Events

Upcoming events

    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • West Orange Country Club

    West Orange Country Club

    3300 West Orange Country Club Drive, Winter Garden, Fl. 34787

    Hosted by the Clermont Garden Club

    Gwen Carter      dabney50@aol.com        352-223-2456

    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Winter Hven Garden Center, 715 Third St. NW, Winter Haven, Fl. 33882

    Bouquet Garden Club of Winter Haven is proudly hosting our 63rd Annual Charity Fashion show. themed "April in Paris". Family fashions will be provided by Macy's of Winter Haven with local models on the runway. There will be two seatings one at 12:00PM and one at 6:00PM.  A Silent Auction will include donations from local businesses, regional theme parks and individuals with items ranging from gift certificates to gift baskets,  art pieces, collectibles and fine jewelry. Door prizes are awarded at both seatings. Area restaurants provide tastes of their special foods and beverages for lunch and dinner Taste 'N Tell samplings. Proceeds from this charity fundraiser help us support our numerous charitable outreach programs. Tickets are $25 and are available starting September 4th at the Winter Haven Garden Center, 715 3rd St. NW. (863-293-7638).

    Shows will take place at 12:00PM and 6:00 PM.

    Contact:   Bonnie Wallace   863-293-7638  Wed. - Sat.  9:00AM - 1:00PM.

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club

    Temple Terrace Golf & Country Club

    200 Inverness Avenue, Temple Terrace, Fl. 33617

    Hosted by the Temple Terrace Garden Club

    Barbara Rao    barbara_rao@hotmail.com    401-524-5289  

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Manatee River Garden Club, 3120 First Avenue West, Bradenton, Fl. 34205

    Manatee River Garden Club presents the first event  in its Horticulture Study Group -- Orchids 101. Cost is $10 a person and this event is open to the public.

    For more information contact Judy Boehm at 941-713-4346.  

    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Ft. Myers Council Bldg, 2166 Viginia Ave., Ft. Myers, FL.

    Registration  8:30 - Class Begins at 9:00 Ends at 4:30

    Vicki Williamson  802-324-3847

    Registration and Info


    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Riverhaven Garden Club

    Riverhaven Community Clubhouse

    11450 W. Riverhaven Dr., Homosassa, Fl. 34448

    Hosted by the Riverhaven Garden Club.

    The registrar is Kathy Lutkus at klutkus703@gmail.com.

    • 27 Oct 2019
    • 29 Oct 2019
    • FFGC Headquarters, 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Sunday Oct. 27 at 6p, Monday & Tuesday at 8:45 a.m.

    Registrar:

    Christy Linke, Registrar, 2909 Aston Ave., Plant City, FL 33566-9301, cell: 732-322-8392

    Symposium Brochure 
    • 4 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 5 Nov 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • 865 S. Alabama Ave Deland

    Gardening School consists of four courses (2 days of instruction) followed by an exam. Courses cover all aspects of growing, from understanding soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification,ect. Topics include basic botany, soils, growing perennials, pests, and diseases. Lunch will be provided.

    Jennifer Condo 386-873-2195 jattq3@yahoo.com

    Brochure
    • 5 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 5 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Orlando Garden Club, 710 East Rollins St., Orlando, Fl.

    Third of a six day floral design series learning with friends in "The City Beautiful". Learn the elements and principles of floral design from FFGC certified floral design instructors. Bring your own scissors or clippers and your lunch. Morning refreshments are provided. A pin holder and container are provided. Line material, flowers, and foliage are provided for the first 3 classes. Park free next to the club.

    Contact: Maureen Tuber

    Flyer

    • 9 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Clay County Extension Center, 2463 State Road 16 West, Green Cove Springs, Fl.

    District IV and the Clay County Extension Service invite you to attend a one day program offering 4 topics of interest on wide-ranging horticultural and environmental issues. Program will be from 9 - 2:30 so please bring a bag lunch. For more information see the flyer below.

    Contact: Beverly Williams, registrar, bevthepatriot@gmail.com

    Flyer

    • 10 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Ft.Lauderdale, Fl

    The third in a series of four schools to train NGC members to become accreddited Flower Show Judges. 

