Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
P. O. Box 33520
Raleigh, NC 27636-3520


Physical Location:
J.C. Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC


Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00-5:00


For Website Submissions:
See the Website Submission
Rules in Members Only
Marcia Loudon, Website Chairman

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091015-vr-honors copy2016 Awards

 Durham Council’s Triple Crown Winner: Linda Stewart


Croasdaile Garden Club member Linda Stewart (right) was recognized as 2015 “triple crown winner” of the Member Award of Honor by The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.,the Southeast Atlantic Region (SAR) and the National Garden Club. Linda was honored at all three meetings. She began the Youth Club for Garden Therapy at Durham’s Northern High School 17 years ago and has led its efforts with special needs student ever since.

Pictured (left) with Linda is GCNC President Gail Hill at the SAR meeting in April.

Pictures from Annual Meeting

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IMG_8491taken by Dan Payne

Table Arrangements for Monday Lunch



Kim Blatz Heritage Petite Award Design winnerPetite Flower Winner Kim Blatz, Heritage GC

Flower+award+Sledge+arrangementBlue ribbon-winning arrangement, Class 8
‘Green Eyes’ by Carol Sledge of the
Town & Country Garden Club.

Sandra Williams’ Best of Show design


Honor Flowers

Darene Honeycutt 3 VP and designer Bonnie Giehl

Honor Flowers with DesignerHonor flowers

Carolyn Augustine is honored with the Maslin Award

2016 Maslin Award

IMG_3714Augistine2These are from Catherine Phelps

Smokey and Jr. Miss (see Spring Youth Newsletter for details)

Trish Stewart and newest Junior Garden Club Member

from Sunday’s youth banquet

Smokey copyPodium decorSunday night’s flower arrangements from Hope Valley GC

daylily1The Daylily Garden Club gathered to assemble their
daylily martini glass centerpieces for the Monday luncheon

Olaf and Eliza with Hayleigh

Hayleigh, Martha, and Jean


Watts Street Baptist Church Boy Scouts helped load and unload

The bags and Trash to Treasures


State Officer’s gift baskets

After the 2016 Annual Meeting the leftover flowers went to  the

Durham VA Hospital ChapelDURVAMC2 copy