Garden Club of DeLand   865 South Alabama Avenue * DeLand, FL 32724  * 386-624-6960

Through the Garden Gate ~"Our Legacy and Our Future"

"Beautifying DeLand One Seed at a Time"

 Making a World of Difference - Choices Matter

Organized in 1925 - Federated 1927

Club Flower- Day Lily

Members of National Garden Clubs, Inc.,Deep South Region, and the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Inc

The DeLand Garden Club's purpose is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association to protect the quality of the environment, field of conservation, and civic improvement. General meetings are held September through May on the first Thursday of the month at 9:00am (with the exception of October, January and March which are at 6:00pm) If mornings do not work for you, don’t worry. Each circle offers their own monthly meetings with some meeting in the evening for those working individuals. With ten circles, you are bound to find one that matches your interests and schedule.

The Garden Club of DeLand is celebrating it's Clubhouse's  50th Anniversary with it's land being purchase in January 1964 and the dedication of a brand new Garden Club building at 875 South Alabama Avenue on Sunday January 31, 1965.

The first event held at the new Garden Club Center after it's opening was "Festive Table Settings For All Occasions" held on St. Valentine's Day,  it featured twenty-one tables.On February 14, 2015 the Garden Club of DeLand will reenact the first event of the Clubhouse with  "Festive Tables For All Occasions".  Open to the Public at No Charge,

Memorial Walk Brick Pathway to our Arbor.

Remember your Garden Club members and loved ones with this everlasting tribute.

Garden Club of DeLand Officers 2013-2015
Judy Maurer: President
Ruth Moorman: First Vice President
Ann Wolfe: Second Vice President
Sue Thurman: Co-Recording Secretary
Pat Young: Co-Recording Secretary

Betsy Dieguez: Corresponding Secretary
Karen Hall: Treasurer

Sensory Garden

The Garden Club of DeLand  maintains the Sensory Garden, as an ongoing project, once a month. 

The Sensory Garden is a special garden in DeLand for people to explore and enjoy with all senses (touch, taste, smell, sight and sound), located in Bill Dreggors Park at North Stone Street.

To learn more about the Sensory Garden in DeLand, FL visit

Karen Hall- Chair

Penny Pines Project:

The Garden Club of DeLand joins with the National Garden Club and the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs by collecting money to help with the reforestation/forest education program.  Just your pennies will help reforestation in Florida’s most damaged National and State Forests.  For just $68, your District, Club and Circle can help to purchase and plant trees in Osceola National and John Bethea State Forest which have had over 11,000 acres destroyed by the Okefenokee fires in 2010 and 2011.  The US Forest Service is trying to reforest 250 to 500 acres per year to replace trees destroyed in these fires.

Downtown DeLand Planters

Ongoing Project:" Beautifying DeLand One Seed at a Time"

October 1st 2014 "Planting it Pink" in Downtown DeLand in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Twice a year in November and May the 68 container gardens, in which 15 of theses are pedestals are replanted by all the Garden Club Circles in November and May. One Saturday out of the month, a group of volunteers, from the Garden Club meet to weed, tweak, and evaluate the condition of each container garden. All month long as time allows each Garden Club Circle checks on their assigned containers. Diana Bitler, Master Gardener: Chair

Garden of the Month

The Garden Club of DeLand will feature local gardens in the city of DeLand.

Kate Crosby, Chair

Gabby Gardener

Our Garden CLub Newletter


   Betsy Dieguez, member of the Sparkleberry Circle,

Betsy will be serving as Corresponding Secretary 2014-2015.

Gabby Gardener Archives 2013-2014

2014-2015  Garden Club Circle Presidents

*see Membership Page to learn more about each Circle

Blue Sage - Ruth Moorman
Daisy - Marti Walker
Firecracker  - Julia Neumann
Magnolia - Elaine Waidelich
Marigold- Ronny Kyle
Morning Glory - Louise Caccamise
Pansy - Savilla Beasley
Rose -  Anita McFeeters
Sparkleberry - Valerie Seinfeld
Sunflower -  Darcy Jesmain

March 5, 2015 General Meeting   6pm

Annual Circle Report

Accessory- wear something Irish

Design  St Patrick's Day

Hostess and Horticulture- Sparkleberry Circle

Pageant of Crosses

March 29, 2015

Palm Sunday

Noon - 3 pm

865 S. Alabama Ave