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Member of National Garden
The National Garden Clubs, Inc. is a not-for-profit
educational organization with its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri,
United States. As part of its mission, NGC offers educational
opportunities for members and non-members.
Horticulture Study Units come in two sets available for purchase
from NGC Headquarters. The sets involve videos and written lessons that
can be used by one person or by a group of people.
Environmental Study Schools are a series of four courses in
environmental studies offered over a period of time (usually two years)
by local or State Garden Clubs. Students completing the courses may
become NGC Environmental Consultants.
Flower Show Schools are a series of courses intended to train NGC
members to become accredited Flower Show Judges.
Gardening Study Courses focus on helping members become accomplished
horticulturists. Courses cover all aspects of growing from understanding
soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification, etc. Courses
may be sponsored by member clubs, groups of clubs, State Garden Clubs,
etc. and may be open to garden club members and non-members.
Landscape Design Study Courses offer a series of four 10-hour
courses. The course curriculum covers the history of landscape design as
well as instruction from landscape architects in a variety of design
techniques used in home and municipal settings.
College Scholarships of $3,500 each are offered by NGC each year.
Generally 30-35 scholarships are awarded to students majoring in areas
relating to gardening and the environment. Full information and
application forms are available.
Information from National Garden Club Site
Web Chairman: Joyce Bulington
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