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Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.
Calendar & Programs
October 2013 - June 2014

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General Meetings and Programs
are held on the second Friday of each month
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OCTOBER 2013
2

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
8

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00
11

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

Program:  “Organic Fertilizer and Pest Control
- Trends & Techniques"
Dr. Kimberly Moore from the University of Florida will
educate us on the basics of fertilization for South Florida home landscapes, with a special focus on organic
fertilization.  She will also teach us about plant care and organic pest control options to minimize pests in our yards.

Design:  “Underwater Design” Ann Schandelmayer
Horticulture: “Autumn Color in South Florida” Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess:  Bayberry Garden Circle


10:00
14 Horticulture Study Group
Glen F. Bates Garden Center
10:30
15
District XI Florida Flower Show Judges Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
10:00
22 FFGC District XI Fall Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
8:30-3:00
26

Canceled due to scheduling conflict
Prospective New Member Program

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

 

 

           NOVEMBER 2013
5
Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00
6

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
8
General Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
Public and Guests Invited

PROGRAM:

Program: "It's Elementary: Using the Elements of Design
toCreate an Interpretive Floral Design" presented by MayfairHydro, Accredited Flower Show Judge.
The elements of design, found in all forms of art,
are the physical characteristics of the components
used to create works of art.
and are the physical characteristics of the components used to create
works of art.  We will discover what these elements
are and explore ways to utilize these “tools” to create
a piece of interpretive floral art.


Horticulture: "The Cordylines" by Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess: Parkinsonia Garden Circle

10:00
11

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:30
13

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

6:30
16

Fun with Flowers
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00

 

DECEMBER 2013
4

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
7

Holiday Luncheon
Embassy Suites Hotel
1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale 33316

11:00
10

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

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

Program:  “Planning for a Rainy Day”Kim May of NatureScape Broward will describe how a rain garden is
a great way to take advantage of rainfall and storm water runoff while adding beauty and wildlife habitat to spaces seldom landscaped.  Kim will show us
how to install
a rain garden and provide a list of plant selections
perfect for South Florida.


Design:  “New Year’s Design” Cindy Rieger

Horticulture:  “Plants for Your Holiday Decor”
Ann Schandelmayer

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

10:00
16

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

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

 

JANUARY 2014
4
Prospective New Member Program
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30
7

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00
8 District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30
10

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

Program:  “Blossom in the New Year with Plant-Based
Meals” presented by Alina Z, Raw Food Chef and Health
Coach.  Alina Z will show us which plant-based foods will
boost our energy and help us power through the day.
Simple, healthy recipes will be shared.  The presentation
will include decoding the protein myth and how to get our
protein without feeling weighted down.

Design:  “Duo Design”  Karen Gott
Horticulture:  “Decorative Containers, with Plants that   Compliment Them” Ann Schandelmayer
   Host/Hostess:  Plumeria Garden Circle

10:00
13 Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
10:30
21

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

10:00
29-30

District XI Youth Flower Show
                Open to the Public on Wednesday
January 29 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
 January 30 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Breakfast Host/Hostess:  Plumeria
                 Lunch Host/Hostess: 
Cassia-Jacaranda and Pachira

10:00
29-30 Tropocal Short Course
  Mounts Botanical Gardens, West Palm Beach, FL
 

 

FEBRUARY 2014
5

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
7
Cordia Garden Circle “Day of Games”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
 
11

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00
14

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

PROGRAM:  “Latest Trends in Container Gardens”
Barbara Hadsell, Master Gardener, will share ideas and
will demonstrate designing with Living Walls, Edible
Gardens, and other creative container techniques. 
We will learn what works and what doesn’t
work with container gardens.

Design:  “Valentines Design” Andrea Hellman

Horticulture:  “How to Enter Plants in the Show,”
Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess:  Pachira Garden Circle
10:00
17

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00
18

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

 
22 2014 Secret Garden Tour
Garden tours of homes in Fort Lauderdale
 

 

     MARCH 2014
5
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30
8
Fun with Flowers
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
10:00
11
Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
10:00
13

Social Hour and Refreshments – General Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

6:00 pm
13

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

Program: “South Florida Birding Hot Spots – A Top Ten Birding Destination in the U.S.”
Paddy Cunningham, Expert Birding Guide & Instructor, will share South Florida’s Birding Hot Spots.  We will view beautiful photographs of the special birds that can be seen
at our parks and learn the best times to see them.  We will
learn to identify some of the common birds that draw birders from all over the world to our subtropical
birding paradise.

Design:  “Tubular Design” Sandy Lynch
Horticulture:  “The Begonias” Ann Schandelmayer

Host/Hostess:  Moringa Garden Circle

7:00 pm
17

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:30
28

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


6-9
28-30

A STANDARD FLOWER SHOW
“ENCHANTMENT’”
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Open to the public Saturday 3/29 from
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday 3/30 from
10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Breakfast Host/Hostess:  Bayberry
Lunch Host/Hostess:  Cordia

10-4

PLANT SALE
3/29/14 - 3/30/14
9:00 - 3:00

 

APRIL 2014
2
District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
9:30

8

Board of Directors Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

10:00
11

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

Program:  “Gabbing About Gophers – Gopher Tortoises That Is!”
Kristen Hoss, Executive Director of Youth Environmental Alliance, will explain the importance of gopher tortoises in North America, Florida, and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.  The status of gopher tortoises in the park will be reviewed based on the findings of the Florida Master Naturalist Program of Broward County, which is conducting research on the population of tortoises in
Birch State Park.  A quick summary of methods used to research the tortoises will be discussed, and the program will end with a 10-minute tour of their home hear the Garden Club.

Design:  “Angular Design” Becky Schuberth
Horticulture:  “The Tillandsias” Ann Schandelmayer

Host/HostessCassia/Jacaranda Garden Circle
10:00
12-14

Act I “Spotlight on the South”
Deep South Region of NGC, Inc.
St. Petersburg, Florida

14-16

Act II “In the Spotlight”
   FFGC State Flower Show
St. Petersburg, Florida

 
14-16

Act III “Florida Center Stage”
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
88th Annual State Convention
St. Petersburg, Florida

8:30
14

Horticulture Study Group
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center 10:30 am

10:30
22 Earth Day 6:00-9:00
23

Spring District XI Meeting
Jarvis Hall, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
Hosted by: Lauderdale-By-the-Sea Garden Club

 
25

Arbor Day

 
April 30 to May 3

National Garden Clubs, Inc.
85th Annual Convention
Norman, Oklahoma

 

 

MAY 2014
7

District XI Design Guild Meeting
Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

9:30
9

Board of Directors Meeting
Location:  Coral Ridge Country Club

9

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

 

JUNE 2014
1-7
National Garden Week