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                  "Enriching our lives by sharing our love for

               the art of gardening with our community"                                                                                                                                                  









September 12th - General Meeting:  Woodruff Room, Seaford Public Library. Flower Show entries due by 1 p.m. Social Time 1:00 p.m. Meeting begins at 1:30.

THANK YOU to the over 100 people who attended our flower show, "The Language of Flowers".  A special thank you goes out to member, Sharon Christopher, for serving as the general chairman (Super Job!).

Winning "Blue Ribbon" Designs

Photos of the flower show can be found under the " Monthly Events" tab.

Remember that National Garden Week was this month.  Thank you club member, Annie Darden, for creating this display in the Seaford Library.


Mary Noel receives Sussex County Master Gardener of the Year

At a recent celebration for Master Gardeners volunteers, the coveted Master Gardener of the Year for Sussex County honor was awarded to Mary Noel of Bridgeville.  Tracy Wootten, Program Coordinator, presented the award.


Garden of the Month, June 2023

A first for the S&T G.C.

The club has instituted a new program where any garden can be nominated


and receive recognition as an outstanding garden upon


voting by the current club members.

The recipient does not have to be a member of the S&T G.C.

but must maintain their own garden.

Candee Logan

Recipient of the "Garden of the Month" award.

Presented by club president, Mary Noel


Carol Owens, S&T Club Member, receives lifetime membership in

the Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs.  

Presentation by Ginny Cordova, DFGC President

at the DFGC mtg. held at Heritage Shores

                              ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION
**National Garden Club's Newsletter:  Click Here: January/February
**CAR Review:  Summer 2023
**NGC:  Summer 2023 Quarterly Newsletter
**DFGC September 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

Meeting Place/Time
The Woodruff Room / Seaford Public Library
600 North Market Street Extension, Seaford, DE, (302) 629-2524
(Unless otherwise noted on monthly schedule)
Second Tuesday of each month (September - June)
12:30-1 p.m. - Horticulture/Flower Show set up
1:00 p.m. - Social • 1:30 p.m. - Program & Meeting


      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,


       **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.


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