Garden Groups

Are you looking for a group of plant lovers who share your passion? Listed is a collection of local gardening clubs and societies that meet regularly. If you would like to have your group listed, send the details to elizabeth@kcgmag.com.

 

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African Violet Club of Greater Kansas City

Meets at 6pm the second Tuesday of the month September through June.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Lynn Canning, lcanning@sbcglobal.net

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Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City

Meets monthly.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: (816)513-8590


Gardeners Connect

Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO and Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO
Contact: Operations manager Brian Chadwick-Robinson, info@GardenersConnect.org, (913)302-4234
http://gardenersconnect.org/

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Gardeners of America Overland Park

Meets at 7pm the second Monday each month.
Location: Colonial Presbyterian Church, 71st and Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS
Contact: Judy Schuck (913)362-8480

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Greater Kansas City Dahlia Society

Meets at 1pm monthly.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: (816)513-8590
http://KCdahlia.blogspot.com/

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Greater Kansas City Gardeners of America

Meets at 6pm the first Monday of the month.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Vince Vogel (816)313-8733, greaterkcgoa@gmail.com

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Greater Kansas City Herb Study Group

Meets at noon the second Wednesday each month. Reservations required as we have a variety of eating arrangements – brown bag, potluck and served. Visitors are welcome.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Bonnie Haupt (913)237-6146, bonniehaupt@hotmail.com

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Greater Kansas City Iris Society

Meets at 7pm the second Monday of each month March to November.
Location: Trailside Center, on the SE corner of Holmes Rd and 99th St, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Jerry Hoke, (913)904-8901; jhoke@everestkc.net
www.kciris.org

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Heart of America Gesnariad Society

Meets at 9:30pm the third Saturday of the month in January, March, May, July,
August, and November.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Brent Tucker, (816)721-2274, brenttucker71@gmail.com
Doris Carson, (417)781-7329, nurse1@joplinclinic.org

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Heartland Peony Society

Meets in the spring and fall.
Contact: Mike Moore, president@peonies.org
www.peonies.org

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Heartland Hosta and Shade Plant Society

Meets in the spring and fall, as well as an annual plant sale.
Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 4805 W 67th St (SW corner of 67th and Roe), Prairie Village, KS
Contact: Gwen Wheeler (816)228-9308; gmwheeler@juno.com
www.heartlandhosta.org

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Independence Garden Club

Meets at 6:30pm the second Monday of the month October through April.
Location: The Sermon Center, corner of Noland and Truman Rds, 4th Floor,
Independence, MO
Contact: Joyce and Bob Datema (816)373-1169, or Donna Dowell (816)812-3067

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Idalia Butterfly Society

Meets four times a year with classroom meetings and potluck dinners. See web site for schedule of events.
Location: Prairie Village Community Center, 7700 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS
Contact: Betsy Betros, Secretary, (913)669-4761, eebetros@gmail.com
or Lenora Larson, lenora.longlips@gmail.com
www.idaliasociety.org

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Kansas City Cactus and Succulent Society

Meets monthly.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: (816)513-8590

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Kansas City Rose Society

Meets monthly.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: (816)513-8590
http://www.kansascityrosesociety.org/

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Kansas Native Plant Society

No regular meetings. Free classes and wildflower walks are scheduled and open to the public.
Contact: Ken O’Dell, Regional Leader of the Kansas City Area, ken@springvalleynursery.com or Lenora Larson, lenora.longlips@gmail.com
www.kansasnativeplantsociety.org

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Kaw Valley Herbs Study Group

Meets at 7pm the second Tuesday each month.
Location: Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, 1263 N 1100 Rd, Lawrence, KS
Contact: Tamara Fairbanks-Ishmael, herbstudygroup@gmail.com

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Leawood Garden Club

Meets at 10:30am the fourth Tuesday of the month, except for May (a members only garden tour), July, August, and December. If Shawnee Mission schools are closed due to weather, the club does not meet.
Location: Cure of Ars Catholic Church, 9401 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS
Contact: Joan Grunewald, leawoodgardenclub@gmail.com
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Lee’s Summit Garden Club

Meets at 7pm the second Tuesday of the month.
Location: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sept, Oct and Nov at Winterset Park Community Center, 2505 S W Wintercreek Dr, Lee’s Summit, MO 64081. May, Jun, Jul, and Aug meetings are for garden tours and other activities. See web site for details.
Contact: Sharon Sommer (816)540-4036 or Della Turner (816)807-8992
www.leessummitgardenclub.org

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Lenexa Field and Garden Club

Meets at 7pm the second Tuesday every month March through October. Meeting time may vary depending on the program.
Location: Meeting place changes month to month
Contact: lenexa.fieldandgarden@gmail.com
www.lenexafieldandgardenclub.org

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Mid America Begonia Society

Meets at 1:30pm the third Saturday of the month in January, March, May, July, August, and November.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Brent Tucker, (816)721-2274, brenttucker71@gmail.com
Linda Tamblyn, (913)231-1020, begoniaskc@yahoo.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mid-America-Begonia-Society/294084950699100

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MoKan Daylily Society

Meets five times a year.
Social hour 11:30am-12:30pm, Potluck meal 12:30pm, Business meeting 1:30pm.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Mary Niemeyer, Treasurer, (816)822-7723

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Northland Garden Club

Meets at 7pm the third Tuesday of each month.
Location: Sherwood Bible Church, 4900 N Norton, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Ann Fine (816)452-6325, kansunflower@aol.com
www.northlandgardenclub.com

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Olathe Garden & Civic Club

Meets at 12:30pm the third Tuesday each month, unless going on a tour.
Location: Bass Pro Shop, 12051 Bass Pro Dr, Olathe, KS
Contact: Joan Shriver (913)492-3566, joanshriver1@sbclobal.net
www.facebook.com/olathegarden

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Orchid Society of Greater Kansas City

Meets at 1:30pm the second Sunday each month.
Location: Lenexa Senior/Community Center, 13420 Oak St, Lenexa, KS
www.osgkc.org

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Overland Park Gardeners of America

Meets at 7pm the second Monday of the month.
Location: Colonial Church, 71st and Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS
Contact: Judy Schuck (913)362-8480 

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Shawnee Garden Club

Meets at 7pm the first Thursday of each month except January.
Location: Town Hall of Old Shawnee Town, 11600 Johnson Dr, Shawnee, KS
www.gardenclubofshawnee.org

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Sho-Me African Violet Club

Meets at 10am the second Friday of the month.
Location: Loose Park Garden Center, 51st and Wornall, Kansas City, MO
Contact: (816)513-8590

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Water Garden Society of Greater Kansas City

Meets at 6:30pm the third Tuesday of the month.
Location: Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO
Contact: Ted Tschirhart, membership@kcwatergardens.com
www.kcwatergarden.com