Girl Scout Patch

 

GIRL SCOUTS GROWING FOR THE FUTURE

WITH THE GARDEN CLUBS OF SOUTH CAROLINA

It is our hope to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic and environmental responsibility in the youth of today.

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GIRL SCOUT PATCH REQUIREMENT NO. 1: Learn what garden clubs are all about. Visit with a garden club in your area or have a member of a club come to one of your meetings. Find out how they got started and what they do as a group. Ask how long the group has existed, and if there has been a change in their role in society from then to now. Learn about what the State Garden Club does in your state. Ask what youth programs they promote. Learn about the National Garden Clubs, Inc. and the South Atlantic Region, and how you can take part in their programs for the youth. If you cannot meet with a club or club member, then visit the Garden Club of South Carolina, Inc. web site at: gardenclubofsc.org for more information.

GARDEN CLUBS, ABOVE IS ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE GCSC GIRL SCOUT PATCH, AND THE OTHERS ARE LISTED ON THE BACK OF THIS PAGE. WHAT A WONDERFUL PROJECT FOR YOUR GARDEN CLUB BY HELPING A GIRL SCOUT TROOP EARN THEIR PATCHES. I WOULD BE HAPPY TO ATTEND ONE OF YOUR MEETINGS AND HELP YOU AND YOUR GIRL SCOUT TROOP GET STARTED. LET ME HEAR FROM YOU SOON SO I CAN SHARE MY IDEAS WITH YOU.

Dee Wardle
130 Turnberry Dr. Johns Island, SC 29455

C: 864-884-5395 [email protected]

Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts complete 1 requirement from each section. (Total of 5 including 1st page requirement)Junior Girl Scouts complete 1 requirement from each section plus two additional from any section (Total of 7 including 1st

page requirement)

Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts complete 2 requirements from each section (Total of 9 including 1st page requirement)

2. GARDENS

A.B.C. D. E.

3. DESIGN

A.B. C. D.E. F.

Plant a tree in your yard and watch it grow. Share a container garden.

Make a Butterfly Garden. Make a Carolina Fence Garden.

Plant or work in a community or school garden. For information visit: gardenclubofsc.org

Learn how to design flower arrangements with a local garden club.
Enter a flower show or have one of yourown.
Enter the GARDEN POSTER contest. (PreK-6
th grade and Special Ed PreK-6th Grade)
Enter the POETRY Contest. (K-9
th grade and Special Ed K-9th grade)
Enter the HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY contest.
Enter SMOKEY BEAR and/or WOODSEY OWL poster contests. (Grades 1
st-5th and Special Ed grades 1st-5th)

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4. COMMUNITY

A. page2image15096Celebrate ARBOR DAY, EARTH DAY, or NATIONAL GARDEN WEEK with another organizationor plan your own.

B. page2image15984Do a community project with a Garden Club.
C. page2image16728Decorate a flowerpot and plant a bulb in it. Give it to a shut in or someone special.
D. page2image17784GARDEN THERAPY- Make a small dried/fresh arrangement and take to a nursing home. Visit with the patients.

5. HORTICULTURE

A. page2image19176Learn what flowers have special meaning.
B. page2image19792Learn what plants are poisonous and which flowers are edible.
C. page2image20504Propogate by seed, leaf or rooting.
D. page2image21128Learn the difference between bulbs, rhizome, corm, tuberous root and tubers.

E. page2image21888Discuss Pollination and the parts of a flower.
F. page2image22528Collect leaves and identify them.
G. page2image23056Create a terrarium.
H. page2image23520Visit a garden.