Membership Overview

The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., a federated garden club, is a 501c3 non-profit volunteer organization. It has no restrictions based upon race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, or national origin.

It currently has 208 clubs and over 5701 members in 140 towns and cities across the state. The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., is a member of the South Atlantic Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc.

The National organization comprises 50 state garden clubs and the National Capital Area, 5,000 member garden clubs, and 165,000 members. Additionally, NGC has 60 national affiliated organizations within the United States and nearly 330 international affiliated organizations with locations ranging around the globe including: Canada, Mexico, South America, Bermuda, South Africa, Australia, and Japan.

National Garden Clubs is the largest organized group of gardeners in the world. The mission of National Garden Clubs is to provide education, resources, and networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.

All 265 individual garden clubs and their each of their members are also members of National Garden Clubs in the South Atlantic Region. The South Atlantic Region is composed of five states; North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia.

Membership offers many benefits from personal enrichment to community outreach. Make new friends, participate in a hobby that enhances your physical and mental well being; work with youth of all ages, and the aged or handicapped in garden therapy; learn horticulture, floral design, and landscaping…These are just some of the benefits of joining a garden club!

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Below are links to 2 videos of interest about garden clubing:

http://chapelhillgardenclub.net/
Click on the link and scroll down until you see the membership on the left-hand side.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCFdU15l63Q
This is a longer video from National Garden Clubs which gives history, objectives, activities, etc..

Both of them are well-done. It is hoped all clubs to can use them in someway to increase membership.