Dolley Madison Garden Club Inc.

​Organized in November 1919
​Welcome to the Dolley Madison Garden Club website.
The Dolley Madison Garden Club is a charitable and
educational organization with four primary objectives

-To promote gardening and advance horticulture
-To encourage conservation of natural resources
-To promote civic planting and roadside beautification
-To restore and preserve historic gardens

Admitted to the Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) in 1920 and 
admitted to the Garden Club of America (GCA) in 1922, 
the Dolley Madison Garden Club also seeks to support the goals 
of these similar but larger organizations. 
President. Gail Babnew
Vice President: Annie Vanderwarker

Club Address: 
P. O. Box 1017, Orange,VA 22960
​ for The Garden Club of Virginia and for The Garden Club of America
Contact us by email at:

 Garden Calendar  
The Garden Calendar page is updated with your tasks for  April

Warmer days and Historic Garden Week to look forward to. Book your tickets now and if you are too far away you can look forward to pictures after the event of all the beautiful flower arrangements. 

Don't forget to visit:
New article from DeLane Porter
Member news: 
Our Yearbook is available in PDF format on the Member page.
For full information on the Horticultural requirements for our Intra-Club Zinnia Show visit the Member page and open the PDF files. 

If you have forgotten your password please email
pictures of Historic Garden Week...soon we hope.

Meanwhile, some wonderful news about one of our former presidents.

The Horticulture Committee

of the 

Garden Club of Virginia 

is pleased to announce that

DeLane W. Porter

is a recipient of the 2017 Horticulture Award of Merit.

DeLane Porter is an active member of the Dolley Madison Garden Club. She is the fifteenth generation to participate in Virginia's agribusiness. Her ongoing efforts in promoting horticultural education and her active association with like-minded professional organizations make DeLane a uniquely qualified award winner.