Events

Upcoming events

    • 3 Nov 2021
    • 8:30 AM
    • 15 Dec 2021
    • 3:30 PM
    • Pompano Beach GC - 1801 NE 6TH Street

    Floral Design Study Classes 1-6

    Fee $70.00

    Coffee , beverages and snacks will be provided

    Event Chairman - Ecie kappler - 954-943-2699 - rbkappler@comcast.net



    • 3 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 1493 South Fiske Boulevard, Rockledge, Floirida

    Join us for a fun day of cards, games, a lovely luncheon and door prizes. We are offering a 50/50 raffle, our crafts for sale, a silent auction and door prizes. Bring your cards and games with your partners!

    Tickets $15.00 each must be purchased in advance by calling Phyllis at (321) 693-0499. We will not be selling tickets at the door this year.

    Event Sponsor - Cocoa-Rockledge Garden Club - District VI

    Event Chairman - Petro Dey - petrodey@yahoo.com


    • 3 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM
    • 4 Dec 2021
    • 5:00 PM
    • 433 West Ann St Punta Gorda, FL 33950

    Tour titled "Christmas Dreams," features 6 special gardens decorated for the holidays with original designs made from fresh and dried natural plant materials. Poinsettias and hand crafted items for sale. Refreshments including homemade cookies offered.

    For locations, tickets ($20), details visit the club's website, www.pggc.org or its Facebook page. Tickets can be purchased in advance at puntgordagardenclub@gmail.com.

    Event Sponsor - Punta Gorda Garden Club - District IX

     Event Chairman - Elaine LaWell - 219-201-3598 - elainel111@comcast.net

    • 4 Dec 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Garden Center @ 216 Eighth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida

    The Port St. Joe Garden Club invites you to its Christmas in the Garden Celebration on Saturday, December 4th, 2021 from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM Eastern Time at the Garden Center located at 216 Eighth Street. Unique handmade gifts, baked goods, and Forgotten Coast holiday décor will be featured. This year's commemorative onament features two sea stars and reflects the area's close ties to the St. Joseph Bay and Gulf of Mexico. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the specially designed commemorative tree trimmer will benefit the Friends of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. You are welcome to use our festooned gazebo as the perfect backdrop for holiday portraits of family and pets. For more details, visit the Port St. Joe Garden Club's Facebook page.

    Event Sponsor - Port St. Joe Garden Club - District II

    Event Chairman - Ocia Ratliff - 404-434-2885 - psjgardenclub@gmail.com

    CITG_2021 8.5x11 sheet.pdf

    • 11 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 1914 High School Community Center 605 N. Collins St., Plant City 33563

    KC Jeronimo, a National Flower Show judge, will be instructing on how to create a Christmas centerpiece.

    Cost is $25 which includes supplies and a light lunch. Onsite free parking is available. Workshop is open to the public.

    Event Sponsor - Plant City Garden Club - District VIII

    Event Chairman - Donna Severson - 206-406-3034 - ddseverson@hotmail.com

    • 5 Jan 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 2 Mar 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • St Sylvester's Catholic Church 6464 Navarre Parkway, Navarre FL 32563

    Basic Floral Design Study is a nine-unit series with the goal of developing an understanding of the art of flower arranging for both the home and flower shows. The Design units are taught by National Garden Club Master Judges and FFGC Floral Design Instructors. Each unit consists of a lecture and demonstration in the morning and student workshop in the afternoon when students create their own designs, receive feedback from their instructor, and share their designs with new friends. Dates of classes:Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9 16, 23 and Mar 2, 16. The last class is a make up day if an earlier class is missed.

    There is ample parking, there will be signs outside to direct you to the classroom.  Students must bring scissors/clipper and lunch. Morning snacks, coffee, iced tea, and water will be provided. Students will receive a kit containing basic floral supplies at the first class. Line materials, foliage and flowers are supplied for the first three classes.

     Line materials, foliage and flowers are supplied for the first three classes.

    Event Sponsor - Navarre Garden Club - District I

    Event Chairman - Rose Racz - (850) 684-1440 - waracz@gmail.com

    • 10 Jan 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11 Jan 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • 1400 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park

    Specific Meeting TBD and times scheduled....

    • 12 Jan 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 13 Jan 2022
    • 1:00 PM
    • 1400 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park


    • 18 Jan 2022
    • 9:30 AM
    • 22 Feb 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • Orlando Garden Club Loch Haven Park 710 East Rollins St. Orlando, Fl 32803

    Advanced Floral Design Study is a series of three units in advanced floral design that will take students

    to the next level of Floral Design. The lectures and demonstrations concentrate on the knowledge and

    mechanics needed to create unique and award winning Creative Floral designs.

