Established in 2006 to educate, beautify and build community through the love of plants and gardening

BGC Programs 2018-2019

Upcoming Events

Meetings occur at 7 pm unless a specific time is noted

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 (4 to 6 pm)Annual Holiday Party at the home of June Ball, 445 North Pope St.

Thursday, January 24th, 2019Tomatoes, a History with Tips on Growing and Using Your Crop, at the home of Merry and Alan Stovall, 223 Boulevard

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019Eat Local, Harvest Your Neighborhood Weeds, by JP Schmitt, UGA ecologist, at the home of Sue Custance and Clint McCrory, 390 Franklin St.

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019Good Bugs and Bad Bugs, How to Manage the Bad Bugs Without Hurting the Good Bugs, by Heather Alley the UGA Bot Garden Conservation Horticulturist, at the home of Robyn Reichling and Jim Trotochaud, 245 Nacoochee Ave.

Sunday, April 28th, 2019 (Time TBA)Roving Garden Party (buy your tickets in early April)

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019UGA Trial Garden Tour with Horticulturist Brandon Coker, preview the latest plant releases in the Gardening World. West Green Street on the UGA campus behind the Pharmacy School

Thursday, June 20th, 2019Creating New Neighborhood Parks with Landscape Architect Josh Koons. Presentation first at Piedmont Park on Hill St, with discussion to follow at the home of Liz and Tony DeMarco, 327 Hill St across North Church Street from the park

Thursday, July 18th, 2019Gardening with Subtropical Plants for Bold Color and Texture with Landscape Designer Kathrine Clark of Lexington, at the home of Karl Lechtreck and Barbara Mattes, 138 Henderson Ave.

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 (4 - 6 pm) Summer Harvest Party, at the home of Cassie and David Bryant, 141 Pulaski Heights

Collage of Cine event in June, 2018

Ciné and the Boulevard Gardening Club presented “The Well Placed Weed: the Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey” in June, 2018

Past Events

Thursday, October 18th, 2018Pruning-How, When, Why and Why Not by Anna Hauser at the Firehall #2 at Prince and Cobb.

Thursday, November 15th, 2018Textile artist Sara Parker at the home of Karen Smith and John English, 846 Hill St.

Thursday, September 20th, 2018Newtown Neighborhood Highlights, A Tour of Lotta Mae’s and Buvez with a talk on Teas at Buvez by Tony Galis

Sunday, August 26th, 2018 (4 to 6 pm). Harvest Potluck at the home of Mary and Chris Conley, 741 Nantahala Avenue

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7PM. Making Cocktails from Your Garden with Hunt Revell of Seabear. Home of Gwen and John O’Looney, 626 Cobb Street

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 7PM. Tasting and Recipe Swap, create and bring a dish made from local garden produce. Home of Dawn and Matthew Heric, 387 Hill Street

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 7PM. Exploring the Possibilities of Rain Gardens, with a visit to a local garden

Sunday, April 29th, 2018 from 3 to 5PM. The Boulevard Gardening Club’s Annual Roving Garden Party in Pulaski Heights


A new slate of officers was elected in March 2018:

  • President: Linda Bachman
  • Vice President: Karen Smith
  • Treasurer: Teresa Friedlander
  • Secretary: Mary Conley
  • At-Large Members: Susie Criswell and Krysia Ara