Category Archives: Member Articles

Interesting member news, experiences, garden displays, etc.

Arrangers’ Guild Meeting October 15

The Arrangers’ Guild was off to a good start with our October meeting. Our instructor was Margaret Kirkpatrick, a certified Florida Federated Garden Club instructor for over 30 years, having traveled throughout the country presented the October Arranging class on … Continue reading

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Leu Gardens in October

Leu Gardens is located  on the North side of Orlando. The Leu Gardens were started by Mr. and Mrs. Harry P. Leu. In 1936 the couple purchased the House and 40 acres (160,000 m2) of land. The Leus traveled all … Continue reading

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Arrangers’ Guild Meeting September 17

The Arrangers’ Guild met at their regular meeting on September 17, 2019 at the Extension Office on Sawgrass Parkway, Bunnell, Florida at 10:00 a.m. Linda Hensler opened the business portion of the meeting with the following dates for upcoming meetings, … Continue reading

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Belle Terre Community Yard and Craft Sale

September 21, 2019 The Garden Club at Palm Coast – Propagation Guild sold many plants at the Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club Community Yard and Craft Sale this past Saturday. The Garden Club also sold creative crafts as well … Continue reading

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Orchid Auction

Flagler County Orchid Society holds an ORCHID AUCTION, Tuesday, September 24th, 7:00-8:30pm. Location: The Flagler County Art League Room A208, 160 Cypress Point Pkwy, City Marketplace, Palm Coast, FL. Some auctioned orchids are species ~ Orchids not typically found in … Continue reading

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Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens

On Saturday, August 10 Greg and Annette Wilson, Nancy Iandoli and Jane Villa-Lobos attended a garden walk at the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens led by Master Gardener and landscape designer, Teresa Watkins.         The tour … Continue reading

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Let’s Visit The Butchart Gardens, Vancouver Island, Canada

Thanks to Faith Kaskisto we are able to visit The Butchart Gardens near Victoria, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Once a Limestone quarry for Robert Butchart’s cement production, the property was transformed in 1909 by his wife, Jennie, into … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Pollinator Week

Celebrate National Pollinator week, June 17-23, by planting a pollinator garden! Why we need pollinators?  Somewhere between 75% and 95% of all flowering plants on the earth need help with pollination – they need pollinators. Pollinators provide pollination services to … Continue reading

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Club Picnic – Rain Fest 2019

A photo impression:                                                             Photography by Denise Garcia.  

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Trans-Atlantic Garden Tour

April 28 – May 3, 2019 On April 21 Margaret and I embarked on a 14-day Transatlantic cruise from Ft Lauderdale to Amsterdam. Along the way we visited a number of gardens. Here are some impressions. First stop: Praia da … Continue reading

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