Events

Upcoming events

    • 26 Jul 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Annual H&E Meeting

    • 27 Jul 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    FFGC Finance Meeting

    • 10 Aug 2017
    • 11 Aug 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Santa Rosa Extension Office, 6263 Dogwood Road, Milton, FL 32570

    Garden Club Members $50, Non-club member $65

    Come Learn, Come Buy, Come Win:                         Vendors, Plant/Tool Sales, Auctions, Door Prizes, Raffle Baskets, Freebies

    Topics of study will include: Integrated Pest Management, Fertilizer Use and Abuse, Bees, Oddities, Permeable Surfaces, Holly, Botanical Nomenclature, Showy Plant Parts, Wildflowers, Hedges

    Optional Topics: The Designer's Garden, Using Garden Flowers and Foliage in Design

    Sponsored by:

    Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., District I   University of Florida, IFAS

    Contact Tina Tuttle:  Ttuttle1954@gmail.com

    Flyer & Registration

    • 17 Aug 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • FFGC Headquarters, 1400 South Denning Dr. Winter Park

    Blooming Together: District, Club, and Circle membership Chairmen will come together to plant seeds: we will conspire, create, eat, have fun, and get the job done - or at least get started!

    Contact the FFGC Membership Chairman, Jo-Anne Schneider 941-748-7717 or jodiduno@aol.com

    • 28 Aug 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • 30 Aug 2017
    • 19301 SE 87th Ave Cutler Bay 33157

    Advanced, Course 7,8, & 9 sponsored by Coral Pines Garden Club at the East Ridge at Cutler Bay Auditorium

    Contact Nancy Fehr  305-259-7763

    gwnsfehr48@bellsouth.net

    • 5 Sep 2017
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    FFSJ bi-annual meeting at the FFGC Board of Directors Meeting

    • 6 Sep 2017

    bi-annual Tri-Council meeting at the FFGC Board of Directors Meeting

    • 6 Sep 2017
    • 7 Sep 2017
    • FFGC Headquarters 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789
    • 78

    Please register so that planned attendance can be measured. Thank you

    • 13 Sep 2017
    • 15 Sep 2017
    • St. Louis, MO

    Annual Board of Directors Meeting

    • 14 Sep 2017
    • 16 Nov 2017
    • 6 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

    • 26 Sep 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • 27 Sep 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • Lake County Extension Office, 1951 Woodlea Rd., Tavares, Fl 32778

    The NGC Landscape Design series is a way to develop a greater knowledge of our public and historical gardens, become better informed about our surroundings and sound manangement of them, and gain a better understanding of the landscape design process. After completing all 4 courses you will become a Landscape Design Consultant and can serve in such decision making areas of public life as providing leadership, educational programs, scholarships, awards and promoting better landscape design in your communities.

    Topics included in course 2 are the Landscape Design Process, Site Design and Landform, Plants in the Landscape, Plant Selection, Structure in the Landscape, Landscapes as a Learning Experience, Development of Landscape Design in Early America, Preservation of Historic Sites and Structures, Community Landscape Management, and Edible Landscapes. There are tests in this course – they are required in order to complete the Landscape Design Consultant curriculum.

    It is not necessary to have completed Course #1 in order to attend Course #2.

    Please bring your own lunch on both days. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Wear comfortable shoes on day 2 as there will be a garden tour. There is ample parking at the Extension Office – class will be in the auditorium.

    Contact Pat Richardson 407-469-7082  ogrampat42@yahoo.com

    Course Brochure


    • 30 Sep 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 865 S. Alabama Ave DeLand, FL 32721

    The Deland Garden Club - District 6

    Our plants are propagated and grown by members of the Garden Club bringing many diverse and unique plants to the sale.  Knowledgeable gardeners will be on hand to answer questions and assist you with picking out just the right plant.  Vendors will be on hand with bake goods and garden treasures.  Plants are available for purchase from 8 am to 3 pm.    For more info call 386-624-6960 or visit us on FB, The Garden Club of DeLand or our website, http://gardenclubofdeland.org.


