The Horticultural Committee's goal is to promote a love and deeper understanding and knowledge of growing plants and trees. Responsible for growing and gathering plants to be entered in horticultural exhibits at the DMGC, GCV and GCA meetings and shows, this committee is central to the mission of the Dolley Madison Garden Club.
Be sure to check out the Garden Calendar page to find out what to do in your garden each and every month of the year.
CONSERVATION AND BEAUTIFICATION
The Conservation and Beautification committee promotes the conservation of natural resources, encourages the control of pollution, and fosters beautification of the environment. Acting as a liaison with other interested civic groups, this committee promotes education in all areas of conservation and beautification. The committee is directly responsible for the organization and promotion of the annual DMGC Conservation Forum that informs citizens in the community about various new conservation initiatives. Committee members are encouraged to participate at GCV and GCA conservation events, exhibits and the GCV conservation Workshop, GCV Forum, GCV Legislative Day and GCA National Affairs and Legislative Committee Week. To keep everything green and conserve the plant visit the Conservation Tips page for up to the minute news and ideas
FLOWER ARRANGING / EXHIBITS / FLOWER SHOWS
The Flower Arranging committee fosters creative enhancement of flower arranging through workshops, demonstrations and exhibits on a local, state and national level. The Committee is responsible for organizing and implementing all monthly Club flower exhibits including a schedule of flower arrangements. The committee also hosts an annual zinnia show or similar horticultural event to which the public is invited. Classes in the zinnia show are open to Club members and the public.
This committee is to solicit and review worthy proposals in the Orange County, using the established guidelines to make recommendations to the BOD and then to the club membership. This committee shall assist in administering chosen projects.
Planting in Taylor Park 2016
The Horticulture Committee at a recent meeting propagating using Forsythe Pots!
Swags with the Boys and Girls Club in December 2016, we all had fun.