ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Each year the club provides a scholarship to a student in the Department of Horticulture at NC State University. The RGC Scholarship Fund is endowed with generous contributions by the RGC and its individual members. Contributions to the RGC Scholarship Fund are welcome.

 

JC RAULSTON ARBORETUM INTERN PROGRAM

The club donates funds to a work/study program for NC State Horticulture students to work at the JC Raulston Arboretum during the summer. 

ROSEY GIRLS YOUTH GARDEN CLUB

The Rosey Girls Youth Garden Club (grades 3 through 6) meets monthly at the Raleigh Girls Club. Based on guidelines of the Garden Club of North Carolina, we seek to inspire our girls with a life-long love of gardening and the natural world, not only to improve and maintain our environment but also to share the sheer fun of “digging in the dirt".

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Rosey Girls winning drawings from 2017

RGC volunteers are encouraged to help The Rosey Girls with their club projects including a bird sanctuary, a vegetable garden and a pollinator garden. If you’d like to help, contact one of the RGYGC chairs. Meetings are usually the first Monday of the month (depending upon holidays) from 4:30 – 6:15 pm. Meeting dates for the  2018 – 2019 RGC year will be:

Feb. 4,
Mar. 4,
Apr. 1
May 6
Jun. 3

Sept. 10, 17
Oct. 1, 15
Nov. 5
Dec. 3
Jan. 7

  

 

EARTH HELPERS YOUTH GARDEN CLUB

The RGC sponsors a youth garden club at Fuller GT/Magnet Elementary School.  This group of interested students meet at their school, usually on the first Friday of each month at 8:30 am. Specific dates will be updated in The Leaflet. If you would like to help, contact our FYGC chair.

  Photos courtesy of Fuller GT/Magnet Elementary School PTA

Photos courtesy of Fuller GT/Magnet Elementary School PTA

Along with RGC volunteers, the students will replant a garden around a small pond; study butterflies and bees and why they are important; and study the science behind fall leaves - why they change color and fall off.  In the spring, we will plant flowers that the students start from seeds in their Butterfly Garden.