    • 3 Oct 2017
    • District 9

    Officers Tour Disctrict 9

    • 4 Oct 2017
    • 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

    • 5 Oct 2017
    • District 11

    Officers Tour, District 11

    • 6 Oct 2017
    • District 10

    Officers Tour District 10

    • 10 Oct 2017
    • District 1

    Officers Tour District 1

    • 11 Oct 2017
    • District 2

    Officers Tour District 2

    • 12 Oct 2017
    • District 3

    Officers Tour District 3

    • 12 Oct 2017
    • 13 Oct 2017
    • 865 S. Alabama Ave, DeLand, FL

    A standard Petite Flower Show sponsored by the Garden Club of DeLand - FREE to the public

    Thursday 5pm - 8pm and Friday 10am - 3pm 

    Contact Barbara Willey 386-473-6660

    • 13 Oct 2017
    • Disctrict 4

    Officers Tour District 4

    • 16 Oct 2017
    • EUSTIS ELKS LODGE - Dora Avenue - Eustis, FL

    Fall district meeting. Hosted by the Lake County Council of Garden Clubs

    • 16 Oct 2017
    • District 7

    Officers Tour District 7

    • 17 Oct 2017
    • District 6

    Officers Tour District 6

    • 17 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 1131 Blvd of the Arts, 34236

    Includes Lecture and Workshop - Fee $30 limit 20 (select 1 ony) 

    Other classes: Nov. 7- The New Handbook, Dec. 12- Holiday Fun, Jan. 16-Leaf Manipulation, Feb. 20- Everyday Flowers, March 20-Midolino Magic, April 17-Petites, May 8- Food for Play. Limit of participants and fees varies per class.

    Register with Carol Alexander or get more info at: 941-955-0875


    Flyer

    • 18 Oct 2017
    • District 8

    Officers Tour District 8

    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 2629 BayShore Blvd Tampa

    Fall District VIII Meeting at the Tampa Garden Club

    Meeting Flyer

    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Tampa Garden Club 2629 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa

    'In Living Color' is our theme as we gather to meet state officers and ready to charge into a new season of service, education, and fun. 

    Continental Breakfast and lunch vendors, 50/50 raffle and more. Plenty of parking. Come dressed in your fall colors and bring something seasonal representing your growing membership: tree with leaves, pile of acorns or pine cones, collection of gourds, etc.

    Contact: Kathy Echevarria kechev@aol.com

    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 1131 Blvd of the Arts, 34236

    Includes Lecture and Workshop - Fee $30 limit 20 (select 1 ony) 

    Other classes: Nov. 7- The New Handbook, Dec. 12- Holiday Fun, Jan. 16-Leaf Manipulation, Feb. 20- Everyday Flowers, March 20-Midolino Magic, April 17-Petites, May 8- Food for Play. Limit of participants and fees varies per class.

    Register with Carol Alexander or get more info at: 941-955-0875

    Flyer

    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville,Florida 32204

    Penny Decker will lead a demonstration of the new designs in the 2017 NGC Handbook: Cascade Design, Featured Plant Material Design, Challenge Design, Grouped Mass Design, Low Profile Design, Exhibition Tables, and Exploratory Design. 

    COST:$25.00

    Registration form is attached. 

    • 19 Oct 2017
    • District 5

    Officers Tour District 5

    • 22 Oct 2017
    • 24 Oct 2017
    • Hilton Orlando Altamonte

    Anyone with an interest in exhibiting HORTICULTURE & FLORAL DESIGN in a Flower Show and/or learning about specific Requirements in exhibiting and judging the above, are welcome to attend this SYMPOSIUM.Symposiums are presented to re-certify and educate flower show judges in HORTICULTURE & FLORAL DESIGN.

    Registrar: Maureen Tuber  NE-Tube@earthlink.net

    or Lorraine Gabler   Lggigi15@gmail.com

    Registration Form

    • 31 Oct 2017
    • 14 Nov 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL

    Cost is $45.00

    Additions and changes will be added to the floral designs will be explained with these classes. Strengthen  your skills with practice and knowledge under expert instructors.Plenty of parking is available. Bring a bag lunch and your floral design tools(scissors,clippers,ect.) 

