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 spring edition:  https://issuu.com/gardenclubofalabama/docs/spring_hortensia_2022

Use the following link to read the Fall 2022 Hortensia



District & Club Announcements

Every Light a Prayer for Peace December 2,2022 (Friday)

Tree Lighting 5:00 p.m.
Governors “Tea”: 3:00-4:00 p.m

Ornaments for Tree
Each District to provide three ornaments for the tree. Ornaments are to be wood, plastic or metal to resist weather and be 12-15″ in size. Send by Nov 11 to either Suzy Shepherd or the Governors office in care of Lee Sellers, 600 Dexter Ave, Office N102, Montgomery AL 36043.
“Tea” Attendance
Each club needs to mail an alphabetical list of those attending, names -last name first to Suzy Shepherd, 725 Edgewood Dr., Georgiana, AL 36033. If email call 334-376-2326 to verify receipt.


Life Membership


State Life Membership
Chairman Jane Pearson
Click here

GCA Website Chairman:  Ann Dillman;  Co-Chairman: Albert Dillman