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As a garden club member, we all try to implement the NGC objectives of horticulture, civic beautification, conservation, historic preservation, environmental stewardship, landscape design and floral design. Below are downloads that will help you reach these objective. Print these out to share with your clubs, use them for program ideas, or simply try to implement them in your own daily activities. Each is designed to help you succeed.

Beautification

Conservation

South Carolina Invasive Plant List - these plants are banned from flower shows and should be removed from your landscapes to prevent spreading 

Impact of Plastic on Bird Populations of SC - Audubon Society

Environmental StewarDship   

How to host a Sustainable Event  - GCSC Climate Chair, Victoria Bergesen 

Floral Design

historic preservation

Learn the role garden club members can play in Historic Preservatiom

HOrticulture

Clemson University's Master Gardener Factsheets cover just about every aspect of gardening and horticulture.  

LAndscape Design 

Membership

How to Attract  New Members to You Garden Club

Pollinators 

Pollinator Plants for the Southeast Region - Xerces Society 

Native Plants for Wildlife-SC Wildlife Federation