The Garden Club of Virginia is an active association of forty-seven garden clubs, whose members collectively form a group of more than 3,300 civic leaders from around the Commonwealth.
The Garden Club of Virginia exists to celebrate the beauty of the land, to conserve the gifts of nature and to challenge future generations to build on this heritage.
Conservation of our natural resources
Restoration of historic gardens and landscapes
Education of our members and the general public
Restore historic gardens and landscapes
Conserve Virginia’s natural resources
Inspire a love of gardening
Provide education for our members and the general public
To reach these ends, the Garden Club of Virginia sponsors three major flower shows annually, presents various educational programs, and makes awards to encourage community conservation and beautification projects.
Most notably, the Garden Club of Virginia is recognized for its Historic Garden Week, a statewide tour of gardens and homes. Proceeds from the tour are used to fund garden restoration projects throughout Virginia. With over $14.5 million realized since its inception in 1929, the Garden Club of Virginia has restored the gardens at more than fifty properties.
Follow the Green Arrow I
History of the Garden Club of Virginia 1920-1970
Follow the Green Arrow II
History of the Garden Club of Virginia 1970-1995