Garden Club structure
The love of gardening begins at home!
According to our history book "FULFILLING
THE DREAM", the original name of our organization was
National Council of State Garden Club Federations, mirroring the
structure used in governing our country: a federation of states
joined together by a single mission and purpose. In 1935, our name
was shortened to National Council of State Garden Clubs, and then
was modified again in 2001 to National Garden Clubs, Inc.
All Garden Club activity begins at the local level, in
grassroots organizations that provide local communities of
gardeners with networking, education and outreach opportunities.
Each local club is under the guidance and direction of that states'
president, serving as a liaison to regional directors and national
elected and appointed officers.
For those who want to serve the NGC beyond their own
communities, a wealth of opportunities are available by serving as
project and committee chairman, event or project organizer,
publication editor, school instructor, flower show judge and many
To locate garden clubs in your area, contact headquarters at National Garden Clubs, Inc.
or contact your state or local organization via the state garden club
Additional information is available in our membership brochure
titled: "Grow Your World and Green Your Community by
Joining a Garden Club".
Starting a Garden Club
National Garden Clubs welcomes start-up clubs that can be
tailored specifically to a group's needs and interests. NGC and its
can help you get started and provide access to the wealth of
resources and networking opportunities that our global reach
offers. Click here to
learn more about starting a new garden club.