Events

Upcoming events

    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 24 Apr 2018
    • World Golf Village Renaissance Resort 500 South Legacy Trail, St. Augustine

    Please come and join us as we showcase our wonderful, 'Fabulous Florida"!

    Please contact Division or Section Chairs/Consultants as per instructions as soon as possible so you aren't left out!

    Contact Elaine Schweitzer for more information at 941-408-5912

    Entries accepted April 21, 2018 2-5pm and 6:30 - 8pm. Advanced registration requested.

    Flower show open to the public on April 22 from 4pm - 7:30pm, April 23rd, 10am -5pm and April 24, 10am - 3pm.

    Horticulture and Botanical Arts Horticulture Entry Forms will be available on-line at FFGCwildapricot.org

    Entry Form

    Schedule

    Donor Form

    Sec. E Entry Form

    Sec. D Entry Form

    Sec. F Entry Form


    • 22 Apr 2018
    • 24 Apr 2018
    • St. Augustine

    More information to follow - Save the dates

    • 25 Apr 2018
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • Laurel, Mississippi


    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 7891 26th Ave. St. Petersberg, Fl 33710

    NGC Flower Show

    Green Thumb Festival at Walter Fuller Park Community Center

    District VII April 28th 9am - 4pm April 29th 9am - 3pm

    Jan Ankerberg  727-415-1499

    • 2 May 2018
    • Isles Yatch Club, 1780 W. Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950



    • 3 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs

    District #8

    Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs

    Registration: 9:00am

    Meeting: 10:00am

    • 3 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs, FL

    Registration begins at 9am, meeting at 10am

    Person to contact: Christy Linke, District VIII Director

    • 10 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • FFGC Headquarters Main Room

    Spring District Meeting for District VII. Meeting will be a brunch with program.

    Sue Roberts  352-357-3712  sue@georgesueroberts.com

    • 11 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club


    • 11 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club

    Hosted by Citrus Garden Club. The location is right in the middle of District V. We encourage all members to put the date on their calendar. Come and meet old friends and make new friends. All Presidents please bring 3 copies of your Presidents Reports. See Attached Registration Form. Registration will close on April 27, 2018

    Person to contact: Sandi Smith/Registrar, 352-697- 3231, sandis@tampabay.rr.com


    • 21 May 2018
    • 24 May 2018
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Annual convention

    • 11 Jun 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 13 Jun 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Gainesville, Fl District V

    June 11-13, 2018

    June 11, 5-7 pm, June 12, all day, Design program 6-9 pm, June 13, 8:30 – 3 pm

    Jeanice Gage, 352-332- 1596

    Registration Form
    • 18 Jun 2018
    • 20 Jun 2018
    • Chattanooga, Tennessee


    • 9 Aug 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 10 Aug 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • 3740 Stefani Drive, Cantonment, FL 32533

    FFGC 2018’s Short Course North 10th Anniversary presents:  

    10 Things I Want to Know

      Escambia County Extension Office, 4-H Building

    GENERAL REGISTRATION: $65  ---  GARDEN CLUB MEMBERS - $50 

    Master Gardeners attending both days receive 10 CEUs

    For more info:  sjngc@mchsi.com

    Topics of study include:  Landscaping with ornamental grasses, shade gardening, rain gardens, alternatives to turf, attractive natives, beneficial bugs.

    Optional:  (3-4 pm) Floral designs to showcase by Linda Henderson


    Please download this Flyer

    and mail in to register.


    • 11 Sep 2018
    • 13 Sep 2018
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    September 2018 Meeting of the Board of Directors

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 28 Sep 2018
    • Orlando, FL

    Annual Board of Directors Meeting

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Winter Park Garden Club, Winter Park, FL District VII

    This class provides an opportunity to evaluate local landscapes using guidelines taught  in the earlier classes.

    Sue Roberts  - sue@georgesueroberts.com

    Registration Form

    • 26 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 4:30 AM
    • 2166 Virginia Ave. Ft.Myers, FL.

    Kath Woodlock  kywbio@gmail.com

    Registration Form

    • 4 Nov 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • 6 Nov 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Palm Beach Gardens Marriott, 4000 RCA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

    Point of contact is Emily Kane, Chairman, 561-575-3887 or captgfk@aol.com

    Design Instructor and Allied Topic #1: Claudia Bates

    Horticulture and Allied Topic #2: Dorothy Yard

    Flyer

    • 8 Nov 2018
    • 9 Nov 2018
    • 2000 Turnbull Bay Rd, New Smyrna Beach

    Sponsored by New Smyrna Beach Garden Club 

    Contact the Registrar, Barbara Magnusson 386-427-7794 or

    Sally Flanagan 386-428-3170, sfflan@aol.com

    • 8 Nov 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 9 Nov 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club, 2000 Turnbull Rd. New Smyrna Beach

    This course will bring seasoned gardeners up to date as well as give valuable information to all those new to gardening.

