Welcome to the website of Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., (DSGC). Here,
we hope you, as a garden club member, will find information that will
make your garden club experience a more meaningful one. We have provided
contact information for our officers and chairmen so you can find help
for any questions you may have concerning garden club matters. If you
are a visitor to our website and are interested in joining a garden club or are seeking
information about gardening we welcome your inquiries.
The six member states of the National Garden Clubs Inc. (NGC) that comprise the DSGC are: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and
Tennessee. We are a diverse area geographically, but we share a love for gardening, for conserving and protecting our natural resources, as well as wildlife and habitats, for beautifying our communities and
for sharing what we learn with others. We serve as a conduit for information between our national organization NGC) and our member states. We have recently undergone some changes
and are now an independent financial entity with our own 501 (c) )3) nonprofit status. Although now financially independent, our goals and objectives remain consistent with those of
The theme of NGC President Nancy Hargroves is: Plant America. She invited the regional directors to reflect this theme in each of
our own themes as we begin our two year term under her leadership. I have chosen as my theme: Plant America, Southern Style.
I have asked members of DSGC to emphasize planting native plants and
to continue the implementation
and maintenance of community gardens as their projects. There is much
diversity for member clubs in selecting their projects under these broad
topics and I look forward to seeing how resourceful our members can
be as they make plans and carry out their various gardening ventures.
Our beautiful website will be updated regularly. Here you will find
issues of our newsletter, Deep South Matters and the NGC newsletter
KIT - Keeping in Touch. There is also a listing of Officers and Chairmen
of DSGC, forms and applications and other useful information. On the
Members Only section there are our Bylaws which are currently
being revised, along with DSR
Policies and the DSR Council Directory.
I wish to thank all those who have agreed to serve on the Deep South
Garden Clubs Council. We had an outstanding two years under Carol Bullards
leadership and working together we will continue to accomplish great
There is nothing like a garden for making you feel small. There you
are, right in the middle of the greatest miracle of
alla world of growing things. Geoff Hamilton