Events

Upcoming events

    • 18 Aug 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 20 Aug 2020
    • 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church 100 Andrew Jackson Trail. Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

    Cancelled - to be rescheduled at a later date.

    The 4th course in a four part series for training to become an accredited flower show judge. Accredited Judges may take this course as a refresher with permission from the state credentials chair. 

    FSS 4 Trifold Inside 2020.pdf

    FSS 4 Trifold Outside Cover 2020.pdf


    • 22 Aug 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 23 Aug 2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 531 North Military Trail. West Palm Beach, Fl. 33415

    Course 4 of Gardening School present by National Garden Clubs, INC. Plant classification and more culture, specialized styles of gardening, teaching for growing woody ornaments, pruning techniques. 

    Event Chairman: Michelle Meguire 772-485-3279 mouthmom@yahoo.com

    Location:

    Mounts Botanical Gardens

    531 North Military Trail. West Palm Beach, Fl. 33415

    • 24 Aug 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)


    • 26 Aug 2020
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)


    • 27 Aug 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)


    • 28 Aug 2020
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)


    • 31 Aug 2020
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)


    • 31 Aug 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)


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

    Pre-Board  Sept. 14,15

    followed by

    Board Sept. 16,17

    • 16 Sep 2020
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    • 17 Sep 2020
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    • 16 Sep 2020
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    • 17 Sep 2020
    • (EDT)
    • ONLINE

    Board Meeting doe all districts with Al Latina.

    Event Chairman: Al Latina 

    Contact: alatina1@tampabay.rr.com

    • 24 Sep 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 26 Sep 2020
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    • Fargo, N.D.


    • 26 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Plant City Train Depot, 102 N. Palmer Street City, Fl.

    The event is free and open to the public as well as the parking. This is an event you will not want to mess with everything for your fall gardening needs, lots of plants, garden art, and accessories, as well as antiques and crafts, all located at the train depot and McCall Park, Plant City.

    Plant city is walking distance from event. Wonderful places to eat and the parking is free.

    Sally Murphy 813-758-5154 Sally.murphy6@aol.com

    Garden Fest Flyer.pdf

    • 4 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • 7 Oct 2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, 3109 East Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33304

    This course has been postponed to a later date to be determined.

    The 4th course in a four part series for training to become an accredited flower show judge. Accredited Judges may take this course as a refresher with permission from the state credentials chair.

    It will take place in the Garden Center of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Ft. Lauderdale.

    Event Chairman: Rebecca Schuberth, bjschube1@gmail.com, 773-456-2050

    Event Flyer

    • 4 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • 7 Oct 2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Garden Center at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park 3109 East Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

    The 4th course in a four part series for training to become an accredited flower show judge.

    Accredited Judges may take this course as a refresher with permission from the state credentials chair.

    Rebecca Schuberth

    773-456-2050

    Bjschube1@gmail.com

    FSS IV Brochure 1119am.docx


    • 8 Oct 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBA or Zoom

    Fall Meeting

    Event Chairman: Carol Coleman 

    Phone: 561-792-2290 and email: taxi44480@aol.com

    • 13 Oct 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • 7650 Legacy Blvd., Lakewood Ranch, FL

    Hosted by Gardeners Out East in Lakewood Ranch


    Karen Eckert (941)756-6406

    • 14 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Gainesville Garden Club

    Join us! 

    Jeanice Gage / Carol Wood

    • 14 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Gainesville Garden Club

    Contact if needed: Jeanice Gage / Carol Wood

    • 15 Oct 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Windermere Town Hall, 520 Main St. Windermere, Fl. 34786

    District VII Fall General meeting is hosted by Windermere Garden Club.

    Contact: Gwen Carter, dabney50@aol.com, 352-223-2456

    • 20 Oct 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • 2637 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118

    Shores Resort & Spa

    2637 S. Atlantic Ave.,

    Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118. 

    8:30A-10:00A Registration, Coffee, & Shopping.

    Hosted by Cherry Lauren Garden Club.

