Financial Support


2017 Bake Me Home

2016 The Children’s Home of Cincinnati
Supporting their nutrition programs and education for children and their families.

2013 Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Supporting the installation of the Veterans Serenity Garden at the new residential care facility at the VA.

2007 Owl’s Nest Park Revitalization Project
Master plan to restore 10 acre park bordering Evanston, East Walnut Hills, and the O’Bryonville Business District

2005 The Visiting Nurse Association
Provider of health and personal services in the home

2004 The Wellness Community
Offers free support to people with cancer and their families

2003 Cincinnati Teen Drivers’ Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Funds nationally renowned safe driving clinics designed to save lives

2002 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Respite Gardens & Miracle Mile Window Boxes
Creation and re-greening of tranquil gardens for ill children and their families & window boxes for Over-the-Rhine beautification

2001 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Respite Gardens
Creation and re-greening of tranquil gardens for ill children and their families

2001 Fireman’s 911 Relief Fund
A special benefit for NYC Firefighters

2000 VA Medical Center Veterans Guest House
Home-away-from-home for families of patients receiving medical care

1999 The Carl & Edyth Lindner Center for Clinical Cardiovascular Research
Center which conducts research on heart disease


Community Beautification Programs

YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter Garden
Seasonal planting and maintenance

Eastside Neighborhood Association, Covington, KY
Plants, flowers and installation for public neighborhood garden

Clermont Counseling Center
Design assistance, planting and plant material

Emanuel Center in Over-the-Rhine
Container gardens for children

Children’s Potting Program at the Flower Show
Children from inner-city schools learned to pot their own plants at the Flower Show and Ag Ed Day.

Newspapers in Education
Underwriting of newspapers to area schools

Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse
Horticultural support

Matt Maupin Pavilion
Design assistance and plant material


Other Community Programs

Miracle Mile and Mary Magdalen House – window boxes in Over-the-Rhine

Oktoberfest Unity Memorial – floral memorial on Fountain Square
Campbell County Extension Service Education Garden – childrens’ railroad garden
Children’s Potting Program at the Flower Show – 400 children from 10 inner-city schools
Newspapers in Education – annual underwriting of newspapers to area schools
Federated Garden Clubs and Garden Clubs of Ohio – grants
Syrian Temple Legion of Honor (Shriners) – fund-raiser for Shriners’ Hospital
Kilgour School PTA – fund-raiser project
Kindervelt #3 Hyde Park – fund-raiser for Children’s Hospital
Redwood Rehabilitation and Thomas A. Wildey School – garden provisions
Job Fair – vehicle to market job opportunities in green industry
Kids Expo – potting program and horticulture displays
Campbell County 4-H Clubs – fund-raiser project through plant valet service
National Junior Horticulture Association
Purple People Bridge Beautification – Greater Cincinnati Master Gardeners grant


The Cincinnati Horticultural Society  (CHS) is a non profit 501 (c) (3) organization established in 1989 to produce horticultural exhibitions that are a benchmark for excellence.