Regular meetings will resume in September.
Membership is open to everyone and dues are a nominal $10.00 a year, except for life members dues are $0.
May is when the yearly membership is due. Membership includes a personal name badge,
an information booklet, and introduction to the group.
Members are encouraged to participate in the many club activities.
THIS MONTH'S GARDEN CALENDAR
When: First Thursday of each Month.
Where: At the
Keystone Community Center
17928 Gunn Hwy
Odessa, FL 33556
9:30 AM Morning Coffee
Sarah Owen, a very active Life Member and Past President of Garden Club, passed away April 16th, 2014.
Sponsored by Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation 2013-2014
Welcome back to gardening
Thursday, September 4, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Barbara Morgan (Chair), Linda O'Harold, Alicia Gierula, Anita DeSousa
Keystone Community Center, 17928 Gunn Hwy.
Members will share ideas, projects and knowledge about their gardening adventures. This meeting will get you inspired to get out in the garden.
Plant Sale Prep.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Barbara Aderhold (Chair), Alice Petriello, Julie Badias
Everything you want to know about our upcoming Plant Sale!
Fern Garden Club's Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, October 18, 2014
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hundreds of varieties, from trees to garden plants. Great prices. Garden club members will answer questions and help you find the right plants for your garden. There will also be baked goods, a white sale with cute garden items and raffle prizes. Children will have fun potting a plant/flower at the Children's potting shed.
Jo & Judy will open their gardens to the club
Thursday, November 6, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jo Leonard (Chair), Judy Litrico, Jeanne Johnson, Kay Boudreaux
Tours will begin at Jo's garden: 23020 Dover Dr. and conclude at Judy's: 5136 Eagle Island Dr., Land O' Lakes.
Parking is limited. Carpools are encouraged. Drivers and riders can meet at Keystone Community Center at 9:15 AM.
Themes: Jo's garden - How to Maximize a Small Garden. Judy's garden - How to Deal with Deer in the Garden.
and plant exchange
Thursday, December 4, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Teresa Hellings (Chair), Jo Leonard, Linda O'Harold, Anne Snyder
At our Holiday Luncheon all members bring a dish to pass and a plant to exchange.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Anita DeSousa (Chair), Amanda Fountain, Eileen Hart, Nancy Craig
A Hillsborough County Master Gardener will talk to us about Caladiums.
Herbs/Soil Amendments & Cahaba Farm
Thursday, February 5, 2015
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Becky Perry (Chair), Candi Westerberg, Frances Moore, Kathy Best
Keystone Community Center, 17928 Gunn Hwy & Cahaba Farms.
The owner of Cahaba Farm will talk about soil amendments, herbs and the farm. After the meeting, members are invited to tour the farm. Bring a container if you would like to take some perlite home.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Debbi Bonsack (Chair), Mary Bonsack, Renee Rhinehart, Linda Hoskins
702 E Orange Srteet Lakeland, FL 33801.
Carpoolers will meet at the Keystone Community Center, time TBD. Lunch details are yet to be determined also.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Florence Duchnowski (Chair), Lucy Rork, Julie Badias
Harriat Gord-Noghani, Hillsborough County Master Gardener, will talk about Irises.
Florida Friendly Plants
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Julie Badias (Chair), Chris Storch, Sandy Vanno, Judith LaVault
Amanda, who is an experienced, professional landscape designer, will talk about Florida Friendly Plants and how to keep them looking good.
Plant Exchange and Installation of Officers
Thursday, June 4, 2015
For our last meeting of the season the FGC has one last lunch together, usually at a cafe or restaurant. The club historian displays pictures taken during the year and members volunteer to serve in Officer and Chairperson positions for the following year. Members also bring a plant to exchange. The location of the luncheon will be discussed at meetings, so please speak up if you have some good suggestions.