Our HistoryEstablished in 1938, Admitted to GCA in 1942
The Founders Garden Club was organized in 1938 and admitted to the Garden Club of America (GCA) in March, 1942. Upon admission to GCA, the club changed its name to Des Moines Founders Garden Club. The original 32 members of the Des Moines Founders Garden Club included five men, including J.N. “Ding” Darling.
The Des Moines Founders Garden Club is an Iowa 501 (C) (3) organization. Thank you for your support.
Join the nation in honoring the legacy of Fredrick Law Olmsted on the 200th anniversary of his birth. All activities are free and open to the public. There is limited seating at some locations. Please RSVP in advance below to save your spot!