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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)

Enjoy recent photos taken by Cherokees at gardens around the world.

Boston Public Garden - Claire - Jan 2018
Boston Public Garden - Claire - Jan 2018
Reflecting pools in the gardens at Kohanaiki, Kona, Hawaii - Yvonne 2018
Reflecting pools in the gardens at Kohanaiki, Kona, Hawaii - Yvonne 2018
Dragon fruit growing in Kohanaiki community garden, Kona, Hawaii - Yvonne 2018
Palms in Maui - Yvonne 2018
Butchart Gardens, Canada- Summer 2017- Nan E.
Butchart Gardens, Canada- Summer 2017- Nan. E.
Monet's Garden at Giverny, Summer 2017, Anne M
Buckingham Palace, Summer 2017, Anne M
Buckingham Palace, Summer 2017, Anne M
Blenheim Palace, Summer 2017, Anne M
Blenheim Palace, Summer 2017, Anne M
Tuileries Gardens, Summer 2017, Anne M
Tuileries Gardens, Summer 2017, Anne M
Monet's Garden at Giverny, Summer 2017, Anne M
Rose in Margaret S's garden at Canterbury Court, Atlanta
Rose in Margaret S's garden at Canterbury Court, Atlanta
Rose in Margaret S's garden at Canterbury Court, Atlanta
Cathedral Lake- Aspen, Co- August 2017- Elise
Villa Carlotta- Lake Como, Italy- August 2017- Elise
Rare lily originally from the garden of Carter K's grandmother which was transplanted to the garden of Carter's mother, and now thrives in Carter's own garden.
Luxembourg Garden in Paris, France- July 2017- Anne M.
Luxembourg Garden in Paris, France- July 2017- Anne M.
Dubai Miracle Garden is world's biggest flower garden. It is situated in the North West Quadrant of Arabian Ranches interchange- July 2017- Virginia A.
Barbara Bush Garden-July 2017-Claire
Kennebunkport, Maine-July 2017- Claire
Kennebunkport, Maine-July 2017-
Kennebunkport, Maine-July 2017- Claire
Boston Public Garden-July 2017-Claire
Boston Public Garden-July 2017-Claire
Pollinator Meadow on the way home from Hale's home in Alabama- July 2017- Elizabeth H.
Hills and Dales House in LaGrange, GA-July 2017-Claire Schwahn
Hills and Dales House in LaGrange, GA-July 2017- Claire Schwahn
Hills and Dales in LaGrange, GA-July 2017-Claire Schwahn
Hills and Dales Estate-July 2017- Paula Hennessy
Kenya, Africa- June 2017- Maggie
Stowe University Gardens, Buckinghamshire, England - June 2017 - Adelaide
Bodnant Gardens, Wales - June 2017 - Adelaide
Rosemary Verey's Garden at Barnsley House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire - June 2017 - Adelaide
Bodysgallen Hall Gardens, Wales - June 2017 - Adelaide
Laburnum Walk, Bodnant Gardens, Wales - June 2017 - Adelaide
Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia - July 2016 - Claire
Beautiful Lemon trees in the garden at Galleria Colonna, Rome, Italy - June 2017 - Carrie
Winghaven in Charlotte, NC - May 2017 - Claire
ABG's White Garden designed by Alex Smith - June 2017 - Paula
ABG's White Garden designed by Alex Smith - June 2017 - Paula
ABG's White Garden designed by Alex Smith - June 2017 - Paula

Upcoming Events

Cherokee's 90th Birthday Celebration

Cherokees will not want to miss wishing Cherokee Garden Club a Happy 90th Birthday in the month of March. Members and special guests will gather for a celebration luncheon at Scottie's house, originally the lovely home and gardens of Anne C, founder of our beloved Cherokee Garden Library. Anne L Scott of Jupiter Island, Florida, will introduce us to Botanical Arts. If everyone can join us on Tuesday, March 20, it will be the icing on the cake!  Click here to register and pay online for the celebration!

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News

Atlanta Botanical Garden's Flower Show 

IngĂ©nue: A Toast to Georgia's Film Industry, will take place Friday, Feb. 23 - Sunday Feb. 25.  Click here to purchase tickets or learn more.  Click here to see pictures of Cherokees' entries!

Lisa Bartlett to speak at AHC 

Come enjoy an evening with speaker Lisa Bartlett on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Atlanta History Center's Woodruff Auditorium in McElreath Hall.  Lisa's presentation will be "A Long Road to Hoe: The Cultivation of the Smith Gilbert Gardens". Click here for more information.

February Small Group Luncheons

February's membership meeting was replaced by "small group luncheons" in members' homes.  Click here to see pictures from the various luncheons.


2018 Founders Fund Finalists

It's time to place your vote for one of the 2018 Founders Fund Finalists!  Please click here to access information about the finalists and to place your vote. Voting closes March 27, 2018.

Daffodils in Bloom at Louise Howard Park

The bulbs planted by Cherokees last November in Louise Howard Park are now in bloom!  Once the city approves our plan for additional work, restoration of the rock garden will begin, followed by a spring planting.  

2018 Montine McDaniel Freeman Medal
Plant of the Year

The winner of the 2018 GCA Plant of the Year is a pollinator magnet! Pycnanthemum muticum, commonly known as mountain mint, is a native perennial that attracts an abundance of diverse bees, butterflies, moths and other beneficial insects It grows in USDA Zones 4 to 8, in full sun to partial shade and both drought and wet conditions.

Membership

The Membership Committee has been hard at work.  Click here to meet our new Cherokees!


The Garden Conservancy Presents Todd Longstaffe-Gowan: Reimagining Historic Gardens

Join renowned landscape designer Todd Longstaffe-Gowan for a lecture on his role in the refurbishment, consolidation, and re-presentation of Hampton Court and Kensington, two of the grandest surviving royal palaces in Greater London.  The event will be held at the Atlanta History Center at 1:30 PM on March 11. For more information or to buy tickets, click here.

Cherokee's Electronic Devices Recycling Event

Cherokees collected computers, TVs, printers, and other electronic devices at the January meeting.  The Conservation Study Group will safely dispose and recycle all the outdated devices.


GCA Zone VIII Flower Show

Trustees' Garden Club presents Parks, Pines and Preservation, a GCA Zone VIII Flower Show to be held in Savannah in conjunction with the Zone VIII Annual Meeting.  The Show will be open from 2:00-5:00 PM on April 19, 2018.  

Click here to view the schedule. Registration closes on February 1, 2018.


Garden Club of Georgia 2018 Historic Landscape Preservation Fundraiser at Pebble Hill

On May 9, the Garden Club of Georgia will hold its 2018 Historic Landscape Preservation Fundraiser at Pebble Hill Plantation.  Staci Catron will address the group and sign copies of her new book, Seeking Eden.  A Tour of historic Pebble Hill Plantation will follow.  Cherokee Garden Club is a presenting sponsor of this event. Click here to register!


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 Member, Garden Club of America, 1963


 
GCA Zone VIII


  Member, Garden Club of Georgia, 1928 


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