Events

Upcoming events

    • 19 Aug 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 21 Aug 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church 100 Andrew Jackson Trail, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

    The second in a four part series for those wishing to become flower show judges as well as people who want to learn more about NGC Flower Show Procedures, and gain skills in exhibiting in flower show, with an emphasis on the design and horticulture divisions. 

    Linda Henderson, Flower Show School Chair 850-936-4950

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    • 23 Aug 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Daytona Beach Boat Club 419 Basin Street, Daytona Beach, FL

    Learn from a pro! Al units are taught by Penny Decker, nGC Master Judge and Instructor. Penny Teaches and competes throughout the country and has represented the United States in international competition.

    Line material, flowers and foliage are provided for the first 3 classes. Abundant Parking. Coffee and light snacks are provided Students bring own lunch.

    Beck Lindhorst

    Registration 


    • 6 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Daytona Beach Boat Club 419 Basin Street, Daytona Beach, FL

    Learn from a pro! Al units are taught by Penny Decker, nGC Master Judge and Instructor. Penny Teaches and competes throughout the country and has represented the United States in international competition.

    Line material, flowers and foliage are provided for the first 3 classes. Abundant Parking. Coffee and light snacks are provided Students bring own lunch.

    Beck Lindhorst

    Registration 


    • 9 Sep 2019
    • 10 Sep 2019
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, Fl 32789

    Pre- Board Sept. 9,10

    will be followed by

    Fall Board Sept 11,12

    • 11 Sep 2019
    • 12 Sep 2019
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, Fl 32789


    • 18 Sep 2019
    • 20 Sep 2019
    • St.Louis, MO


    • 20 Sep 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 22 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Marriott/Disney Springs

    BiAnnual statewide convention of FL Council of Bromeliad Societies. Presentations, plant sales, raffles/auctions, nursery/garden tours. $100 registration includes 2 meals. No registration required for Sat plant sales or Sunday Tours.

    Mike Saunders, Co Chair 407-375-8364

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    • 1 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 9 Oct 2019

    Chipley

    • 12 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Hibiscus Park; 7th Street & Bougainvillea Avenue; Dade City,FL

    Joan Hepscher

    Save The Date

    • 22 Oct 2019
    • Halifax Plantation Golf Club, 3400 Clubhouse Dr. Ormond Beach, FL

    District Meeting

    District VI Fall Tour Team & Meeting will be hosted by The Garden Club of Palm Coast Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

    Halifax Plantation Golf Club, 3400 Clubhouse Dr. Ormond Beach, FL

    Judi Jodoin E-mail jodoins@juno.com  Home 386-428-5853, C-386-689-8432

    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 3300 West Orange Country Club Dr. Winter Garden, FL 34787

    Gwen Carter dabney50@aol.com 352-223-2456

    • 24 Oct 2019

    DISTRICT VIII Fall Tour Team and meeting will be hosted by Temple Terrace Garden Club, on October 24, 2019. 

    Barbara Rao

    • 25 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Ft. Myers Council Bldg, 2166 Viginia Ave., Ft. Myers, FL.

    Registration  8:30 - Class Begins at 9:00 Ends at 4:30

    Vicki Williamson  802-324-3847

    Registration and Info


    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Ft. Myers Council Bldg, 2166 Viginia Ave., Ft. Myers, FL.

    Registration  8:30 - Class Begins at 9:00 Ends at 4:30

    Vicki Williamson  802-324-3847

    Registration and Info

    • 27 Oct 2019
    • 29 Oct 2019
    • FFGC Headquarters, 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Sunday Oct. 27 at 6p, Monday & Tuesday at 8:45 a.m.

    Registrar:

    Christy Linke, Registrar, 2909 Aston Ave., Plant City, FL 33566-9301, cell: 732-322-8392

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    • 4 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 5 Nov 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • 865 S. Alabama Ave Deland

    Gardening School consists of four courses (2 days of instruction) followed by an exam. Courses cover all aspects of growing, from understanding soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification,ect. Topics include basic botany, soils, growing perennials, pests, and diseases. Lunch will be provided.

    Jennifer Condo 386-873-2195 jattq3@yahoo.com

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    • 5 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 10 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Ft.Lauderdale, Fl

    The third in a series of four schools to train NGC members to become accreddited Flower Show Judges. 

