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Garden Club of Ohio, Inc. supports endeavors in every aspect of gardening through educational programs, horticulture and floriculture. We will show by means of example a responsible stewardship of our land.

94th Annual GCO Convention April 26-28, 2022

 A celebration of Ohio’s rich diversity of flora, fauna, and natural beauty. Hosted by Columbus District April 26 – 28, 2022 We look forward to seeing you in April!  So many fun and exciting things are planned for you:  wonderful speakers, fun and interesting workshops, a wildflower walk, and a Flower Show!  Learn about all these activities in the documents below. Early arrivals are invited to participate in Team Trivia at 2:00pm on Tuesday, April 26, where one’s knowledge of Ohio’s [...]

By |2022-05-08T14:43:43-04:00February 24, 2022|GCO Convention|0 Comments

CAR-SGC Awards

CAR-SGC AWARDS  2020 From Janice Koster, CAR-SGC/NGC Awards Congratulations to all the winners! Civic Development & Improvement Award First Place Large Club (tie) Garden Club of Parma “City of Parma, Parkside Project” (Certificate and $50) Flower Show Schedule Award Petite Design Specialty Flower Show (Large Club) First Place Gates Mills Garden Club (Certificate and $50) Jean Ladson Outstanding Achievement Awards Medium Club – Chippewa Garden Club (Certificate and $100) Large Club - Gates Mills Garden Club (Certificate and $100) Publicity/Pressbook Medium [...]

By |2022-02-17T11:00:19-05:00February 17, 2022|CAR-SGC Awards|0 Comments

Seed Bombs!

Random Acts of Planting with Seed Balls by Donna Rouch, Second Vice President, NGC Posted on National Garden Clubs, Inc. website on February 7, 2022 Gardeners have their particular way of planting seeds in their garden.  Gardeners can make straight rows or contour rows; plant on mounds or in twelve-inch squares.  My grandmother's cry was, "Just get it in the ground and water!" Mother Nature allows those tiny seeds to sprout and push their little heads through the soil toward the [...]

By |2022-02-09T13:11:30-05:00February 9, 2022|News Posts|0 Comments

Seeds of Friendship

“2022 Seeds of Friendship” Karen Hovey, GCO Chairman Partners in Conservation (PIC) was founded in 1991 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in response to the genocide of the people of Rwanda.  Many partnerships were formed to help the people of Rwanda.  The Garden Club of Ohio, Inc. is a partner and our committee is called Seeds of Friendship. To All of our Garden Club Members, It’s that time of year again when we ask for your participation in the collecting [...]

By |2022-02-21T08:28:39-05:00February 4, 2022|Seeds of Friendship|0 Comments

Ohio’s Perennial Bloom Award 2021

The Garden Club of Ohio is pleased to announce this year's Perennial Bloom Award....... Mary Kay Covington! When you hear the name Mary Kay Covington, the word “delightful” comes to mind.  She has a beautiful smile and a twinkle in her eye, and you can’t help being happy when she’s around. Mary Kay, a resident of Shaker Heights, OH, has been a member of West Shore Arrangers since 1976—45 years! She is also a Master Flower Show Judge and she’s been [...]

By |2021-12-13T16:42:13-05:00December 13, 2021|GCO Awards|0 Comments
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