GCG Participates in ABG Scarecrows in the Garden

During the month of October, the Atlanta Botanical Garden (ABG) presented “Scarecrows in the Garden”, an exhibit created by local artists, crafters, youth groups and more. Wandering ABG’s fall beauty, visitors enjoyed dozens of randomly placed sculptural creations that didn’t adhere to a particular theme, other than they may or may not keep the crows away. Giant owls peeked around the skirts […]

Smokey the Bear and Woodsy Owl poster contest

The Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest! Children from first through fifth grade are invited to participate in the National Garden Clubs, Inc. Poster Contest! Poster Rules and Tips All poster entrees must be sponsored by a local Garden Club. Posters must feature Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl and may not feature both together. Smokey Bear posters must include Smokey’s […]

Youth Poetry Contest

The Norcross Garden Club and the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Invite YOU to participate in the NGC YOUTH POETRY CONTEST 2019-2020 Theme “Adventures in the Garden” Be imaginative; express your knowledge and share your insight into the joy and fun of gardening! Eligibility General Education: Kindergarten through 9th Grade Special Education: Kindergarten through 9th Grade English as a Second Language: […]

H.S. Essay contest

High School Gardeners Essay Contest Rules & Eligibility: The High School Gardeners Essay Contest is open to High School students attending 9th through 12th grades. The contest must be sponsored by: a single garden club, group of member clubs, councils, or districts or a State Garden Club. All entries become the property of National Garden Clubs, Inc. A $1,000 National […]

Youth Sculpture Contest and the Market

The Garden Club will once again call for kids to participate in this year’s youth sculpture contest. To get a start, please join us at the Norcross Community Markets July 27th and August 17th. Let’s encourage fun and creative ways to Reduce, Reuse & Recycle through art. Save small and interesting recyclables to spark 4th to 8th graders creative juices. Colorful […]

NGC Photo Contest 2019

The National Garden Clubs, Inc. Flower Show Committee Invites you to participate in an International Photography Competition Featuring the Natural Environment of the Americas Agave shawii, Coastal Agave, in Torrey State Natural Reserve Pines CA, is Globally imperiled. Only 2 known populations – 60 genetic individuals – remain in the wild in CA Entries accepted January 1 – April 1, […]

Calling all school aged kids for numerous contests

There’s something satisfying about allowing a child to explore new adventures. The Norcross Garden Club is proud to help promote new adventures and continuing its support of contest put forth through our state and national garden club organizations. Click on any of our four possible adventures a child in your life may be interested in exploring: Students 9th to 12th […]

NGC raises funds to send 5th graders to Wild & Wonderful Summer Camp

The Norcross Garden Club Sends Three Students to Summer Camp The Norcross Garden Club announced the winners of the 2017 Wild & Wonderful Environmental Youth Summer Camp while attending an event at the Norcross Discovery Garden Park. The winners, Taylor Johnson, Sian Moyer, and Makayla Youngker won scholarships to this year’s camp by writing why they thought they should attend […]