What do garden clubs do?
$1.00 – National Garden Clubs, Inc.
$7.00 – The Garden Club of Indiana, Inc. for state operating expenses.
*Note that club dues usually pay for programs, speakers, community projects, yearbooks, and supplies.
You can do as much or as little as you want, however the more involved you are, the more you can get out of the experience.
What are some of the community projects?
- Beautifying a main street or a park by planting and maintaining the site.
- Working with children to plant flowers or bulbs around their schools or helping them plant butterfly gardens in a public area.
- Presenting programs to scouts, 4-H, and to school classes.
- Establishing youth clubs for children of various ages.
What are some of the programs? Garden clubs provide stimulating and informative programs for their members on a wide range of topics such as:
- Growing annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, vegetables, houseplants, roses, chrysanthemums, cacti, succulents, hollies, broad leaved evergreens, needled evergreens and so on
- Learn useful landscape ideas to incorporate in one’s own yard
- Study of birds, butterflies, helpful insects in the garden and learning which plants will attract them
- Basic flower arranging techniques
- Conservation of our natural resources, preservation of historic sites, and recycling practices