Ackworth Garden Club Members

Organized in 1936

Admitted to State Federation of Garden Clubs of Iowa in 1937

District V


  1. To study all aspects of the fine art of gardening.
  2. To promote and establish home gardens.
  3. To coordinate the interests of those who wish to develop and improve gardens and gardening.
  4. To help stimulate and promote interest through development of current and future club projects with the beautification and maintenance of Ackworth Church gardens, Pink Garden in Milo, Warren County Fairgrounds flower beds, Indianola Dog Park, NAPA flower bed, Brownie Park flower bed in Norwalk, and Randleman House flower bed in Carlisle.
  5. To aid in the protection of natural resources including prairies, wild flowers, birds and animals.
  6. To advance the study of Horticulture and Agriculture by assisting deserving students through college scholarships.


  1. There are two classes of membership: (1) active and (2) honorary.
  2. Active members must have a garden (or previously had a garden) and shall perform such duties, consistent with the objectives of the club, as assigned to them by the President or Executive Committee.
  3. Any active member of the club may be nominated for honorary membership by a majority vote of those present at a regular business meeting.
  4. Perspective new members shall be introduced at a regular business meeting and welcomed into the club.
  5. The dues of active members shall be $15.00; $10.00 goes to Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, Inc. and $5.00 to the club treasury. Dues are payable in January. If a member does not pay dues within 3 months after notification, his/her membership is automatically dropped.
Club OfficerName
PresidentHeidi Folkestad
Vice PresidentJudy McGhee
SecretaryJulie Miller
TreasurerAngie Akers
HistorianCarolyn Erb