Gardening- Charities

Q: Can you suggest small gardening charities that accept donations in memory of people? Some state organizations aren’t appropriate because donations have to begin at such a large amount.

A: I am positive that any small garden organization would be happy to work with you on a memorial. Before you make a donation, check to see if they are a 501(c)(3) non-profit so your gift is tax deductible. I worked in DeKalb county for many years so three educational organizations there come immediately to mind, but there are many more deserving groups. Try Wonderland Gardens (, Oakhurst Community Garden ( and Dunwoody Nature Center (

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