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Our Mission

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The purpose of the Garden Club of Lexington is to promote the knowledge and love of gardening and protect the environment.

The purpose of the Garden Club of Lexington is to promote the knowledge and love of gardening and protect the environment.

Restore the Garden at Ashland

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A highly-contagious fungal disease known as BOXWOOD BLIGHT infected the formal garden at Ashland.
Additional resources are necessary for a complete re-design of the garden layout as well as the purchase of new plant material.

The garden needs your help.

Our Story

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In March of 1916, a group of twelve women, all ardent gardeners, met to form the Garden Club of Lexington.  Membership was limited to fifty, with twenty or more county residents.  The planting of trees on Richmond Road was the club’s first large civic project.  The trees have grown and matured through the years, transforming the space into a stately boulevard and an attractive entrance to the city.

Garden Club Lexington Our Story

Our Story

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In March of 1916, a group of twelve women, all ardent gardeners, met to form the Garden Club of Lexington.  Membership was limited to fifty, with twenty or more county residents.  The planting of trees on Richmond Road was the club’s first large civic project.  The trees have grown and matured through the years, transforming the space into a stately boulevard and an attractive entrance to the city.

Garden Club Lexington Our Story
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