Welcome to the Garden Club Councilof Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, North Carolina
Check out our latest video from our president Kristie Blanco. There’s a lot going on at the Garden Club Council right now and Kristie will give you a great overview.
Arbor Day Celebration
THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 – Members, volunteer now for the Arbor Day Workshop with co-chairmen Joycelyn Dillon and Ellen Davis on Thursday, March 22 anytime between 9:00 a.m. until noon for a morning of springtime fun and fellowship. We’ll be bagging 550 Kousa Dogwoods to deliver to area elementary schools for students to plant. The annual event is a longstanding tradition with resulting mature trees throughout Winston-Salem. To volunteer please visit our SignUp Genius page by clicking here.
Scholarships, Awards and Grants
The Garden Club Council supports our member clubs and the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County community by offering awards, grants and scholarships to worthy individuals. To find out more about each of these and how to apply, click here.
The Garden Boutique at Reynolda Village
The Garden Boutique offers a unique, stylish collection wonderful gifts, garden accessories and more. You’ll find it on the right as you enter Reynolda Village. New merchandise arrives daily. To find out the latest on what’s happening at the Garden Boutique, click here to go to the new boutique website.
Our Mission: "Protect, preserve and beautify our environment"
The Garden Club Council was founded in 1932 to help “protect, preserve and beautify our environment.” Today our group includes over 850 members from 22 garden clubs in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County area. All of our garden club members are also members of the Garden Club of North Carolina. The Garden Club Council helps to promote local gardening, beautification, recycling and environmental education. Our headquarters is located at 100 Reynolda Village in Winston-Salem, NC right at the front of beautiful Reynolda Garden.
First Vice President
Donations and Memorial Gifts
The Beautification Endowment Fund has been established to receive all memorials and honorariums unless otherwise designated.
Contributions can be sent to:
The Garden Club Council Headquarters
100 Reynolda Village
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Checks must be made out to The Garden Club Council and may be designated for the Beautification Endowment Fund or the Scholarship Fund.
Volunteer Opportunities for Garden Club Members
The town of Kernersville will host an Earth Day Celebration on April 20th. All GCC members are invited to attend. For more information, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/199978147263674/....
Members - Jeana Alspaugh, our Clean & Green Chair, is looking for garden club members to help judge the Clean & Green competition the week of April 16-20. The Garden Club Council partners with Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful each year on this project. There will be a...
Big News: Flow Lexus of Winston-Salem Named As Presenting Sponsor for A Tour of Gardens 2018 – Cultivating Community
It is with great gratitude that we announce that Flow Lexus of Winston-Salem is the presenting sponsor for a Tour of Gardens - Cultivating Community. The tour will be held Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Tickets range from $40 for general admission to this...
GCC Members Invited to a Flower Arranging Seminar With Sedgefield Garden Club on Tuesday, February 20
Methods and Mechanics of Floral Design Presented by Amy Dunlap, head designer & owner of the Winston-Salem Flower School Ready to learn some of the methods and mechanics that floral designers use on a daily basis? This meeting will cover the basic elements of design...
Tickets for A Tour of Gardens - Cultivating Community will go on sale Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 am. The tour will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. This "build-you-own" garden tour includes 15 local gardens in the Winston-Salem community...
Susan Gilmore is heading up the 2018 Plant Sale and she says she's excited about the upcoming event. "This year we're returning to Mitchell's Nursery & Greenhouse for our geraniums and ferns. We want to offer the highest quality plants in the Triad." Order forms are...
Happy holidays from the Garden Club Council! Many thanks to our membership for all that you do to make our community a more beautiful place. We wish you great joy in 2018!
Twin City Garden Club members are hosting a Garden Club of America Zone VII Flower Show today, Wednesday, October 25 at the Kimpton Hotel (Mezzanine Level). The event is free and the public is welcome to attend.
We took lots of pictures at the Dixie Classic Fair Friday Flower Show and you can now see them online by clicking here. There were so many incredible entries! Many thanks to our flower show co-chairs Evan Dunnagan and Anne Sullivan, as well as the many volunteers who...
The Dixie Classic Fair is right around the corner. This year's theme is "Let's Go Online!" Flower Show #1 will be held on September 29. Flower Show #2 will be held October 4. Evan Dunnagan is our 2017 general chair, and Trish Sumners is Superintendent. Westwood,...