Resources.

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Floral designers from across the globe share their designing skills every week in The Vision of Beauty. This desktop calendar is filled with floral and garden inspiration that is sure to motivate even the most reluctant designers. 

Enter your design to be considered for the Vision of Beauty Calendar with this form

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Learn new floral design styles, find inspirations for installations and meetings ‐ all this and many other fascinating publications are waiting for you at Our Store or Member Resources.

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Engage kids in your community with free NGC Youth publications! Playing outdoors is an important part of teaching our youth to love the world of nature. The Ecological Warriors Workbook encourages young environmentalists. The Pollinator Power Book teaches kids how bats, bees, butterflies, birds and other pollinators contribute to our growing world.

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Keeping in Touch, beginning with the 2021-2023 administration, is a newsletter specifically for State Presidents and Region Directors.

Keeping in Touch

Fulfilling the Dream- NGC History 1929- 2004

Fulfilling the Dream