    Instructors:

    Flower Show Procedures & Design: Gina Jogan

    Horticulture: Darlene Newell

    Studying Arboreal: copperleaf, and cut specimen: roses

    Joanne Nelson 954-786-3274

    Registration

    • 12 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club & District VI

    Course 2 of Environmental School covers subjects such as Ecology, Agriculture,Source Reduction of Pollutants, Coastal Zone Management, and Gardening with Nature. A Nature Discovery Field Trip is also included. In all, 10 hours of instruction. These courses are a good resource in understanding today's environmental issue and how they affect individuals, communities, and the world.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Sally Flanagan (386) 428-3170

    ESS Registration

    • 16 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Clermont Garden Club, 849 West Ave., Clermont, Fl.

    There will be lots of healthy and beautiful plants grown by members of the Clermont Garden Club. There will also be gently used garden tools, pots, and bird feeders for sale. A Master Gardener will be on hand to answer questions.

    Contact: Pat Richardson, ogrampat42@yahoo.com

    • 18 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 705 Second Ave N. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32550

    The first in a four part series to become a flower show judge as well as for those wishing to learn more about flower show procedures. Course 1 must be taken before any of the other 3 courses.

    Mary Silas, Flower Show School Chair - 904-285-1411

    Brochure Front

    Brochure Back
    • 19 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Orlando Garden Club, 710 East Rollins St., Orlando, Fl.

    Fourth of a six day floral design series learning with friends in "The City Beautiful". Learn the elements and principles of floral design from FFGC certified floral design instructors. Bring your own scissors or clippers and your lunch. Morning refreshments are provided. A pin holder and container are provided. Line material, flowers, and foliage are provided for the first 3 classes. Park free next to the club.

    Contact: Maureen Tuber

    Flyer

    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Manatee River Garden Club, 2805 112th Terrace East, Parrish, Fl.

    This is the November meeting of the Manatee River Garden Club.  Please contact Judy Boehm at 941-870-2259 for more information.

    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 22 Nov 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • West Palm Beach

    Gardening School consists of four courses (2 days of instruction) followed by an exam. Courses cover all aspects of growing, from understanding soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification, ect. Topics include basic botany, soils, growing perennials, pests and diseases.

    Lunch will be provided.

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

    Brochure

    Registration Form

    • 3 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 3 Dec 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Orlando Garden Club, 710 East Rollins St., Orlando, Fl.

    Fifth of a six day floral design series learning with friends in "The City Beautiful". Learn the elements and principles of floral design from FFGC certified floral design instructors. Bring your own scissors or clippers and your lunch. Morning refreshments are provided. A pin holder and container are provided. Line material, flowers, and foliage are provided for the first 3 classes. Park free next to the club.

    Contact: Maureen Tuber

    Flyer

    • 5 Dec 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Headquarters


    • 7 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 216 Eighth St. Port St. Joe, Fl.

    Port St. Joe Garden Club invites everyone to attend 'Christmas in the Garden'. There will be handcrafted gifts for everyone on your list, festive home decor items, and delicious baked goods on sale to make your holiday preparations fun and easy. In the festooned gazebo local photographer Reggie Smith will take photos of families and pets for a nominal fee (no appointments necessary). As a bonus three presentations are slated with a focus on Gulf County sea turtles, Florida eagles, and how to enhance your holiday cooking with herbs.

    Admission is free and refreshments will be available all day. For more information and updates, visit the Port St. Joe Garden Club's Facebook page.

    Contact: Susan Wozniak

    • 17 Dec 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Orlando Garden Club, 710 East Rollins St., Orlando, Fl.

    Sixth of a six day floral design series learning with friends in "The City Beautiful". Learn the elements and principles of floral design from FFGC certified floral design instructors. Bring your own scissors or clippers and your lunch. Morning refreshments are provided. A pin holder and container are provided. Line material, flowers, and foliage are provided for the first 3 classes. Park free next to the club.

