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Oklahoma Garden Clubs, Inc.

Breaking News for Important Dates for NGC & OGC by April Pratt, President, OGC
Dates to Remember (NATIONAL GARDEN CLUB)

Plant America Grant application due October 15 to David Robson drobson@illinois.edu

Award of Excellence due January 1 to Award of Excellence chairman Donna Rouch: Donna@rouchpartners.com

NGC Awards applications due January 15 to chairman Pat Young

Scholarship applications due March 1 to NGC Scholarship chairman Lisa Robinson: gardenlisava@gmail.com

Note:  Be sure you spell all info correctly, all emails and phone numbers must be correct, along with all names spelled correctly AND CLEARLY.

Flower Show Books of Evidence – if you want them back, make sure to include a SASE (with correct postage).  Otherwise, they will not be returned.

Printed materials MUST indicate you are a member of NGC on all publications.  Must include copies of 3 different newsletters

2 copies of application (copy attached) with 3-12 pages in your attachment

May 11, 2020                   Tri-Refresher – Milwaukee, WI (at the NGC Convention) 




Oklahoma Council of Flower Show Judges:  (3rd Monday of the months:  Sep, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr, May, Jun)

Ruby Atkinson Garden Center (RAGC), 1441 N. Key Blvd., Midwest City, OK, HQ

Breaking News for Important Dates for NGC & OGC by April Pratt, President, OGC


October 15, 2019, Tuesday        OGC State Board Meeting

Ruby Atkinson Garden Center (RAGC), 1441 N. Key Blvd., Midwest City, OK, HQ


November 1-3, 2019      Symposium – Albuquerque, NM

Registrar: Debra Sorrell | Phone: (505) 615-8564

Instructors: Design: Penny Decker | tapestry & abstract.    Horticulture:

Dot Yard | house plants grown for foliage & botanical arts, allied

topic:  compiling a book of evidence for FS achievement award


November 16, 2019         ‘Joy to the World’ Flower Show-Holiday Design Specialty Show

Ruby Atkinson Garden Center (RAGC), 1441 N. Key Blvd., Midwest City, OK, HQ

  • Oklahoma Council of Flower Show Judges is hosting a Holiday Design Specialty Show, ‘Joy to the World,’ on November 16, 2019. It will be held at our headquarters in Midwest City.  Come and get in the holiday mood!


November 8, 2019           Tulsa Garden Clubs will be holding a Rock-n-Roll Holiday event November 18 with entertainment by The Blazer Brothers. All proceeds will go to their scholarship fund.  Cost is $25.


January 20-22, 2020      Flower Show School Course I: Houston TX


February 1, 2020           State Scholarship applications

Must be received by February 1, 2020, mail to Melanie Spence, 2nd VP & Scholarship Chairman.  Application is on the website.


Feb-Mar TBD                     Environmental Schools III and IV  

Planned for Spring, 2020. We are looking forward to getting the date on the calendar soon.


February 20, 2020              Tulsa Council of Garden Clubs is sponsoring the annual Book Review and Style Show

They will also be hosting a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show being held March 3-7, 2020.


April 22-23, 2020               Little Rock, AR

We are looking forward to South Central Region’s Annual Convention being held in Little Rock, AR, on April 22 & 23, 2020. Remember, it will be our turn to host again in 2023!  Yes, I know, we just did it.  It rolls around very quickly.


May 01 & 02, 2020          Oklahoma Garden Club Convention

  • Oklahoma Garden Clubs’ State Convention will be held May 1 & 2, 2020, in Atoka, OK. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU BEGIN PLANNING TO ATTEND NOW.  More information will be available today and in the upcoming Oklahoma Gardener.  Watch your email.

May 01 & 02, 2020          Orchid Society Show, Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Building

3400 NW 36th Street, OKC, OK 73112