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Welcome to the Watkinsville Garden Club

The Watkinsville Garden Club was formed in 1940 and has over 80 members, both women and men. If you are interested in joining, please come to our next meeting.​

The garden club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 10 AM, September through June. The usual meeting place is the Union Christian Church, Watkinsville, unless announced otherwise.


Upcoming Events

WGC May 2024 Meeting will be held Thursday, May 2, 2024, 10 AM, at  

Union Christian Church, Watkinsville. Please bring a covered dish or dessert for the potluck lunch after the meeting. The speaker will be Jason Young. The title of his presentation is The Landscape of Monticello and Lessons for Today's Gardens.

Garden Therapy Committee at High Shoals

The Garden Therapy Committee went to High Shoals Health and Rehabilitation after the February meeting to help the residents make Valentine bouquets for the dining tables.  


Can't wait for spring gardening to start?
Check out these upcoming events.

State Botanical Garden Plant Sale

April 12, 2 AM to 6 PM and April 13, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

The spring plant sale is a great way to get wonderful plants, receive expert advice and support the garden. Staff from both the horticulture and conservation departments will be at the plant sale, along with many Master Gardeners to help answer gardening questions and make recommendations for your specific needs. All proceeds from the plant sale go directly to the operational costs of the horticulture department. For more information and a plant list, check the garden's website.

The Piedmont Gardeners will conduct their spring garden tour in Oconee County this year, and the Watkinsville Garden Club will help on the day of the tour. April 20, 2024 from 10 AM to 4 PM. For information on the gardens and to purchase tickets, visit their website at


Monarchs Across Georgia will host a plant sale on April 26-27, 2024, 9 AM to 2 PM, at the EMBARC Youth Community Farm, 1185 Rock Chapel Road, Lithonia. An initial plant list is listed on their website:

Watkinsville Garden Club Plant Sale will be held in May 11th--the day before Mother's Day--a perfect place to find a gift for your mother! Find us in downtown Watkinsville in the parking lot adjacent to the Oconee Bank, 35 N. Main Street, Watkinsville. You will find perennial plants, shrubs, trees, herbs and vegetable plants along with gardening books and other items.  

Athens Area Master Gardener Association is holding its annual Spring Flowering Bulb Sale. From now through May 1, 2024, you can order bulbs to be picked up in October. Click here to view the website and order bulbs.

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