Fern Garden Club

-- Established 1950 --

FGC Events Calendar


Plant Sale Prep.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.


Field Trip

Jo & Judy will open their gardens to the club

Thursday, November 6, 2014

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.


Holiday Luncheon

and plant exchange

Thursday, December 4, 2014

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

At our Holiday Luncheon all members bring a dish to pass and a plant to exchange.


Attracting Birds/Wildlife to your Garden

Marilyn Smullen, MG, Pasco County

Thursday, January 1, 2015

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Regular Meeting. Marilyn Smullen, a Pasco County Master Gardener, will speak about how to attract birds and wildlife to your garden.


The Art of Garden Design

Liz Eginton, Hillsborough County Master Gardener

Thursday, February 5, 2015

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Liz will talk about Garden Design. We will have the regular refreshments and don't forget to bring a plant or garden item for the raffle at the end of the meeting.


Field Trip

Hollis Gardens

Thursday, March 5, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Carpoolers will meet at the Keystone Community Center, time TBD. Lunch details are yet to be determined also.




Thursday, April 2, 2015

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Harriat Gord-Noghani, Hillsborough County Master Gardener, will talk about Irises.



Florida Friendly Plants

Thursday, May 7, 2015

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Amanda, who is an experienced, professional landscape designer, will talk about Florida Friendly Plants and how to keep them looking good.


Spring Luncheon

Plant Exchange and Installation of Officers

Thursday, June 4, 2015

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.


October Meeting: Plant Sale Preparation

Helpful tips to get ready for the sale

This is our big fund raiser for the year!   Come out, work hard, enjoy the fellowship and find that special plant you don't have for your garden!

Helpful Tips:

Clean Pots:  To de-bug your plants mix 2 Tbsp. Dawn dish liquid to 1 gal. water.

Label your plants (Pencil works best)

White Elephant items:  Baskets, pots and misc. garden items.  Please make sure they are clean and in good shape.


Come and help set up tables at 6:30 PM in the Community Center.  

FRIDAY [Sign Up]

Bring Plants to community center between 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring: Boxes, Plastic Bags and Wagons.

Baked goods may be brought Friday or Saturday.  Please package the items for sale but DO NOT PRICE!    BAKE SALE [Sign Up]

Raffle [Sign Up]

Lunch will be provided by the club on Friday.

Members who volunteer on Friday may pre-purchase 5 plants following the set up and pricing.  Plants purchased by members need to be paid for and removed from the area Friday after the setup.



Sale day workers will be directed to special parking.

Put on your nametag and garden club apron.

Pick up Areas:  For plant buyers, will be in the handicap parking area.  This will be marked off.  Other parking will be provied for Handicap parking.  Vehicles picking up lants can only stay in the pick up area while loading plants.

Lunch will not be provided by the club on Saturday.  There will be many vendors at the Keystone Family Fun day.  Coffee is Free.


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