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.
Norfolk Master Gardener Volunteers
The Norfolk 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 Master Gardener Volunteers
Tidewater Daylily Society
Individual membership to the Tidewater Daylily Society is $10.00, Family $15.00.
Tidewater Orchid Society
Tidewater Rose Society
Meetings are held at Norfolk Botanical Garden on the third Sunday of each month at 2:30 p.m.
Contacts: Peggy Scott, President, 757 588-1865
Happy Anderson, Vice President, 757-428-1151
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. Visit the website for complete meeting details.
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.
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.
Tidewater African Violet Society
Council of Garden Clubs
The Council of Garden Clubs is dedicated to promoting our community through beautification, conservation and preservation by means of educations and example.
- Virginia Beach Council
Cheryll Klovuchar, President, 757463-4885
- Portsmouth Council
Gaile Bishop, President, 757-558-2699
- Peninsula Council
Benita J. Edwards, President, 757-559-3118
- Suffolk Council
Bertha Poulson, President, 757-539-9090
- Williamsburg Council
Frederica Carson, President, 757-564-7707