CONTACT US


Headquarters:
Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc.
P. O. Box 33520
Raleigh, NC 27636-3520
919-834-0686

 

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

 

Email: theGCofNC1@aol.com
Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00-5:00

 

For Website Submissions:
See the Website Submission
Rules in Members Only
Contact:
Marcia Loudon, Website Chairman
gcnc.web@gmail.com
919-338-3957

Educational Material

 

 The following websites have valuable information, ideas, lesson plans and crafts, grants and more.

 

CLICK ON THE IMAGE OF THE SITE  TO GET TO THE SITE

 

A young girl who is developing her own sustainable garden found our site and after she looked around she gave us a site to check out.  This site is in New Zeland which has opposite seasons but wonderful

information is available there.  Check it out.

Tiger Turf

http://tigerturf.com/sustainable-landscaping-composting-and-going-green-outdoors

Extension Office YOUTH 4-HNC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFICE

NC Cooperative Extension office click on 4-H Plant and Soils: Grow for it!
and 4-H programs at   http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/categories/4-h-youth-development/

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu


NC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION find your local extension office, they have many resources, books and ideas for programs.


 

Izaak walton league T'ikes and programs

 THE IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE OF AMERICA

http://www.iwla.org

a webnar on how to encourage children plus many projects and programs broken down by age
Youth and Families. T’IKES for children 2-5 and much more


 

Kids Gardening

 KIDS GARDENING

http://www.kidsgardening.org

check out grants, lesson plans, family activities and more


NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAMNatural Heritage NCDENR

 http://www.ncnhp.org

The North Carolina Natural Heritage Program is part of the Office of Land and Water Stewardship within the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The program serves as an information clearinghouse in support of conservation of the rarest and most outstanding elements of natural diversity in the state.


Natural Learning Initiative GREEN DESK

Natural Learning Initative THE GREEN DESK http://www.naturalearning.org/greendesk naturallearning.org/greendesk

Great sources for books, ideas, The Green Desk is a resource for early childhood educators, childcare providers, administrators, and professionals seeking the latest information to create high quality, healthy outdoor environments for young children.


NC Division of Parks and Rec Education

NC DIvision of Parks and Rec Education http://ncparks.gov/Education/main.php

Ideas for programs and activities for youth aged 6-12. Downloadable Junior Ranger Guide and back issues of newsletters with ideas and programs. Check out the yellow box on left.


NC environmental ed grants

GRANTS AVAILABLE for Environmental Education http://web.eenorthcarolina.org/core/item/topic.aspx?tid=85010

If your club is working with a school but there is not enough money to do the project check here for your funding.


Ecology Warriors

Attached is the file of the educational booklet, “Ecology Warriors” prepared by the Environmental Concerns/Conservation Committee for use in the classroom, in youth groups and at garden club meetings.

It was recommended and approved by the NGC Board of Directors at the 2014 Fall Board Meeting to be distributed to all members.

The file is attached and will also be available on the NGC website: www.gardenclub.org for downloading.

NGC Ecology Workbook pdf