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Deltona Garden Club 🌸 District VI

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs

National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Deep South Region of Gardens Clubs

Mission Statement

To further the education of members and the public in the fields of horticulture and landscape design; to support environmental and sustainable conservation practices; and to promote an interest in floral design art, nature studies and civic beautification.


  • Garden Zones
    Guide to The Different Gardening Zones Plants grow best in specific locations due to the temperature and climate that they can tolerate. Across the country, temperatures can vary significantly from one coast to another, within the same state, or from one state to the next. When … Continue reading “Garden Zones”
  • Troublemaker Plants
    Growing Zone 5-8 Rebecca Finneran is a garden expert, and even she was seduced by the rose campion.Finneran, a senior horticulture educator with the Michigan State University Extension, planted the perennial, known for its gray foliage and magenta blooms, in her home garden. But it had … Continue reading “Troublemaker Plants”
  • What are the easiest and most nutritious vegetables to grow?
    QUESTION: What are the easiest and most nutritious vegetables to grow? I’m still new to gardening so I probably wouldn’t succeed with anything … What are the easiest and most nutritious vegetables to grow?
  • National Garden Club History
    History and Mission of National Garden Clubs National Garden Club Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Deep South Region Deltona Garden Club National Garden Clubs, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that aims to promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility and we … Continue reading “National Garden Club History”
  • Garden Lingo
    If you need a quick reference or intro to gardening terms, here’s a basic list. ANNUALS Varieties that complete their life cycle in one year or less, requiring sowing every year. Annual flower varieties often bloom profusely and over a long period of time. BIENNIALS Varieties, … Continue reading “Garden Lingo”
  • Herbal Mosquito Repellent
    Makes about 8 oz. Ingredients 4oz. organic catnip leaf extract, or make your own tincture 4oz. organic witch hazel extract 20 drops organic Atlas cedarwood essential oil 20 drops organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil 20 drops organic lavender essential oil 20 drops organic rosemary essential oil 10 drops organic lemongrass essential oil 10 drops organic … Continue reading “Herbal Mosquito Repellent”
  • Florida’s 3 Growing Seasons
    Spring Florida can be broken into three growing regions: North, Central, & South. Each has a slightly different climate (mainly depending possibility of freezing temperatures). January-May The spring growing season is the time of year to finish the last bit of the Winter harvest (mainly leafy … Continue reading “Florida’s 3 Growing Seasons”
  • Pruning a Hedge Heavily Without Causing Damage
    By Jennifer Poindexter Do you have a shrub that needs a hard prune? Are you worried about causing damage to the hedge in the process of trying to … Pruning a Hedge Heavily Without Causing Damage
  • 17 Top Bulbs for Fall Planting – for Blooms Next Spring
    By Jennifer Poindexter When you’re looking for ideas to brighten up your landscape, planting bulbs is a great option. There’s nothing like natural … 17 Top Bulbs for Fall Planting – for Blooms Next Spring
  • Keep Your Garden Neat And Tidy
    ~ A well-manicured garden is a source of pride for any homeowner. It can be a beautiful addition to your property and can boost your home’s curb … Keep Your Garden Neat And Tidy

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