Garden Gem Highlights 2021

GardenClubDaytonPublic News

The tour featured 6 private gardens and 1 public city garden for a day of imagining Italy, experiencing water features, and viewing gorgeous blooms on flowers and trees while being inspired by the rich history of each property.  We are especially grateful to The City of Oakwood and Oakwood Horticulturist, Carol Collins for allowing Smith Gardens to be included on … Read More

Sunrise Park

GardenClubDaytonCommunity Project

this artist rendering shows what the future might look like at Sunrise Park

An artist rendering of what Sunrise Park and the surrounding river corridor may look like in our future. GCD is partnering with Five Rivers MetroParks in the redevelopment of Sunrise MetroPark, located at 50 N. Edwin C. Moses Boulevard. This small urban park on the Great Miami River offers opportunities to observe diverse river wildlife, to view the city’s skyline … Read More

Kiser Elementary School

GardenClubDaytonCommunity Project

member and student planting

As one of the our Tree Legacy Committee projects, we have partnered with Kiser PreK-6 to support the well-documented benefits of including nature in school curriculum. Through planting native trees, assisting with planning and developing a school garden, and establishing a small native prairie we hope to aid students in an urban school setting with few resources. Our Kiser liaison, … Read More

Marie Aull Tribute Garden

GardenClubDaytonCommunity Project

Marie Aull statue in a garden

The garden and sculpture of Marie Sturwold Aull (1897-2002) at Carillon Historical Park dedicated by the Garden Club of Dayton, is a tribute to the legacy of this community activist, philanthropist and educator. Known as the “godmother of the environmental movement in the Miami Valley,” Marie’s passion for protecting our environment earned national recognition for her lifelong commitment to educating … Read More