    Parking: Entrance to the adjacent parking lot is on Camden St. Students must bring scissors/clippers and lunch. Morning snacks will be provided. Students are encouraged to make up missed units from previous classes or repeat the series as many times as they

    wish. ❖ Students completing all 3 advanced floral design units will receive a certificate

    Event Sponsor - District VII  Judges Council

    Event Chairman - Margaret Kirkpatrick and Maureen Tuber

    407-399-8230 -- mmaui@cfl.rr.com

     FFGC DIST VII 2022 Design Units 7-9 Vers Mon 2.pdf

    • 19 Jan 2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 20 Jan 2022
    • 2:30 PM
    • Greenacres Community Center, 501 Swain Blvd, Greenacres, FL 33463

    Tropical Short Course Sponsored by District X  is a 2 day event featuring speakers on Environment, Gardening and Landscape Design.  It will be a Tri-Refresher for those that are consultants from the different schools.  Conttinental breakfast and lunch provided both days.  Parking on premises

    Event Chairman Michelle Maguire - mouthmom@yahoo.com - 772-485-3279

    Gardening for life Flyer Jan2022.pdf

    • 5 Feb 2022
    • 6 Feb 2022
    • Riverside Park, Vero Beach, FL

    Saturday 9-5,,,,,,,,,Sunday 9-4

    This is the 20th annual Gardenfest! under the oaks at Riverside Park. Great varieties of plants, flowers, orchids and bromeliads; as well as pottery and garden art. There will be over 85 carefully chosen vendors at this event. Expert lectures and advice featured every day. Food court! Raffle prizes! 

    Gardenfest! as always is free admission and parking. rain or shine

    Event Sponsor - Garden Club of Indian River County

    Event Chairman - Barb Russell -- 882-567-4602 -- info@gardenclubofirc.org 



    • 11 Feb 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • 13 Feb 2022
    • 1:00 PM
    • Wekiwa Springs State Park

    Volunteer Training will be Friday thru Sunday.  Volunteers are encouraged to stay for Open House on Sunday to greet and provide information to visitors about the Youth Camp Program.  Camp Director will provide counselors to give tours of cabins to visitors.

    WVT Chairman - Mary Whisler - 352-212-6661

    WVT Registrar - Ingrid Velez - 352-277-3183

    Flyer 2022.docx


    • 13 Feb 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Wekiwa Springs State Park - Apopka, FL
    • 15 Feb 2022
    • 9:30 AM
    • 22 Mar 2022
    • 2:00 PM
    • 415 Woodmont Avenue, Temple Terrace, Fl 33617

    Learn about the principals of design and apply them to basic floral designs. Practice and critique the designs to become adept at this creative use of flowers and plant material. The fee is $80, make checks payable to Temple Terrace Garden Club, Inc.. To register or for more information: Kathy Spaulding, kmspauld1@gmail.com, 813-988-4511; Gwen Mora, 813-541-8622.

    Classes will be at the Woodmont Clubhouse.

    Event Sponsor - Temple Terrace Garden Club - District VIII

    Event Chairman - Kathy Spaulding - 813-988-4511-  kmspauld1@gmail.com

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    • 15 Feb 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • St. LucieTrails Golf Club, 951 SW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL

    Fashions by Radiant Outfitters, Stuart, FL, and Chico's, Vero, FL. Vendors, Raffles and 50/50 drawing are available. Agenda: Doors open at 11:00A.M. viewing of Vendors' items, buying raffle and 50/50 tickets.

    11:30A.M. Lunch served, Winners of raffles. 1:00P.M. Fashion Show, buying from Vendors.

    LUNCHEON and FASHION SHOW TICKETS- $40.00. Make checks payable to SLWGC.

    Your Donations Support Worthy Charities!

    Menu Choices: Chicken Marsala, Salmon A La Crema, Vegetarian Pasta Selection

    Parking is FREE, within short walking distance.

    Event Sponsor St. Lucie West Garden Club - District X

    Event Chairman - Terry Longar -  772-530-1397 - tlongar@hotmail.c

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    • 23 Feb 2022
    • 8:00 AM
    • 24 Feb 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • Marriott Courtyard Orange Park

    NGC Landscape Design School Course 1, Series 38In-person two day school for students seeking consulting status in Landscape Design and for current consultants needing to refresh.

    Course fee includes lunches and beverages. Free parking. A special room discount is available to students from Marriott Courtyard.

