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Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.
Calendar & Meeting Programs
(second Friday of each month)
October 2017 - May 2018

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OCTOBER 2017
4


District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center



9:30
5

FFGC District XI Fall Meeting:
9:00 A.M. Registration/ 9:30 A.M. Call to Order

Hosted by Fort Lauderdale Garden Club
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:00
13


Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


8:30
13

General Meeting
Public and Guests Invited
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

 

Program:
Becky Schuberth, FLGC Design Guild
"Floral Design from a Historical Perspective"

Design: “Petite”
presented by District XI Design Guild

Horticulture: Back to Basics by
Virginia McCormick


Host/Hostess: Bayberry Garden Circle

10:00

 

   NOVEMBER 2017

1

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center



9:30
7

District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


10:00
10


Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center



8:30
10

General Meeting
Public and Guests Invited

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Program:

Kirsten Hines, Author & Photographer
"Attracting Birds & Wildlife to
South Florida Gardens"

Design: "Cascade Design"
Presented by District X1 Design Guild

Horticulture: Back to Basics by
Virginia McCormick

Host/Hostess: Parkinsonia Garden Circle


10:00
15

Moringa Garden Circle’s
“Mostly Green & White Sale”

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
6:30 Preview Items 7:00 pm Auction Begins


6:30

 

DECEMBER 2017
2


Board of Director's Meeting
Tower Club - 100 SE Third Ave, 28th floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394



9:30
2


Meeting/ Holiday Luncheon at Tower Club
"Holiday Entertaining"
Tower Club - 100 Southeast Third Ave, 28th floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394



11:00
6


District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Cente
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9:30
8


Holiday Decorations Workshop for MEMBERS ONLY

What is this?This is a special time to enjoy each other’s company, help and learn from our fellow members as we get started on our own holiday decorations and special projects. It’s also something new to thank our members for their hard work throughout the year!

10:00
12 District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
 

 

JANUARY 2018
3


District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


9:30
9

District XI Fl. Flower Show Judges Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00
12


Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


8:30
12

General Meeting
Public and Guests Invited

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Program:

Barbara Hadsell, Master Consultant in
Landscape Design & Garden Study
"Container Gardening: Big Impact in Small Spaces"


Design: “An Assemblage"
Presented by District X1 Design Guild

Horticulture: Back to Basics by
Virginia McCormick

Host/Hostess: Cordia Garden Circle


10:00
19

Florida Arbor Day

 
25-26


Tropical Short Course, District X
Mounts Botanical Gardens
559 N Military Trail
West Palm Beach FL 33415


 

 

FEBRUARY 2018
2


Cordia Garden Circle “Day of Games”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


9:30
7

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
9


Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


8:30
9


General Meeting
Public and Guests Invited
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Program: 

Roger Hammer, Author & Naturalist
"Rare & Endangered Wildflowers of Florida"


Design: “Low-Profile Design"
Presented by District X1 Design Guild

Horticulture: Back to Basics by
Virginia McCormick

Hostess: Members at Large (MAL) - All FLGC members bring a dish to share


10:00
13


District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center



 
24 FLGC 2018 SECRET GARDEN TOUR
Garden tours of homes in Ft. Lauderdale
9-3

 

 MARCH 2018
7

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


9:30
9


Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


8:30
9

General Meeting
Public and Guests Invited
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Program:

Richard Brownscombe, President,
Broward Co Native Plant Society
"Broward Native Plants: Their Origin, Where
They are Now and How to Use Them
in Landscaping"

Horticulture: Back to Basics by
Virginia McCormick

Design: “Tapestry Design"
Presented by District X1 Design Guild


Host/Hostess: Board of Directors
All FLGC Members bring a dish to share


10:00
9


Youth Standard Flower Show
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Little Schoolhouse, 4-H, and BFF Intermediates

18-21

Deep South Region of National Garden Clubs
57th Annual Convention
University of Memphis,
Memphis, TN
Holiday Inn Conference Center


 
21 Youth in-School Standard Flower Show
Floranada, Virginia S. Young, Harbordale Schools
 

 

APRIL 2018
4
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30

5


Standard Flower Show Plants and Designs Set-Up


6-9
6


Council of Judges”  Preview Party
  Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
      6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
    Host/Hostess:  Parkinsonia


6-9
7-8

A Standard Flower Show  “Council of Judges”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Open to the Public on
Saturday, 4/7 from 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. and
Sunday, 4/8 from 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

4/6 Breakfast Host/Hostess:  Bayberry
4/6 Lunch Host/Hostess:  Cordia

10-4
12


Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


4:30
12

General Meeting
Public and Guests Invited

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Social Hour/Refreshments
6:00 pm  Meeting 7:00 pm

Program:

Kelli Whitney, Naturalist, Long Key Park
"Using the Butterfly Count as a Scientific Tool
to Understand Endangered Species"



Design:  “Botanical Design:  Hanging Design Mobile” presented by District XI Design Guild

Horticulture: Back to Basics by
Virginia McCormick

Host/Hostess: Moringa Garden Circle

6:00
21-22

FFGC State Flower Show
    St. Augustine, Fl.

 
22

EARTH DAY

 
22-24

FFGC 89th Convention
St. Augustine, Fl.

 
27

National Arbor Day

 

 

 

MAY 2018
2


District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


9:30
11


Board of Director's Meeting


9:30
11


Officers Installation/ Annual Meeting/ Luncheon
Lauderdale Yacht Club
Lauderdale Yacht Club Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 11:00
11:00
17


FFGC District XI Spring Meeting
  Hosted by Lighthouse Point Garden Club
9:00 A.M. Registration / 9:30 A.M.  Call to Order
                  Location:  TBD


9:00
21-24

National Garden Club, Inc. Convention
Philadelphia, PA

 
23

Board of Directors Reorganization Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00

JUNE 2018
3-9

National Garden Week

 


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