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WSFGC Mission Statement

WSFGC coordinates the interests of garden clubs to provide education, resources and networking opportunities for its members to promote gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility.

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WSFGC President's Goals

2023 - 2025

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Price changes for Blue & Gold Star Memorial Markers effective January 1, 2024.  Click HERE for details regarding this notification.

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Click HERE For Flower Show & Meeting Schedule!

Season's Greetings from the
Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs!
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WSFGC Winter Board Meeting in Sequim, Washington, November 14-15, 2023
Click HERE to see more photos on the "News & Photos" page.

Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue
"Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue hopes to engage people and elevate their interest in our bird populations and inspire stewardship and conservation through education, rehabilitation, and the release of previously injured or orphaned native wild birds.

We rescue, rehabilitate and release hundreds of wild birds each year. We also provide educational outreach programs. Our facility is located in the picturesque seaport town of Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state."


To learn more about Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue and support their work by making a donation Click HERE!

 

2024 Youth Contests!

The Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest

is dedicated to celebrating Smokey Bear's 80th Birthday

Only children from first to fifth grade may participate. 

 

Contest begins: August 2023

Deadline to submit posters:

January 20, 2024

State Chairman: Evie Marwood

Email: emarwood@aol.com

 

Click HERE to learn more contest details.

 Enter the

Pollinator Conservation Award Program!

 

 

 

 

 

Plant A Bee-Friendly Garden!

Here's a great opportunity to help the environment and bees. Create a bee garden in a public or private space, habitat protection area, along migratory routes, or at a school or community site.  By planting a bee garden, you can help protect the welfare of pollinators and create a safe space for them to thrive. 

 

If qualified, the winning entry may be sent to the National Garden Club for entry into the Pollinator Conservation Program!

Categories:

  • Individuals

  • Clubs

  • Districts

  • High School Gardeners

  • Junior/Intermediate Gardeners

 

Deadline to Submit to State Chairperson: 12/1/2023.

State Chairperson: Mary Lou Paulson

Email: chuck_marylou@hotmail.com

For more program details click HERE.

 

 

 

NexTrex Plastic Recycling Project

 

Plastic pollution is a major environmental issue that has been affecting our planet for decades.  Your garden club can start making a difference by participating in a NexTrex Plastic Recycling Program. 

 

To learn more about the NexTrex Plastic Recycling Program and how your club can earn a free NexTrex bench for your community, click HERE.

*Please note that new changes have been made to the NexTrex program. 

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2024 Youth Sculpture Contest

A fun contest for grades 4-8 to discover their creative skills and have fun designing a sculpture with recycled materials! 

Club entries must be submitted to the State Chairperson by December 15, 2023.

 

To learn more about the contest with complete details check out our Youth Contest page.

HONEYBEE HIVE

BY ISABEL RIVER, GEORGIA

2022 5TH GRADE 1ST PLACE WINNER

 

POLLINATOR POWER POSTER CONTEST

Celebrate bees by illustrating how they help nurture our planet!

 

For Grades K- 12

Deadline to submit to State Chairperson: February 1, 2024 

 

Click HERE for contest details!

 

State Chairperson: Mary Lou Paulson

Email: chuck_marylou@hotmail.com

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2024 Youth Poetry Contest

 

2023-2024 Theme

 

"I Spy with My Little Eye, Something Green Outside - Celebrating our Green World."

 

For children playing with words to create a poem embracing our green world.

Eligibility

  • Special Education: Kindergarten through Ninth Grade.

  • English as a second language: Kindergarten through Ninth Grade.

  • General Education: Kindergarten through Ninth Grade.

Contest begins: August 2023

Deadline to Submit Poetry:  December 1, 2023

State Chairman: Diane Franchini

Email: franchinisd@gmail.com

For complete details click HERE

Sponsored by the WSFGC

For more information click HERE.

"Nurture People, Nurture Plants, Nurture Our Planet"

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