Join a Garden Club

Do you need help with your gardening projects?
Would you like to learn the latest in floral design?

Come join a garden club and learn the answers to these questions and more!
Most of the work of Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs is accomplished through the 139 clubs with over 3,500 members, each carrying out many projects all over the state of Virginia.

Examples of the scope of some of the projects of these many clubs are:

  • Landscape projects for neighborhoods, churches, buildings, schools, memorial gardens and Habitat for Humanity homes
  • Gardening education for youth
  • Conservation & recycling projects
  • Legislation
  • Endangered species
Courtesey - Karen Howle - Oak Ridge NC


  • Educational programs on horticulture, landscape design and artistic floral design
  • Meeting and making friends with people who share your interests
  • Seminars covering many topics of today’s environmental interests and concerns
  • Opportunity to become informed and involved with conservation and the protection of our country’s natural resources
  • Workshops provide the opportunity to train and develop practical skills in many fields, such as leadership, gardening, floral design and landscaping
  • Support and information from the National Garden Clubs, Inc., the largest organized group of gardeners in the world


  • Publishes the Old Dominion Gardener magazine four times a year and mails to every member of VFGC
  • Sponsors Flower Show School and Landscape Design School for the education of members and the training of Flower Show Judges and Landscape Design Critics
  • Publishes the VFGC Yearbook, which is a source of speakers and judges for the club; lists VFGC Chairmen who can be a club resource
  • Sponsors monetary awards annually for club project work
  • Participates in “FINE ARTS AND FLOWERS” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, which provides to VFGC members the opportunity to be a floral designer at the event
  • Eligibility for member clubs for the IRS 501(c)(3) designation of tax-exempt status in the VFGC Group Exemption
  • Mutual support of other state organizations

Contact VFGC Membership Chairman about joining a garden club or forming a new club.