Events

Upcoming events

    • 25 Jan 2018
    • 8 Mar 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church 100 Andrew Jackson Trail

    Sponsored by Dogwood of Gulf Breeze

    Basic Course 1 - 6

    Contact Linda Henderson 850-910-2432

    martylinda@msn.com

    • 28 Feb 2018
    • St. Augustine

    Entry Form and Rules for Botanical Arts Photography.

    Deadline February 28, 2018

    Kathleen Pruett  kathleen.pruett@icloud.com  386-451-0472

    Entry Form

    Botanical Arts Photography Rules

    • 28 Feb 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 1 Mar 2018
    • 201 Jean Lafitte Blvd., Fernandina Beach 32034

    Woman's Club of Fernandina Beach

    Registrar, Lois Hannabury-Deno, 904-461-5448, lojodeno@aol.com

    Symposium Chairman, Beverly Williams, 404-312-8530, bevthepatriot@gmail.com

    Brochure


    • 3 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Marco Island Art Center District IX

    Linda Kowalczyk   239-389-1333   lkowalczyk@aol.com

    • 4 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Marco Island Art Center District IX

    Linda Kowalczyk   239-389-1333   lkowalczyk@aol.com

    • 5 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 6 Mar 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Ribault Garden Club, 705 2nd Ave. No., Jacksonville Beach, 32250

    A wonderful opportunity for seasoned gardeners and "newbies" to refresh or learn about FL horticulture.Brochure and registration can be found under classes and at districtx.org under Educational Opportunities. 

    Carolyn H. Stevens 904-247-8269

    Brochure

    • 7 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Cocoa/Rockledge Garden Center District 6 1493 S. Fiske Blvd. Rockledge, FL 32955

    Gloria Blake 321-537-8060 seaclus@yahoo.com

    • 13 Mar 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 507 W. Marion Ave. Punta Gorda and First United Methodist Church.

    Held at the First United Methodist Church  -- FREE to the public

    Contact Claudia Chopp cbchopp@yahoo.com

    • 14 Mar 2018
    • 28 Mar 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • Tampa Garden Club 2629 Bayshore Blvd Tampa 33629

    Advanced Floral Design sponsored by Tampa Garden Club.

    Attendees should have some previous experience to enjoy this class.

    3 Sessions in March

    Bring a bag lunch and floral desgin tools (clippers, wire, adhesive, etc.) There's plenty of parking available.

    Registrar: Virginia Green vagreen100@aol.com

    Cost $50.00 to the Tampa Garden Club


    • 16 Mar 2018
    • 17 Mar 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Lemon Bay Garden Club 480 Yale St., Englewood, FL & District 8

    Friday and Saturday - March 16th 2:00 - 5:00 pm and 17th, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 

    Elaine Schweitzer  likkorish4@yahoo.com  941-408-5912

    • 18 Mar 2018
    • 21 Mar 2018
    • University of Memphis Holiday Inn

    2018 Deep South Region Convention

    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Oceanside Country Club 75 N. Halifax Dr. Ormond Beach,FL 3217632176

    The Garden Club of Halifax Country is putting on a GCA Flower Show! Come join us at the beautiful Oceanside Country Club in Ormond Beach. Free Parking. See floral designs, horticulture, photography and water conservation exhibits!

    March 21st 3 - 5pm and March 22nd 9am - 12pm


    Mary Jo Harrington    386-672-7362    mharr17@bellsouth.net

    Amy Nowell    386-679-9041    bamynowell@gmail.com

    Logo


    • 22 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Oceanside Country Club 75 N. Halifax Dr. Ormond Beach,FL 3217632176

    The Garden Club of Halifax Country is putting on a GCA Flower Show! Come join us at the beautiful Oceanside Country Club in Ormond Beach. Free Parking. See floral designs, horticulture, photography and water conservation exhibits!

    March 21st 3 - 5pm and March 22nd 9am - 12pm

    Mary Jo Harrington    386-672-7362    mharr17@bellsouth.net

    Amy Nowell    386-679-9041    bamynowell@gmail.com

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    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 24 Mar 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 4820 Bayshore Dr. Naples

    District 9 Sponsored Standard Flower Show at the Naples Botanical Gardens

    Adults $14.95  Children 4 to 14 $9.95

    Contact Sally Lutz 508-207-5774 smlo2748@gmail.com

    • 24 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Country Club of Mount Dora 1900 Country Club Blvd. Mount Dora, FL

    Join us for the Annual Lakes and Hills "Container Gardens," garden and home tour in historic Mount Dora. The tour will include 5 beautifully landscaped gardens with 3 open home tours. Tickets are available online at lakesandhillsgardenclub.com for $15.00 or can be purchased the day of the tour. The tour starts at the Country Club of Mount Dora at 1900 Country Club Blvd. Mount Dora,FL 32757. Your purchase supports Lakes and Hills continued effort to maintain city parks, provide scholarships for local youth and support a variety of other local organizations.

    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Garden Club of Deland 865 South Alabama Ave. Deland,FL 32724 District #VI

    The Garden Club of Deland invites you to attend our Club's 52nd Pageant of Crosses held every year on Palm Sunday as a gift to our community. Members, local churches and local florist create a design that features Palm leaves, fresh or dried flowers and has the Cross as the focal point. Designs this year reflect our theme "The Old Rugged Cross". 

    Judy Maurer, Chairman

    Flyer

    • 27 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 28 Mar 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Winter Park GC (in Mead Gardens) 1300 South Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL
    This is the third class in the Landscape Design Series offered in District VII. It does include optional exams.