    Registrar:

    Virginia Green - 813-886-4592  vagreen100@aol.com


    Dates: Oct. 31,Nov.7 and Nov.14, 2017

    Brochure

    • 1 Nov 2017
    • 2 Nov 2017
    • Gainesville Garden Club, 1350 NW 7th St., Gainesville,Florida

    This is the third Class of Environmental Studies School. You may take the four classes in any order. This class will focus on the Air & Related Issues of our environment. Instructors will come from University of Florida and IFAS. Not only will there be outstanding speakers but a garden tour is included. The class will start late morning for individuals traveling from out of town to avoid an extra night at a hotel.

    Meals are included in this class. Dress comfortably and plan for a two hour walk in the garden.

    Chairman: Mary Ann Whisler, mary.whisler66@gmail.com

    Co-Chairman: Jeanice Gage, jeanicegage@cox.net

    Treasurer: Lorene Junkin, lorenepaul@mindspring.com

    ESS Basics

    Registration

    • 3 Nov 2017
    • 4 Nov 2017
    • 3120 First Avenue West, Bradenton FL

    Sponsored by: Manatee River Garden Club

    Free and open to the public

    Fri - 11/3 - 1pm - 4 pmSat. 11/4 - 10am - 4 pm

    Contact: Judy Boehm - judyboehm@gmail.com  (941) 870-2259


    • 7 Nov 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • 8 Nov 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • 2000 Turnbull Bay Rd, New Smyrna Beach

    Sponsored by New Smyrna Beach Garden Club - Open to the public. Fee $65.00 which includes lunch and refreshments. Registration Deadline, Nov. 1, 2017

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

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

    • 7 Nov 2017
    • 8 Nov 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club 2000 Turnbull Bay Rd. New Smyrna Beach, FL

    Registrar: Barbara Magnusson 

    204 Crawford Rd. New Smyrna Beach, Fl 32169

    Brochure

    • 11 Nov 2017
    • 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 Nov 2017
    • 14 Nov 2017
    • Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, West Palm Beach

    Class IV focuses on Water and Related Issues. This is a chance to learn the science behind many of the issues that face Floridians. Clean water is a political hot topic, but the science is quite complicated. This is your chance to comprehend better these vital issues.

    A field trip will be a part of this course. This field trip will focus on regional issues.

    Nancy Richards: (561)702-0550

    Brochure & Registration
    • 15 Nov 2017
    • 17 Nov 2017
    • Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium, Naples Botanical Gardens

    Contact Louella McAloose, Registrar 239-221-8685


    • 23 Nov 2017
    • 24 Nov 2017

    FFGC Headquarters will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday 

    • 6 Dec 2017
    • 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

    • 7 Dec 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • FFGC Headquarters 1400 S. Denning Dr., Winter Park, FL 32789

    Valarie Seinfeld FFGC Awards Chair 386-772-8617  valseinfeld@aol.com


    • 25 Dec 2017
    • 1 Jan 2018

    FFGC Headquarters will be closed Monday Dec 25th and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan 2nd in observance of the Christmas & New Year holidays.

    • 3 Jan 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

    • 12 Jan 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL

    What you want and need to know about plants in Florida! Join for lots of fun and learning. 

    Plenty of parking is available. Bring a bag lunch.

    This is a six class series. The cost will be $20 per class or $90 for all six classes.

    Jan.12 - Horticulture Basics

    Jan.19 - Bromeliads

    Jan.26 - Herbaceous Perennials

    Feb.1 - Arboreal Trees & Shrubs

    Feb. 8 - Herbs

    Feb.15 - Container Gardening

    Sherry Leffer TGCdiggingit@gmail.com

    Online registration will be available in November at www.tampagardenclub.com 

    Brochure .Brochure

    • 17 Jan 2018
    • 19 Jan 2018
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Winter Meeting of the Board of Directors

    • 19 Jan 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL

    What you want and need to know about plants in Florida! Join for lots of fun and learning. 

    Plenty of parking is available. Bring a bag lunch.

