Category Archives: GCKY President’s Message

President’s Update

2022 SAR/NGC Report I cannot believe it has been just over a year since I was installed as Garden Club of Kentucky State President.   Thank you for the honor and privilege of serving in this capacity.  It has been a quick year!  Lots … Continue reading

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Cancelling the 2020 Convention

After consulting with several of you and hearing your concerns about the COVID-19 virus, I have made the decision to cancel our 2020 GCKY convention in Paducah.  West Virginia has already postponed its convention. I’m waiting to hear from Patrica … Continue reading

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Pledging to Conserve

I pledge to protect and conserve the natural resources of the planet Earth and promise to promote education so that we may become caretakers of our air, water, forests, land and wildlife.  

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Let’s Grow! How clubs increase their membership

‘Let’s Grow!’ is the theme for this administration, and we have grown!  GCKY has 15 clubs that have grown in membership over the previous year and we have gained a new club! Some of the clubs have shared why their … Continue reading

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President’s Project – Appalachian Wildlife Center

In Bell County in the Mountain Laurel District of The Garden Club of Kentucky there is a 12,000-acre tract of land that is being developed for an elk preserve by The Appalachian Wildlife Foundation. This preserve, which will be developed … Continue reading

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President’s Project: KY Highway Right-of-Ways

Native Plants on Highway Right-of-Ways and Public Space in KY There have been some efforts made in Kentucky to plant small plots of native plants for our pollinators in Monarch Way Stations, in our state parks and on our highway … Continue reading

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President’s Message – Summer 2019

Dear Fellow Gardeners, Thank you all for giving of your time and talents to this wonderful organization, The Garden Club of Kentucky, Inc. I look forward to serving as your president for the next two years, and I am honored … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to 2018

From Paula Hyatt, GCKY President Since my last visit with you, I have toured the state for our District Meetings. Each district was very special. No district had the same program or the same meal. It was great to see … Continue reading

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History of the GCKY

History of the Garden Club of Kentucky, Inc. 2015-2017 Edith Nelson, President  As my term is nearly finished, I think back two years ago when I selected my theme Paving The Pathway To The Future with emphasis on Youth Gardening … Continue reading

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President’s Message – SAR 2017 January

This letter was sent to the South Atlantic Region Key Notes The beginning of a new year is a time for reflecting on the accomplishments of the past year and a time to plan and focus on new ideas and … Continue reading

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