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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!


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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Phone: 630-617-9269  -  email: gardenclubsill@aol.com

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