    • 23 Oct 2020
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 24 Oct 2020
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Ft. Myers Council Bldg., 2166 Virginia Ave., Ft. Myers

    This is course 4 of the Landscape Design Series 36 that was postponed from April of 2020.

    The Landscape Design Series of four courses do not need to be taken in order. There is required reading and topics will be tested. You must pass the tests of all four courses become a Landscape Design Consultant.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Contact: Vicki Williamson, 802-324-3847 

    • 25 Oct 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 28 Oct 2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Ribault Garden Club 705 2nd Avenue North Jacksonville Beach, Florida

    The 3rd course in a four part series for training to become an accredited NGC flower show judge.

    Accredited Judges may take this course as a refresher with permission from the state credentials chair.

    Due to COVID-19 lunches will not be provided; only packaged snacks and bottled water.

    Mary Silas

    904-762-8584

    lsilas@aol.com

    FSS III brochure 1129am.pdf

    • 26 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 28 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Jacksonville Beach, FL


    • 26 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 28 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • St. Augustine, FL 32080-6747

    Make checks payable to:

    FFSJ District IV

    Mail registration form with check to:

    Lois Hannabury-Deno

    4 Carole Court,

    St. Augustine, FL 32080-6747

    Phone 904-461-5448

    email: lojodeno@aol.com

    DEADLINE for registration and refunds:

    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020.

    NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED FOR CREDIT

    FSS III brochure 1209pm.pdf

    • 26 Oct 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 28 Oct 2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Ribault Garden Club 705 2nd Avenue North Jacksonville Beach, Florida

    The 3rd course in a four part series for training to become an accredited NGC flower show judge.

    Accredited Judges may take this course as a refresher with permission from the state credentials chair.

    Due to COVID-19 lunches will not be provided; only packaged snacks and bottled water.

    Susan Hillson 

    lsilas@aol.com / 904-762-8584

    • 26 Oct 2020
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • 27 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online

    Online Zoom - for all districts

    Event Chairman: Barbara Hadsell

    Phone: 561-635-8809  Email: barbarahadsell@cs.com

    • 2 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 3 Nov 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • 865 S Alabama Ave, DeLand

    Course 3 covers Factors that influence plant growth, new plant development and evaluation, container gardening, houseplant basics, and a teaching tour of a botanical gardenLunch will be provided. 

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

    • 5 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 6 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • Escambia County 4-H Office 3730 Stefani Road Cantonment, FL 32533

    Welcome! Please download and view the following attachments. We look forward to seeing you there! 

    trifold-2.pdf

    trifold 1.pdf

    • 5 Nov 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • 6 Nov 2020
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • 3730 STEFANI RD. CANTONMENT, FL

    THIS IS THE FSS SYMPOSIUM : ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED FOR JUDGES REFRESHING OR ADVANCING FROM ONE JUDGING STATUS TO THE NEXT. ANY AND ALL MAY ATTEND. INSTRUCTORS: SUE KIRKMAN OF KY (HORT) AND SHIRLEY TETREAULT OF NM (DESIGN), TINA TUTTLE OF FL (ALLIED TOPICS).

    PLEASE SEE THE REGISTRATION FLYER WHICH IS ATTACHED.

    Judy Keliher, Registrar 2022 Downing Drive Pensacola, FL 32505-1860

    Flyer and Registration Form


    • 5 Nov 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • 6 Nov 2020
    • 3:00 PM (EST)
    • New Smyrna Beach Garden Club

    NGC Environmental School Course 4, rescheduled from April 2020

    This course concentrates on water and related issues.  Classes include subjects such as aquatic plants and animals, wetlands, sustainability, earth stewardship, plus more.  This is a very relevant course due to the water issues that affect our state.

    Environmental School courses can be taken in any order.  Lunch is included.

    Contact: Sally Flanagan, sfflan@aol.com  (382) 428-3170


    • 9 Nov 2020
    • 8:30 AM (EST)
    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 3:30 PM (EST)
    • West Palm Beach

    Course 3 topics include factors that influence plant growth, new plant development, container gardening, houseplant basics and a teaching tour of a botanical garden. Lunch will be provided. 

