Events & Deadlines


The Garden Club of Alabama Winter Board Meeting

January 15, 2019

Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Birmingham, AL


Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc.
Annual Convention

March 11-13, 2019
Gekyll Island, Georgia

The Garden Club of Alabama
87th Annual Convention

“Spring Gateway”

April 7 – 9, 2019
Hyatt Regency
The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, Alabama 35244

National Garden Club, Inc.
Annual Convention

April 29 – May 2, 2019
Beau Rivage Resort and Casino
Biloxi, Mississippi


November 1, 2019
Deadline for entries and ads for Winter Hortensia – Hortensia Ads

November 15, 2019
• District and GCA Award applications due to  appropriate committee chairman.  Note exceptions in description.
• Award of Honor Nomination to Chairman, Dot Mapes

December 1, 2019
• GCA Poetry entries to Youth Chairman:  Debbie Roberts
• GCA Essay entries to Youth – High School Chairman:  Debbie Roberts

December 15, 2019
• State Chairmen submit 1st and 2nd Place Books of Evidence and list of all winners to GCA Awards Chairman, Linda Stephens

January 15, 2020
• Publicity Press Books to Chairman:  Bernice Epperson
• Every Light a Prayer for Peace books of evidence to chairman:  Frances Frengel
• Christmas Lights/Holiday Houses books of evidence to chairman:  Frances Frengel
• Smokey Bear/Woodsey Owl posters(local winners of one per grade) to chairman: Richlon Turner