    Bring your own lunch, beverages and morning snacks will be available. Registration form indicates the required reading.

    FFGC D VII LDS Chairman: Pat Richardson 407-469-7082

    Course Registrar: Sue Roberts 352-357-3712  sue@georgesueroberts.com

    • 2 Apr 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 3 Apr 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Ribault Garden Club, 705 2nd Av. No., Jacksonville Beach, 32250
    What a joy it is to learn the correct way to plant, to prune and marvel at what you have accomplished! A wonderful opportunity for seasoned gardeners and "newbies" to refresh or learn about Florida Horticulture.

    Brochure and registration can be found under classes and at districtx.org or under Educational Opportunities.

    April 2nd and 3rd from 8:30am - 4:30pm

    Carolyn H. Stevens 904-247-8269

    Registration/Brochure


    • 4 Apr 2018
    • Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr. Naples,FL 34112

    April 4-6,2018 - Begins at 8:25am

    Brochure

    Sondra Quinn, Chairman 239-732-0528  email: squinn1940@gmail.com

    Louella McAloose, Registrar 239-405-7475  email: louellam@comcast.net


    • 7 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Van Ness Park, 5835 Avenue G, McIntosh 32664 & District 5

    Over 30 vendors will be on hand displaying for sale plants, flowers, orchids, trees, pottery, furniture, fountains and garden art. There will also be great food trucks, entertainment and wonderful raffle items, including a 3 day, 2 night stay at the Hilton Oceanfront in Cocoa Beach. Youth activities are being offered and parking entrance are free. Proceeds benefit student scholarships to Camp Wekiva, an outdoor camp promoting protection of the natural environment . Come and enjoy a beautiful, fun filled day with family activities under the shading grand oaks in historic McIntosh. 

    Eva Jo Callahan  352-316-1613 

    FLYER

    • 7 Apr 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Garden Club of Indian River County, 2526 17th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32960

    A Standard Flower Show showcasing the beauty and diversity of Vero Beach and Indian River County through the artistic and creative talents of our designers and the talent and skill of our horticulture aficionados.

    District X

    Parking Available - Corner of 26th Street and 16th Avenue, Vero Beach

    Faye Estes 772-567-4602

    • 8 Apr 2018
    • 10 Apr 2018
    • Tuscaloosa


    • 8 Apr 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Garden Club of Indian River County, 2526 17th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32960

    A Standard Flower Show showcasing the beauty and diversity of Vero Beach and Indian River County through the artistic and creative talents of our designers and the talent and skill of our horticulture aficionados.

    District X

    Parking Available - Corner of 26th Street and 16th Avenue, Vero Beach

    Faye Estes 772-567-4602

    • 10 Apr 2018
    • 12 Apr 2018
    • Macon, Georgia


    • 14 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 216 8th Street , District 2

    The Port St. Joe Garden Club is hosting its annual Plant Sale April 14th from 9:00am to 2:00pm EST, rain or shine, at the garden club's historic facility located at 216 Eighth Street, Port St. Joe. Come get your plants and herbs from the people who love to garden. We will also have Mother's Day gifts, crafts, and unique items for your yard.



    • 14 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Mall at Wellington Green, 10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd. Wellington, FL 33414

    Wellington Garden Club presents, "Tropical Heatwave", a National Garden Club Standard Flower Show.

    The show will take place at Center Court near the Mall elevators. The show schedule and entry information for exhibitors will be posted on the club's website, www.wellingtongardenclub.org, approximately three months prior to the show.

    Twig Morris, Flower Show Chairman, 201-230-6324

    • 15 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Mall at Wellington Green, 10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd. Wellington, FL 33414

    Wellington Garden Club presents, "Tropical Heatwave", a National Garden Club Standard Flower Show.

    The show will take place at Center Court near the Mall elevators. The show schedule and entry information for exhibitors will be posted on the club's website, www.wellingtongardenclub.org, approximately three months prior to the show.

    Twig Morris, Flower Show Chairman, 201-230-6324

    • 17 Apr 2018
    • 18 Apr 2018
    • Alexandria, Louisiana


    • 21 Apr 2018
    • Convention

    State Flower Show - Botanical Arts Entry Forms are attached

    April 22-24, 2018

    Jan Griffin -  813-754-8685/ cell: 8137166691


    -ENTRY FORM St. Show Sec D.docx

    -ENTRY FORM St Show Sec E.docx

    Entry Form St. Show - Sec F (1).docx

    • 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

    • 30 Apr 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 1 May 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Ribault Garden Club, 705 2nd Av. No., Jacksonville Beach, 32250
    What a joy it is to learn the correct way to plant, to prune and marvel at what you have accomplished! A wonderful opportunity for seasoned gardeners and "newbies" to refresh or learn about Florida Horticulture.

    Brochure and registration can be found under classes and at districtx.org or under Educational Opportunities.

    April 30th - May 1st from 8:30am - 4:30pm

    Carolyn H. Stevens 904-247-8269

    Registration/Brochure


    • 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

    • 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


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

    Annual convention

    • 4 Jun 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Ribault Garden Club, 705 2nd Av. No., Jacksonville Beach, 32250
    What a joy it is to learn the correct way to plant, to prune and marvel at what you have accomplished! A wonderful opportunity for seasoned gardeners and "newbies" to refresh or learn about Florida Horticulture.

    Brochure and registration can be found under classes and at districtx.org or under Educational Opportunities.

    June 4th - 5th from 8:30am - 4:30pm

    Carolyn H. Stevens 904-247-8269

    Registration/Brochure


    • 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
    Register

    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 Gina Jogan


    • 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

    • 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
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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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