Calendar of Events


September 2017   Hosts: Camellia   

4 – Labour Day
7 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am
7 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm
5 – 7 – FFGC Board of Directors Meeting, Winter Park
9 – (Saturday) Annual General Meeting, Garden Center, Refreshments -
9:30am. Meeting – 10:00am
9 – Clay County Master Gardeners Plant Sale, Extension Office, 2463 St Rd 16,
Green Cove Springs, 8:30AM to 2:00PM.
For more information call (904) 284-6355.
13 - 15 – NCG Meeting of the Board of Directors, St. Louis, Missouri.
30 – Deland Garden Club Plant Sale, 8AM – 3PM, 8655 Alabama Ave, Deland.

October 2017   Hosts: Dianthus

2 – Tour of Homes Tickets go on sale.
4 – Floral Design Class 1 with Gloria Blake, Garden Center District, 61493 S. Fiske Blvd, Rockledge. Call: 321-537-8060
5 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am.
5 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm
9 -- Floral Design Class, Garden Center, 9:30am -- 3:00pm.  Beginners in-house floral design classes (3).
    Cost: $20 per class or $50 for all three. Registration required -- call Carol Sisco 904-797-7229.
9 -- In conjunction with the Downton Abbey exhibit being hosted by the Lightner Museum from October through January (2018)
    the Garden Club will pair floral design vignettes with the exhibits on display. This evening is a "Thank You" to the Garden Club.
    All members are welcome to enjoy the exhibit at no charge.
11 – Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments, 10:00am meeting.
12 – 13 – Deland Garden Club Petite Flower Show. Barbara Willey 386-473-6660
13 – District IV Fall Meeting. Hosted by Ribault Garden Club, Jacksonville Beach
16 -- Floral Design Class, Garden Center, 9:30am -- 3:00pm.  Beginners in-house floral design classes (3).
Cost: $20 per class or $50 for all three. Registration required -- call Carol Sisco 904-797-7229.
17 – Sarasota Garden Club Design Class (Beginner). Cost: $30 for Lecturer and workshop. 9AM – 3PM.  Call: Carol Alexander 941-955-0875
18 – Sarasota Garden Club Design Class (Advanced). Cost: $30 for Lecturer and workshop. 9AM – 3PM.  Call: Carol Alexander 941-955-0875
18 – Penny Decker, design instructor, “2017 Handbook and New designs”. Garden Club of Jacksonville, 10AM – 1PM, Cost: $25, includes lunch.
    Registration required.
22 - 24 – District VII Fall Symposium, Hilton Orlando, Altamonte. Registrar: Maureen Tuber, email: NE-Tuber@earthlink.net
23 -- Floral Design Class, Garden Center, 9:30am -- 3:00pm.  Beginners in-house floral design classes (3).
Cost: $20 per class or $50 for all three. Registration required -- call Carol Sisco 904-797-7229.
31 – Nov 14 – Floral Design Classes, (3 sessions) Tampa Garden Club. Cost: $45. Contact: Virginia Green, 813-886-4592

November 2017   Hosts: Gaillardia

TBA – Fun With Flowers, Garden Center, 10:00am.
1 - 2 – Environmental School Course 3 “Living Earth – Air and Related Issues”.Gainesville Garden Club, 1350 NW 7th Street. Meals included.
    Contact: Mary Ann Whisler at mary.whisler66@gmail.com
2 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am.
2 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm
5 – Daylight Savings Time Ends.
8 – Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments, 10:00am meeting.
7 - 8 – Gardening School Course 1, 200 Turnbull Bay Rd, New Smyrna Beach, Cost: $65 including meals.
    Contact: Barbara Magnusson @ 386-427-7784
11 -- Floral Design Class 2 with Gloria Blake, Garden Center District, 61493 S. Fiske Blvd, Rockledge. Call: 321-537-8060
13 – 14 -- – Environmental School Course 4 “Water”. Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, West Palm Beach.
    Contact: Nancy Richards, 561-702-0550
23 – Thanksgiving

December 2017   Hosts: Geranium

2 – Preparation for Tour of Homes.
3 – 49th Annual Tour of Homes "Christmas in the Flagler Era". Tour: 12 - 5:00 pm. Boutique and Tea: 12 – 4pm.
6 -- Floral Design Class 3 with Gloria Blake, Garden Center District, 61493 S. Fiske Blvd, Rockledge. Call: 321-537-8060
7 – Award Judging at FFGC Headquarters
13 – Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments; 10:00am meeting.

