PAST PROJECTS GALLERIES
In 1929, the Sam Davis Home was selected as a major project.
The Garden Club of Nashville hosted Christmas parties at the Joseph B. Knowles Home.
In 1943, the Garden Club of Nashville sewed for the Red Cross war effort.
In 1946, GCN provided horticulture and conservation classroom instruction at Peabody Demonstration School.
In 1949, The Garden Club of Nashvlle planted 56 boxwoods and numerious magnolia trees at the TN State Capitol.
In 1955, the membership voted to restore the gardens at Traveller’s Rest, the historic home of John Overton.
In 1961, under the leadership of Mrs. William Wemyss, GCN rebuilt the gardens at the historic Cragfont.
On April 27, 1969, was the Howe Garden Dedication at Cheekwood and public opening.
In 1976, as a commemorative for America’s Bicentennial, the club planted 2.5 acres of magnolia trees at Cheekwood.
$10,000.00 gift from the Garden Club of Nashville to the Warner Parks Nature Center.
The Garden Club of Nashville donated the stone entrance sign and fence at the Iroquois Steeplechase course.
In 1988, the Garden Club of Nashville gave $4000 towards locating the original gardens at The Hermitage,
The Garden Club of Nashville assisted with funding to help reestablish the historic flower gardens at Grassmere.
In 1991, the Garden Club of Nashville restored the flagpole at the Belle Meade entrance to The Warner Parks.
Bison Meadow is a wildflower meadow in south Nashville commemorating the Buffalo Trail to the Great Salt Lick.
Reconstruction of the original kitchen garden fence at the Belle Meade Plantation.
The Garden Club of Nashville made a donation of $10,000 to the Nashville Public Library Foundation.
In 2010, the Garden Club of Nashville helped provide funding for a redesign and replanting of herb garden at Traveller’s Rest as an educational program.
The Garden Club of Nashville investigates how to help implement parts of Mayor Dean’s Nashville Open Space Plan.
Magdalene and Thistle Farms founder, Becca Stevens, Magdalene residents and volunteers envisioned this garden as a healing space filled with native trees and plants.
The Garden Club of Nashville funds were matched by the Cumberland River Compact to provide 300 rain gardens in the city of Nashville.
GCN is pleased to be assisting Abe’s Garden with establishing noteworthy gardens and meaningful therapeutic opportunities for those struggling with Alzheimer’s disease.
MBA Garden Club plants a community garden that provides healthy food to members in the community in need which will be distributed through the Nashville Food Project.
Since 1893, Monroe Harding has met the needs of children who are in or transitioning out of state custody caring for children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected.
Funding will provide reusable materials for seed propagation and tree production, while also offering job skills training for approximately 60 offenders in NSO’s state-licensed drug and alcohol treatment program.
Funding will diversify the edible plantings with herbs, edible flowers, and fruit trees at GROW Enrichment. Local volunteers will prepare planting areas and purchase and plant new species.
Faith Family Medical Clinic is a primary care, nonprofit medical clinic that seeks to follow the commitment of people of faith to provide hope and medical care for working uninsured.