Welcome to the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs

Welcome to the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs! You are most welcome to visit our historic 1830s house for a docent led tour Wed. Thurs, and Fri. from 10am to 2pm. The public gardens & Accredited Arboretum are open daily during daylight hours. Remember to bring a mask to use during your house tour.

We are located at 560 N. Academy Street, Greenville, 29601.  Tel. 864.232.3020


The Fall Garden Tour was a great success! 

Thank you to all our volunteers for the many hours spent working to make this a success this year.  And thank you to our patrons and sponsors for without you the tour would not be possible.  Finally, thank you to the many people who purchased tickets to support the tour.  Your patronage is so very appreciated!




Greenville Council of Garden Clubs


 Belk’s Charity Day Tickets


Tickets on sale at the Kilgore-Lewis House   

Wednesday to Friday 10am to 2pm  

or  online at https://belk.donately.com/donate.html

or  http://belk.com/charity


Sale Dates   October 9-11    

Friday to Sunday & online shopping too


Dear Garden Club members,

We are raising money for Greenville Council of Garden Clubs by selling tickets to Belk’s upcoming Charity Sale.  When you purchase a $5 ticket, you will get $10 off your Belk purchase during the sale!  (this is new $10.00 not $5.00)). We will donate 100% of our ticket sales to Greenville Council of Garden Clubs.

We will be selling from the Kilgore-Lewis House Wed. Thurs. and Friday from 10:00am to 2:00pm also from your club presidents.  We would really appreciate your support! 

If you are unable to buy a ticket before the sale, you can buy your ticket online at belk.com/charity.  Just choose [your Belk store’s location] and you will be able to select [Charity name] when you purchase your ticket.  Haywood Belk’s is No. 16…   Your Charity is Greenville Council of Garden Club.

Presale event is October 2 – 8 no layaway, just take it home. YOU HAVE TO USE YOUR BELK’S CARD and have a Charity Day ticket for presale event.

You can use you ticket to shop online same dates.   25% to 75% off plus $10.00 back.

It’s a win win for everyone…  So support the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs!!



Sara Conner named Outstanding Garden Club Woman of the Year

On Monday, June 29th, Joan Willson, GCGC President held an awards ceremony at the KIlgore-Lewis House. Held on the front lawn to socially distance, club presidents and board members applauded club winners of GCGC Awards with Sara Connor being presented the Lois Russell Bowl for Outstanding Garden Club Women of the Year. After the Awards were presented, Joan conducted the installation of the new President and Board Members. Many thanks to Joan for her years of dedicated service to the GCGC!!

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Elegance and spaciousness make the Kilgore-Lewis property a favorite spot for weddings and other events. This lovely house and the spring in its gardens are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Kilgore-Lewis House serves as the headquarters of the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs.

Expecting THE ring soon? Kilgore-Lewis, an historic house built in 1838 with 3.5 acres of gardens on a small lake, is the ideal place for a wedding day that will be more beautiful than you can dream in a location that is close to downtown but feels like a secret romantic hideaway! Come see for yourself!



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