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Announcements 2019-2021

  • Save the Dates - FFGC, Deep South, and NGC Have you updated your calendar for 2020?  Be sure to add these important dates for FFGC, Deep South, and NGC events:11/26/20 Most FFGC Adult Awards Due12 ...
    Posted Nov 10, 2019, 3:48 PM by Dianne Battle
  • Planting Trees by Drone If you didn't see the Facebook post earlier this week, here's information and videos from the FFGC Tri-Council.TEAM TREES!THIS IS AWESOME! There has been a ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2019, 7:00 AM by Dianne Battle
  • FFGC and YOU - updated 11/8/19 If you didn't get the opportunity to attend the District IV Fall Meeting - or just want to refresh your memory about all the information our FFGC Officers provided for ...
    Posted Nov 10, 2019, 7:15 AM by Dianne Battle
  • FFGC Awards Applications Due Starting in November It's later than you think!  Awards application due dates start on November 1 and run through January.  The complete list of awards and resources for submitting applications is the ...
    Posted Oct 24, 2019, 10:58 AM by Info district4ffgc
  • The Art of Advocacy: A Resource As a follow-up to Jackie Host's presentation on water quality at our 2019 Fall District meeting, here is a concise and easy-to-understand primer on how the ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2019, 9:18 AM by Dianne Battle
  • 2019 District IV Fall Meeting - Recap Many thanks to our FFGC Officers (seated), President Al Latina, First VP, Marjorie H Hendon, Second VP, Tina Tuttle, and Third VP, Christy Linke, for visiting our District on October ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2019, 10:21 AM by Dianne Battle
  • GardenFest 2019 - Saturday, November 9 (updated 10/20) Winter Gardening, Southern Style  District IV members and UF/IFAS Master Gardeners are invited to join us for a day of educational and entertaining speakers.  The event will be held ...
    Posted Oct 21, 2019, 9:48 AM by Dianne Battle
  • Plant America Grant Deadline: October, 15 Send your Plant America grant application in to the National Garden Clubs before October 15.  See the Plant America Project Grants Page at the National Garden Clubs website.
    Posted Sep 26, 2019, 3:30 PM by Info district4ffgc
  • 50th Annual St. Augustine Tour of Homes 12/8 - Tickets on Sale! Tickets for the annual St. Augustine Tour of Homes go on sale to the general public on October 1.  This is a sell-out event hosted by the Garden Club ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2019, 10:57 AM by Dianne Battle
  • CORRECTION: The Florida Gardener Magazine Fall 2019 (9/26) The magazine is in the mail, but you can get an "advance copy" online right here  The Florida Gardener Fall 2019 - PDF or at the FFGC website, ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2019, 3:10 PM by Info district4ffgc
  • 2019 District IV Fall Meeting - Friday, October 11              Anything's Possible! TO: All District IV Garden Club members; Club, Circle, and Council Presidents; State and District Officers and Chairmen; and Former FFGC Presidents and District Directors  HOST: Ribault ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2019, 11:11 AM by Dianne Battle
  • Flower Show School Course 1 - 11/18-20/2019 Course 1 in the series of the National Garden Club Flower Show School will be offered to the public.  However, only members of an NGC-affiliated club may receive credit ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2019, 10:54 AM by Dianne Battle
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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!