Award Winning-Website

Announcements 2017-2019

  • Celebrate National Arbor Day 4/27, with The Garden Club of the Lakes Celebrate National Arbor Day with the Garden Club of the Lakes.  They are having a variety of vendors, the Forestry Division is giving away free trees,  and we are planting ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2019, 8:29 AM by Info district4ffgc
  • Making a Small Waterfall for Your Garden Thursday 4/18/19 The Garden Club of Alligator Creek invites you to join them for their next meeting, where you can learn how to make a small waterfall. Date:  Thursday 4/18/19 ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2019, 12:34 PM by Info district4ffgc
  • DISTRICT IV SPRING MEETING MAY 2, 2019 You are cordially invited to the FFGC District IV Spring Meeting: Date:  Thursday, May 2, 2019 Time:  9AM (registration) 10AM (meeting starts) Lunch Included:  Choice of Chicken or Pasta Price ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2019, 7:15 AM by Info district4ffgc
  • 5/22 - Trip to Alfred B. Maclay Gardens in Tallahassee You are invited to join the Garden Club of Jacksonville to a day trip to visit Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park and Goodwood Museum in Tallahassee by motorcoach.  Lunch ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2019, 11:33 AM by Info district4ffgc
  • March Deadlines for Upcoming Spring Events! Deadlines for these events are approaching fast!  Don't miss out!  Deadline 3/30-31 (pay at the door).   EPIC Spring Celebration:  Flower Show and Home and Garden Show. 3 ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2019, 8:10 AM by Info district4ffgc
  • Tri-Council Spring Fling Consultants Day 3/21 FFGC Members are invited to this event:Date:  3/21/19 Times:  9AM-3PM Location:  New Smyrna Beach Garden Club 2000 Turnbull Bay Rd, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170 Registration ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2019, 9:02 AM by Dianne Battle
  • FFGC Convention: FFSJ Tri-Council Luncheon & Meetings (Amended 3/9) Revised Florida Flower Show Judges and Tri-Council Annual Luncheon information.  Members of these organizations are encouraged to register for the annual luncheon on Sunday, April 7, 11:30-12 ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2019, 9:15 AM by Dianne Battle
  • The Love Boat - A Standard Flower Show, March 30-31 The Garden Club of St. Augustine presents a standard flower show with the theme of, "The Love Boat."  The flower show is part of the St. Johns County EPIC Flower ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2019, 2:59 PM by Dianne Battle
  • FFGC Convention 4/7-9 - updated 3/10 93rd FFGC Annual Convention --- April 7, 8 & 9, 2019 2019 Convention Registration Form download pdf update 3/9:  Florida Flower Show Judges and/or Tri-Council Members may register for ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2019, 11:39 AM by Info district4ffgc
Showing posts 1 - 9 of 70. View more »

Please see our Calendar page for a month-by-month view.

Upcoming Events

About This Website:

Hello fellow gardeners!  

We have a new website with a new name: 

We hope you find this site, designed and built for YOU by your fellow District IV members, useful!  It showcases District IV activities and announcements and provides information you can use to contact member clubs/circles, as well as District officers and chairmen.  Like a garden, a website is always a work in progress.  :-)

The links on the left sidebar take you to the major sections within this site.  Note that there is a Sitemap  link that lists all the pages here. There is also a Search feature shown in the upper right-hand corner of each page. The documents are in Adobe PDF form.  If you cannot open them, download the free Adobe PDF Reader

If you have questions about this site, please use the Contact link.

Director's Message

Joy Elrod

Joy Elrod
District IV Director 2019-2021

Theme:  The Power of Nature’s Beauty

[Joy is a former president and Vice President of the Fleming Island Garden Club of Fleming Island and Assistant Director of FFGC District IV. As District IV Director, Joy is also on the Board of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs.She is also twice past President of Clay County Master Gardeners. She is also past President of the Friends of the Fleming Island Library and is currently Assistant-Director of Clay County’s Sheriff’s NET Zone 3.]

It gives me great pleasure to serve as FFGC’s District IV Director for 2019-2021. Our clubs are motivated and ready to share Mother Nature’s Power and Beauty with each of their communities.. All our fourteen clubs are encouraged by your District as well as their members to showcase their knowledge to everyone by revealing the gifts of nature. I desire our fourteen clubs to make publicly known, their upcoming programs through our District IV website,, and Facebook page and to develop a strong rapport within their area.
There are so many educational opportunities offered thru FFGC! There are also online classes and different locations to attend seminars, class and shows. Stay in tune with the FFGC website,, to see what is being offered and I will also keep you abreast of what is eminent.

Again, thank you District IV members for this exciting opportunity to serve you.  My personal email address is  I am at your beck and call!