Many of the following organizations meet at the Garden. Please see each society’s page for more information about their calendar of events.
Butterfly Society of Virginia
Founded in 1992 with the goals of butterfly education, conservation, gardening and volunteering. The Butterfly Society now has over 250 members. Society holds annual summer event. Past events include the Butterfly Garden Tour and the Butterfly Family Festival. Meetings are held once per quarter. Meetings vary.
Website: Butterfly Society of Virginia
Norfolk Extension Master Gardeners
The Norfolk Extension Master Gardener Association provides current, research-based, home horticulture information and education to the citizens of our community. We have many projects and programs throughout the city
Website: Norfolk Extension Master Gardeners
Tidewater Daylily Society
Individual membership to the Tidewater Daylily Society is $10.00, Family $15.00.
Website: Tidewater Daylily Society
Tidewater Orchid Society
To promote public interest in and appreciation of orchids by undertaking exhibits, shows, and other promotions, and will endeavor to increase members’ knowledge of orchids and their culture by lectures, workshops, and educational programs.
Website: Tidewater Orchid Society
Virginia Bonsai Society
The Virginia Bonsai Society is dedicated to the promotion, education, and enjoyment of the Art of Bonsai in the Hampton Roads area. Our monthly meetings are held in the Holly Room the first Thursday, 7:00 pm. New website for more information coming soon!
Website: Coming Soon
Virginia Camellia Society
The Virginia Camellia Society is dedicated to the growth and propagation of camellias since 1946. The Virginia Camellia Society in a coordinated effort with Norfolk Botanical Garden, assist in maintaining the Hofheimer Camellia Garden. Meetings and workshops are held throughout the year at Norfolk Botanical Garden.
Website: Virginia Camellia Society
Virginia Native Plant Society
The Virginia Native Plant Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of the native plants of Virginia and their habitats, in order to sustain for generations to come the integrity of the Commonwealth’s rich natural heritage of ecosystems and biodiversity for purposes of enjoyment, enlightenment, sustainable use and our very own survival. Call for schedule of meetings.
Website: Virginia Native Plant Society
Tidewater African Violet Society
The Tidewater African Violet Society is dedicated to the education and promotion of America’s favorite houseplant.
Our club usually meets the 4th Sunday of each month from September through June. Annual Show and Sale every April at NBG.
Facebook: Tidewater African Violet Society
Website: Tidewater African Violet Society