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


    • 9 Nov 2020
    • 8:30 AM (EST)
    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Mounts Botanical Gardens

    NGC Gardening School Course 3

    Mounts Botanical Gardens

    531 N. Military Trl West Palm Beach, Fl. 

    Event Chairman: Michelle Mcguire

    Phone: 772-485-3279  Email: mouthmom@yahoo.com

    • 19 Nov 2020
    • 8:30 AM (EST)
    • 20 Nov 2020
    • 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Ft Lauderdale Garden Club,3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale
    Course 1 covers a wide array of classes, such as sustainability, historic environmental actions & Leaders,environmental issues, to name a few. A nature discovery walk will take place. Lunch is included.

    Taylor    Birch    State    Park,    3109    E.    Sunrise    Blvd,    Ft    Lauderdale.        Tell    the    guard    at    the    gate    that    You    are    attending    an    event    at    the    garden    club    for    free    admission.       

    Contact: Jeri Decker, 954-913-1616






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


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

    Pre-Board Jan. 11,12

    followed by

    Board Jan. 13,14

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


    • 21 Jan 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • 22 Jan 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • 531 N. Military Trl, West Palm Beach, fl. 33415

    Mounts Botanical Gardens

    531 N. Military Trl, West Palm Beach, fl. 33415

    Lunch will be provided.

    Event Chairman: Michelle Mcguire

    Phone: 772-485-3279 Email: mouthmom@yahoo.com

    • 17 Feb 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EST)
    • 18 Feb 2021
    • 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Ft Lauderdale Garden Club, 3109 E Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale

    Course    3    covers    air    and    related    issues.  Classes    include    the   rain   forest,    environmental   ethics,   Endangered   plants  &  wildlife,   initiating    school    programs,    to    name    a    few.    A    nature    discovery    walk    will   take    place.    Lunch    is    Included

    Taylor    Birch    State    Park,    3109    E.    Sunrise    Blvd,    Ft    Lauderdale.        Tell    the    guard    at    the    gate    that    You    are    attending    an    event    at    the    garden    club    for    free    admission.    
       

    Contact: Jeri    Decker,    (954)    913-1616    
        

    • 22 Feb 2021
    • 8:30 AM (EST)
    • 23 Feb 2021
    • 3:30 PM (EST)
    • West Palm Beach

    Course 4 topics include Plant Classification, Outdoor Identification of Plants, Specialized Styles of Gardening Techniques for Growing Woody Ornamentals and Pruning Techniques

    Lunch will be provided.

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

    Barbara Hadsell-State GS Chair

    • 25 Feb 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • SARASOTA GARDEN CLUB 1131 BOULEVARD OF THE ARTS SARASOTA, FL 34236

    GARDEN TO TABLE will highlight the bounty and beauty of our gardens for all to see and enjoy in a juried Show! Learn about Permaculture and herbs, see artistic floral interpretations and unusual horticulture from our members and our Partners of Green Path Farms. The Eco Vets are a local non-profit for veterans, reacclimating to civilian life who love organic gardening! Sarasota Garden Club and Eco Vets will bring GARDEN TO TABLE together for your educational enjoyment and the fun of gardening. Free to attend and free parking.

    Also, come and enjoy Sarasota Gardens Club's 8 Botanical Gardens, including a premier Butterfly garden with memorial paver walkway when you enjoy our GARDEN TO TABLE Flower Show. Plenty of free parking and restaurants. nearby.

    SGC office 941-955-0875 with any questions. See NEW Sarasota Bay front project improvements adjacent to SGC.


    Emily Yaffe

    941.780.7808 / eyaffe13@yahoo.com


    Event Location:

    SARASOTA GARDEN CLUB

    1131 BOULEVARD OF THE ARTS

    SARASOTA, FL 34236


    • 10 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 14 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Daytona Beach, Fl.


    • 17 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 20 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • East Rutherford, NJ


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