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. 

Click here to:  View the Winter 2022 Issue Here!




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

2022 Events

69th Annual NGC Flower Show
The Alabama National Fair
October 7 – October 16, 2022



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


Hortensia  –  The Garden Club of Alabama, Inc., Bulletin

Use this link to view the latest edition:  https://issuu.com/gardenclubofalabama/docs/spring_hortensia_2022

Note: To enlarge the Hortensia to full screen go to the lower right corner and there is an icon that looks like [ ]. To exit full screen use the “Esc key”. Use the “<” on the left and “>” on the right to change pages.  May also have to wait for the link to load its adds before anything works. Use your browser back arrow to return to the website without closing it.

For a printable version of Hortensia – click here   Note: This is a very large (30 MB) file and can take up to 2 minutes to download to your computer, depending upon your computer/internet speed. Also printing is as booklet and need to set printer to landscape.



District & Club Announcements

Life Membership


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