    Instructors:

    Flower Show Procedures & Design: Gina Jogan

    Horticulture: Darlene Newell

    Studying Arboreal: copperleaf, and cut specimen: roses

    Joanne Nelson 954-786-3274

    Registration

    • 10 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    The third in a series of four schools to train NGC members to become accredited Flower Show Judges.

    Instructors:

    Flower Show Procedures & Design: Gina Jogan

    Horticulture: Darlene Newell - studying arboreal: copperleaf and cut specimen: roses

    Registrar: Joanne Nelson - 954-786-3274

    Registration


    • 12 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club & District VI

    Course 2 of Environmental School covers subjects such as Ecology, Agriculture,Source Reduction of Pollutants, Coastal Zone Management, and Gardening with Nature. A Nature Discovery Field Trip is also included. In all, 10 hours of instruction. These courses are a good resource in understanding today's environmental issue and how they affect individuals, communities, and the world.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Sally Flanagan (386) 428-3170

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    • 18 Nov 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 705 Second Ave N. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32550

    The first in a four part series to become a flower show judge as well as for those wishing to learn more about flower show procedures. Course 1 must be taken before any of the other 3 courses.

    Mary Silas, Flower Show School Chair - 904-285-1411

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    • 21 Nov 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 22 Nov 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • West Palm Beach

    Gardening School consists of four courses (2 days of instruction) followed by an exam. Courses cover all aspects of growing, from understanding soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification, ect. Topics include basic botany, soils, growing perennials, pests and diseases.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Michelle Maguire 772-485-3279 mouthmom@yahoo.com

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    Registration Form

    • 3 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 5 Dec 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Headquarters


    • 6 Jan 2020
    • 7 Jan 2020
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Pre- Board Jan. 6,7

    followed by 

    Board Jan. 8,9

    • 7 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 8 Jan 2020
    • 9 Jan 2020
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789


    • 22 Jan 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 23 Jan 2020
    • Mounts Botanical Garden West Palm Beach, FL

    Sponsored by District X 

    Barbara Hadsell cell/text 561-635-8809

    Two days of outstanding speakers on Environmental issues and the latest trends in Landscape Design and Horticulture as well to Floral Designs. A wide variety of vendors and raffle baskets and items you will love! Tours of the Mounts Gardens complete each day.

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    • 28 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • 29 Jan 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club

    January 28 & 29, 2020

    8:00am - 3:00 pm

    Topics covered include Environmental Ethics, Pollution, Endangered Plants and Wildlife, Initiating School Programs, and Citizen Education Programs. A nature discovery field trip is included.

    Lunch is included.

    Sally Flanagan 382-428-3170

    • 31 Jan 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • 849 West Ave, Clermont FL 34711

    An NGC Horticulture Specialty Show - Flower Show

    Alice Barrows, Chairman 352-432-5568

    or 

    Arlene Rand, Co-Chair 352-243-7103


    • 1 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 849 West Ave, Clermont FL 34711

    An NGC Horticulture Specialty Show - Flower Show

    Alice Barrows, Chairman 352-432-5568

    or 

    Arlene Rand, Co-Chair 352-243-7103


    • 3 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 4 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 865 S. Alabama Ave Deland

    Course 2 covers Plant Diseases and Garden Pests, Irrigation and Water, Lawn Alternatives and Growing Grass, Growing Fruit and Growing Vegetables.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Jennifer Condo 386-873-2195  jattq3@yahoo.com


    • 3 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 4 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM

    This is course 1 of a four course series. Course 2 is 2/5-6, 2020 and course 3 and 4 will be held March 16-19, 2020. The series is designed to develop a greater sense of appreciation, pride, and knowledge about our private, public and historic gardens.There will be tests if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design consultant.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins, 941-708-2963

    • 4 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 5 Feb 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 6 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 14605 59th Ave East, Lakewood Ranch, FL

    This is course 2 of the NGC Landscape Design School. Course 3 and 4 will be held on March 16-19,2020. There will be tests if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design Consultant.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins 941-708-2963

    • 6 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 13 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 20 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 24 Feb 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 25 Feb 2020
    • 3:30 PM
    • West Palm Beach

    Course 2 covers Plant Diseases and Garden Pests, Irrigation and Water, Lawn Alternatives and Growing Grass, Growing Fruit and Growing Vegetables

    Lunch will be provided.

