The Friendly Garden Club
 of Traverse City, MI

P.O. Box 1286, Traverse City, MI 49685

Plant Michigan, Plant Native

NATIONAL, CENTRAL REGION AND MICHIGAN GARDEN CLUBS INFORMATION DATES WILL BE DISPLAYED HERE.


2021 NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS, INC.

Virtual Meeting

May 20, 2021

Chair: Pat Wilson


2021 NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS, INC.

Orlando, Florida- Rosen Plaza

May 16-20, 2022


Mission Statement:   National Garden Clubs, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that aims to promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility and we help coordinate the interests and activities of state and local garden clubs in the U.S. and abroad.  Our main projects include:

PLANT AMERICA--PLAY OUTDOORS:  Outdoor activities improve health and happiness for adults and children. Join us in promoting more time in the outdoors.

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.




2021 CENTRAL REGION CONVENTION


November 1-2, 2021

Virtual Zoom Meeting--10 a.m. (CDT)


Middlebury, Indiana


Theme:   Plant America:  "Sow the Seeds and Keep Growing"  

The Central Region is made up of seven states belonging to the National Garden Clubs, Inc.  The seven states are: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin.
Projects include: Hobert Garden Club Garden Therapy project, Veterans Village, Roof-top Plant and Vegetable Gardens, Epsoma--1st Grant Recipient for products, Bee Gap, Milkweed for Monarchs.

                                         2021 MICHIGAN GARDEN CLUBS, INC.

  • March 31-April 1:  Gardening School, Course I; 9-5 pm, Kalamazoo.
  • April 19-20:  Landscape Design School, Course III; 8-5 pm
  • April 28-29:  Gardening School, Course II; 9-5 p,n, Kalamazoo
  • May 11-12:  Environmental School, Course III; 8-5 pm, Midland
  • May 17-20:  NGC Convention; Rutherford, NJ; 8-5 pm
  • June 1-3:  MGC Inc. Annual Conference (Zoom) 8-5 pm
  • July 15:  38th FGC Garden Walk, Long Lake/Interlochen area; 12-7 pm
  • August 10-11:  MGC Inc. Flower Show Symposium; 8-5 pm
  • September 2:  MGC Fall Board Meeting, 8-5 p.m. 
  • September 8-9:  Environmental School, Course 3
  • v, Aldergate Church, Midland, MI 8-5 pm
  • September 15-16:  Gardening School, Course 3, 8-5 pm
  • September 21-24:  NGC Fall Board Meeting, St. Louis, MO, 8-5 pm
  • September 28-29:  District V Flower Show School, Course I, 8-5  pm
  • October 7:  District V Fall Meeting and Leadership conference, Hagerty Center in Traverse City, MI; District V Fall Meeting and Leadership conference, Hagerty Center in Traverse C 8-5 pm
  • October 13-14:  Environmental School, Course 4
  • November 4:  MGC Winter Board Meeting, Lansing, MI 9-5 pm
  • November 10-11:  Gardening School, Course 4; 8-5 pm

Mission Statement“to provide leadership and education, resources, and network opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral and landscape design, and environmental responsibility.”
Educational Projects:   Artistic Crafts, Blue Star Memorials (Honor Military), Bees, Birds and Butterflies Preservation, Civic Beautification, Community Gardens, Disaster Relief, Energy Conservation, Environment and Conservation, Garden Therapy, Habitat for Humanity Landscaping, Legislation, Litter, Recycling and Reclamation, Native Plants and Invasive Species, National Garden Week