Cherokee Garden Club

2016 Grantees: 

  • Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy (Sheep grazing - invasives species mitigation) 
  • Cherokee Garden Library (Acquisition of rare two-volume set and conservation) 
  • Friends of English Avenue (Solar lights for the Elm Street Urban Farm and landscaping for the police house)
  • Global Growers (Orchard maintenance – constructing a perimeter fence) 
  • Park Pride (Park visioning program) 
  • Skyland Trail (Horticultural therapy program - create 6 raised beds for a cutting garden) 
  • Trees Atlanta (Eastern hemlock conservation and preservation program) 
  • Trust for Public Land (Mims Park) 
  • Peachtree Heights West Civic Association – 
  • Sibley Park (Woodlawn Trail restoration project)

2015 Grantees: 

  • Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy (to help fund a feasibility study for sidewalk and trail improvement in Memorial Park) 
  • Cherokee Garden Library (to fund speaker Ken Druse for the 40th Anniversary Lecture) 
  • Friends of English Avenue (to purchase items to benefit the community garden such as an outdoor canopy and picnic tables)
  • Global Growers (to help fund signage and educational workshops as well as plants, seeds and soil amendments for the 30 garden plots used by refugee families) 
  • Park Pride (to help fund two landscape architect interns to create a master plan for the Mattie Freeland Community Garden) 
  • Skyland Trail (funding to purchase glider benches and hydrangeas for outdoor therapy) 
  • Southeastern Horticulture Society (funding for educational workshops for children at the Good Sam Farm – part of the Good Samaritan Clinic) 
  • Trees Atlanta (funding for plantings of pollinator-friendly, native plants at the entrances to the Atlanta Beltline)
  • Trust for Public Land (funding to support community outreach efforts for the Proctor Creek Greenway)

2014 Grantees: 

  • Cherokee Garden Library (to fund speaker Lyndon Miller in October) 
  • Skyland Trail (to help build a butterfly boardwalk and deck on their main campus) 
  • Trees Atlanta (to support the Longleaf Pine Project on the BeltLine Eastside Trail) 
  • Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy (towards staffing and marketing needs for the Operations campaign that supports the renovation plan)
  • Global Growers (to continue to support the growing Decatur’s Kitchen edible orchard and garden) 
  • Southeastern Horticultural Society (to help fund youth programs at Farm Chastain) 
  • Friends of English Avenue (towards training and educating a resident manager for the Elm Street Urban Farm)

2013 Grantees: 

  • Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy (Social Media Director to update website and internet media) 
  • Cherokee Garden Library (Sponsorship of Following in Bartrams’ Footsteps Exhibit) 
  • Friends of English Avenue (Installations of 2nd Community Urban Farm) 
  • Global Growers Network (Fruit tree orchard at the United Methodist Children’s Home) 
  • Southeastern Horticulture Society (Teen Summer work program at East Lake Garden and Urban Farm) 
  • Trees Atlanta (Native grasses plantings on the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine)

2012 Grantees: 

  • AG Rhodes Atlanta Therapy Garden 
  • Cherokee Garden Library Book Conservation 
  • Peachtree Battle Neighborhood Improvement Inc. 
  • Peachtree Battle Median Beautification Project
  • Skyland Trail Bench Swings for Skyland Trail North Campus 
  • Southeastern Horticultural Society Farmers’ Market Workshops for Children

2011 Grantees: 

  • Cherokee Garden Library 
  • Georgia Organics for Brown Middle School Orchard 
  • Peachtree Battle Neighborhood Improvement Fund for Bobby Jones Golf Course/Memorial Park Conservancy 
  • Trees Atlanta for Brown Middle School Campus 

2010 Grantees: 

  • Cherokee Garden Library 
  • Collier Hills Association for Howard Park

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 Member, Garden Club of America, 1963


 
GCA Zone VIII


  Member, Garden Club of Georgia, 1928 


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