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Our Schools

Our schools provide members and non-members with a range of educational opportunities on the art and science of the environment, gardening, landscape design and floral design.

Environmental School

Environmental School

Helping members become accomplished environmental consultants. Helping others engage in environmental education.

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Flower Show School

Flower Show School

Flower Show School is a comprehensive program that teaches all you need to know about judging, entering, competing and chairing a NGC flower show.

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Gardening School

Gardening School

Gardening Schools provide educational information to those who are especially interested in gardening, horticulture and related subjects.

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Landscape Design Schoo

Landscape Design School

Helping members and others develop a greater appreciation of the environment, both natural and human made.

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Garden using recycled materials

Multiple Refreshers

Multiple Refreshers provide an opportunity for Consultants to refresh their accreditation.

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Face created with dried plant material

Symposiums

Symposium is an in-depth, advanced course of design, horticulture and allied subjects pertaining to flower shows.

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Flower Show - Horticulture Display

International NGC Schools

NGC academic outreach is observed in the work of our international members through civic activities, horticultural education and more.

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Why Schools?

National Garden Club Schools provide an opportunity for attendees to increase their knowledge of the environment, expand interest in gardening, embrace creativity in floral design and beautify homes and communities using landscape design principles.

Grow in Gardening to Become a Four & Five Star Member

At National Garden Clubs, we do more than just green your thumb. We connect you with people, plants, and programs that provide inspiration, information, and valuable resources. Members completing all four NGC courses may apply to become four star members. Those Mastering each course may apply for five star membership.

Find a Club

See a list of clubs near you or across the country.


Sharing the Love of Gardening

As a largest volunteer organization of it’s type in the world, National Garden Club helps share the rewards of gardening and connects like-minded people locally and internationally.

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