pink hanging fuschia plant in bloom

Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.
Calendar & Meeting Programs
(second Friday of each month)
October 2015 - June 2016

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OCTOBER 2015
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
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited

Program: “South Florida Water Management District”
Presenter: Lorraine A. Mayers
An overview of the agency, it’s mission
statement, and the goals of
Outreach and education

Design: “Collage Design” presented the
District XI Design Guild

Horticulture: “Palms…You Are Not in
Connecticut any More!” Gene Cain

Host/Hostess:  Bayberry Garden Circle


10:00
15
FFGC District XI Fall Meeting
Hosted by Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Garden Club
Jarvis Hall, 4505 N. Ocean Drive,
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida 33308

 

   NOVEMBER 2015
4
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


9:30
18
Moringa Garden Circle’s “Mostly Green
and White Sale”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
6:30 Preview Items 7:00 pm Auction Begins

6:30
PM
13

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

8:30
13

General Meeting

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited


Program: "Garden Club 101 - The Basics"“ Frances Heidt and Bob Lunch will select a panel to describe the activities of our Club on local, state and national level. There is something for everyone to be involved in and sign up opportunites to work on committees within the Fort Lauderdale Club.

Design: “Abstract Creative Design" presented by the District XI Design Guild

Horticulture: “Entering the Hoirticulture Division
of the Flower Show" Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess: Cordia Garden Circle
10:00
17


District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting

    Emma Lou Olson Civic Center
1801 NE 6th Street, Pompano Beach


10:00
21

 

CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED
THE PLANT SALE HAS BEEN CANCELLED

FLGC Plant Sale
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


9-3

 

DECEMBER 2015
2

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
5

Holiday Luncheon
Coral Ridge Country Club,
3801 Bayview Drive, Fort Lauderdale 33316

11:00
11

Board of Director's Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

8:30
11
General Meeting

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited


Program: A Holiday Celebration”
Holiday gift baskets will be presented
to the Park Rangers.


Design: “Color in Design”  presented by
District XI Design Guild

Horticulture:  “The Zingiberaceae Family” Virginia McCormick

Host/Hostess:  FLGC Board (Holiday Luncheon:  All FLGC members bring a dish to share)

10:00
15 District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center
1801 NE 6th St., Pompano Beach
10:00

 

JANUARY 2016
6

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
8

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

8:30
8
General Meeting

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited


Program:  “Plants that Attract Pollinators”
Alexander Landscaping and Plant Farm, Inc.
Owner, Brian Tozzie and daughter Alyssa
           Tozzie from Davie, Fl. will present a slideshow 
       of native, natural landscapes that feed and
     attract wildlife and pollinators (which
   contribute to our food supply).  

An array of native plants
will be available for purchase.

      Design:  “ Exhibition Table: Type II” presented
           by the District XI Design Guild

   Horticulture:  “The Flowering Euphorbias”
              Ann Schandelmayer

    Host/Hostess:  Pachira Garden Circle

10:00
15 Florida Arbor Day
 
19

District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center,
1801 NE 6th St. Pompano Beach

10:00
22

FLGC Field Trip: Viscaya, Miami FL

10:00
27-28 Tropical Short Course, District X
Mounts Botanical Gardens
559 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
 

 

FEBRUARY 2016
5

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

10
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30
12

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

8:30
12


General Meeting

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited

Program:  “Daring to Create Winning Designs”
Cindy Rieger – National Flower Show Judge will demonstrate how to interpret the Flower Show Schedule Class descriptions to accomplish creative designs.

Design: “Underwater Design” presented by the District XI Design Guild

Horticulture:  “the Right Tree for the Right Place” 
Rose Bechard-Butman
Hostess:  Members at Large (MAL) –
All FLGC members bring a dish to share


10:00
16

District XI Florida Flower Judges Meeting
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center,
1801 NE 6th St., Pompano Beach

10:00
20 FLGC 2016 SECRET GARDEN TOUR
Garden tours of homes in Ft. Lauderdale
 

 

 MARCH 2016
2
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30
7-8
DEEP SOUTH REGION OF NATIONAL GARDEN
CLUBS, INC. 55th ANNUAL CONVENTION
Tunica, Mississippi
11

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

8:30
11


General Meeting

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited

Program:  “Million Orchid Project”
Carl E. Lewis, PH.D., Director of Fairchild
Tropical Botanic Garden will describe the
propagation of native orchid seedlings on site
with the goal of replenishing the orchids which
were plentiful in the wild but have been
poached over the years.

Design: “Hanging Design Type II” presented by the
District XI Design Guild

Horticulture:  “Plant and Trees to Attract Birds to Your Garden”  Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess:  Plumeria Garden Circle


10:00

 

APRIL 2016
6
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30

8

“TROPICAL PARADISE” PREVIEW PARTY
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Host/Hostess:  Moringa Garden Circle

6:00
8-10

A STANDARD FLOWER SHOW
“TROPICAL PARADISE’”

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Open to the public on Saturday 4/9 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday 4/10 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

4/8 Breakfast Host/Hostess:  Pachira Garden Circle
4/8 Lunch Host/Hostess:  Parkinsonia Garden Circle

10-4
14

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

4:30
14


General Meeting – NIGHT MEETING

Public and Guests Invited

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

Program:  “Sea Level Rise”
Bertha M. Goldenberg

Design:  “Armature Form Design”
Member of the Design Guild

Horticulture:  “Featuring Florida Natives” 
Maggie Dunn

Host/Hostess:  Moringa Garden Circle
6:00
22

Earth Day

 
29

National Arbor Day

 
28

Spring District XI Meeting
Hosted by Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

4:30

 

MAY 2016
2-6

National Garden Club, Inc
87th Annual Convention
Grand Rapids, Michigan

 
4

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
13

Board of Directors Meeting
Location:  Fort Lauderdale Country Club
415 Country Club Circle, Fort Lauderdale FL 33317

9:30
13

Officers’ Installation
Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Fort Lauderdale Country Club
415 Country Club Circle, Plantation FL 33317
Host/Hostess:  Parkinsonia Garden Circle

25
Board of Directors Reorganization Meeting
Location: Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
10:00

JUNE 2016
1-7
National Garden Week
 


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