Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.
3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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Winners and students off to camp.

Students head off to camp

Students from Fort Lauderdale elementary schools head off for a
week of environmental summer
camp, sponsored by the
Fort Lauderdale Garden Club.

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club has funded annual environmental camperships since 1940. This year, 169 Fort Lauderdale students submitted 839 entries in spring Flower shows at Fort Lauderdale elementary schools and earned points for camperships. 

Camperships were awarded to 41 students. The students were taken by tour bus to beautiful Camp Wekiva in Wekiwa Springs State Park for a week of environmental nature camp.


Jad Alsaghah, 6th grader from Sunrise Middle School, has won a National Garden Club Award for his sculpture of a “Trigger Fish.”

Jad Alsaghah, 6th grader from Sunrise Middle School, has won a National Garden Club Award for his sculpture of a “Trigger Fish.”

Jad entered the contest this spring through the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club’s youth program. Founded in 1927, the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club has sponsored youth gardening and environmental programs in Fort Lauderdale schools for decades. The club sponsors annual youth flower shows, environmental camperships and sculpture, poetry and essay contests – all focused on the joys of gardening, nature and the importance of protecting our environment.

"Celebrating 90 Years" a Standard Flowere Show with Plants and Design Artistry

click below for show photos

Red poinsettia flower


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

District XI (Broward County) and District XII (Miami-Dade County)
are co-sponsoring NGC's Flower Show School

Click for the Brochure in PDF

Course 1 start November 12 - 14, 2018 at Fort Lauderdale's Garden Center.
This course is open to everyone, whether you want to
become an NGC Flower Show Judge or not.

There are four courses in the series,
and you must take Course 1 in order to continue on to Course 2, 3, and 4.

Want to Join the Club, click here

Bromeliad Achemea "Sundance"

Bromeliad Achemea "Sundance"

Fort Lauderdale Garden Club Building, Glen Bates Center

Fort Lauderdale Garden Club meet at the Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

  Glenn F. Bates Garden Center is located inside Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
on Sunrise Boulevard just east of A1A in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

click for a Google Map

Birch State Park Sign

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

Click below for
Before and After photos of Hurricane Irma damage to the Garden Center

Click for photos from "Broadway in the Park"
a Standard Flower Show, April 8-9, 2017

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

Two of the blue ribbon winners from the “Little Schoolhouse”, BFF Intermediates & 4H Club
Flower Show click for more photos:

Blue Ribbon winners Lydia S. and Phoenix McClain

Phoenix McClain, surrounded by his plant entries and
Lydia S. holding her blue ribbon whimsical entry

click for Broward County poster

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc. is an organization committed to:

Stimulating the love of gardening in our members and in our community:

Encouraging the study of plant life and the cultivation and growing of flowers,
trees and shrubs.

These are just a few of our mission statements, come to a meeting and be a part of a
group that enjoys learning and growing together.

Beautiful purple Torenia flowers

Purple Torenia Flowers

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club (FLGC) are members of the following organizations:

DSR (Deep South Region)

NGC (National Garden Clubs)

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


The Goals of Our Organization Are Our Ongoing Projects Include

Education Charity & Public Welfare

To encourage the cultivation, growth and
development of flowers plants, shrubs,
treesand the study 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

Yellow ButterflySensory 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 District X1 Director Joanne Nelson

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.


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