Aug
8
to Aug 9

UF and FFGC Short Course: "All The Things I Love"

Date: August 8 - 9, 2019

Daily Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sponsored by:
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc., District 1
University of Florida, IFAS

Location:
Santa Rosa County Extension Services
6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton, FL 32570

For more information: sjngc@mchsi.com or. 850-293-4902

Topics of Study will be:
Our Unsung Beautiful Wetlands, Growing Edible Flowers, Native Milkweeds, Accenting Your Yard wit Trees, Anonymous Attractors, Heirlooms to Grow & Eat, Stormy Waters, Capturing Nature With the Phone in Your Pocket, and He's Not your Average Tweety Bird.
Optional attendance: Appealing Floral Designs

Contact Beverly Williams for more information: bevthepatriot@gmail.com 404-312-8530

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Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

UF and FFGC Short Course: "Bees, Butterflies and Blooms"

Course runs June 9th through June 11th

Tuesday, June 11, 9am - 3pm - Native Plants for the Landscape; Florida Wildflowers; Florida-Friendly Landscaping and Your HOA; Caladiums: Their History and Use in Your Garden; and Including Edibles in Your Landscape.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

$75.00 FFGC Members, both days
$40.00 FFGC Members, one day only, either day


Registration Deadline: May 31 (Limit 100)


Lodging: Spring Hill Suites-Marriott
352-376-8873 Ask for Marcia or Lynn
$104.00 per night. Use code FFGC for group rate until 5-11-19

Rose Kimlinger, Registar 352-332-3577
rmkimlinger@cox.net

Florence Cline, Chair 352-332-2309
ladybugflorence2@gmail.com

Contact Beverly Williams for more information.
bevthepatriot@gmail.com 404-312-8530

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Jun
10
8:00 AM08:00

UF and FFGC Short Course: "Bees, Butterflies and Blooms"

Course runs June 9th through June 11th

Monday morning, June 10 - Bus tours to UF Bee Research Lab and UF Butterfly Rainforest.

Monday afternoon - Attracting Butterflies and the Wings Over Florida Project; Pollinators and Native Bees; and Invasive Exotic Plants Identification: Concerns and Control.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

$75.00 FFGC Members, both days
$40.00 FFGC Members, one day only, either day


Registration Deadline: May 31 (Limit 100)


Lodging: Spring Hill Suites-Marriott
352-376-8873 Ask for Marcia or Lynn
$104.00 per night. Use code FFGC for group rate until 5-11-19

Rose Kimlinger, Registar 352-332-3577
rmkimlinger@cox.net

Florence Cline, Chair 352-332-2309
ladybugflorence2@gmail.com

Contact Beverly Williams for more information.
bevthepatriot@gmail.com 404-312-8530

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Jun
9
5:00 PM17:00

UF and FFGC Short Course: "Bees, Butterflies and Blooms"

Course runs June 9th through June 11th

June 9th: View bats leaving bat houses on UF campus at sundown

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

$75.00 FFGC Members, both days
$40.00 FFGC Members, one day only, either day


Registration Deadline: May 31 (Limit 100)


Lodging: Spring Hill Suites-Marriott
352-376-8873 Ask for Marcia or Lynn
$104.00 per night. Use code FFGC for group rate until 5-11-19

Rose Kimlinger, Registar 352-332-3577
rmkimlinger@cox.net

Florence Cline, Chair 352-332-2309
ladybugflorence2@gmail.com

Contact Beverly Williams for more information.
bevthepatriot@gmail.com 404-312-8530

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Apr
7
to Apr 9

FFGC Convention

World Golf Village
St. Augustine, FL

CONVENTION 2019

TO All MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA FEDERATION OF GARDEN CLUBS,INC.

Attention FFGC Members-Information available for 2019 FFGC Convention held at World Golf Village Renaissance Resort in St. Augustine April 7-9. REGISTRATION, SUNDAY TOUR TO ST. AUGUSTINE, TENTATIVE SCHEDULE, SPEAKERS, OPPORTUNITY DRAWING. Opportunity Ticket stubs should be mailed to Marilyn Larson by March 22 at the latest to arrive in time to be included in April 9 drawing. 2806 Starmount Ln, Tallahassee, 32303. You can also bring them with you to convention. Ya"ll Come!

Registration Form

Tentative Schedule Check FFGC.org for latest schedule.

2019 Opportunity Drawing

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Mar
30
to Mar 31

St. Augustine Flower Show

St. Johns County Agricultural Center
3125 Agricultural Center Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32092

A National Garden Club Standard Flower Show presented by the Garden Club of St. Augustine

Title: "The Love Boat"
Chair: Ginny Pierucci
Detailed information at: https://gardenclubofstaugustine.org/FlowerShow.html

Contact Epic Community Services for information regarding the Flower and Garden Expo.

Phone: 904.829.3295

Website: http://www.epicbh.org/flower-garden-expo/

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Jan
17
10:00 AM10:00

Fun With Flowers

Nassau County Council on Aging

1901 Island Walkway
Fernandina Beach, FL

Floral demonstration and make & take workshop.

Led by Jan Sillik, FFGC design instructor and NGC Accredited Master Flower Show Judge.

$25.00 for garden club members, includes materials. Attendees provide their own clippers.

Register with Beverly Williams at bevthepatriot@gmail.com in order to get this price.

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Jan
10
6:00 PM18:00

Regular Meeting - Evening Event

“Cell Phone Photography Techniques"

Guest Presenter: Marianne Salas

Includes helpful hints for entering photography in the Botanical Arts Division of an NGC flower show.

The Bartram Garden Club of Amelia Island member Marianne Salas will conduct a presentation on how to make the most of your mobile device when taking photographs using basic settings and editing. Participants can follow the demonstration on their own phones by downloading the free applications available for both iOS and Android: Snapseed and VSCO. These apps must be downloaded before the workshop as there is no Internet service at the meeting venue.

Send your email address to moliviasalas@gmail.com one week before the workshop in order to receive the photograph/s you will be editing in the workshop.

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