Our clubs utilize educational programs as part of their annual program. District meetings offer additional, often advanced opportunities to learn many aspects of gardening. GCO Annual Convention is an enjoyable event offering diverse programs to share with hundreds of garden club members in Ohio.
NGC Study Units
National Garden Clubs offer individual study units on horticulture, civic interest, floral design for youth and adults and landscaping. These units are available on the NGC website for a small fee. Shop NGC now!
GCO – NGC Accredited Schools
True to our mission, Garden Club of Ohio offers many educational opportunities. These include four National Garden Clubs, Inc. accredited courses promoting the love of gardening, floral design, civic, and environmental responsibility:
Flower Show School
Gardening Study School
Landscape Design School
These classes are open to everyone: garden club members, hobby gardeners, professional gardeners and those wanting to learn the basics. Each school requires registration and a fee determined by each school chairperson.
Our schools feature in depth instruction. National Garden Clubs sets the criteria, requires specific content and approves the highly qualified instructors. Curriculum is updated regularly to keep the material current and relevant.