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Interesting member news, experiences, garden displays, etc.

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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Green Isle Gardens – Florida Native Plants

May 1st, 2019 The Propagation Guild took a tour of Green Isle Gardens, a wholesale nursery which specializes in Florida natives. Located on 8 acres in Groveland, it features more than 150 species of natives with a focus on upland … Continue reading

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Trip to Savannah, GA

April 26-27, 2019. The Garden Club at Palm Coast organized a motor coach trip to the 44th Annual NGOS Tour of Hidden Gardens in Savannah.       Forty-two garden club members from Palm Coast, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach … Continue reading

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Mount Dora Garden Tour

On Sunday March 31st  Carol Geran, Rosie Byard and Nancy Iandoli went on a field trip to Mount Dora to attend the 15 Annual Garden tour of 5 beautiful homes and gardens.               Garden … Continue reading

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Arranger’s Guild – Arranger’s Class

Penny Decker was the Arrangers Guild Unit #5 Arranger’s Class instructor on March 19th. She showed appropriate use of a base and coordinating it with the container.             Penny made several  arrangements demonstrating featuring the … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Presentation

Introduction   The Amaryllis bulb produces spectacular blooms in bright colors. As a result it has become very popular around the world. Amaryllis bulbs are offered for sale online as well as in the local big box stores, especially late … Continue reading

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Propagating Plants for Spring Festival 2019

The Propagation Guild members are working hard to produce large numbers of plants for this years plant sale at the Spring Festival 2019. Here is a peek behind the scenes of the propagators plant nurseries. The beautiful plants at the … Continue reading

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Garden Club Display at Palm Coast Library

The Garden Club at Palm Coast installed an educational display on Florida’s State Symbols at the Flagler County Public Library in Palm Coast for National Garden Week which will continue through the month of June. The display includes photos of … Continue reading

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