    Contact: Maureen Tuber

    Flyer

    • 6 Jan 2020
    • 7 Jan 2020
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Pre- Board Jan. 6,7

    followed by 

    Board Jan. 8,9

    • 6 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the first of a six part series in basic floral design. Learn about containers, basic tools and vertical design in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Flowers and containers will be provided. Students will need to bring clippers. Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 7 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 8 Jan 2020
    • 9 Jan 2020
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789


    • 13 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the second of a six part series in basic floral design. Learn about conditioning plant material and triangular designs in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Flowers and containers will be provided. Students will need to bring clippers. Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 20 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the third of a six part series in basic floral design. Learn more about elements and principles of design and curved designs in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Flowers and containers will be provided. Students will need to bring clippers. Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 22 Jan 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 23 Jan 2020
    • Mounts Botanical Garden West Palm Beach, FL

    Sponsored by District X 

    Barbara Hadsell cell/text 561-635-8809

    Two days of outstanding speakers on Environmental issues and the latest trends in Landscape Design and Horticulture as well to Floral Designs. A wide variety of vendors and raffle baskets and items you will love! Tours of the Mounts Gardens complete each day.

    Registration


    • 28 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • 29 Jan 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club

    January 28 & 29, 2020

    8:00am - 3:00 pm

    Topics covered include Environmental Ethics, Pollution, Endangered Plants and Wildlife, Initiating School Programs, and Citizen Education Programs. A nature discovery field trip is included.

    Lunch is included.

    Sally Flanagan 382-428-3170

    • 31 Jan 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Manatee River Garden Club, 2805 112th Terrace East, Parrish, Fl.

    Manatee River Garden Club presents "20/20 Vision", an NGC Standard Flower Show. Great floral designs, fabulous horticulture, beautiful photography, interesting education displays,  and youth designs will be on display. There will be vendors on Saturday.

    For more information contact Carol Friedman at 941-238-8561.

    • 31 Jan 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • 849 West Ave, Clermont FL 34711

    An NGC Horticulture Specialty Show - Flower Show

    Alice Barrows, Chairman 352-432-5568

    or 

    Arlene Rand, Co-Chair 352-243-7103


    • 1 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 2 Feb 2020
    • Riverside Park, Vero Beach, Fl.

    Plan you trip to the 19th annual Gardenfest! in Vero Beach, Fl. featuring great varieties of plants, pots and garden ornaments from more that 85 vendors, expert lectures and advice featured each day, activities for the kids, a food court and raffle prizes.

    Free admission and parking, rain or shine. Bring your wagon to take home your treasures.

    Saturday Feb. 1,   9-5      Sunday Feb. 2,   9-4

    For more information:  info@gardenclubofirc.org or 882-567-4602

    • 1 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 849 West Ave, Clermont FL 34711

    An NGC Horticulture Specialty Show - Flower Show

    Alice Barrows, Chairman 352-432-5568

    or 

    Arlene Rand, Co-Chair 352-243-7103


    • 3 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 4 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 865 S. Alabama Ave Deland

    Course 2 covers Plant Diseases and Garden Pests, Irrigation and Water, Lawn Alternatives and Growing Grass, Growing Fruit and Growing Vegetables.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Jennifer Condo 386-873-2195  jattq3@yahoo.com


    • 3 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 4 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 14605 59th Ave. East, lakewood Ranch, Fl.

    This is course 1 of a four course series. Course 2 is 2/5-6, 2020 and course 3 and 4 will be held March 16-19, 2020. The series is designed to develop a greater sense of appreciation, pride, and knowledge about our private, public and historic gardens.There will be tests if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design consultant.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins, 941-708-2963

    • 4 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 5 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 6 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 14605 59th Ave East, Lakewood Ranch, FL

    This is course 2 of the NGC Landscape Design School. Course 3 and 4 will be held on March 16-19,2020. There will be tests if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design Consultant.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins 941-708-2963

    • 6 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 7 Feb 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • 9 Feb 2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Wekiva Volunteer Training: 7 February, 1PM through  February 9,  11AM

    Wekiva Open House: 9 February 11:30 until 1:00 PM

    Christy Linke   clinke3173@aol.com

    Flyer

    • 9 Feb 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Wekiwa Springs State Park, 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, Fl.

    FFGC is inviting any interested persons to attend the Wekiva Youth camp Open House on Sunday February 9th from 11:30 - 1:00. Refreshments will be served and tours of the camp will be given.

