This is the Official Website of the Garden Center, Inc of Valdosta, a proud member of the Garden Club of Georgia and the National Garden Club. The Garden Center, Inc., consists of six Garden Clubs in Valdosta, Georgia (see Garden Clubs page). Together, the Garden Clubs own the Crescent Mansion, Reception Hall, Chapel, Kindergarten Building, Langdale Building, and private gardens at the rear of the Crescent.
The Garden Center, Inc. is located at The Crescent
(owned and operated by The Garden Center, Inc.)
904 North Patterson Street
P.O. Box 2423
Valdosta, Georgia 31604-2423
The Crescent in Valdosta, Georgia, is owned and operated by The Garden Center, Inc. of Valdosta, Georgia, a 501(c)(3) organization.
If you are interested in joining a Garden Club, we offer six different clubs (Garden Clubs) that meet at three different times to accommodate your schedule and interests. Some clubs are generally interested in flower design and some are interested more in horticulture. All Garden Club members maintain the beautiful public gardens in the back of the Crescent, with each club having a specific garden as their own. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please consider donating to help cover the needs of the Crescent.
Please send donations to
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ATTENTION – Exciting NEWS!!!
The Crescent is still available for bookings for private events such as weddings, receptions, parties, and small group events. Contact the Rental Chairman for more information at email@example.com
MORE EXCITING NEWS! A Never Forget Garden to honor our Veterans!
Two organizations – The General James Jackson Chapter, NSDAR, and The Garden Center, Inc. – are working together to create a local Never Forget Garden (NFG) on the front lawn of the Crescent to honor our veterans. Part of the NFG includes an area for memorial bricks only for veterans. The link to the order form is below. Please help spread the word about the garden to honor our veterans.
I am also including some links about this national project.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
We plan to have a dedication ceremony on November 11, 2021, on the centennial anniversary of the establishment of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. We will hold the dedication at 1:00 or 2:00 (still TBD) so as not to interfere with the community’s Veterans’ Day activities.
You will be hearing more later!
This quality keepsake is available at the Crescent. Call 229-244-6747 to leave your contact information.
$25.00 individual Keepsake BEST VALUE! -5/$100 (for five Keepsakes)
|Heirloom Keepsake Ornament of The Crescent Building|
P.O. Box 2423
Valdosta, GA 31604-2423
The Crescent at Valdosta
The Crescent has been a national treasure in Valdosta, Georgia, for more than 100 years. Owned and operated by The Garden Center of Valdosta, Inc., the Crescent is a lovely and elegant venue for Weddings, Receptions, Family Reunions, Business and Club Meetings, and other special events in a historical setting. The formal gardens have a small chapel and are ideal for outdoor or intimate weddings. The large Reception Hall is adjacent to the Gardens and the Crescent.
The Crescent’s History
“The Crescent,” a landmark home on the National Register of Historic Places, was built by Col. William S. West in 1898. He built the neoclassical, crescent-shaped front porch, a 23-room home for his family. The Crescent is on the National Register of Historic Places.
In 1951, three ladies in the Garden Club saved the demolition of the West’s former home, and it became the home of all the Garden Clubs in Valdosta.
The Garden Center encourages anyone interested in gardening, beautification, education about plants and flowers, or joining a garden club to call The Crescent (229-244-6747) and leave a phone number and name. All Valdosta Garden Clubs welcome new members and are glad to share their wonderful programs with the community.
For RENTALS, contact us by phone at 229-244-6747 and leave a message for the Rental Consultant to contact you or click the link below for email inquiries.
To send an email about RENTALS, please contact RENTALS –firstname.lastname@example.org
For GENERAL INQUIRIES, contact – email@example.com