The mission of the Naples Garden Club is to provide opportunities for sharing and learning about horticulture, floral design and the environment in a congenial, supportive atmosphere.
Community-wide interest in horticulture, floral design and the environment.
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Don’t miss this one. Bruno Duarte, who is considered an artist rather than a florist, brings his spectacular florals to Naples Garden Club members and guests on January 7 at Naples Botanical Garden. Learn from the engaging master himself the next day at a hands-on workshop in Buehler Hall. A world-renowned designer whose stunning work has captured the attention of glitterati such as Elton John, Rene Zellweger, Patti LaBelle and … Continue reading →
I’m dreaming of a GREEN Christmas . . . Here are some tips from Pat Taylor at the General meeting on December 3 on being more Eco-Friendly this holiday season. And guess what? It will also be a less stressful and consumption-driven time of year in the process. Gifting… $75 billion on gifts is spent each year in the US… but let’s remember: Less is more. Make every gift count … … Continue reading →
Recently, I had a joyful lunch with Naples Garden Club scholarship recipients, Bo Cherry and Shelby Krupar (and about 1000 other sponsors, students, and faculty) at the Ritz Carlton. Standard lunch of chicken breast, greens and a roll followed by yummy crème brulée. Bo is in the Honors College at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), majoring in Environmental Studies with a special interest in conservation and wildlife. He has … Continue reading →
Our December Garden Club program was presented by Laurie Tennent, a Birmingham, Michigan-based commercial photographer who has worked hard to produce a body of work comprised of botanically-based images. These relatively large-scale photographs (40 X 72) are digital images printed on aluminum. While many photographers are shooting events, people, and fashion, there are photographers who have devoted parts of their careers to capturing flowers. Laurie states, “My interest in photography … Continue reading →