    For information contact Christy Linke at clinke3173@aol.com

    flyer

    • 10 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the fourth of a six part series in basic floral design. Learn  about table settings and horizontal designs in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Flowers will be provided. Students will need to bring containers, clippers, dinner plate, glassware or cup and saucer, placemat and napkin. Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 13 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 17 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the fifth of a six part series in basic floral design. Learn  about accessories, features, and bases in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Flowers will be provided. Students will need to bring an accessory or featured object, container and  clippers. Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 20 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 24 Feb 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 25 Feb 2020
    • 3:30 PM
    • West Palm Beach

    Course 2 covers Plant Diseases and Garden Pests, Irrigation and Water, Lawn Alternatives and Growing Grass, Growing Fruit and Growing Vegetables

    Lunch will be provided.

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

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 29 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • The Mall at Wellington Green Forest Hill Ave and State Road 7

    Join us for an NGC Petite Flower Show hosted by the Wellington Garden Club.

    Feb 29, 2020 - 10am-6pm

    March 1,2020 - 11am-4pm

    Contact: Twig Morris at  twig_morris@hotmail.com

    • 2 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the sixth of a six part series in basic floral design. Learn  about transporting materials and expressive design in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Flowers will be provided. Students will need to bring a base, accessory or featured object, container, clippers and plant material to express the title FLORIDA. Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 4 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 5 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 6 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 7 Mar 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • 2400 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, FL

    An NGC Standard Flower Show hosted by The Garden Club of Stuart staged at the Wolf Technology Center at Indian River State College.

    Rosita Aristoff, Chairman 772-288-7270

    • 6 Mar 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • 7 Mar 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • 2400 SE Salerno Road Stuart, Fl

    An NGC Standard Flower Shower hosted by The Garden Club of Stuart

    Staged at the Wolf Technology Center at Indian River State College

    March 6th: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    March 7th: 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Rosita Aristoff, Chairman 772-288-7270

    • 7 Mar 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 8 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Marco Island Center for the Arts,1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island, Fl. 34145

    "Art, Flowers, and Anniversaries" is a standard flower show sponsored by District IX.

    • 12 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 16 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the first of a three part series in advanced floral design. Learn  about using dried materials and decorative wood in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Students will need to bring all components to complete a creative design using decorative wood for the line. Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 16 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 17 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 14605 59th Ave East, Lakewood Ranch, FL

    Registration 8:30 am

    This is course 3 of the NGC Landscape Design School. There will be test if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design consultant. Course 4 will be immediately following this course on March 18-19,2020.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins 941-708-2963

    • 18 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 19 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 14605 59th Ave East, Lakewood Ranch, FL

    This is the fourth and final course of the NGC Landscape Design School. There will be tests if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design Consultant.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins 941-708-2963

    • 23 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the second of a three part series in advanced floral design. Learn  about creating advanced creative designs in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Students will need to bring all components to complete a creative design entitled 'FIRE".  Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 26 Mar 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club, 1131 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota, Fl. 34236

    Garden to Table will highlight the beauty and bounty that comes from our own yards. SGC Event Committee is partnering with a local non-profit, the Green Path Veterans Farms, which is learning about organic gardening, Florida landscaping and gaining instruction for certification.

    Ample parking available in from of the Sarasota Garden Club.

    For more information call 941-955-0875.

    • 28 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 2629 Bayshore Blvd. Tampa, FL

    "The Sporting Life" is the title and theme of the Standard Flower Show.

    Held in conjunction with the GardenFest Plant sale at the Tampa Garden Club.

    Free Admission, Bring your camera to photograph the flower show and your wagon to transfer plants.

    Kathy Echevarria 813-240-5272

    This is an open event, open to the public, and pre-registration is not necessary.

    • 4 Apr 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 5 Apr 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Downtown Winter Garden

    The Bloom and Grow Garden Society and the City of Winter Garden invite you to attend the 2020 "Spring Fever in the Garden". What better place to celebrate nature than in a town called Winter Garden, along a tree and flower lined street named Plant St. That is exactly what will be happening during the Spring Fever in the Garden 20th anniversary festival on Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 5th, 2020.

    Plan now to bring the entire family and stroll down brick lined Plant Street while enjoying continuous entertainment, a sidewalk chalk art contest , and Ask the Garden Experts booth, a Butterfly exhibit, the Avian Reconditioning center with live raptors, garden related vendors, garden and yard plant vendors, food booths, raffles and KIDZONE for our littlest attendees.

