DFGC Announcements 

Announcements may be removed when they are no longer timely and relevant.


            November 20, 2019        April 15, 2020        June 17, 2020

DFGC BOARD MEETING 10/16/19 - The Board Meeting scheduled for October 16, 2019, will take place at 10 am at Belmont Hall in Smyrna.
Agenda for October Meeting      Minutes from July Meeting


2019 CAR-SGC CONFERENCE UPDATES - The schedule for workshops during the 2019 Conference has been updated. Please visit the CAR-SGC website for the new updated schedule. (8/8/19)

SUGGESTIONS FOR CLUB PROGRAMS have been updated by Committee Chair Wanda Davis to help your club plan programs for the upcoming year and in the future. Please take a look at it because there just may be a program that is exactly what you're looking for or an idea you never considered. Information is linked to the Forms & Templates page of this website.

DFGC NEWSLETTER GUIDELINES: Each member garden club in DFGC is encouraged to submit an article to Judy Dayhoff for the DFGC Newsletter. The President and Newsletter Chair should open and save these guidelines for future reference, and mark the dates in your calendars. DFGC Newsletter Guidelines


DFGC MEETINGS FOR 2019-2020 are now available via a link from the Members home page. This Includes location, program presenter and program description, and registrar/registration deadline information. DFGC Member Home Page

DELAWARE STUDENT wins NGC Essay Contest for High School Students. You MUST read this informative essay and see this student's impressive resume!  The Detriments of Bottled Water by Isabel Hwang, 11th Grade Student from Middletown, DE.

WEBSITE GUIDELINES:  If you want to share information on this website, you may not be sure how to make that happen. Don't worry, you're not alone. Chances are that you have never done this before or you've submitted information for another website where the process is slightly different. Please visit DFGC Website Guidelines for details about how to submit your information for posting to DelawareGardenClubs.org. 


NEW PASSWORD FOR NGC WEBSITE - Make note of these passwords for the member section of NGC (conserve), CAR-SGC (FLOWERR) and DFGC websites (DFGC3).

DFGC Meeting in June will feature a Flower Show and presentation of awards to local clubs plus a pre-meeting workshop, 9-10 a.m. with three topics, 15-20 minutes each. Don't miss it!


SAVE THE DATE!  NGC Convention locations and dates through 2023 

2020: Potawatami Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 11-16, 2020

2021: Hilton Meadowland Hotel, Rutherford, New Jersey, May 17-20

2022: Florida - Specific location and dates TBD

2023: The Greenbriar Resort, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, Date TBD

2019 CAR-SGC Conference Information and registration forms are now available on the CAR-SGC website!  (CAR-SGC.org/Conference-2019). Register for the conference before July 15 to save $50 with the early-bird registration rate and make your hotel reservations before the block of rooms runs out with the very low rate of $119/night, which may be extended 3 nights before or after the conference at the same rate for you to take in more of our Nation's Capital with your friends or family.

2019-2021 NGC AWARDS List, Rules, Forms now available on NGC website.

http://gardenclub.org/awards/awards-applications.aspxInformation about DFGC and
CAR-SGC Awards will be announced here when it becomes available. 


OPENINGS ON THE DFGC BOARD - If you are interested in serving on the DFGC Board, please contact President Connie Raymond to learn about any vacancies that may be available. Her contact information is listed on the Officers page of this website. (updated 8/10/19)

CAR-SGC Conference 2020 will be held in DELAWARE!  Every club and member is invited to participate in planning, hosting, and attending this very special event. Please use the CONTACT tab at the top of this page to contact Conference Chair Oksana Hoey or Vice-Chair Margaret Woda to find out how you can help. We plan to have FUN with this at every stage of planning, beginning NOW! Visit this page often for updates.

OCTOBER 24-25, 2019 CAR-SGC Conference, hosted by National Capital Area Garden Clubs. Visit CAR-SGC.org/Conference-2019 for links for everything you need to know!

OCTOBER 26-27, 2019 CAR-SGC Symposium - Immediately follows the Conference. Hotel Information same as for Conference. CAR-SGC.org/conference-2019


REPORTS ATTACHED for June 20, 2018 DFGC Meeting. (6/12/18)

GARDEN CLUB EVENTS THAT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC appear on the EVENTS page of this website -- Please use the  Contact Box on the CALENDAR page in the members' section of this website to submit details about any event that is open to the public (or email your flier to the webmaster at DelawareGardenClubs@gmail.com). Events will be posted only on the website EVENTS (and DFGC CALENDAR pages for member activities), not listed as an announcement on this page. (9/1/17)


RELEASE FORM REQUIRED BY NGC -- Before sharing anyone's name, photo, or information in print or online, it is necessary to have on file a signed NGC RELEASE for Publications and Website. This form is available as a fillable form on the NGC website and as a printable form on the FORMS | TEMPLATES page in the MEMBERS section of this website.  (9/1/17)

THE SAVED SEED - The Saved Seed is NGC's second early reader book written to educate elementary school children about the life cycle of seed plants. The choice of a pumpkin to illustrate this lesson is nothing short of brilliant! Youth Committee Chair Barbara Boyce is taking orders for a bulk purchase of this NGC book. Please email her at barbarab@systemsapproachltd.com to place your order. (9/1/17)

NGC, CAR-SGC and DFGC NEWSLETTERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE on this website - You will find these newsletters in the RESOURCES Section of this website, upon receipt by the DFGC Webmaster.



President: Connie Raymond

111 Pennwood Drive

Dover, Delaware 19901


President: Gay Austin

4401 Magnolia Avenue

St. Louis, Missouri 63110



Director: Gail Corle

9956 William Penn Road

Imler, Pennsylvania 16655-8460

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