"Enriching our lives by sharing our love for

               the art of gardening with our community"                                                                                                                                                  





We are happy and proud to report that our club received the "Endeavor Award" for outstanding flower show from the Delaware Judges Council for our "Birds and Bees" Flower Show in June, 2019.  This award was accompanied with a $50 honorarium. 

The club held its end of year picnic and installation of officers on June 15, 2021, 12:30, at the home of Barbara and Tom Fletcher in Seaford.  The picnic was catered and the oh so delicious.  There wias a photo contest. 

Although the club did not have any club meetings members did gather on their own and under the guidance of Carol Johnson planted the bridges in Seaford (one by the hospital and one over the railroad).  May17th.  Also planted were the large pots in front and behind city hall along with many city businesses thanks to Carol Kinsley.

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

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                              ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION
**National Garden Club's Newsletter:  Click Here: January/February
**CAR Review:  April 2019
**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 "Cultivate Gardens with Friendship."  The club is part of the Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs, Central Atlantic Region and the National Garden Clubs, Inc.



                                         Meetings and Location

Meeting Location as of this date is to be determined.  The following is our usual procedure and location.

The club meets the second Tuesday of each month (September through June) 12 p.m. - horticulture/flower show set up (if sheduled) must be set up by 1 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 Tuesday of each month beginning at 10:10 in the "Allen Room."  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.