The mission of the Naples Garden Club is to foster appreciation and understanding of horticulture, design and the environment by providing opportunities for learning and sharing because we value teamwork, creativity, friendship, community involvement and education.
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Many of our educational workshops are open only to members, but we invite you – the public – to join us at our monthly meetings and some special events. Click on an event below or on the green button to learn more or register today!
- ( 3/23/17) Naples Flower Show Preview Party
- (4/3/17) General Membership Meeting – Great Botanic Gardens of Southeast Asia with Chad Husby
“Lanai is not a Maryland word,” said Claire Jones, Maryland resident and presenter at the March 6 General Membership Meeting. “But I want one.” Using a slide show and hands-on demonstration, Claire showed NGC members the wonders of container gardening. “To have beautiful containers from day one,” Claire told her audience, “use larger plants and more plants.” Her containers last all season because she edits and grooms. She prunes back leggy plants and pulls out and replaces failing ones. Vegetables are great in containers and look beautiful. Foliage comes in many colors and textures, so works well in container plantings. … Continue reading →
Join Cinderella as she previews the Naples Flower Show the evening of March 23. She will be there in person and promises that the evening will be a fairy tale come true, complete with her golden carriage, which will await you at the entry. Be sure to stop for photos! You won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity to be among the first to congratulate everyone who entered, celebrate our success and take pride in the hard work and exceptional talent displayed throughout the show. The Preview Party will be held March 23, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Chabraja Center. … Continue reading →
Could the colorful, lush flowering trees and unusual fruits that grow in Southeast Asia also be grown in Southwest Florida? Chad Husby, Naples Garden Club presenter at the April General Membership Meeting, will compare Florida’s climate to that of Southeast Asia and share what he has learned about the plants in Southeast Asian gardens. Dr. Chad Husby is the Botanical Horticulturalist at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami. His main focus has been finding, cultivating and propagating new plants to enhance the Fairchild Garden’s collections. He will bring the gardens of Southeast Asia to life through photos and experiences from … Continue reading →