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 *** December 12 – Elsie Quirk Library - Planting and Care to Ensure the Sucess of Your Garden *** January 9 - Elsie Quirk Library - Speaker and Topic To Be Announced *** January 16 - Annual Luncheon Meeting *** Plant Propagation Work Sessions Are Ongoing And Meet Weekly *** More Details Below ***

2009 - 2017 Family Garden Club of Englewood, Englewood, FL
 

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Our Objectives

  • Promoting An Active Interest In Gardens, Their Design And Management
     
  • Cooperating In The Protection Of Wild Flowers, Native Plants And Wild Birds
     
  • Promoting And Encouraging Civic Interest In Individual Or Private Gardens, Community Plantings And Parks.

  

 


  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Elsie Quirk Meeting

The Family Garden Club of Englewood will host the third meeting of our 2017-2018 season on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The meeting will be held in the second floor conference room at the Elsie Quirk Library starting at 10:00am. Our speaker, Laurel Shiller, is nursery co-owner of Florida Native Plants Nursery in Sarasota, FL. Laurel will present a talk on "Planting and Care to Ensure the Success of your Garden." Please join us for a very informative talk and discussion on creating and maintaining a successful garden.

 Laurel has a degree in wildlife biology from Oregon State University and a degree in systematics and ecology from Indiana State University. Laurel taught biology at Roosevelt University in Chicago. She also worked as a mammologist at the New York Zoological Society (Bronx Zoo) and at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. She is a former National Landscape Design Critic (Florida Garden Club), a Florida Master Gardener, and a Florida Master Naturalist.

A coffee social will follow this meeting and you will have the opportunity to meet other attendees and members. Please feel free to joins us. Everyone is welcome and membership is not required. When you attend our meetings you will get to meet our members and have the opportunity to ask them gardening questions related to Southwest Florida gardening.

  • Tuesday, January 9, 2018, Elsie Quirk Meeting
The Family Garden Club of Englewood will host the fourth meeting of our 2017-2018 season on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The meeting will be held in the second floor conference room at the Elsie Quirk Library starting at 10:00am.  The speaker and topic will be announced soon.
 
A coffee social will follow this meeting and you will have the opportunity to meet other attendees and members. Please feel free to joins us. Everyone is welcome and membership is not required. When you attend our meetings you will get to meet our members and have the opportunity to ask them gardening questions related to Southwest Florida gardening.  
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Annual Luncheon Meeting at the Manasota Beach Club - Speaker TBA
On Tuesday, January 16 we will have our annual luncheon meeting at the Manasota Beach Club. There will be a meet and greet at noon followed by a buffet luncheon at 12:30pm. This is an RSVP event. Cost is $28 per person. Included is a buffet lunch and beverage (tea, coffee or lemonade) with tax and gratuity included. Alcoholic beverages are not available to be served as the club is a bottle club.  However guests can bring their own bottle.
The reservation  was mailed to you or you may download it from the website. Please complete the form and send it to Don, or bring it to the December meeting, with payment.
Speaker and topic will be announced soon. Reservation form download. 

  • Plant Propagation Work Sessions Are Ongoing
The plant  propagation committee resumed the plant propagation work sessions for the coming year. We meet weekly on Tuesday mornings (except for the scheduled monthly club meetings).  We meet at 8:30am at Paul's yard. If you need directions send an e-mail through the contact page. If you are interested in learning about plants and propagation in this area of Florida this is a fantatsic opportunity. Please feel free to joins us. Membership is not required.
 
 
 
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