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Organized April 27, 1947

Garden Club of Georgia

Garden Club of Georgia, Laurel District

Marietta Garden Center

Marietta Council of Garden Clubs

 This is a very active garden club, centered in East Cobb County, Georgia.

  • It's members participate each year in the annual North Georgia State Fair Flower Show at Jim Miller Park.

see the 2017 floral designs at the Fair!


     In addition to numerous design and horticultural entries, the members serve in horticultural classification, placement, and clerking.  Each year, the club brings home hundreds of ribbons and awards.

  • Members developed two gardens at McFarlane Nature Park in East Cobb County.

 - A nectar garden surrounds the active bee hive at the park, providing nourishment for the resident bees and educational signage about the bees and plants for visitors.

 - A Memory Garden is home to native trees and shrubs that like "wet feet", and are planted in memory of members no longer with us.

Memory trees are planted at McFarlane Nature Park.  (click for larger images)


The  North Georgia State Fair flower shows, sponsored by the Marietta Council of Garden Clubs, are a busy two-week project for our members who were active participants, filling the roles of

  • Schedule & Classification chair - Karin Guzy
  • Judges chair - Shirley Dobbins

Members serve as placement and judging clerks as well.


Many Sope Creek members participate as volunteers, exhibitors, and speakers at the Southeast Flower Show

Go to the photo links  to see images from
 "At Home With Flowers"
class


Visit the
Nectar Garden at McFarlane Nature Park

Join Us!


See photos of the  flower shows at the North Georgia  State Fair.

Sope Creek has had lots of winners!

Meetings-1st Wednesday
September through June

Our meetings are held at
Marietta Educational Garden Center

505 Kennesaw Ave Marietta

9:30 a.m.

Upcoming: 2017-2018

Wed October 4
"Hostas and Friends" by Jack Driskell, Master Gardener

Wed November 1 "Pressed Flowers" with Becky Blades, Master Gardener

Wed December 6 Annual Holiday Potluck lunch with Williamsburg Wreath Demo
with Mickey Gazaway, of Pikes

Wed January 3 'Orchids 101" with Sondra Nierenber, Master Gardener

Wed February 7 "Landscaping 101" with Susan Wright of Autumn Hill Nursery

If you are looking for a garden club home in East Cobb, or call 770-955-1303.


Take a look at our Photo pages.

Olympic Park Trip - Atlanta

Olympic Park

Tussie Mussies

Trip to Dunaway Gardens
click to enlarge

Field trips, pot lucks, flower arranging are all part of the annual schedule.

  • Our club members support garden clubbing.  Sope Creek members have been President, Recording Secretary and Education Chairs of the Marietta Garden Club Council, and trustee for the Marietta Educational Garden Center.
  • To get information about joining the Sope Creek Garden Club or attending a meeting, email our president