    Michelle Maguire  772-485-3279 mouthmom@yahoo.com

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 29 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • The Mall at Wellington Green Forest Hill Ave and State Road 7

    Feb 29, 2020 - 10am-6pm

    March 1,2020 - 11am-4pm

    Twig Morris  email: twig_morri@hotmail.com

    • 4 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota,FL

    The six classes will prepare you to see floral design in a new light. Create designs for your home and prepare you to enter Flower Shows.

    Please bring scissors, morning refreshments will be provided.

    Sarasota Garden Club 941-955-0875 - Barbara Rao

    Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4

    • 5 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 6 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 7 Mar 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • 2400 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, FL

    An NGC Standard Flower Show hosted by The Garden Club of Stuart staged at the Wolf Technology Center at Indian River State College.

    Rosita Aristoff, Chairman 772-288-7270

    • 6 Mar 2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • 7 Mar 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • 2400 SE Salerno Road Stuart, Fl

    An NGC Standard Flower Shower hosted by The Garden Club of Stuart

    Staged at the Wolf Technology Center at Indian River State College

    March 6th: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    March 7th: 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Rosita Aristoff, Chairman 772-288-7270

    • 12 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • First Methodist Church of Homosassa

    2/6/20,2/13/20,2/20/20,2/27,20,3/5/20,3/12/20

    Church location is 8831 W. Bradshaw, Homosassa, Fl 34448

    Students should bring their own lunch.

    Pattie Steck 631-433-6064

    • 16 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 17 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 14605 59th Ave East, Lakewood Ranch, FL

    Registration 8:30 am

    This is course 3 of the NGC Landscape Design School. There will be test if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design consultant. Course 4 will be immediately following this course on March 18-19,2020.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins 941-708-2963

    • 18 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 19 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 14605 59th Ave East, Lakewood Ranch, FL

    This is the fourth and final course of the NGC Landscape Design School. There will be tests if you wish to become an NGC Landscape Design Consultant.

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each day.

    Sheryl Perkins 941-708-2963

    • 28 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 2629 Bayshore Blvd. Tampa, FL

    "The Sporting Life" is the title and theme of the Standard Flower Show.

    Held in conjunction with the GardenFest Plant sale at the Tampa Garden Club.

    Free Admission, Bring your camera to photograph the flower show and your wagon to transfer plants.

    Kathy Echevarria 813-240-5272

    This is an open event, open to the public, and pre-registration is not necessary.

    • 13 Apr 2020
    • 16 Apr 2020
    • Tampa


    • 14 Apr 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • Downtown Hitotn, Tampa

    This is a NGC Tri Refresher. Attendance at the Deep South Convention is mandatory.

    Barbara Hadsell, DS TriResfresher Co-chairman

    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 19 Apr 2020
    • Tampa


    • 5 May 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • 7650 Legacy Blvd., Lakewood Ranch, FL

    Hosted by Gardeners Out East in Lakewood Ranch


    Karen Eckert (941)756-6406

    • 12 May 2020
    • 14 May 2020
    • Milwaukee, WI


    • 7 Jun 2020
    • 9 Jun 2020
    • Gainesville, Fl

    Florence Cline ladybugflorence2@gmail.com 352-262-4433(cell)

    • 14 Sep 2020
    • 15 Sep 2020
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL. 32789

    Pre-Board  Sept. 14,15

    followed by

    Board Sept. 16,17

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • 17 Sep 2020


    • 24 Sep 2020
    • 26 Sep 2020
    • Fargo, N.D.


    • 3 Dec 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Headquarters


    • 11 Jan 2021
    • 12 Jan 2021
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789

    Pre-Board Jan. 11,12

    followed by

    Board Jan. 13,14

    • 13 Jan 2021
    • 14 Jan 2021
    • 1400 S. Denning Dr. Winter Park, FL 32789


    • 10 Apr 2021
    • 14 Apr 2021
    • Daytona Beach, Fl.


    • 17 May 2021
    • 20 May 2021
    • East Rutherford, NJ


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