Philadelphia Committee

of the

Garden Club of America

 

The Concourse Lake Restoration Project 2013 in Fairmount Park by the Philadelphia Committee of the Garden Club of America was officially dedicated by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on June 9, 2012. 

The Philadelphia Committee of the Garden Club of America also known as "PCGCA" includes garden clubs affliated with the Garden Club of America in the Philadelphia area. The following ten clubs are members:

 

FOUR COUNTIES GARDEN CLUB                                   THE PROVIDENCE GARDEN CLUB
THE GARDEN CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA                         THE WEEDERS
THE GARDEN WORKERS                                              THE GARDENERS
HUNTINGDON VALLEY GARDEN CLUB                          THE PLANTERS
THE WEST CHESTER GARDEN CLUB                             WISSAHICKON GARDEN CLUB
                                

The activities of the Philadelphia Committee of the Garden Club of America involves giving grants in the Philadelphia area to improve their environment through gardening.  Check under the Fertilizer Fund page for a list of this year's awards.  To celebrate the Garden Club of America's 100th anniversary, the PCGCA is working on restoring the Concourse Lake area in the Parkside neighborhood of Philadelphia. This three year project will be a gift to the city of Philadelphia which includes a new macadam path around the lake, amphitheater for an outdoor classroom, hundreds of trees and shrubs, benches, educational signage, and installation of new plantings in the wetlands area.