Interested in attending or participating in a Flower Show? Here’s some information just for you!


FFGC Accredited Flower Shows 2015


January 15-17  Venice Area Garden Club, “Mardi Gras,” A Standard Flower Show; Friday 10-5, Sat. 10-4:30, Venice Community Center, 326 Venice Ave, Venice, Admission free, Contact: Althea Bednarek, 941-484-2517.


February 5  Plant City Garden Club, “PlantCity Agriculture Rides the Rails,” A Standard Flower Show; 5-8 pm, The Walden Lake Country Club, 2001 Clubhouse Drive, Plant City, Admission free and open to the public, Contact Christy Linke, 813-752-5874


February 27-28  Lemon Bay Garden Club, “Fun and Games,” A Standard Flower Show;  Friday 2-5, Saturday, 10-3, 480 Yale Street, Englewood, FL,  Free and open to the public. Barb Jacobson, Chairman, 941-769-1019


February 27 & 28 Gulf Coast Garden Club, “Destination…Paradise,” A Standard Flower show, Fri. 3-6, Sat. 10-4, Unity Church of Bonita Springs, Contact Mary Lou Magliocca, 239-948-4629


March 5 & 6  Garden Club of Stuart, “Water’s Legacy,” A Standard Flower Show, Martin County Fairgrounds, Contact: Cyndy Trossbach, 772-283-1529


March 6  Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council, Inc., “The Keys to Happiness,” A Standard Flower Show; Friday 6-10 pm, Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center, 2301 First Street, Fort Myers, Second Floor — Elevator available, Free and open to the public, Contact: Sandy Kavouras, 239-656-1406


March 25  Punta Gorda Garden Club & Port Charlotte Garden Club, “Hands Across the Water,”  A Small Standard Flower Show, Wednesday  12-4, First United Methodist Church, 507 W. Marion, Punta Gorda, Contact: Claudia Chopp, 941-637-0331


March 27 & 28  Naples Garden Club, “On the 26th Latitude…Naturally Naples,” A Standard Flower Show; 9-5 each day, Naples Botanical Gardens, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, Contact: Mary Raymond, 612-803-7858


March 28 & 29  Gulf Beach Garden Club of Panama City Beach, “Puttin’ on the Ritz,”  A small Standard Flower Show, Contact: Emily Smith, 850-233-8560


April 30  Jasmine Garden Club, Inc., “Fifty and Fabulous,” A Small Standard Flower Show, 2-6, Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council, Inc. Headquarters, 2166 Virginia Avenue, Fort Myers, Free and open the public, Contact: Brenda Norris, 239-489-0343,


FFGC Councils, Clubs & Circles Activities 2015

January 31 and February 1 Gardenfest! Nature’s Finest Marketplace presented by the Garden Club of IRC, Sat. 9-5 and Sun.  9-4 at Riverside Park, Vero Beach.  Come to our wonderful gardener’s paradise and find that prized item to enhance your garden. For more information go to


February 7 House & Garden Tour, 9-4, A tour of beautiful Naples-area homes and gardens. Welcome Hospitality Event Center – Naples Botanical Garden, Chair: Arlene Cluff: 239-262-1272, SOLD OUT


February 21  Secret Garden Tour, 9-3– last garden entry 2:30pm, Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, Self-guided tour behind the garden walls of several spectacular Fort Lauderdale homes.  Sales of plants and other gardening items at the Garden Shoppe.  Tickets go on sale in early January at

Contact: Sandra Lynch, 954-401-8912