Monthly conservation tips are included in the Club newsletter, The Grapevine, and at monthly meetings. An annual cash award is given for the best project on conservation at the Region II High School Science Fair, while a scholarship is given annually to Camp Wildwood.

The Columbia Garden Club sponsors a “Save the Earth Award” together with the Garden Club of South Carolina, Inc., and donates an award to an area garden club who sponsors a project addressing such issues as environmental and ecological crises, waste control and preservation of species.