    Event Sponsor - FFGC District IV

    vent Chairman - Linda Broadrick -  404.281.8991 (C) -  linda.broadrick@gmail.com

    • 24 Feb 2022
    • 8:30 AM
    • 25 Feb 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901

    Course 1 provides an introduction to environmental science and includes presentations about ecology, plant biodiversity, environmental issues, backyard wildlfe habitats, networking and outreach, historic environmental actions and leaders, and sustainabiltiy. It also includes a two-hour nature discovery field trip. Specific Details regarding course schedule, instructors, and the field trip will be provided to those who register. Seating is limited to 30, so register early. Be prepared to dress for a 2-hour walk outside.

    Contact Registrar, Bernadette Hamera, at bhamera@outlook.com or 239-233-1166.

    Event Sponsor - Fort Myers - Lee County Gardening Council = District IX

    Judy Francino, Local Chairman - 

    248 425-8713 -- jfrancino@att.net 

    ES Seriex XI Course 1 Flyer Ft. Myers FL.pdf

    • 26 Mar 2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • 27 Mar 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • 2629 Bayshore Blvd.

    This standard flower show is a judged event and is free to the public. There will be displays of some of the best floral and horticulture exhibits in the region. If you are looking for inspiration, this is the place to come. The theme is so very timely - Tampa Bay sports teams have championships in baseball, football, and hockey!!

    The Flower Show will held inside the building while the GreenFest plant sale will be held outdoors at the same time.

    Event Sponsor - Tampa Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. - District VIII

    Event Chairman - Pam Slagg - 813-767-2710 - pamslagg@hotmail.com

    • 26 Mar 2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • 27 Mar 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • 2629 Bayshore Blvd

    The Tampa Federation is so excited to announce the continuation of Tampa GreenFEvent Sponsor - est (formerly known as the Tampa GardenFest), will be held on the grounds of Tampa Garden Club at 2629 Bayshore Blvd.

    We plan to have over 50 vendors outside and a Flower Show inside the building.

    Event Sponsor - Tampa Federation of Garden Club Circles, Inc. - District VIII

    Event Chairman - Leona Immenhaus - 813-221-0109 -  leeimmen@yahoo.com



    • 12 Apr 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 14 Apr 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton 4955 Kyngs Heath Rd Kissimmee, FL

    Early Arrivals Dinner on the 12th

    Specific meeting times TBD later

    Convention Co-Chairman -  Mary Whisler & Carol Wood.

    Mary Whisler at 352-212-6661 --mary.whisler66@gmail.com

    Carol Wood at 813-235-3917 -- carolwood@outlook.com

    To use ONLINE Registration click here:

    To book your hotel room click here.  Group Code: FFG


    • 6 May 2022
    • 2:00 PM
    • 7 May 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • 3440 OLD MOULTRIE ROAD ST AUGUSTINE , FL 32086

    STANDARD FLOWER SHOW

    On  May 6th - 2pm to 4pm 
    On May 7th - 10am to 4pm

    Event Sponsor - GARDEN CLUB ST. AUGUSTINE - District IV

    Event Chairman - CAROLE SAVILLE AND GINNY PIERUCCI
    904 333 5165 - missg@capquest.com


    • 11 May 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Crystal Oaks Clubhouse, 4958 W Crystal Oaks Dr, Lecanto, Florida.

    Event Sponsor - Crystal River Garden Club

    Further details will follow

    • 17 May 2022
    • 20 May 2022
    • Orlando, Florida


    • 21 May 2022
    • 29 May 2022
    • London, England

    Event Sponsor - Sarasota Garden Club - District VIII

    Escorted tour with an experienced professional tour guide with botanical knowledge. Includes membership of

    the Royal Horticultural Society and exclusive RHS member admission to the Chelsea garden show.

    9 Days / 8 Nights with accommodation in 4 and 5 Star hotels of standing: Hilton Heathrow Airport Hotel ,

    Woodlands Park Hotel, Richmond Hill Hotel, Ashdown Park Hotel in air-conditioned rooms.

    Welcome Drinks, 8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 3 Dinners, 2 Cream Teas, 1 Afternoon Tea, Farewell Dinner.

    Entrance fees for all gardens and venues visited.

    Flights to the UK are booked separately from the tour.

    Kelly Goodwin 941.718.3359 klgbrg@icloud.com

    Dianne Beaver 941.780.2949 diannebeaverr@gmail.com

    Click here for tour information



    • 5 Sep 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 8 Sep 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • FFGC Headquarters

    Specific Meeting times will be posted later

    • 20 Sep 2022
    • TBD September 2022 (start and end dates TBD later)


    • 9 Jan 2023
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12 Jan 2023
    • 12:00 PM
    • FFGC Headquarters

    Specific meeting times will be posted later

    • 2 May 2023
    • 5 May 2023
    • White Sulphur Springs, WV


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