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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 and 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 state convention. She will hold a two year term (2019-2021). Her theme is:
"Plant America While Encouraging New Gardeners".
President Krueger is continuing the effort to establish a Discovery Children's Garden and the Lincoln Memorial Garden in Springfield as well the Pollinator and Youth President's Projects.
Mission Statement of National Garden Clubs, Inc.
National Garden Clubs, Inc. provides education, resources, and additional networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.
Congratulations to all clubs celebrating
a special anniversary this year!
La Grange Garden Club 95
Peoria Garden Club 95
Woodstock Garden Club 95
Algonquin Garden Club 90
Farmer City Garden Club 90
Garden Study Club of Hinsdale 90
Itasca Garden Club 90
Lincolnwood Garden Club of Evanston 90
Naperville Garden Club 90
Park Ridge Illinois Garden Club 90
Waukegan Garden Club - Douglas Chapter 90
St Clair County Garden Club 90
Springfield Civic Garden Club 90
Edwardsville Garden Club 80
Glen Oaks Acres Garden Club 80
Northfielders Garden Club 80
Northbrook Garden Club 70
Countryside Garden Club of Crystal Lake 70
Garden Club of Bensenville 70
Lemont Garden Club 70
Plum Grove Garden Club 70
Garden Club of Park Forest 65
Violet Garden Club of Glen Ellyn 65
Hilltop Gardeners 60
Kenilworth Garden Arts Club 60
Silver Creek Garden Club 60
Morgan County Garden Club 55
Twig n' Bloom 55
Buffalo Grove Garden Club 50
Garden Club of Lake Zurich 45
Town & Country Gardeners of Benton 45
Four Seasons Garden Club of Barrington 40
Schaumburg Community Garden Club 30
Antioch Garden Club 25
Garden Club of Galewood-Montclare 25
Winfield Area Gardeners 25
Rolling Meadows Garden Club 20
McHenry Garden Club 15
If your club is celebrating an anniversary this year
and is not listed, please let us know!
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.