GCI is happy to let you know that we can facilitate an online meeting for our Clubs or Districts using GoToMeeting. 

Click below to learn how.

Please go to the Contact Us page of this website to register!

to the online home of The Garden Clubs of Illinois, Inc.

The Garden Clubs of Illinois currently has approximately 6500 members in 146 clubs, an additional 12 affiliate plant societies, arboretums and similar organizations, and 3 Junior Clubs in Illinois. Founded in 1925, we are a charter member of National Garden Clubs, Inc., an international organization that is the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world. We are a part of its Central Region. Wander through this site. Find out what we do. Check on educational opportunities. Learn how to join a garden club. Contact us through our Headquarters via this site, mail, telephone or e-mail. Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Marilyn Krueger was elected the GCI State President at the 2021 state convention. She will hold a two year term (2019-2021). Her theme is:

"Plant America... Starting at Home".

President Krueger is continuing the effort to establish a Discovery Children's Garden in the Lincoln Memorial Garden in Springfield as well the Pollinator and Youth President's Projects.


Mission Statement of National Garden Clubs, Inc.
In cooperation with National Garden Clubs, Inc., The Garden Clubs of Illinois, Inc. provides education, resources, and additional networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.

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Click below to find out how to help GCI while doing shopping you would normally do at Amazon!

Click on image below to see how

GCI members did in the

NGC 2020 Virtual Flower Show!

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Congratulations to all clubs celebrating

a special anniversary this year!

Elgin Garden Club     105 Years

Garden Club of Evanston    105 Years

Rockford Garden Club     105

Garden Club of Hinsdale     100 Years

Riverside Garden Club     100 Years

Lombard Garden Club     95 Years

Western Springs Garden Club     95 Years

Des Plaines Garden Club     90 Years

Garden Club of LaGrange Park     90 Years

Garden Club of LaGrange Park     90 Years

Tuesday Garden Club of Aurora     85 Years

Garden Guild of Winnetka     80Years

Bull Valley Garden Club    75 Years

Eldorado Garden Study Club     75 Years

Palatine Garden Club   75 Years

Suburban Garden Club     75 Years

Highland  Garden Club     70 Years

House & Garden Club      70 Years

Lakeview Garden Club     65 Years

Oak Lawn Garden Club     65 Years

Village Gardeners of Hinsdale     60 Years

Crestview Garden Club     55 Years

Long Grove Kildeer Garden Club     50 Years

Carbondale Garden Study Club     35 Years

Darien Garden Club     20 Years

If your club is celebrating an anniversary this year

and is not listed,  please let us know!


Conservation Pledge


I pledge to uphold the principles

of the Garden Clubs of Illinois -

the beautification of our state,

kept void of litter,

the protection of all wildlife

and the conservation of its natural resources for present and future generations.

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