Organized April 27, 1947
Garden Club of Georgia, Laurel District
Marietta Council of Garden Clubs
This is a very active garden club, centered in East Cobb County, Georgia.
- A nectar garden surrounds the active bee hive at the park, providing nourishment for the resident bees and educational signage about the bees and plants for visitors.
- A Memory Garden is home to native trees and shrubs that like "wet feet", and are planted in memory of members no longer with us.
Memory trees were planted at McFarlane Nature Park. (click for larger images)
The North Georgia State Fair flower shows, sponsored by the Marietta Council of Garden Clubs, are a busy two-week project for our members who were active participants, filling the roles of
Members serve as placement and judging clerks as well.
Many Sope Creek members participate as volunteers, exhibitors, and speakers at the Southeast Flower Show
Go to the photo links
to see images from
See photos of the flower shows at the North Georgia State Fair.
Sope Creek has had lots of winners!
Our meetings are held at
December Holiday Luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. at garden center
Jan 15 - Landscape Architect Becky Yawns (please note change of date due to holidays)
Feb 5 - "My Favorite Plants", Master Gardener Carmen Cudd
Mar 5 - "Graceful, Whimsical, Sophisticated and Fun", recycled steel and ceramic sculptures by artist Kathy Walton
Apr 2 - Hills and Dales Estate tour- RSVP required
May 7- Members Only Garden Tour and Pot Luck Luncheon
June 4 -Picnic and Plant Swap at McFarlane Nature Park
If you are looking for a garden club home in East Cobb, or call 770-955-1303.
Take a look at our Photo pages.
Olympic Park April 2012
Tussie Mussies Jan 2010
Trip to Dunaway Gardens - May 2010
"At Home With Flowers" design classes are held at the Marietta Educational Garden Center, 505 Kennesaw Avenue, Marietta. The classes are sponsored by the Marietta Council of Garden Clubs.
Get your name on the list to be notified of future classes.
Call 770-955-1303 to add your name to the waiting list!
If you are a registered student, go to the link you received in your email to access class notes.