Another Fabulous Season as a Member of the NAPLES GARDEN CLUB
Gail Duke, as Vice President of Program and Education Committee, on behalf of the 31 members of the Program/Education team invites your participation in our fabulous Programs, our hands-on workshops, and our interesting trips. It’s our goal to provide a wide variety of offerings that we hope you will enjoy.
This season there will be five programs, two of them in partnership with the Naples Botanical Garden, supporting our mission of learning about horticulture, floral design and the environment. Thanks to the Program Team for their commitment to excellence and to the Botanical Garden for their support.Click here to go to the Event Calendar to learn more and to sign up.
- Mark Strain – The Future of Collier County – Environment: Florida
- Laurie Tennent – ‘Botanicals: Intimate Portraits’ – Photography -Michigan
- Bruno Duarte – Fresh Florals with Bruno Duarte – Amazing Floral Designs – Toronto, Canada. Sign up for the Program and the Workshop.
- Brian Bovard – ‘Afternoon with Brian Bovard’ – FGCU
- Francoise Weeks – ‘Botanical Couture’ – Living Jewelry – Oregon. Sign up for the Program and the Workshop.
Our talented members present the design workshops. We are grateful to each of them for sharing their considerable talents with us. Click here to go to the Event Calendar to learn more and to sign up.
- Line and Line/Mass Design
- Design Study
- Flower Show 101/Design Division
- Petite Designs
- Tables, Tables, Tables
Our members and the staff of the Naples Botanical Garden present the horticulture group workshops. Participants will prepare for Horticulture entries in the Flower Show as well as general gardening. There are 4 classes you must consider. Click here to go to the Event Calendar to learn more and to sign up.
- Flower Show 101/Horticulture Division
- Botanical Latin
- Plant Propagation
- Flower Show Horticulture Prep
Our environment group has organized interesting and exciting excursions that will take you near and far. Four of the five workshops are off-campus trips. Click here to go to the Event Calendar to learn more and to sign up.
- Mosquitoes – What’s all the Buzz About?
- Pollinators-Our Friends the Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds
- ECO Cruise on Good Fortune II
- Oakes Farm Tour
- Morikami Japanese Garden & Museum & Excelsa Nursery
- Everglades Wonder Garden & Shangri La Resort Garden
Finally, we are a “fun committee.” Please consider us as you consider your options for volunteering next season.