Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc. (FLGC) is a working group of active individuals
with a passion for plants, gardens, gardening, flowers, floral design, ecology and many
other environmental topics. FLGC encompassesactive members who may also be
members of one of ourdynamic Garden Circles.
Please join us at one of our monthly meetings and Programs offered on the second
Friday of every month except the April meeting. Our monthly meetings are held at
the Glenn F. Bates Garden Center on the grounds of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.
Directions to the Garden Center
The Garden Center is located within
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park at
3109 East Sunrise Blvd. in
Fort Lauderdale at the corner of
A1A and Sunrise Blvd.
click for Google map.
In addition to our monthly General Meetings
each of our Garden Circles offers monthly
programs, field trips, and activities, to see what
the circles are up to and to find out how to
contact any of our circles please click here.
Garden Circle meetings may be held at the
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center,
a Circle Members home, or at the location
of a field trip or event.
Glenna Grelak, Membership Chairman
IN ORDER TO BECOME A MEMBER OF FORT LAUDERDALE GARDEN
CLUB, INC. AND A GARDEN CIRCLE YOU MUST:
Reside in Broward County
Attend one (1) meeting of the Circle in which membership
is desired and one (1) meeting of the Fort Lauderdale
(FLGC) or two (2) meetings of the Circle.
Be sponsored for membership by the
membership of one of FLGCs Garden Circles.
Pay Club Dues of $30.00 for an individual
or $35.00 for husband & wife.
Participate at the Secret Garden Tour and
the FLGC Standard Flower Show.
Recommended exhibit a horticultural entry or floral
design entry in the FLGC Standard Flower Show.
Participate in horticultural interest groups,
environmental interest groups, master gardener
workshops or floral design workshops.
IN RETURN FORT LAUDERDALE
GARDEN CLUB, INC. OFFERS:
FLGC offers a vision that fosters appreciation
and understanding of plants, horticulture,
environment and design and opportunities for leadership, teamwork, friendship, learning and sharing.
Our accredited flower show judges participate in the Florida Judges Council,
Flower Show Schools, and Symposiums and judge numerous shows each year.
The Reading Room Library is located in the Glenn F. Bates Garden Center,
includes books pertaining to horticulture, landscaping,flower design,
and the environment. The Library Reading Room is open to
Members and Guests.
The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc. conducts a Secret Garden Tour of outstanding homes and gardens in the Fort Lauderdale area in February of each year. Each home on tour offers a unique garden concept.
This is the major fundraising project with proceeds being used to fund camperships for our youth gardeners to Camp Wekiva, civic beautification and improvement.
The FLGC Standard Flower Showis a joint venture between the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc. and our Garden Circles each year.
The Maintenance the Garden at the Glenn
F. Bates Garden Center within
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.
This garden is a showcase of creative gardening ideas for Florida gardeners and is sponsored and cared for by our Garden Circles.