December 5, 2019          9 AM

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December 5    FFGC Judgement Day for Awards at FFGC Headquarters





September 5, 2019  10AM

Program




May 7, 2018    Time: 11:00 AM

Program: 
Host, Greeters & Door Prizes:












National Garden Club, Inc.

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.

Garden Club of DeLand, Inc.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019-2020


2019

​September 11-12    FFGC BOD Meeting Winter Park, FL

​October 22             FFGC District VI Meeting 

​October 27 -29       Fall Symposium in Winter Park


2020

January 8-9            FFGC BOD Meeting Winter Park, FL













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April 2, 2020    10 AM
Program:






Events


Garden Club of DeLand

General Meetings

January 2, 2020     6PM

​Program


Happy New Year




November 7, 2019    9 AM

​Program



​November 4th & 5th

NGC Gardening School- Gardening School consists of four courses (2 days of instruction) followed by an exam. Courses cover all aspects of growing, from understanding soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification,ect. Topics include basic botany, soils, growing perennials, pests, and diseases. Lunch will be provided. 



November 26th  FFGC Award Applications are Due 





March 5, 2020     10 AM

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Garden Club of DeLand 2019-2020


​STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS 2019-2021


Arbor Day                                   Norma Thomas

Awards                                        Jennifer Condo        
Bricks                                         Pat DeSalvo

Thought for the Day                   NuSu Bauerle

Downtown Planting                   Jennifer Stone

​Finance                                       Richard Fisher

Fun with Flowers                       Suzanne Locke

Garden of the Month                  Erin Miceli
Grounds                                      Norma Thomas 
Habitat for Humanity                 Suellen Biferie 
Historian                                     Debbie Jones

Membership                               Joyce Fisher
National Garden Week               Marti Walker

Newsletter                                  Valerie Seinfeld
Pageant of Crosses                     Marshall Rawson
Photographer-Special Events     Marshall Rawson
S.E.E.K.                                      Allison Zacharias
Sensory Garden                          Karen Hall
Ways & Means                           Lisa Schnetzer

Website                                       Valerie Seinfeld
Wekiva                                        Allison Zacharias
Wildflower Festival                    Tracy McKenna




February 6, 2020      10AM

​Program





Upcoming Events and Programs


2019 - 2020

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

October 3, 2019           6  PM

​Program


October 22  FFGC District VI Fall Meeting 



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​​PROJECTS

COMMUNITY BEAUTIFICATION – Attending Chamber of Commerce meetings keeps us informed and involved in community projects. Members from all circles maintain planters in downtown DeLand and help care for the DeLand Garden Center grounds. Plants for the downtown planters are provided by the City of DeLand.
DISTRICT VI SPRING AND FALL MEETINGS – Club delegates and Circle representatives join with FFGC and District officers to exchange pertinent information.

FFGC STATE CONVENTION – The Club President attends yearly. Members are urged to attend also.

FLOWER SHOW – One standard flower show staged during each two-year administration. Each circle participates.

GARDEN TOUR – This fundraiser features the gardens of club members as well as other DeLand residents.
JUNIOR GARDENERS – This program is designed for preschoolers through sixth grade to encourage their interest in the world around them. Circles work with the children during the school year on a monthly basis.

NGC GARDENING STUDY SCHOOL 2019 - Helping members become accomplished horticulturists.The NGC Gardening Study Courses are designed to provide educational information to those especially interested in gardening, horticulture and related subjects. The School consists of a series of four courses, scheduled usually for two days of instruction, followed by a general examination. Courses cover all aspects of growing, from understanding soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification, etc. Topics include basic botany, soils, growing annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, fruits and vegetables, lawns, pests and diseases of plants, plant classification, and selected subjects of local interest.

NATIONAL GARDEN WEEK - Join NGC clubs across the country and celebrate National Garden Week, in June 2020. Promote the NGC objectives of beautification, education of environmental efforts, gardening, and involvement of Garden Clubs in your community. This week is an opportunity to encourage pride in your community, interest new members, and work with other groups to be part of those efforts.
PAGEANT OF CROSSES – This annual Palm Sunday event featuring floral arrangements created by circle members and community churches and businesses is presented at the club house as a complimentary outreach to the community.

S.E.E.K.  to raise funds to provide the financial opportunity for club sponsored students to attend.
SENSORY GARDEN – This is a special garden in DeLand for people to explore and enjoy with all senses (touch, taste, smell, sight and sound). It is located in Bill Dreggors Park at North Stone Street.
SHORT COURSE – A fun learning experience of interest to all garden clubbers, conducted in June by the Florida Cooperative Extension Service at the University of Florida in Gainesville. All members are encouraged to attend.
SHORT COURSE NORTH – This is an exclusive FFGC educational opportunity with speakers, horticulture and design, workshops, field trips, food, vendors and door prizes.
SUNFLOWER PARK – This community park created by the Sunflower Circle in cooperation with the city of DeLand was a State and National Award Winner in 2007. It features a covered stage, path, benches, tables, and a water feature.
TROPICAL SHORT COURSE – A two-day event of lectures and demonstrations on horticulture, landscape, design, conservation and floral design held in January at West Palm Beach. All members are encouraged to attend.
WEKIVA YOUTH CAMP – Available from June to August for students in grades 3-8. Scholarships are available. All circles provide monetary assistance.