2021-2022
Calendar of Events

PECAN SALE:  Thank you goes out to all who, once again, made our pecan sale a great success.  Special thanks to Nancy McAdams for chairing this undertaking.

GREENS SALE:  Thanks to everyone who purchased our greens and to all members who sold the greens, worked at the workshop and designed such lovely creations.  We received many compliments from our patrons.

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August 2021
           

          3rd - Board Meeting, Mary Noel's, 10:15 a.m.

 

September 2021

 

          3rd - Board Meeting, Library, 10:15 a.m.

          14th - General Meeting, Seaford Public Library, 12:30 p.m.

                    Program"Principles of Design" - Sharon Christopher

                    Design"Get the Party Started" - Exhibitor's Choice

                    Horticulture:  Any Cut Specimen in a Clean, Clear Container

                    Photography:  Not This Month

                    **Sign Up for next month's "Hands on Workshop"

                    Cost $5 for your materials, payable today

          Pecan Order Forms and Greens Order Forms will be available today

October 2021

          1st - Board Meeting, "Every Fiber Coffee Co, 10:15 a.m.

                   306 High Street, Downtown Seaford

          12th - General Meeting, Seaford Public Library, 12:30 p.m.

                    Program"Hands on Workshop" - "Let's Get Creative"

                         Sharon Christopher & Carol Owens

                    Design:  None this month.

                    Horticulture:  None this month.

                    Photography"Summer's Splendor"

                    

November 2021

          Pecans to Arrive November 1-5th, 10 Cases Ordered

          5th - Board Meeting, Library, 10:15 a.m.

          9th - General Meeting, Library, 12:30 p.m. setup for flower show entries

                   Social Time begins at 1:00 p.m., Meeting begins 1:30 p.m.

                    Program:  Orchids - presented by Lois Lane, member of Orchid                                      Hobbyists of Delmarva, Delmar.  She currently has about                                      350 orchids and is a member of the American Orchid                                            society.

                    Design"Tis the Season" - A holiday design of exhibitor's choice.

                    Horticulture:  Any cut specimen, maximum length 30" see handbook

                    Photography:  Not This Month

December 2021

          5th - Sunday, Ross Station, Greens Setup, 9 a.m.

          6th - Monday, Greens Workshop, 9 a.m., Bring your own lunch

          7th - Tuesday, Greens Workshop, 9 a.m., Bring your own lunch

                    Program:  Not This Month

                    Design:  Not This Month

                    Horticulture:  Not This Month

                    Photography:  Not This Month

          14th - Christmas Party, Benvenuto Restaurant, Milford DE

                     249 NE Front Street, 302-265-2652

                     Members Only - Cost to Member $20

                     Lettie Perry is coordinator for this event.

January 2022

          All meetings are canceled at this time.

          7th  - Board Meeting, Library 10:15 a.m.

          11th - General Meeting, Library, 12:30 p.m. setup for flower show entries

                    Social Time begins at 1:00 p.m., Meeting begins 1:30 p.m.

                    ProgramProducing Produce, speakers are: Barbara Fletcher                            (Spade and Trowel Garden Club Member) and Katey Evans (from                        Evans Farms in Bridgeville).

                    Design"Bon Appetit" - see handbook

                    Horticulture:  Any cut specimen, maximum length 30"

                    Photography"Fabulous Fall" - see handbook

February 2022

            MEETINGS HAVE RESUMED AT THE SEAFORD LIBRARY

           4th - Board Meeting, Library 10:15 a.m.

           8th - General Meeting, Library 12:30 p.m. setup for flower show entries

                    Social Time begins at 1:00 p.m., Meeting begins 1:30 p.m.

                    Program"Designing from the Heart" - speaker, Susie Middleton                      a master gardener and accredited master flower show judge.                                Susie is also first vice president for Federated Garden Clubs of                            Maryland.  

                    Design: "Be My Valentine" - see handbook

                    Horticulture:  Any cut specimen, maximum length 30"

                    Photography - Not this month.

March 2022

 

          4th - Board Meeting, Library 10:15 a.m.

          8th - General Meeting, Library 12:30 p.m. setup for flower show entries

                   Social Time begins at 1:00 p.m., Meeting begins 1:30 p.m.

                   Program"Focus on Scholarship and Student Support                                     Programs,"  Danielle Kidd from Del Tech Community College.                             Additionally, a  Sussex County representative for the University of                         Delaware will discuss 4-H programs designed to encourage                                 students to participate in environmental and STEM camps.

                   Design"We Meet Again" - see handbook

                   Horticulture:  Any cut specimen, maximum length 30"

                   Photography - "Winters Wonder" - see handbook

April 2022

          1st - Board Meeting, Library 10:15 a.m.

          5th - General Meeting, Library 12:30 p.m. setup for flower show entries

                   Social Time begins at 1:00 p.m., Meeting begins 1:30 p.m.

                   Program"Learning about our Environment, Conservation and                       Ecology" - Speaker is a representative of the Nanticoke Watershed                     Alliance.

                    Design"For All to Know" - see handbook

                    Horticulture:  Any cut specimen, maximum length 30"

                    Photography:  None this month

          9th - ROAD TRIP:  We will travel by car pool to the Delaware Botanic                            Gardens at Pepper Creek, 30220 Piney Neck Road, Dagsboro, DE.                      www.delawaregardens.org

          20th - DFGC Meeting 9 a.m. - Newark, executive Banquet Center

          21st - Club Fundraiser - Shop at Harvest Drive Greenhouse and the club 

                     receives 10% of the sale. 5-7 p.m.

          29th - Arbor Day - Club will plant a tree beside the Ross Mansion sign.

                    This is the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day - 10 a.m.

May 2022

          6th - Board Meeting, Library 10:15 a.m.

          10th - General Meeting, Library 12:30 p.m setup for flower show  entries

                   Social Time begins at 1:00 p.m., Meeting begins 1:30 p.m.

                   Program"Horticulture Collections and Displays" Presenter:                           Club Member, Sharon Christopher, shares tips and pointers for                             horticulture shows and ways to display plant collections.

                    Design"Howdy Partner" - see handbook

                    Horticulture:  Any cut specimen, maximum length 30"

                    Photography - "Simply Spring" - see handbook.

June 2022

          3rd - Board Meeting - Library 10:15 a.m.

          14th - General Meeting/Annual Picnic 1 p.m. at the home of Carol                                Owens, 9645 Cedar Lane, Seaford.  Hostess:  Teresa Blades

                     Program"Picnic with the Plants"

                     Plant Auction:  Each member may bring up to 3 individual plants                           for the auction.  Please provide the name of the plant and its                                 sun/shade requirements.

                     Design:  None this month.

                     Horticulture:  None this month.

                     Photography:  None this month.

           9th - Club trip to the Delaware Botanic Gardens

           National Garden Week - 5th - 11th

 

Looking Ahead

          October - Fundraiser Luncheon with a guest speaker

          November 2-3, 2022 - CAR-SGC Conference, 7 States, to be held at

                          Seven Springs Mountain Resort

          2023 - Small Flower Show to be held - Details to be announced