Garden Club Events

Throughout the year, Thomasville Garden Club provides beautification and educational events for the public on floral design, gardening, and wildlife habitats. 

 

Fun, Food & Flowers Luncheon

November 05, 2019

A lively annual luncheon and demonstration on holiday decorating. Please come early to shop our marketplace. All proceeds benefit the programs of the Thomasville Garden Club. Chaired by our Briarcliff Garden Club.Luncheon/floral demonstration begins at noon and ends by 1pm. Tickets are 20$, advance reservations only, please. For tickets, call the visitors center at 229-228-7977 or Toll Free at 866-577-3600.

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Christmas at the Center

The Christmas season is a wonderful time of year in Thomasville. Each year, beautifully decorated antebellum houses and buildings allow locals and visitors alike a glimpse into the awesome splendor and holiday magic of our quaint little town. During this time, the Garden Center sells gorgeous Christmas wreaths that capture the beautiful simplicity and quality of fresh evergreens.

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Visit our Camellia Walk

The queen of the winter garden is the Camellia and the Thomasville Garden Center has a beautiful Camellia Walk showcasing local varieties and old fashioned favorites. All are identified by a marker indicating botanical name and origin. Come by the Garden Center Camellia Walk from January-March to be inspired by these beautiful winter flowers.

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The 99th Annual Standard Flower Show

April 24, 2020

The Garden Club's Flower Show is held  annually on Friday and Saturday the fourth week in April in conjunction with the Thomasville Rose Show & Festival. We will have a Fashion Show and Luncheon on the Garden Center grounds followed by  a ribbon cutting ceremony with Miss Georgia and local dignitaries to open the  show.  The fashion show and luncheon features merchants from Downtown Thomasville. Admission to the flower show is free, $3 donation suggested. Fashion show tickets are $20 and are available for purchase at the Thomasville Visitor Center (toll free at 1-866-577-3600 or locally 229-228-7977). Horticulture entries are accepted Thursday from 3-6:00 pm at the Garden Center for children and adult categories.

On Saturday, April 25, the show opens at 10:00am and there will be children's activities on the patio from 10a-12 noon.  This year, Mary Phipps and her Orchard Pond crew will return to teach about Honey Bees and show a live beehive between sheets of glass and have hands-on activities for children ages 5-10. The Honey Bee activity is  underwritten by the Thomasville Antiques Show Foundation.

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Floral Design Workshops

Through a series of monthly workshops, Marge Willis, an award winning designer and experienced flower show judge,  will take participants through the design process and bring understanding to flower show judging and creative floral design. Offered Tuesday mornings in October, November, January, February, March and April.  Cost: #30$ per participant. To register, e mail Marge at sunflowers@rose.net.

Membership Luncheon

Our Annual Membership Luncheon, covered dish, honors members who have joined a garden club in the past year and is a time for anyone interested to  come see what Garden Club membership is all about.  Come out to meet our members and learn how to get involved!The covered dish luncheon begins at noon. 

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Community Service

Thomasville Garden Club is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Thomasville,Ga and Thomas County working in the areas of community beautification and education.

 

Arbor Day

Each year the City of Thomasville, in conjunction with the Thomasville Garden Club and the Georgia Forestry Commission, celebrates Arbor Day with the planting of trees.  This celebration enables Thomasville to be designated as a “Tree City USA” recipient.  The ceremony and events surrounding Arbor Day are free and open to the public.