THEME: “Let Us Sow Seeds By Being INFORMED, INVOLVED AND INVESTED!”
Welcome to the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club.
Thank you for stopping by our website – I’m glad you did!!
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
* Providing a forum for our members to exhibit and share their horticulture knowledge and skill
* Mentoring young gardeners and instilling in them the love of gardening and appreciation for the
* Studying and teaching the art of floral design
* Promoting the beautification of Florida highways and other public areas
* Fostering good stewardship and the conservation of natural resources
* Supporting the aims and objectives of National Garden Clubs, Inc. and Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
* Cooperating with other organizations, institutions and governmental agencies in furthering our mutual gains
As a club we support organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, the Sensory Garden at the Lighthouse for the Blind, and an extensive youth education program which culminates in camperships to FFGC’s environmental camp in Central Florida. We are also partners with the State Park in various events throughout the year.
No matter what your specific interests are – please join us for one of our General Meetings which are held on the 2nd Friday of every month at the Glenn F. Bates Garden Center (except for the March meeting which is held on Thursday, March 13, 2014) on the grounds of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park at 10:00 A.M. There is no charge for these meetings. Our General Meetings this year range from “Organic Fertilizer and Pest Control – Trends and Techniques” by Dr. Kimberly Moore from the University of Florida to “South Florida Birding Hot Spots” presented by Paddy Cunningham, Expert Birding Guide and Instructor. Paddy will present photographs of the special birds that can be seen at our parks here in South Florida. This is just a sampling of our programs for 2013-2014 FLGC year. Please browse our website to learn more about Fort Lauderdale Garden Club.
I hope that you will be able to attend our 2014 “Secret Garden Tour” on Saturday, February 22, 2014. It promises to be one of the “hottest” tickets in South Florida. We will have Membership information at the “Secret Garden Tour.” Please stop by and learn more about what we do in the community.
I look forward to meeting you at our first meeting of the year on Friday, October 11, 2014. Make sure and mark your calendar!!
Tamara Pope, President
Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Inc.