January 2018   Hosts: Hibiscus

TBA – Fun With Flowers, Garden Center, 10:00am.
2 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am.
2 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm
3 -- Floral Design Class 4 with Gloria Blake, Garden Center District, 61493 S. Fiske Blvd, Rockledge. Call: 321-537-8060
10
– Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments,10:00am meeting.
12 – Floral Design Class, Tampa Garden Club. Cost: $20/class or $90/ 6 classes. Class 1: Horticulture Basics
17 - 19 -- FFGC Board Semi Annual Directors Meeting, FFGC Headquarters, Winter Park.
18 – Tree Giveaway preparation.
19 – Arbor Day Tree Giveaway and Planting.
19 -- Floral Design Class, Tampa Garden Club. Cost: $20/class or $90/ 6 classes. Class 2: Bromeliads
26 -- Floral Design Class, Tampa Garden Club. Cost: $20/class or $90/ 6 classes. Class 3: Herbaceous Perennials
31 – Woodland Fundraiser – Luncheon and Card Party. Garden Center. Contact: Janice Stey or Rita DeCicco for details and reservations.

February 2018   Hosts: Las Adelfas

1 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am.
1 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm
1 -- Floral Design Class, Tampa Garden Club. Cost: $20/class or $90/ 6 classes. Class 4: Arboreal Trees and Shrubs
7 -- Floral Design Class 5 with Gloria Blake, Garden Center District, 61493 S. Fiske Blvd, Rockledge. Call: 321-537-8060
8 -- Floral Design Class, Tampa Garden Club. Cost: $20/class or $90/ 6 classes. Class 5: Herbs
9 - 11  -- Leadership Training Wekiva Youth Camp
11 – Wekiva Open House
14 – Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments, 10:00am meeting.
13 - 14 -- Gardening School Course 2, 200 Turnbull Bay Rd, New Smyrna Beach. Cost: $65 including meals.
    Contact: Barbara Magnusson @ 386-427-7784
15 -- Floral Design Class, Tampa Garden Club. Cost: $20/class or $90/ 6 classes. Class 6: Container Gardening
28 -- FFSJ Spring Symposium. Women’s Club of Fernandina Beach. Registrar: Lois Hannabury-Deno, 904-461-5448

March 2018   Hosts: Poinsettia

TBA – Fun With Flowers, Garden Center, 10:00am.
1 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am.
1 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm
7 -- Floral Design Class 6 with Gloria Blake, Garden Center District, 61493 S. Fiske Blvd, Rockledge. Call: 321-537-8060
14 – Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments, 10:00am meeting.
8, 9 – Spring Symposium hosted by District I Judges Council, at The Garden Center, 1850 N. Ninth Ave, Pensacola
11 – Daylight Savings Time Starts.
14 - 28 – Advanced Floral Design Course (3 sessions). Tampa Garden Club. Contact: Virginia Green: vagreen100@aol.com
18 - 20 – Deep South Regional Convention, University of Memphis, Holiday Inn, TN.

April 2018   Hosts: Shamrock

5 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am
5 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm
11 – Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments, 10:00am meeting.
19 -- GCSA Flower Show Horticulture and Design set up Registration, 10am – 3pm, at the SJC Ag. Center.
20 – GCSA Flower Show Judging and Judges’ Luncheon. Free entry for Garden Club members after 2:00pm.
21 - 22 – GCSA Flower Show and EPIC Spring Garden Fest, Agriculture Center.
21 – Pre Convention Meeting, St. Augustine, FL
21 - 22 – FFGC State Flower Show, St. Augustine FL
22 - 24 – FFGC Annual Convention, St Augustine, FL,
25 – Post Convention Meeting, St. Augustine, FL
22 – Earth Day.
27 – National Arbor Day.

May 2018   Hosts: Sunflower
3 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am.
3 – Floralines Meeting, Garden Center, 1:30pm.
9 – Club Meeting, Garden Center, 9:30am refreshments, 10:00am meeting.
17 – District IV Spring meeting, Ravine Gardens, Palatka. 9:00am - 3:00pm.
21 - 24 – NGC Convention, Philadelphia, PA

June 2018

1 – Deadline for FFGC Dues and Membership Registration.
2 – Garden Club Open House/Plant Sale and demonstrations, Garden Center.
3 - 19 – National Garden Week.
7 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am

July 2018

5 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am

August 2018

2 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am

September 2018   Hosts: Woodland

6 – Tour of Homes Committee Meeting, Garden Center, 10:00am
8 (Saturday) – Annual General Meeting, Garden Center,
    Refreshments - 9:30am, Meeting - 10:00am.
11 - 13 – Semi Annual FFGC Fall Meeting of the Board of Directors, Winter Park.
26 - 28 – NGC Board of Directors meeting, Orlando FL
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