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Welcome to the Garden Club Council

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.

See our Pictures and Videos

Our garden clubs generally meet once a month to learn, create, volunteer and work on beautification projects. Click here to see pictures.

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 our Facebook page.

Find Out More About our 22 Garden Clubs

Our membership includes 22 garden clubs in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina area. To find out more about our clubs, click here.


Our Mission


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.


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.


What’s Happening

Upcoming Events

April 18-22: Clean and Green Judging

April 18-22: Clean & Green Judging
The Garden Club Council will provide judges for Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful’s Clean & Green event. Garden Club Council members are encouraged to volunteer. Jeana Alspaugh, chair.

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April 30 (Saturday): Beyond the Garden Gate Tour and Afternoon English Tea

April 30 (Saturday): Beyond the Garden Gate Tour and English Tea
Buy tickets now for the “Beyond the Garden Gate” Garden Tour and English Afternoon Tea on Saturday, April 30, 2016. You won’t want to miss this premier event showcasing nine of Winston-Salem, North Carolina’s most beautiful private gardens with an English Afternoon Tea held at an elegant private home (tickets sold separately). Entrance to Bethabara’s Medicinal Gardens and Reynolda Gardens is included in the general admission tour ticket. This is a chance to walk through the gates of the homes you admire.

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May 19 (Thursday): Garden Club Council Celebration Lunch “Snipped”

May 19 (Thursday): Garden Club Council Celebration Lunch
Tickets are now on sale for the Garden Club Council Celebration Lunch and this is one you are not going to want to miss! We’ll be celebrating the successes of the year and announcing the winners of the Wava Howard Award and the Nancy D. Sherk awards. We’ll also have our “Snipped” flower arranging competition (we already have nine contestants!).

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