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

BGC Programs 2019

Upcoming Events

Meetings occur at 7 pm unless a specific time is noted

Past Events

Thursday, February 13th, 2020The Garden World of Chris Aubry at the home of Sue Custance and Clint McCrory, 390 Franklin St.

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 "Rivers and Tides", film on the environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy will be shown at the home of Donatella and Richard Alexander, 165 Wynburn Ave.

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 (4 - 6 pm)Holiday Cocktail Party at the home of Dawn and Matt Heric, 387 Hill St.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 (6:30 - 8:30 pm) A service project: building unique birdhouses for Sandy Creek Nature Center at The Lyndon House Studios

Thursday, October 24th, 2019 Growing Dye Plants with Beatrice Brown at the home of Gwen and John O’Looney, 626 Cobb Street

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 (3 - 5 pm) Flower Arranging Workshop with Betty Alice Fowler and Frances Ruth Bauerle at the home of Juana Gnecco and Emuel Aldridge, 410 King Ave.

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

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.

Thursday, June 27th, 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

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

Sunday, April 28th, 2019 (4 - 6 pm) Boulevard Gardening Club’s 2018 Roving Garden Party

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.

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.

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


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