About US

2020-2021 Season

Countryside Garden Club

Hockessin, Delaware 19707

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The mission of our club is to encourage gardening, to stimulate the study, and arrangement of flowers and plants, and to aide in conserving and preserving our natural resources.


Organized in 1961

Member of DFGC since 1963

Number of  active members: 18

Number of honorary members: 3

Current Member of:

National Garden Club, Inc.

Central Atlantic Region of State GardenClubs, Inc.

Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs

Our Club Flower: Native Dogwood, Cornus floridaScreen Shot 2013-11-07 at 9.32.38 PMOur Monthly meeting: The club meets on the third Thursday of the month from September to August. There are no meetings in January and February. There will be opportunities to meet at a member’s home in January and February on brief topics of interest to the group.

Beginning at 9:00 AM members gather for coffee and breakfast treats for social time. Members who host meetings usually bring coffee, tea and treats. For “green” reasons club members bring their own coffee mugs. The Business meeting begins promptly at 9:30 AM. 

Meetings are typically held at the Lamborn Library, DCH or other specified locations. If the time or location is changed due to weather or other reasons, members will be notified by phone (see Telephone Tree) or email.

2019 Achievements/DFGC Awards

  • Attendance: First Place
  • Civic Achievement: First Place
  • Historic Gardens: First Place
  • Roadside Beautification: Second Place
  • President’s Award: Second Place

 

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