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  • 2016 Award of Excellence Winners Announced

    NGC Announces the 2016 Award of Excellence WinnersST. LOUIS (May 9, 2016) — National Garden Clubs Inc., one of the nation’s most-recognized nonprofits and largest volunteer gardening organization in the world, recently announced the winners for 2016 of its highest honor: the Award of Excellence. The winners, who were recognized at NGC’s 87th annual convention in Grand Rapids, MI., include Joy Bossi, noted gardening author and host of a popular radio show on gardening in Salt Lake City, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, a botanical garden and outdoor sculpture park in Grand Rapids, MI and George Weigel, award-winning garden writer, author, designer and lecturer. Click here to learn more.

  • New Book for Kids! "The Frightened Frog"

    The Frightended Frog book for elementary school children teaching about environmental concerns from National Garden Clubs, Inc. May 18, 2015: National Garden Clubs, Inc. encourages you to read and discuss The Frightened Frog with the children in your life. Even better, take them on a quest to find an egg mass, tadpoles, frogs and other amphibians. Become an environmental hero! As parents, grandparents, and educators, we have a pivotal role in the experiences of the future stewards of the natural world. Now is not the time to hesitate but to leap into action! Click here to learn more.

  • Monarch Watch

    Join NGC and Monarch Watch to help save Monarch Butterflies Essential Pollinators for our Environment The Monarch butterfly population is declining worldwide due to loss of habitat. One of President Sandy Robinson's focus areas for her President's Special Project is the plight of the Monarch, and a commitment to creating gardens and habitat that will help to restore their population to health. To do this, she has created four programs under the Monarch Watch banner to foster NGC support. Click here to learn more.

  • 2015-2017 Administration is Installed

    Ecology Warriors Workbook from National Garden Clubs, Inc. May 18, 2015: We welcome President Sandra H. Robinson and her new administration. In the next two years this administration's focus will be to guide our resources, message and action plan to reversing the population declines in amphibian and pollinator species; particularly frogs, bees and Monarch butterflies, as well as the population decline in our upcoming leadership ranks. Click here to learn more.