    Check out the Facebook page for more information:  https://www/facebook.com/springfeverinthegarden/

    There will be two free shuttles. Please follow the signs to public parking. For additional information, call the city of Winter Garden (407) 656-4111.

    Saturday hours are 9-5 and Sunday hours are 11-4.

    • 6 Apr 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl. 33901

    This is the third of a three part series in advanced floral design. Learn  about creative containers and designer choice award in the morning followed by hands-on floral design in the afternoon. Students will need to bring all components to complete either a creative design or an abstract design.  Morning refreshments will be provided. Students should bring their own lunch.

    Contact Susan Lawson at 941-979-0615.

    Brochure and registration form

    • 13 Apr 2020
    • 16 Apr 2020
    • Tampa


    • 14 Apr 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • Downtown Hitotn, Tampa

    This is a NGC Tri Refresher. Attendance at the Deep South Convention is mandatory.

    Barbara Hadsell, DS TriResfresher Co-chairman

    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 19 Apr 2020
    • Tampa


    • 24 Apr 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25 Apr 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Ft. Myers Council Bldg., 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers, Fl.

    This is the fourth class in series 36 being sponsored by district IX in Ft. Myers.

    Contact: Vicki Williamson   vbwilliamson47@gmail.com

    • 5 May 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Interlachen Country Club, 2245 Interlacken Court, Winter Park, Fl.

    Join us for a fun and informative meeting to end the garden club season for District VII.

    • 5 May 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • 7650 Legacy Blvd., Lakewood Ranch, FL

    Hosted by Gardeners Out East in Lakewood Ranch


    Karen Eckert (941)756-6406

    • 12 May 2020
    • 14 May 2020
    • Milwaukee, WI


    • 7 Jun 2020
    • 9 Jun 2020
    • Gainesville, Fl

    Florence Cline ladybugflorence2@gmail.com 352-262-4433(cell)

    • 14 Jun 2020
    • 20 Jun 2020
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Boys 3rd-6th grade (72), includes 7th grade boys tent camping (16) and 8th grade canoe/EE (16,invitation only)

    Tina Tuttle, Chairman WYC

    • 15 Jun 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 18 Jun 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • University of Florida Gainesville Campus

    The SEEK Conference for 2020 will be held at the University of Florida Gainesville Campus. The agenda and registration forms will be available in January 2020. It will be limited to 40 students.

    for more information contact the chairman Mary Whisler at mary.whisler66@gmail.com.

    2020 SEEK Flyer 

    • 21 Jun 2020
    • 27 Jun 2020
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Boys 3rd-6th grade (88), includes 7th grade boys tent camping (16) 

    Tina Tuttle, Chairman WYC

    • 28 Jun 2020
    • 4 Jul 2020
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Co-ed Week, 3rd-6th grades (72, family preference, Ft. Lauderdale bus)

    Leaders in Training, 9th grade (up to 28, invitation only, 30 June -3 July @ MArine Science Station)

    Critter Camp (limited to 16 boys and 16 girls finishing 1st or 2nd grade): 30 June - 2 July

    • 5 Jul 2020
    • 11 Jul 2020
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Girls 3rd-6th grades (72), includes 7th grade girls Naturalist Program (16), 8th Grade canoe/EE (16, invitation only)


    • 12 Jul 2020
    • 18 Jul 2020
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Girls 3rd-6th grades (72), includes 7th grade girls tent camping (16) and 8th Grade canoe/EE (16, invitation only)


    • 19 Jul 2020
    • 25 Jul 2020
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Girls 3rd-6th grades (88), includes 7th grade girls tent camping (16) 

    • 14 Sep 2020
    • 15 Sep 2020
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL. 32789

    Pre-Board  Sept. 14,15

    followed by

    Board Sept. 16,17

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • 17 Sep 2020


    • 24 Sep 2020
    • 26 Sep 2020
    • Fargo, N.D.


    • 3 Dec 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Headquarters


    • 11 Jan 2021
    • 12 Jan 2021
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Pre-Board Jan. 11,12

    followed by

    Board Jan. 13,14

    • 13 Jan 2021
    • 14 Jan 2021
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789


    • 10 Apr 2021
    • 14 Apr 2021
    • Daytona Beach, Fl.


    • 17 May 2021
    • 20 May 2021
    • East Rutherford, NJ


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