Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.
3109 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Founded in 1927
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A huge thanks to our hard working volunteers,
we couldn't have done it without you!

To our home owners, thank you for allowing us into your gardens.

To all our guest, thank you for
purchasing tickets supporting our club.

Secret Garden Tour ticket sales ARE CLOSED, see you on the Garden Tour.

 

Secret Garden Tour tickets sales ARE CLOSED, see you on the Garden Tour.


 

Thank you for purchasing tickets for the Secret Garden Tour.
To pick up your tour packet bring a copy of your
PayPal receipt, credit card receipt or ticket. 

Packets are reserved in the name of the individual
purchasing the tickets. See below for more information:

Look for the FORT LAUDERDALE GARDEN CLUB Feather Flag (see photo below).

On February 24, begin your tour by picking up
your
Tour Entry Packet and Self-Driving Map
outside the Galleria Mall
,
2414 E. Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
(Southeast Parking Lot,
corner of NE 26th Avenue and 9th Street,
behind the mall).
The best approach is to take
Sunrise Boulevard to 26th Avenue,
turn south and then You’ll see our signs!

There will be no tickets mailed.
Bring a copy of your PayPal receipt,
credit card receipt or ticket
to be able to pick up your packet

Packets are reserved in the name of the
individual purchasing the tickets.
Be sure to pick up your packet 
between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
 
The tour ends at 3 p.m.,
with last entry to all properties at 2:30 p.m.

This is a self-guided tour.
Persons touring the gardens are responsible
for their own transportation. 
We encourage carpooling.
At each of the six gardens featured on this tour,
knowledgeable garden club members will be
on-hand to
greet you and talk about the gardens
and plants or answer any questions.

For Your Convenience and Comfort:

  • Please wear low-heeled walking shoes,
  • for your own comfort and safety, and to protect
  • the turf in some gardens.

*      Restrooms are not available at any of the gardens.
     * Smoking and pets are prohibited
*      This tour is not appropriate for children. No strollers.
*      Not all areas are handicapped accessible.
*      The tour is held rain or shine – no refunds.



Next Meeting, March 8, (Friday) 2024

Program: “Planting for Life”
presented by Ann Wiley

Design: Presented by
District XI Design Guild

Horticultural: “Grafting”
by Julieta Ross & Geo Tomczyk

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park entry fees apply



Technology and Science in Bloom, 2024 Fort Lauderdale
Garden Club Standard Flower Show

Click for Photos

Want to see more garden show photos, click below:
https://www.jilliancainphotography.com/GardenShow



Garden Tours
of Glenn F. Bates Garden Center
in Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.

Second Wednesday & third Sunday of the month at 10:30.
Meet in the red brick area in front of the clubhouse, see photo below:

click for a Google Map to find us.

Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Glenn F. Bates Headquarters

Rain Tree being relocated, as seen on August 23, 2022

Historic Rain Tree

Historic Rain Tree in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (as seen on 9/20/21)
A “Florida Champion" Rain Tree also known as Samanea saman.


Sun Sentinel article by Susannah Bryan, 'Rain Tree Relocation'



If you would like to be added to our Secret Garden Tour
mailing list for future tours or want information on becoming a member,
email us at
fortlauderdaleclub@gmail.com

click for a Google Map to find us.

If you would like to donation to support our club’s mission,
donations of any size will be gratefully received.

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Click for an Introduction to
The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club
.

Donate to The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club


 

Fort Lauderdale Garden Club's New Logo. Thank you Michele DiMaria
for your time and energy on updating our logo.

 

Chrildren's statue in front of the Glenn F. Bates Garden Center.

Childrens statue at the entrance to Glenn F. Bates Garden Center

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.
is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

See CDC Guidelines for more info,
(enter Florida and Broward County.

 

The wave wall and blowing palm trees along A1A in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida.

Click here to email the Garden Club

DIRECTIONS TO THE GLENN F. BATES GARDEN CENTER:

Enter Hugh Taylor Birch State Park on Sunrise Boulevard.
Let the Park Ranger know you're going to the Garden Club meeting.

Glen Bates Club House

Drive toward the right when you come to the sign, go right toward "Garden Center"
we are located at the back of the parking lot.

click for a Google Map

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park entrance on A1A in Fort Lauderdale

The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club is located in
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park on the beach at A1A.

Mission Statement and How to Join the Club, click here

Pay for your plants at the next plant sale with Paypal

Pay with Paypal

All proceeds benefit Fort Lauderdale Garden Club Children's Programs. 



STOP ZIKA MOSQUITOES
click for Broward County poster


The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc. is an organization committed to:

Stimulating the love of gardening in our members and in our community:

Encouraging the study of plant life and the cultivation and growing of flowers,
trees and shrubs.

These are just a few of our mission statements, come to a meeting
and be a part of a group that enjoys learning and growing together.


The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club (FLGC)
are members of the following organizations:


DSR (Deep South Region)

NGC (National Garden Clubs)

FFGC (Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. District XI

The Goals of Our Organization Are Our Ongoing Projects Include

Education Charity & Public Welfare

To encourage the cultivation, growth and
development of flowers plants, shrubs,
treesand the study of plant life

To stimulate the knowledge and
love of gardening.

To assust in preserving our environment
& the beautification and safety
of Florida Highways.


Youth Gardending / Wekiva Youth Camp

An Adult and a Youth Flower Show
Horticulture Education & Floral Design

We are instrumental in the placing of the
Blue Star Memorial on our Highways.

We maintain a Speaker Bureau & encourage Bird Habitats.

A lovely Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden surround
our headquarters in Birch State Park.




Yellow ButterflySensory Garden at the Lighthouse
The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club
has maintained the Sensory Garden
at the lighthouse since the garden
was first created.

Most months of the year one of the club's
Circles or MAL groups, visit the garden
and provide services such as weeding,
fertilization, re-planting etc.




We support the partnership between
National Garden Clubs and Habitat for Humanity by
donating monetarily and physically
by joining with volunteers from other organizations in landscaping
Habitat homes in Broward County.


In the year 2006, the Club was recognized for their ongoing work
and was awarded the Emerald Award Broward County's highest environmental award.

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Make a Difference in the Environment click here
12 things you can do in your yard
that will reduce your footprint on the planet
.

Fort Lauderdale Garden Club
email address:
fortlauderdalegardenclub@gmail.com