Site updated 01/19/17
2009 - 2017 Men's Garden Club of Englewood, Englewood, FL
- 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.
- February 14, 2017 - Field Trip to Florida Native Plant Nursery, Crowley Nursery and lunch at Cedar Reef Fish Camp in Venice.
On Tuesday, February 14 we have a field trip planned. We will visit Florida Native Plant Nursery, Crowley Nursery and then lunch at Cedar Reef Fish Camp in Venice. We will car pool from Lemon Bay Plaza (Big Lots), 1809 Englewood Rd. (Route 776) Englewood, FL 34223. We will depart sharply at 9:00am for our first stop - Florida Native Plant Nursery. We plan to arrive at Florida Native Plant Nursery by 10:15am for a private tour with Laurel Schiller. After the tour we will depart for Crowley Nursery for an 11:45am visit. After we spend time at Crowley's we will depart for lunch at Cedar Reef Fish Camp , 4167 South Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL (in the plaza at Tamiami Trail & Jacaranda Blvd). We have a 1:30pm reservation for lunch. We will return to Lemon Bay Plaza after lunch. Need Google Maps round trip driving instructions? Select the links for the destination locations and for round trip driving instructions.
- February 18, 2017 - Wildflower Preserve Open House
The Family Garden Club of Englewood has been invited to participate in the Wildflower Preserve Open House on Saturday, February 18. We will be there from 8:00am to 1:30pm. Please stop by and support our organization. While there, you can enjoy the activities offered by the Lemon Bay Conservancy at the Open House. Participation at this event provides our club a great opportunity for the community to become more aware of us and the activities we carry out. Please stop by and enjoy the activities offered at this Open House. More details are provided in the Open House flyer. See you there.
- March 14, 2017, 10:00am at the Elsie Quirk Library - Dennis Massengill - Cycads in Florida.
Dennis Massengill, a master gardener, will talk about cycads in Florida. Cycads have a long fossil history and were formerly more abundant and more diverse than they are today. Cycads have changed little since the Jurassic period. The coonti palm is a cycad and not actually a palm. Please feel free to joins us. Membership is not required.
- 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.