The Club is now known as NATIONAL GARDEN CLUBS, INC. Below here is some information from their website:
National Garden Clubs, Inc. provides education, resources and national networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.
Photo by Jack JenningsNGC is recognized as the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world, offering a variety of challenging and rewarding service opportunities. NGC coordinates the interests and activities of the State Garden Clubs together with similar organizations in the United States and abroad.
NGC aids in the protection and conservation of natural resources, promotes civic beautification and encourages the improvement of roadsides and parks.
NGC is a not-for-profit educational organization with its headquarters next to the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. NGC awards annual college scholarships, sponsors courses in environmental education, flower arranging, gardening study and landscape design, and promotes good horticultural practices.
NGC supports community service projects, sponsors outreach programs for youth and international affiliates, encourages civic development and legislative advocacy.
Facts About Us
*is the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world with 8488 Clubs and 264,440 members in 50 states and the District of Columbia.
*was founded in 1929.
*is headquartered on grounds adjacent to Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, Missouri.
*publishes The National Gardener (available by subscription), a yearly engagement calendar, and many publications as a service to its members.
*offers Life Memberships.
*annually sponsors National Garden Week (week beginning the first Sunday in June).
The pin measures 3/4'' wide and appears to be in mint condition as pictured.