"Enriching our lives by sharing our love for

               the art of gardening with our community"                                                                                                                                                  




ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Due to the Omicron variant and the need to take precautions the January meetings have been canceled.  The Seaford library is currently only open for book drop offs and pickup.

PECAN SALE:  The annual pecan sale is under way again with the garden club.  You can order from any member or the chair, Nancy McAdams, at;  973-459-1300.  Pecans are the same as in past years, $12 for the  premium pecan halves, 1 lb. bag, from Mascot Pecans in Georgia.  Delivery will be the first week in November just in time for holiday baking.

GREENS SALE:  The annual greens sale will once again be taking place this year with pick up at the Ross Station in Seaford (across from the library).  Orders can be given to any club member or chair, Teresa Blades, 302-745-1644 or Sandy Blackwell, 302-542-3174.  Dates for pick up are Monday, December 6, 2021 or Tuesday, December 7, 2021.  When ordering please specify your preferred date for pickup.


The officers for the 2021-2022 years were installed at this time.

     President, Mary Noel

     Vice-President, Carol Owens

     Recording Secretary, Sandy Blackwell

     Treasurer, Barbara Fletcher

     Immediate Past President, Sharon Christopher


  (Left to Right) Carol Owens, Betty Jean Johnson, Mary Noel, Barbara Fletcher, Sandy Blackwell


                                                PLANT AMERICA

Get your gardening catalogs and participate in Nancy Hargroves, president of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., signature project.  PLANT AMERICA!

                              ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION
**National Garden Club's Newsletter:  Click Here: January/February
**CAR Review:  Nov. 2021
**DFGC February Newsletter


                                          Club Objectives



The objectives of "The Spade & Trowel Garden Club, Inc." are to bring together members of the community who have a genuine interest in gardening and related activities and to afford members an opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences in growing plants and flowers, decorating with plants and flowers and to promote civic beautification.


The Spade & Trowel Garden Club, Inc., located in Seaford, DE, was organized in 1955 and became a member club in 1958.  This year's theme is "Plant America" - Plant America, Local Food to Share, Add Flowers for Happiness, New Members for Growth and Trees for the Environment.  The club is part of the Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs, Central Atlantic Region and the National Garden Clubs, Inc.



                                         Meetings and Location

The club meets the  of each month (September through June) 12 p.m. - horticulture/flower show set up (if scheduled) must be set up by 12:30 p.m. Beginning at 1:00 p.m. there will be a social.  At 1:30 p.m. there is a program.  Meetings are held in the "Woodruff Room" of the Seaford Public Library located at 600 North Market Street Extension.


The board meets the first Friday of each month in the "Woodruff Room" of the Seaford Public Library (if available).   Any member may attend the board meetings and all officers and chairmen are encouraged to attend.




Interested in joining us?  View the Membership Application form and/or contact Carol Johnson, 301-639-2942, (H) 302-875-4034 and/or Mary Noel, 570-239-7948, (H) 302-337-1054 and/or the webmaster, Jim Zeigler, jzeiglerjr1951@comcast.net


       **The Seaford Spade and Trowel Garden Club is an active member of the Seaford Chamber of Commerce.                                                         and is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization.