Welcome! 

Welcome to the Raleigh Garden Club site! We encourage members to participate in the many and varied activities of the RGC. We hope you enjoy gardening with old and new friends at the Club.

Announcements:

Keep Scrolling Down for Raleigh Garden Club Activities for April

The public is invited to a tour of the historic Isabelle Bowen Henderson House & Gardens. Saturday, April 21, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Admission fee of $5

SAVE THE DATE!

The  Raleigh Garden Club's Spring Plant Sale will be April 26-28 at the Historic Polk House in downtown Raleigh .Join us at our new location for 3 fabulous days of garden related shopping! New this year - Food Trucks, Yard Art, Pottery, Natural Skin Care Products, Local Honey!

Our summer intern, London Wa, was recently featured in a video for  the JC Raulston Arboretum. See it here!

April 20 is the deadline for Registration for the National Garden Club Annual Convention in Philadelphia to be held May 20-24.

April 20 is the deadline for RGC members to submit a Community Donation Request form to the Finance Committee

Upcoming Public Events of Interest:

April 15-16 – Garden Club of NC Flower Show in Chapel Hill. More details here.

April 21 -, Southern Pines Garden Club 70th Anniversary Home and Garden Tour including indoor floral arrangements. More details here.

April 21-28 - Historic Garden Week sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia including home and garden tours. More details here.

Upcoming Activities:

April 19:  Thursday, 10 am – noon, Horticulture Group, Visit to Green Hill Farm in Franklinton to learn about hostas from “Hosta Bob” Solberg.  Rain date is Friday, April 20

April 20: Friday, 9:50 am – Civic Improvement, Dorothea Dix Park Tour - Meet at the soccer fields off of Hunt Drive in the gravel lot. Address to put in google maps for that is 75 Hunt Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

April 20: There is NO Floral Design activity planned. The date changed after the Yearbook was published.

April 20: Deadline for Registration for the National Garden Club Annual Convention in Philadelphia to be held May 20-24.

April 20: Deadline for RGC members to submit a Community Donation Request form to the Finance Committee

April 21:  Saturday, 12 – 4pm, public tour of historic Isabelle Bowen Henderson House & Gardens. RGC will provide docents.

April 24:  Tuesday, 10:30am – noon, Horticulture Group, Visit to the garden of Mike Papay, 39 Shaddux Drive, New Hill.  Optional lunch at Mrs. Lucy’s and visit to Big Bloomers after. Rain date is Thursday, April 26.

April 24:  Tuesday, 10 am – 12 noon, Transitions LifeCare Sanctuary Garden spring planting and maintenance

April 26:  Thursday, 9 am – 12 pm, Setup for PLANT SALE at the Polk House, 537 N. Blount Street in downtown Raleigh 

April 26:  Thursday, 12 – 6 pm, PLANT SALE at the Polk House, members only discount of 10% and open to the public

April 27:  Friday, 9 am, JCRA Winter Garden maintenance, weather permitting

April 27:  Friday, 10 am – 6 pm, PLANT SALE at the Polk House, 537 N. Blount Street in downtown Raleigh 

April 27:  Friday, 2 pm, Arbor Day tree dedication at Cameron Park hosted by the Civic Improvement Group

April 28:  Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, PLANT SALE at the Polk House, 537 N. Blount Street in downtown Raleigh

Save The Dates

The National Garden Club's  annual convention, Love Blooms in Philadelphia will be held May 21-24, 2018. See the Official CallTentative Schedule,and Registration form for more information. Deadline for registration is April 20.

Garden Club of North Carolina Study Courses to be offered this year.

Flower Show School - Course 2: July 16-18, Course 3: November 5-7, Course 4: April 15-17, 2019 Brookstown Inn, Winston Salem, NC
More information here.

Landscape Design School -  Course 2: Aug 13-14. 2018 JCRA, Raleigh, NC
More information here

Gardening Study School - Course 1: June 4-5, 2018  and Course 2: Nov 22-23, 2018 JCRA, Raleigh, NC

 

Monthly Program and Lunch Meeting

Guests welcome! Meetings are the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30-1:00, and are usually held at the NC State University Club (full details below).  Meetings include a catered lunch so reservations must be made by the Wednesday before each meeting.

Next Meeting:

Reservations and Cancellations Required

To ensure we have enough seats, reservations are REQUIRED even if you choose "No Lunch", Guests can request a reservation here. Members reserve through your emailed invitation or follow the instructions on the Meeting Reservations webpage

Our caterers charge for everyone who reserves a space. If you are unable to attend, please remember to cancel to avoid receiving an invoice.

Cost of Lunch

Lunch is $18.00. This includes gratuity and a set-up fee of $2.00 per person. Those requesting “no lunch” must still pay the $2.00 set-up fee. Please do not bring food or beverages of any kind to our luncheons. - this is a State Health Code violation.