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Calendar & Programs
October 2014 - June 2015

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General Meetings and Programs
are held on the second Friday of each month

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OCTOBER 2014
1

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
10

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

8:30
10


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

Program: “Desert Roses in Xeriscaping”
Robert McKee, a Fort Lauderdale attorney, is one
of only several U.S. breeders of this captivating
plant. He is a founding member of the World
Adenium Society. His nursery is named the
“Lucky Sumo Sanctuary”, and he will show us
new adeniums that he is propagating and will
bring a variety of specimens for us to see and
will have some for sale.

Design: A “tray design” will be demonstrated
by Andrea Hellman.

Horticulture: “Gesneriads…It’s not your
grandmother’s plant any more!”
Jillian Cain

Host/Hostess:  Bayberry Garden Circle


10:00
13 Horticulture Study Group
Glen F. Bates Garden Center
9:30
21
FFGC District XI Fall Meeting
Hosted by Pompano Beach Garden Club
John Knox Village, Pompano Beach FL

 

   NOVEMBER 2014
5
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center


9:30
8-9
FLGC Plant Sale
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

TBD
12
Moringa Garden Circle’s “Mostly Green
and White Sale”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
6:30 Preview Items 7:00 pm Auction Begins

7:00
PM
14

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

8:30
14
General Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited

Program: “The Amazing Honeybee”
presented by Al Salopek of Wellington.

He is the Program Director
of “Bee Understanding”, a non-profit organization
for theeducation of children about honey bees.
Al is also the President of the
PalmBeach Beekeepers Association. He is
enthusiastic and interesting and will bring
a buzzing hive and his delicious honey for sale.

Design: “Still Life” Marilyn Carr.

Horticulture: “Miniatures can be winners too!”
Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess: Parkinsonia Garden Circle
10:00
17

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
17

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

10:00

 

DECEMBER 2014
3

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
6

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

11:00
12

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

8:30
12 General Meeting Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited

General Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center 10:00 am
Public and Guests Invited

Program: “Here Comes the Judges” presented by
Ann Schandelmayer, Master Judge.

She will lead an insightful and informative look into
the criteriathe judges use to score and evaluate
the designdivision of the show. Many members
have askedfor answers to the question,
“ What are the judgeslooking for?”
and Ann will lead us from reading the
schedule to creating the entry for the show. The
Design Guild members will assist Ann in providing
designs to be discussed.

Horticulture: “Growing from Bulbs” Sandra Lynch

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

10:00
15

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
16 District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting
Emma Lou Olson Civic Center
1801 NE 6th St., Pompano Beach
10:00

 

JANUARY 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 10:00 am
Public and Guests Invited

Program: “The Best Choices for easy Florida
Gardening”presented by Jesse Durko. From his
namesake ten-acrenursery in Davie, Jesse
will feature live examples of hardy
native and exotic Florida friendly plants. By
selecting plants correctly you can make your
garden, your patio, or your next horticultural
entry an easy winner.
This lecture will have something for everyone!!

Plants will be available
for purchase after the meeting.

Design: “Synergistic Design” Karen Gott

Horticulture: “Check It Out – Read All About It”
Jacqueline Schoettle

Host/Hostess: Pachira Garden Circle
10:00
12

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
16 Florida Arbor Day
 
20

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
28-29 Tropical Short Course, District XI
Mounts Botanical Gardens
559 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
 

 

FEBRUARY 2015
4

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
6
Cordia Garden Circle “Day of Games”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
 
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: “The State of the Tree Canopy in Fort
Lauderdale and Plans for the Future” presented by
an involved three-member panel consisting of
Valerie J. Amor, Chair of the Sustainability
Advisory Board; Gene Dempsey, City of Fort
Lauderdale Forester; and Kimberly Pearson, City
of Fort Lauderdale Chief Landscape Plans
Examiner will provide an overview and outlook on
Fort Lauderdale’s tree canopy. Bring your
questions for the Q & A with the panel.

Design: “Creative Valentine’s Day Design”
Cindy Rieger

Horticulture: “It’s a Fern!” Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess: Members at Large (MAL)
All members bring a dish to share

10:00
16

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
17

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

10:00
21 2015 SECRET GARDEN TOUR
Garden tours of homes in Ft. Lauderdale
 

 

 MARCH 2015
4
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30
6
Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
8:30
6

General Meeting (Note that this is the first
Friday, not the second Friday of March)

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited

Program: “Let’s Get Creative” presented by
Claudia Bates, of Jacksonville. She will
present five creative designs composed of
plant material from our gardens and from the
florist. Claudia is a nationally accredited Master
Flower Show Judge, and is an FFGC Floral
Design Instructor and a Flower Show Schools
Instructor. You have seen Cluadia’s designs in
the National Garden Club Visions of Beauty
Calendars and in FFGC Calendars.

Horticulture: “Miniature Landscapes”
Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess: Plumeria Garden Circle

10:00
9

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
13

“VACATIONING IN TROPICAL FORT
LAUDERDALE” PREVIEW PARTY
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Host/Hostess:  Moringa Garden Circle

6:00 pm
13-15

A STANDARD FLOWER SHOW “VACATIONING
IN TROPICAL FORT LAUDERDALE’”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Open to the public on
Saturday 3/14 from 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday 3/15 from 10:00 - 4:00

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


26-27

 

DEEP SOUTH REGION OF NATIONAL GARDEN
CLUBS, INC. 54TH ANNUAL CONVENTION
Birmingham, Alabama

 

 

APRIL 2015
1
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30

9

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

4:30
9

General Meeting – NIGHT MEETING
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Social Hour/Refreshments 6:00 pm
Meeting 7:00 pm
Public and Guests Invited

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

Host/Hostess: Moringa Garden Circle

7:00 pm
13

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
18-19

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
“Rhythms of the Tropics”
89th Annual State Convention
Embassy Suites, Boca Raton FL

 
22

Earth Day

 
25

National Arbor Day

 
28

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

 

 

MAY 2015
6

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
8

Board of Directors Meeting
Location: Coral Ridge Country Club
3801 Bayview Drive, Fort Lauderdale FL 33308

9:30
8

Officers’ Installatin
Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Coral Ridge Country Club
3801 Bayview Drive, Fort Lauderdale FL 33308
Host/Hostess: Cordia Garden Circle

11:00
12-18

National Garden Clubs, Inc.
86th Annual Convention
Crown Plaza Airport Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky

JUNE 2015
1-7
National Garden Week