Welcome
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 (2021-2023). 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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2022 ANNIVERSARIES

Congratulations to all clubs celebrating

a special anniversary this year!

105 Years

Garden Club of Oak Park-River Forest
Lake Bluff Garden Club

 

95 Years
Garden Club of Downers Grove

75 Years
Evergreen Garden Club of Carbondale

70 Years
Anna-Jo Garden Club
Country Gardeners of Northfield
Town & Country Garden Club of Libertyville

 

65 Years
Four Seasons Garden Club of Evanston
Little Garden Club of Wilmette
Rock River Garden Club


50 Years

Garden Club of Lake Zurich

45 Years

Trenton Tumbleweeds

25 Years

Wheeling Garden Club
 

Please let us know if you are celebrating a special anniversary this year !

GCI

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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Join us for the GCI

Flower Show on August 6-7

Click the image at the right to download the schedule!

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Want to recognize someone who has made an  impact on your club?  Click below to find out how.

Click on image below to see how

GCI members did in the

NGC 2020 Virtual Flower Show! 

 

Check back for the 2022 GCI Flower Show Information

August 5 - 6 

at the Chicago Botanic Gardens

1000 Lake Cook Road

Glencoe, IL

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