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The Garden Club of America 1913-2013:  100 Years of a Growing Legacy
by William Seale


Renowned historian and preservationist William Seale has authored a book to capture the extraordinary 100-year history of the Garden Club of America. More than just a collection of memories, the book is a stirring account of the contributions GCA has made to the political, historical and cultural fabric of our nation.

You may order the book online by clicking here. Pre-ordered books are being distributed currently and are available in many nation-wide bookstores.






Scholarship Opportunities Available

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.

Plant of the Year

Nominations for the Montine McDaniel Freeman Horticulture Award will be accepted by the GCA Horticulture Committee between March 1st and Dec 1st for the following year.

Nominate a Plant - recognize a plant that is under-utilized but worthy of preservation, propagation and promotion.