Dr. Harold Sweetman Awarded Garden Club of America Award

April 2010 – The Garden Club of America (Zone V nomination by The Garden Workers) presented Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Executive Director, Dr. Harold Sweetman, the non-member Garden Club of America Horticulture Commendation Award. This award was presented to Harold “for continuous and inspiring leadership in preserving valuable native plants, encouraging use of interesting new hybrids and mentoring thousands of gardeners with humor and enthusiasm.”

Since its founding in 1913, the Garden Club of America has grown to include 200 member clubs with 18,000 club members. To learn more about the Garden Club of America and this award, please visit www.gcamerica.org. (link to GCA website)