Cherokee Garden Club was founded in 1928 in Atlanta, Georgia. It became a member of the Garden Club of Georgia in 1928, and a member of the Garden Club of America (GCA) in 1963. Cherokee is part of GCA's Zone VIII.
The purpose of the Club shall be to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening and to protect, improve and restore the quality of the environment through programs and action in the fields of education, conservation and civic improvement. As members of the Garden Club of America we share and support the advantages of association by means of open meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications.
Founded in 1913, The Garden Club of America is a volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization comprised of 200 member clubs and approximately 18,000 club members throughout the country. For more information about the Garden Club of America, click here.
Cherokee Share a Garden (right)
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2019 Cherokee Garden Tour
The 2019 Cherokee Garden Club tour to be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 will feature a onetime opportunity to visit five beautiful privately owned Cherokee garden properties in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. Nationally recognized floral and event designers, Greg Campbell and Erick New of Garden District in Memphis, will speak on their new book, Florists to the Field, at noon as guests enjoy a boxed lunch in one of the special Cherokee gardens.
On September 18, Cherokees will be treated to a presentation by Emily Followill, whose photos of Tracy's garden were recently featured in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. Following the meeting, Emily will lead a photography workshop. The meeting and workshop will be at Maggie's house.
Join us on October 24 for a floral design trip to "A Southern Sojourn" flower show, presented by the Sand Hills Garden Club at the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta.
After a drive to Augusta, Ga, we will lunch at the August CC followed by a visit to the Morris Museum of Art on the Riverbank. The Morris is dedicated to the art and artists of the South. The highlight of the day will be the GCA flower show, "A South Sojourn." Designers will interpret various pieces of art in the Morris. Click here to register.
On October 18 at 7:00 PM, Amy Stewart will be speaking on her book, Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities. A reception and book signing will follow in the Draper Members Room and Atrium of McElreath Hall. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
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