» 501(c)(3)Group Umbrella
THIS INCLUSION PERTAINS TO ALL GARDEN CLUBS, COUNCILS, DISTRICTS, ETC.
If a club, council, district, etc., is not under the 501(c)(3) Group
Umbrella and a donation, grant, etc. is received, the LGCF’s FEDERAL
TAX NUMBER CANNOT BE GIVEN OUT. Your own club's ID number must be used.
This is mandated by the IRS. Read
Arboriculture / Arbor Day
Click Here for tips on How to Celebrate
Arbor Day Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated observance
encourages tree planting and care. The THIRD FRIDAY in JANUARY is
designated as Arbor Day throughout the state of Louisiana.
» Awards Program
The purpose of the awards program is to recognize the achievement of an
individual, a club or group of clubs which further the goals and
objectives of LGCF, Inc., the Deep South Region, and National Garden
Clubs, Inc. A highlight during the
exhilarating annual LGCF, NGC, and DS convention award banquets is
receiving club awards. Be a star and
receive your deserved applause by applying for your awards before the
deadline date.Read more >
» Blue Star Memorial and Historic Markers
Markers continue to be dedicated each year on highways, Veterans
Cemeteries, parks, and civic and historic sites, showing our
appreciation for those who defend our
History and ORDERING INFORMATION ¤¤¤¤ Locate
A Louisiana Marker Blue
The BLUE STAR GUIDELINES booklet is available from NGC Member Services,
contains an expanded history, shipping information, dedication ceremony
examples, awards information and
the order form.
» Butterfly Gardening
"LOUISIANA'S BUTTERFLY MILKY WAY - SAVING OUR MONARCHS"
Get involved with creating Monarch Way stations and send in a
non-competitive report of what you've done (photos and description).
here to read about the Project
» Circle of Roses
Here to View All Tributes
This tribute, started in 1996, is in honor of the many ladies who are
in their senior years and have given their time and talents to their
garden clubs over many years.
Beginning" to find out how it all started.
here to find
out how to submit to the Circle of Roses.
» Cleanest City Contest
This long standing project of LGCF, Inc. involves garden club members,
city officials, and the community. Deadline to enter is March 1. Read more >
» Garden Week
LGCF, Inc. supports NGC's sponsorship of National Garden Week, the
first full week in June of each year, through events that promote
garden related activities in communities and that share the joy of
gardening with others. Read more
» Litter / Reclamation / Recycling / Waste
All of our garden clubs are encouraged to protect our environment by
participating in a
recycling program, as well as to make a joint effort to remove litter
from our environment and educate
citizens on litter prevention.
Read more >
» Live Oak
» Make a Difference Day
America's largest day of doing good, Make A Difference Day, is the
fourth Saturday in October. Click
here for more information >>
» Memorials: Book of
The Louisiana Garden Club Federation has THE BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE in
which you may enroll and remember Garden Club members, relatives,
friends, and loved ones. When a contribution is sent, please indicate
the fund (ex: headquarters, scholarship, etc) to which you wish this
applied. A Memorial Service honoring all enrolled loved ones is held
each year at the State Convention in April.
Click here for the ENROLLMENT
and mail to Jean LaCaze Taylor, Chairman, or e-mail imogenetaylor55
(at) gmail.com by April 1.
» Native Plants / Wildflowers
This project is to be a concentrated effort in the area of identifying,
promotion, planting and protection of wildflowers/native plants in
Louisiana. A certificate and $25.00 may be awarded annually to a member
for the most comprehensive activity in the area of wildflower/native
here for the latest Native Plant Conservation List which is
the only list from which you may apply for award # 11C. Club yearbooks
should include this list.
» Plant It Pink
here for all the info>>
Through an outstanding scholarship program, LGCF furthers education in
the fields of horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany,
plant biology, plant pathology, forestry, agronomics, environmental
soil/water science, city planning, land management, crop science,
and/or allied subjects. Read
» State Parks
here for all the info>>
Offering a variety of group tours with activities and adventure for all
garden club members. Click
here to learn more >>
» Water Conservation
here for all the info>>
» Ways & Means
COOKBOOK “ Cher, It’s Good, Too” $15 - The funds are used to maintain
our Headquarters in Lecompte , LA. Recipes have been provided by Garden
Club members from all over the state. To purchase one, contact Margo
Racca - e-mail - mracca (at) centurytel.net
THE WHEELBARROW COLLECTION is a collection of Essays, Poems, and
Remarks for Enlightenment and Application at Club Meetings and Programs.
Here for more information on what The Book contains and How To Order it.
LGCF encourages Garden Clubs to promote gardening among our youth. Read