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FFGC Flower Shows,
vents and Tours

Brenda Norris,  FFGC Flower Shows Consultant,
Calendar and Evaluations Chairman
16838 On Par Blvd
Fort Myers, Fl 33908-2876
In order for Flower Show Information to be listed on this web site, the following information  must be sent to Brenda Norris: Show Title, Date(s) Place (street address), sponsoring club/circle/district, chairman's name, phone/fax/email.

FFGC Accredited Flower Shows

Sep 10-11
District VII,"A Stroll Down Memory Lane", A Standard Flower Show, 0am - 3pm, Winter Park Garden Club Garden Center, At Mead Botanical Garden, 1500 S Denning Dr., Winter Park, Fl, Contact: Owaissa Vanerberg, 352-406-9381, free to the public

Sep 26-27
Ribault Garden Club, "Give My Regards to Broadway", A Standard Flower Show, Friday 1 - 4 pm, Saturday 10 am - 4 pm, Ribault Garden Club, 705 Second Ave., N. Jacksonville Beach
Contact: Mary Silas, 904-762-8584.

Oct 23
"Celebrating Hollidays", A Standard Flower Show, District IX, Embassy Suites, 10450 Corkscrew Commons Drive, Estero, FL, Show.  Schedule

Nov 1

Tampa Garden Clubs, "Under the Pergola: Celebrations to Remember", A Small Standard Flower Show, In conjunction with Tampa Garden Club's "Holiday Market",  9am - 4 pm, 2629 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, Fl, Contact: Pam Slagg, 813-832-9481 -- pamslagg@hotmail.com

Nov 7-8
Manatee River Garden Club, "Goin' to the DOGS", A Standard Flower Show, Fri 1-4PM, Sat 10-4AM, 3120 First Ave., West, Bradenton, FL, Contact Parke Finold, 941-705-7409

Nov 14-15
District VI Judges Council, "Symphony #6", A Standard Flower Show, Fri 1-4PM, Sat 9AM-3PM, Garden Club of Deland, 865 South Alabama Ave., Deland, FL, Contact Judi Jodoin, 386-428-5853

Feb 27 & 28
Gulf Coast Garden Club, "Destination...Paradise", A Standard Flower show, Shangri-La Springs, 27750 Old US 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL, Contact Mary Lou Magliocca, 239-948-4629

Mar 27-28
Naples Garden Club, "On the 26th Latitude...Naturally Naples, A Standard Flower Show 9am to 5pm , Naples Botanical Gardens, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Maples, Fl, Contact: Mary Raymond,
FFGC Councils, Clubs & Circles Activities

May  12
Mother's Day Garden Tour, Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sponsored by Manatee River Garden Club, 3120 First Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205, Self guided tour of 5 beautiful gardens in Bradenton, Lunch, vendors, plant sale at clubhouse, Contact:  Judy Boehm, 941-870-2259

June 11

July 12



May 14th, June 11th and July 10th

9:30  am until 1:00 pm          $15.00 base fee for each workshop


Make checks payable to FFGC District IX

Send to

Glenda Dawson      

1725 Sims Place, Lakeland, FL 33803-3529


                                                                                                                                  Your check will be your Registration and Reservation

Students are to bring mat or surface to work on  and a bag lunch each time.

Coffee, iced tea and desert will be provided.


1.      May 14th     Instructor: Kathleen Hawryluk   Ikebana 101

Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council: 2166 Virginia Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33901, off McGregor Blvd., adjacent to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates.  

An introduction to Ikebana - the history, the schools, the mechanics, the philosophy and etiquette.  Kathleen will demonstrate a few designs.

Students and will go home with one that they have made . Containers, flowers and mechanics will be provided
Participants should bring: paper and pencil to take notes, mat or surface to work on, towel, clippers and apron if desired.

Ikebana study is contemplative, neat and quiet - which is a bit unusual for many of us.

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