    This is a six class series. The cost will be $20 per class or $90 for all six classes.

    Jan.12 - Horticulture Basics

    Jan.19 - Bromeliads

    Jan.26 - Herbaceous Perennials

    Feb.1 - Arboreal Trees & Shrubs

    Feb. 8 - Herbs

    Feb.15 - Container Gardening

    Sherry Leffer TGCdiggingit@gmail.com

    Online registration will be available in November at www.tampagardenclub.com 

    Brochure .Brochure

    • 24 Jan 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 25 Jan 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • 559 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach

    62nd Annual Tropical Short Course: Tropical Waters

    Mounts Botanical Garden, Clayton E. Hutcheson Center

    Sponsored by FFGC District 10

    Contact Donna Berger 772-214-8629 or donnaberger1@gmail.com

    • 24 Jan 2018
    • 25 Jan 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Mounts Botanical Garden, Clayton E. Hutcheson Center 559 North Military Trail, west Palm Beach, FL

    Jan. 24th and 25th, 2018 8:00  am - 3:00pm


    • 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

    • 26 Jan 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL

    What you want and need to know about plants in Florida! Join for lots of fun and learning. 

    Plenty of parking is available. Bring a bag lunch.

    This is a six class series. The cost will be $20 per class or $90 for all six classes.

    Jan.12 - Horticulture Basics

    Jan.19 - Bromeliads

    Jan.26 - Herbaceous Perennials

    Feb.1 - Arboreal Trees & Shrubs

    Feb. 8 - Herbs

    Feb.15 - Container Gardening

    Sherry Leffer TGCdiggingit@gmail.com

    Online registration will be available in November at www.tampagardenclub.com 

    Brochure .Brochure

    • 1 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL

    What you want and need to know about plants in Florida! Join for lots of fun and learning. 

    Plenty of parking is available. Bring a bag lunch.

    This is a six class series. The cost will be $20 per class or $90 for all six classes.

    Jan.12 - Horticulture Basics

    Jan.19 - Bromeliads

    Jan.26 - Herbaceous Perennials

    Feb.1 - Arboreal Trees & Shrubs

    Feb. 8 - Herbs

    Feb.15 - Container Gardening

    Sherry Leffer TGCdiggingit@gmail.com

    Online registration will be available in November at www.tampagardenclub.com 

    Brochure .Brochure

    • 7 Feb 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

    • 8 Feb 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL

    What you want and need to know about plants in Florida! Join for lots of fun and learning. 

    Plenty of parking is available. Bring a bag lunch.

    This is a six class series. The cost will be $20 per class or $90 for all six classes.

    Jan.12 - Horticulture Basics

    Jan.19 - Bromeliads

    Jan.26 - Herbaceous Perennials

    Feb.1 - Arboreal Trees & Shrubs

    Feb. 8 - Herbs

    Feb.15 - Container Gardening

    Sherry Leffer TGCdiggingit@gmail.com

    Online registration will be available in November at www.tampagardenclub.com 

    Brochure .Brochure

    • 9 Feb 2018
    • 11 Feb 2018
    • Wekiva Youth Camp

    Wekiva Youth Camp Leadership Training


    • 11 Feb 2018

    More details to come

    • 13 Feb 2018
    • 14 Feb 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

    • 15 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL

    What you want and need to know about plants in Florida! Join for lots of fun and learning. 

    Plenty of parking is available. Bring a bag lunch.

    This is a six class series. The cost will be $20 per class or $90 for all six classes.

    Jan.12 - Horticulture Basics

    Jan.19 - Bromeliads

    Jan.26 - Herbaceous Perennials

    Feb.1 - Arboreal Trees & Shrubs

    Feb. 8 - Herbs

    Feb.15 - Container Gardening

    Sherry Leffer TGCdiggingit@gmail.com

    Online registration will be available in November at www.tampagardenclub.com 

    Brochure .Brochure

    • 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


    • 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

    • 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


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

    2018 Deep South Region Convention

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

    More information to follow - Save the dates

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

    Annual convention

    • 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

    • 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

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

    Annual Convention

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