District I Annual Meeting, March 2020 - Jewelry Sale as a fundraiser. If you have any items (gold, silver, costume) you haven’t worn for years and don’t intend to wear again, please consider donating. Jeanne Bernard will handle the collection.

October 19thDistrict I will host a Flower Show at the Oxford Community Center entitled ‘Halloween,’ from 1:30 pm - 5 pm. The show schedule has been distributed electronically. Entry cards available at our October meeting. 
    Click for Schedule  
    Click for Horticulture Entry Sheet.

October 21stMake Your Own Worm Compost Bin sponsored by the Queen Anne’s County Master Gardeners at the Queen Anne’s County Library. Open to all, but space is limited. Cost is $20.00. Registration required prior to class. For information or to register contact Rachel Rhodes, 410.758.0166 or

October 24-24, A Capital Harvest, CAR-SGC Conference sponsored by National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc., Arlington Hilton, Arlington, Va. Both days $200, part day fees vary.

November 8thDGC Meeting-“Christmas Decorating—Behind the Scenes at the White House” with Claire Jones.

November 14thFGCMD presents: Holiday Floral Designs, Deconstructed and Reimagined-a demonstration by Terry Godfrey, AIFD. 9:00 am – Noon-ish at the Vollmer Center at Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore (410.396.4842, As always, there will be light refreshments and SHOPPING! $25.00. Registration deadline is November 7th. Flyer has been distributed with the Buzz. Make check payable to FGCMD and mail to P.O. Box 65172, Baltimore, D 21209.  See attached flyer.

November 20, Hagerstown Garden Club presents “Asian Allure and More...”, Fountain Head Country Club, Hagerstown, MD, $35 includes luncheon, doors open 10:30 for Unique Boutique. See FGCMD calendar for details.

December 3rdHoliday Wreath Workshop-start saving those pods, cones, ribbons, ornaments, shells and other baubles for decorating your wreath! We’ll need lots of greens to share as well. 

December 7, Kent Island Garden Club presents “Holiday in the Home,” Floral demo, shopping and more. Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, Chester, MD, 1:30-3:30, $15.

December 12, “An Eastern Shore Christmas”, Dorchester Garden Cub 2019 Annual Holiday Luncheon 11:00am-2pm, vendor shopping 9:30-11am, East New Market Fire Hall, East New Market, MD, See attached flyer.

December 14, Wreaths Across America, Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery, Hurlock, MD.

Save the Dates in 2020:

March 24thFGCMD Annual Meeting at Turf Valley

Spring 2002 TBADedication ceremony of Installation of Gold Star Marker at Beulah and Alice Rush McKeon Tree Planting 

April 28-30thFlower Show School III  See attached flyer

May 2nd Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage in Dorchester County! Click on the link for more information: 

June 6thThe Somerset Garden Club was fortunate to secure the wonderful designer, Sylvia Deck, for a luncheon and design program.

EXTRA! EXTRA!Train to Become a Master Naturalist (Our own DGC Member Kathy Slaughter has already taken the training so ask her about her experience!). Offered by the Adkins Arboretum in partnership with Pickering Creek Audubon Center, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center and ShoreRivers. Monthly training sessions begin in October and run through June 2020. Registration deadline is August 25th. For information/registration, contact Jenny Houghton at 410.634.2847 x 23.