The Garden Study Club of New Orleans was established in 1934 as a charitable and educational organization, specifically including:
– the education of its members and the public in horticulture and in gardening
– the stimulation of interest in the protection of the environment and in the conservation of natural resources
– the establishment, care and maintenance of selected public plantings and gardens
– and, the general beautification of the geographical area in the interest of the civic betterment of the citizens of the City of New Orleans and the State of Louisiana.
The Garden Study Club of New Orleans is a proud member of the Garden Club of America whose purpose is to to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications, and to restore, improve, and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action within the fields of conservation and civic improvement. The goals of The Garden Club of America are to stimulate and educate its members and the community in all aspects of horticulture, civic beautification, conservation, flower arranging, and garden history and design. A primary goal is to protect and preserve natural resources of air, water, open space, as well as endangered species and their habitat. The interdependence of all living things is the foundation of the organization’s conservation and education programs.