Site updated 01/21/18
2009 - 2018 Family 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.
- Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Renovation of our Irrigation System
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 we
are going to renovate our micro sprayer sprinkler head irrigation system
at our plant propagation area at Paul’s yard. We will replace the
existing system with an improved design and replace damaged hoses and
heads. This will be done to improve the efficiency of the watering
system. If you are willing to help out please join us at 8:30am. In
addition to helping out, this will be an excellent learning experience
for those who are considering installing or upgrading their own
- Saturday, February 10, 2018, Wildflower Preserve Open House
The Lemon Bay Conservancy is hosting an Open House at the Wildflower Preserve on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 8:00am to 1:30pm. The parking lot address is 3120 Gasparilla Pines Boulevard, Englewood, FL off of Placida Road (map). The club will have a booth there. Please join us and explore nature and learn about the Wildflower Preserve restoration project! See our calendar page for more details.
- Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Elsie Quirk Meeting
The Family Garden Club of Englewood will hold the fifth meeting of our 2017-2018 season on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The meeting will be held in the second floor conference room at the Elsie Quirk Library starting at 10:00am. Our speaker will be Debbie Naeve, with MRT Lawn and Garden Center. She will be talking about lawn care and establishing lawns, especially as it relate to yards with gardens.
A coffee social will follow this
meeting and you will have the opportunity to meet other attendees and
members. Please feel free to joins us. Everyone is welcome and
membership is not required. When you attend our meetings you will get to
meet our members and have the opportunity to ask them gardening
questions related to Southwest Florida gardening.
- Plant Sale Schedule for 2018
At the last meeting it was decided to continue with our plant sales
in 2018. The schedule was partially decided. We will have the first one
on March 10, 2018 at 8:30am. We plan on having one every other month on
the second Saturday of that month for the remainder of the year. The
November sale will be the last one of the year and will be held the
Saturday before Thanksgiving. As dates are determined they will be
posted on the website.
- 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.