Welcome! 

Welcome to the Raleigh Garden Club site! We encourage members to participate in the many and varied activities of the RGC. We hope you enjoy gardening with old and new friends at the Club.

Announcements:

Keep Scrolling Down for Raleigh Garden Club Activities for April and May

The  Raleigh Garden Club's Spring Plant Sale will be April 26-28 at the Historic Polk House in downtown Raleigh .Join us at our new location for 3 fabulous days of garden related shopping! New this year - Food Trucks, Yard Art, Pottery, Natural Skin Care Products, Local Honey! More information here.

Don't forget to bring A Flower to Celebrate our Gardens-- for the May Meeting Table Designs. See details in the meeting description to the right.

Our summer intern, London Wa, was recently featured in a video for  the JC Raulston Arboretum. See it here!

Upcoming Public Events of Interest:

April 21-28 - Historic Garden Week sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia including home and garden tours. More details here.

Upcoming Activities:

April 24 Horticulture Group Trip Postponed to May 1:  Tuesday, 10:30am – noon, Horticulture Group, Visit to the garden of Mike Papay, 39 Shaddux Drive, New Hill.  Optional lunch at Mrs. Lucy’s and visit to Big Bloomers after. 

April 24:  Tuesday, 10 am – 12 noon, Transitions LifeCare Sanctuary Garden spring planting and maintenance

April 26:  Thursday, 9 am – 12 pm, Setup for PLANT SALE at the Polk House, 537 N. Blount Street in downtown Raleigh 

April 26:  Thursday, 12 – 6 pm, PLANT SALE at the Polk House, members only discount of 10% and open to the public

April 27:  Friday, 9 am, JCRA Winter Garden maintenance, weather permitting

April 27:  Friday, 10 am – 6 pm, PLANT SALE at the Polk House, 537 N. Blount Street in downtown Raleigh 

April 27:  Friday, 2 pm, Arbor Day tree dedication at Cameron Park hosted by the Civic Improvement Group

April 28:  Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, PLANT SALE at the Polk House, 537 N. Blount Street in downtown Raleigh

May 1:  Tuesday, 10:30am – noon, Horticulture Group, Visit to the garden of Mike Papay, 39 Shaddux Drive, New Hill.  Optional lunch at Mrs. Lucy’s and visit to Big Bloomers after. Note date change due to rain on April 24.

May 7:  Monday, 4:30 – 6:15 pm, Youth Development. Rosey Girls Garden Club meets at Raleigh Girls Club

May 14:  Monday, 10 am. Board of Directors meeting, JCRA

May 16:  Wednesday, 11 am. Youth Development. Fuller GT/Magnet Garden Club (tentative date)

May 16:  Wednesday, 2 – 4 pm.  Environmental Group annual plant exchange and tea, JCRA

May 21 – 24:  Monday – Thursday, National Garden Club Convention, Philadelphia, PA

May 25:  Friday, 9 am, JCRA Winter Garden maintenance, weather permitting

May 19:  Horticulture Group will sponsor the RGC Member garden tour of some outstanding member gardens.  More details (for members only) here and in The Leaflet.

Save The Dates

Garden Club of North Carolina Study Courses to be offered this year.

Flower Show School - Course 2: July 16-18, Course 3: November 5-7, Course 4: April 15-17, 2019 Brookstown Inn, Winston Salem, NC
More information here.

Landscape Design School -  Course 2: Aug 13-14. 2018 JCRA, Raleigh, NC
More information here

Gardening Study School - Course 1: June 4-5, 2018  and Course 2: Nov 22-23, 2018 JCRA, Raleigh, NC

 

Monthly Program and Lunch Meeting

Guests welcome! Meetings are the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30-1:00, and are usually held at the NC State University Club (full details below).  Meetings include a catered lunch so reservations must be made by the Wednesday before each meeting.

Next Meeting:

Reservations and Cancellations Required

To ensure we have enough seats, reservations are REQUIRED even if you choose "No Lunch", Guests can request a reservation here. Members reserve through your emailed invitation or follow the instructions on the Meeting Reservations webpage

Our caterers charge for everyone who reserves a space. If you are unable to attend, please remember to cancel to avoid receiving an invoice.

Cost of Lunch

Lunch is $18.00. This includes gratuity and a set-up fee of $2.00 per person. Those requesting “no lunch” must still pay the $2.00 set-up fee. Please do not bring food or beverages of any kind to our luncheons. - this is a State Health Code violation.