    November 8-9, 2018

    Brochure

    Sally Flanagan  386-428-3170  sfflan@aol.com

    • 6 Dec 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • FFGC Headquarters 1400 S. Denning Dr., winter Park, Fl 32789

    Come and Judge FFGC Adult Awards. Educational Opportunity to learn how to think like a judge, make new friends, learn about programs other clubs are doing throughout the state. No experience necessary. You will be placed with an experienced judge. Once you have registered, more information will be sent to you at the end of October.

    Valarie Seinfeld, FFGC Awards Chair

    Registrar: Jennifer Condo, FFGC-NGC/DS Awards Chair  jattq3@yahoo.com

    Awards Invitation

    • 28 Jan 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 29 Jan 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 6600 River Club Blvd, Bradenton,FL 34202 District VIII

    Series & - Topics covered: Basic Botany, Soils, Organic Pesticides and Pesticides Study and Safety, Techniques for Growing Outdoor Flowers, Plant Propagation, Propagation Workshop (Hands on). 

    May bring tools for propagation workshop. Registration information on brochure.

    Sheryl Perkins phone: (941)708-2963  email: sl_perkins@hotmail.com

    • 30 Jan 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 31 Jan 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 6600 River Club Blvd, Bradenton , FL 34202 District VIII

    Series 7 - Topics covered: Plant Diseases and Garden Pests, Animal Pests, Irrigation and Water, Lawn Alternatives and Growing Grass, Growing Fruit, Growing Vegetables

    Registration information in Brochure

    Sheryl Perkins phone: (941)744-7356  email: sl_perkins@hotmail.com

    • 8 Feb 2019
    • 10 Feb 2019
    • Wekiva Youth Camp, Apopka FL
    Register

    12 Noon on Friday, 8 Feb until 11am on Sunday, 10 Feb 2019 

    This 2-night camp experience provides hands on training to volunteers working with Wekiva Youth Camp in the summer months and provides Jr. Gardner Leaders with ideas and training for their junior gardener years' activities.

    Cost is $85. Limited to 52 adult garden club member campers. Registration required. For more information visit www.wekivayouthcamp.org or go to www.ffgc.org and click on the Wekiva Youth Camp home page.

    Tina V. Tuttle 850-587-2361 (home) or 850-341-2361 (cell), Ttuttle1954@gmail.com

    • 10 Feb 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Wekiva Youth Camp, 1800Wekiwa Circle Apopka, FL

    Come visit our ACA accredited youth camp and take a tour of the facilities, talk to the staff and enjoy light refreshments.

    Free and open to the public, garden club members and prospective campers.

    Tina V. Tuttle, 850-587-2361 (home), 850-341-2361 (cell) or Ttuttle1954@gmail.com

    • 12 Feb 2019
    • 13 Feb 2019
    • 2000 Turnbull Bay Rd, New Smyrna Beach

    Sponsored by New Smyrna Beach Garden Club 

    Contact the Registrar, Barbara Magnusson 386-427-7794 or

    Sally Flanagan 386-428-3170, sfflan@aol.com

    Registration Form

    • 1 Mar 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 2 Mar 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Boca Raton Garden Club, 4281 NW 3rd Ave, Boca Raton, FL District X

    Friday March 1 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Saturday March 2 - 9:00am - 3:00 pm

    Rebecca Stallard, Chair (561)400-2119

    The show schedule and entry information for exhibitors will be posted on the club's website, http://www.bocaratongardenclub.org , approximately three months prior to the show.

    • 19 Mar 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 20 Mar 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club

    First of a 4-part series, can be taken in any order.

    Sally Flanagan, Chair (386) 428-3170


    • 1 Apr 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 2 Apr 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 6600 River Club Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34202 District VIII

    Series 7 - Factors that Influence Plant Growth; New Plant Development and Evaluation; Container Gardening- Outdoor; Houseplant Basics; Teaching Tour of Marie Shelby Botanical Garden; Visit Test Garden

    Registration information in Brochure

    Sheryl Perkins  phone: (941) 744-7356  email: sl_perkins@hotmail.com

    • 3 Apr 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 4 Apr 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 6600 River Club Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34202 District VIII

    Series & - Plant Classification and Nonmenclature; Outdoor Identification of Plants; Specialized Styles of Gardening; Techniques for Woody Ornaments; Pruning Techniques; Invasive Plants in Florida

    Registration Information in Brochure

    Sheryl Perkins  phone: (941) 744-7356  email: sl_perkins@hotmail.com

    • 6 Apr 2019
    • 10 Apr 2019
    • St. Augustine


    • 9 Apr 2019
    • 10 Apr 2019
    • Oxford, Mississippi


    • 9 Apr 2019
    • 12 Apr 2019
    • Lafayette,Louisiana


    • 29 Apr 2019
    • 2 May 2019
    • Biloxi, MS

    Annual Convention

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