The Garden Club of America is a national leader in the fields of horticulture, conservation, and civic improvement.
Founded in 1913, The Garden Club of America is a volunteer nonprofit organization comprised of 200 member clubs and approximately 18,000 members throughout the country. GCA members passionately devote their energies and expertise to a wide array of projects in their communities and across the nation.
The GCA now offers 27 merit based scholarships, fellowships and awards in the areas of horticulture and its related disciplines, botany, including medicinal and tropical, native bird habitat, conservation and ecological restoration, desert studies, landscape architecture, urban forestry, garden history and design, coastal wetlands, and pollinator research.
In March of this year, 86 students and scholars were awarded over $300,000 to support a variety of academic endeavors ranging from summer environmental study and field work, to graduate level research. Their study will take place in institutions across the nation and some will do field work around the world.
GCA Scholarships - supporting the best and brightest.
The 2012 GCA Annual Report
The 2012 GCA Annual Report is now available. "Our accomplishments would not have been possible without our invaluable staff, strong national leadership, passionate club members, and variety of community partners who share the vision of the GCA as a vital community force." Marian Hill, GCA President 2011-2013
Marin Garden Club: GCA's 200th Member Club!
Marin Garden Club Marin County, California Date Founded: 1931 In 1934 members of Marin GC, working with other community-centered groups, raised funds to purchase an 11-acre property and founded the Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross, CA. This property has become a community cultural center and includes Marin GC projects such as the Memory Garden and the Moya Library. Four MGC members founded the Marin Conserva...