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Follow the links below to see the artist info and the florist who will be interpreting her art which will be on display September 25th & 26th

Art Meets Floral

September 25 @ 10:00 am - September 26 @ 4:00 pm

Come to this unique event and view outstanding fine art from North Texas artists with distinctive floral interpretations created by noted local floral designers!

A People’s Choice Award Event


  • Maryam Shokri Art

    Maryam began her professional career as a financial analyst but quickly realized her true love and interest is in the art. She works in multiple mediums, including oil, acrylic, digital art, 3-dimension fiber, ceramic and Ikebana flower design. She accepted to numerous juried art show and won multiple awards. Additionally, Maryam is an Ikebana teacher and has done several workshops and demonstrations. (Ikebana is a Japanese art of floral design).

  • Thistle Floral Designs

    Thistle Floral Design is a boutique floral design studio located in Historic Downtown McKinney, Texas, specializing in wedding and special event floral design, with the occasional pop-up flower shop and workshop.

  • Kim Guthrie Art

    Kim is a classically trained artist and attended the High School for the Performing Arts in Houston, University of Colorado in Boulder and the Institute of Art in Lacoste, France. “Versatility applying to genre and style is my nature; creating intuitively when the inspiration strikers. I strive for less ‘ hoity-toity’ in art and more fun! I’m thinking that’s how life should be as well”, says Kim. Contact her on

Welcome to the McKinney Garden Club!

We are celebrating our 92nd year helping to beautify the city of McKinney.  McKinney is truly Unique by Nature!  In addition to promoting an interest in gardens and gardening, we are dedicated to educating our community on the design and management of gardens, supporting beautification projects and environmental concerns as well as sponsoring plantings and park benches.  In the past we have provided several scholarships to college-bound students who are majoring in horticulture, landscape design, environmental management, forestry, botany, city planning etc. In 2019, the McKinney Garden Club donated over $22,000 to various non-profit organizations and two scholarships.

The McKinney Garden Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from September through May.

The time for our meetings is 10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon.  The meeting place is at the Heard-Craig House located at 205 W. Hunt Street in McKinney.

Call Gayle Pond, President of the Club, at 858-205-4061 or email her at gpond1216@gmail.com for information on special events or if you need more information about the Club and how to join.

Our meetings begin promptly at 10:00AM with an introduction of our program for the month. A short business meeting follows the program and then a pre-ordered optional lunch, provided by Hugs Café. Guests are Welcome!



Our Sponsors

Special thanks to our generous sponsor that have supported the McKinney Garden Club through the years 

The McKinney Garden Club is actively seeking sponsors for our popular McKinney Garden Club 2022 Home and Garden Tour. Please contact Valarie Kerby for more information. valariekerby@me.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

“Every Yard a Flower Garden.”

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