Welcome to The Garden Clubs of
Illinois Website. Currently we have 8319 members
in 206 clubs, an additional 18 affiliate plant
societies, arboretums and the-like, and 27
Junior Clubs in Illinois. Founded in 1925, we
are a charter member of National Garden Clubs,
Inc., an international organization that is the
largest volunteer gardening organization in the
world. Wander through this site. Find out what
we do. Check on educational opportunities. Learn
how to join a garden club. Contact us through
our Headquarters via mail, telephone, fax or
e-mail. Office hours are Monday, Wednesday,
Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Carol Yee was elected the GCI State President at the state convention. She will hold a two year term (2013-2015). President Yee introduced a new Award for her presidency. It is based on individual club members who attended GCI Schools during the current Club Year as submitted by the schools or Symposium registrar. Awards are determined by percentage of students in relation to club size. These awards will be offered again for the 2014 club year.
Mission Statement of National
Garden Clubs, Inc.
National Garden Clubs, Inc. provides
education, resources, and additional networking
opportunities for its members to promote the
love of gardening, floral design, civic and
Our address is 188 Industrial Drive, Suite 120, Elmhurst, IL 60126-1608. Telephone: 630-617-9269. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Other contact information is shown at the top of our website. Our old Post Office box is no longer used.