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The next general meeting of the year will be our
NIGHT MEETING ON
April 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM, refreshments start at 6:00 PM open to the public.


The program that day will be:

Program: “Invasion Pathways for Invasive
Aquatic Species” presented by Dr. Lyn Gettys.

Dr Gettys is an Assistant Professor at the
UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and
Education Center in Davie. She has a Ph.D. in
Plant Genetics from UF and has extensive
experience in plant propagation, herbicide
resistance, weed science and wetland/aquatic
plant biology and identification.
Design: “Creative Design”
Member of the Design Guild

Horticulture: “Starting Plants from Cuttings”
Jan Miskin


Pink Orchid

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!!

District XI and XII Invite YOU
to Join Us for FFGC‘s 2015 State Convention “Rhythm of the Tropics”
At the Embassy Suites in Boca Raton Begin our venture with Dinner on
Friday, April 17, OPEN TO ALL,
and honoring our FFGC Board of Directors,with Special Entertainment
"The Royal Palm Singers" & Flower Arrangement Calendar
recognitions following dinner: April 18 & 19 will have Business Meetings,
Awards, Workshops, Vendors, and
Programs including well-known Floral Designer Tony Todesco
culminating with the Installation of our FFGC Officers and District Directors
on the evening of April 19th. For future information,
watch our website www.ffgc.org and the winter issue of The Florida Gardener!

Click below to down load the Rhythm of the Tropics PDF forms

See you in the Tropics!


We are members of:

DSR (Deep South Region)

NGC (National Garden Clubs)

FFGC (Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. District XI

All Garden Club programs are open to the public,
we area not-for-profit organization.

a wreath from a palm frond

Bob Marciak demonstrated making wreaths from palm fronds at the
Parkinsonia Garden Circle meeting on November 21, 2014

BLC Chyong Guu Chaffinch 'Ta-Hsin' Orchid

Field of Pink Dianthus

Field of Pink Dianthus

soft pink colored roses


Antoine Rivoire Rose




Click the flower below to see
Photos from 2014 Standard Flower Show "ENCHANTMENT"

Beautiful yellow hybiscus

  We are located inside Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
on Sunrise Boulevard just east of A1A in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Hugh Birch Taylor Park Sign

Birch State Park
3109 East Sunrise Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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The Goals of Our Organization Are Our Ongoing Projects Include

Education Charity & Public Welfare

To encourage the cultivation, growth & development of flowers plants, shrubs, treesand thestudy of plant life

To stimulate the knowledge and
love of gardening

To assust in preserving our environment
& the beautification and safety
of Florida Highways.

The Annie Beck Library see the Annie Beck Story

Youth Gardending / Wekiva Youth Camp

An Adult and a Youth Flower Show
Horticulture Education & Floral Design

We are instrumental in the placing of the
Blue Star Memorial on our Highways.

We maintain a Speaker Bureau & encourage Bird Habitats.

A lovely Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden surround
our headquarters in Birch State Park.

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.,
(formerly Federated Garden Circles of Fort Lauderdale, Inc.)
is a member of:


The American Horticulture Society

Flamingo Gardens

The Florida Audubon Society

Fairchild Botanical Gardens

Nature Conservancy

Sensory Garden at the Lighthouse

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club
has maintained the Sensory Garden
at the lighthouse since the garden
was first created.

Most months of the year one of the club's Circles or MAL groups, visit the garden
and provide services such as weeding,
fertilization, re-planting etc.
Link to theYellow Butterfly Sensory Garden

Link to District XI
www.browardgardenclubs.org

Becky Schuberth, Director


We support the partnership between
National Garden Clubs and Habitat for Humanity by donating monetarily and physically by joining with volunteers from
other organizations in landscaping
Habitat homes in Broward County.

In the year 2006, the Club was recognized for their ongoing work
and was awarded the Emerald Award Broward County's highest environmental award.

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.,
(formerly Federated Garden Circles of Fort Lauderdale, Inc.) is a member of:

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