logo-clearThe Garden Club
of Alabama, Inc.

Established 1932

National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc.


The official publication of the National Garden Clubs, The National Gardener appears quarterly. Articles of interest to environmentalists, gardeners, landscapers, floral designers, educators as well as nature photographers and feature columns provide  readers with leadership advice, seasonal recipes and garden club lore. Enjoy this and more by viewing and downloading the current issue. 

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GCA President
LaMar Merrill

The Garden Club of Alabama, Inc. 2021 – 2023

“Put color into Alabama for the Fall”


Help Save Lower Alabama and Our Gulf Waters From Other States’ Garbage

2021 Events

August 31 – GCA Fall Board Meeting at Birmingham Botanical Gardens (see Calendar for details)

October 2021 –  District Meetings being Planned

Oct 11 – Dist IV
Oct 12 – Dist III
Oct 13 – Dist II
Oct 14 – Dist I
Oct 18 – Dist VIII
Oct 19 – Dist VII
Oct 20 – Dist VI
Oct 21 – Dist V


GCA Officers for 2021-2023

Front Row:    Karen Merrill,   Sybil Ingram, Barbara Anthony, Rhea Brightwell

Back Row:  Rollanda Cothran,  Gay Austin,   Kathy Sudduth,   LaMar Merrill, Pat May


GCA President’s Special Award

The GCA President will provide a $50 prize to the winning entry from a club that plants a Ginkgo or Maple Tree by March 15, 2022.  All entries should be submitted via regular award form, with attached photo evidence no later than March 15, 2022 directly to LaMar Merrill at Merrill1945@gmail.com or 901 Centerville Street, Greensboro, AL 36744.

Entries will be reviewed and club names will be put into a raffle, with the winning club receiving $50.  All entries will receive recognition certificate at the annual convention, and the winning prize will be given to the lucky club at that time.

The Garden Club
of Alabama
2022 Convention
“Passion for Flowers”
April 3-5, 2022


District & Club Announcements

Life Membership


State Life Membership
Chairman Jane Pearson
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GCA Website Chairman:  Ann Dillman;  Co-Chairman: Albert Dillman