National Garden Clubs, Inc.

CGCI and its members are members of National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC).  NGC members create a powerful voice and expansive network for advancing common interests. We are one of the most recognized non-profits in the United States and the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world. At National Garden Clubs, we do more than just green your thumb. We connect you with people, plants and programs that provide inspiration, information and valuable resources.


  • provides education, resources and national networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic, and environmental responsibility.
  • is the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world with over 6000 Clubs and 190,000+ members in 50 states and the District of Columbia and more than 400 affiliates worldwide.
  • was founded in 1929
  • is headquartered on grounds adjacent to Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, Missouri
  • publishes The National Gardener (available by subscription), a yearly engagement calendar, and many publications as a service to its members
  • sponsors National Garden Week (week beginning the first Sunday in June)
  • provides information and opportunities through its website -
  • is divided into eight geographical regions including Pacific Region
and check out the NGC Membership Video...a fun way to see what NGC and clubs across the country are doing



President 2019-2021
Gay Austin
McComb, MS
President's Theme:
Plant America
National Garden Clubs, Inc.
4401 Magnolia Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110-3406


Executive Committee
  • 1st Vice President:  Mary Warshauer
  • 2nd Vice President: Brenda Moore
  • 3rd Vice President:  Donna Rouch
  • Recording Secretary:  Donna Donnelly
  • Treasurer:  Lynette Jeffres
  • Corresponding Secretary: Bonnie Borne
  • Historian:  Andrea Little
  • Parliamentarian:  Joan Corbisiero