The purpose of The Garden Club of America is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications, and to restore, improve and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.
Founded in 1913, The Garden Club of America is a volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization comprised of 200 member clubs and approximately 18,000 club members throughout the country.
Symphyotrichum oblongiflolium var. angustatus ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ has been named the 2016 Plant of the Year by The Garden Club of America. Keep reading to learn more about this amazing aster as well as this year's honorable mention and special recognition plants.
Thanks to the hard work of the Communications Committee, the 2014 Annual Report on The Garden Club of America is now available.
The 201st Garden Club accepts invitation to join The Garden Club of America. The Westhampton Garden Club of Suffolk County on Eastern Long Island, New York was Founded in 1928: Date invited to join the GCA: December 2014.