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The Garden Club of Coral Springs

motivates people to improve their quality of life and create a sense of community through horticulture.

Come Grow with Us!

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month, October through May, at 10:00 a.m.  Our General Meetings and Field Trips are open to Future Members and Guests.  Starting the Fall of 2022. our meetings will be held at

Mullins Hall in Mullins Park, Coral Springs, FL and on Saturdays at Northwest Regional Library

( Please check Program schedule for meeting details.)

Meetings include featured speakers, programs and events. Refreshments are served. Our horticultural and environmental field trips have car pools and lunches arranged. For more information about upcoming programs email: gardenclubs2020@yahoo.com

March 18-19, 2023 – GARDENFEST 2023

Schedule of Events for 2022-2023

Events and Speakers subject to change

January 23       Assembly of Floral Pots for hospital.  10 a.m. Jeri’s House

January 29       Sunday: MSD  9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m

February 9       Thursday: Mullins Hall , “Pruning Our Gardens Dos and Don’t” Speaker: Master Gardener Inger Jones

Trash To Treasurers:  Bring your unwanted items to sell, all proceeds go to Youth Group Fund

February 9.       Sawgrass Nature Center Youth Group 4-5 p.m.

February 14       Deliver Floral Pots to Nurses Stations 10 a.m. to Broward Health Coral Springs

February 23.      Board Meeting 10 am Jeri’s
February 25       Field Trip: Sandy Ridge Sanctuary

February 26     Sunday: MSD  9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m

March 9            Thursday: Arboretum at Constitution Park “Tree Zoo” field trip

March 9            Thursday: Sawgrass Nature Center 4 p.m. Youth Gardeners

March 11          Saturday: Northwest Regional Library Speaker Mallorie Harbour  “ Ecology Exploring Environmental Challenges and Opportunities, human population and its impact on the environment.”

March 18-19    Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. GardenFest

March 26          Sunday: MSD  9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m

April 11             Membership Drive, Library 5:30-6:30

April 13             Thursday: Mullins Hall Make and Take

April 23             Sunday: MSD  9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m

May 11             Thursday: Sawgrass Nature Center 4 p.m. Youth Gardeners

May 11.            Thursday: Scholarship Luncheon “Incontro Italian Cuisine Steakhouse” Coral Springs

May28              Sunday: MSD 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

June, July and August will be summer luncheons and Native Orchid Planting

This is only projected for next year adjustments will be made when necessary

PAST MEETINGS and EVENTS

January 14       Saturday: Northwest Regional Library

Speaker: Master Gardener Lorna Bravo “Florida Friendly Landscapes”

January 12       Thursday: Kampong Gardens field trip

December 20  Thursday: Morikami Gardens field trip

December 20   Northwest Regional Library Membership Drive and kids make and take, 5:30- 6:30 p.m.

December 8     Thursday: Sawgrass Nature Center 4 p.m. Youth Gardener

December 3     Saturday: Holiday Luncheon Coopers Hawk 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m

November 27  Sunday: MSD  9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

November 16  Wednesday: Sawgrass Nature Center 4 p.m. Youth Gardeners

November 12  Saturday: Northwest Regional Library. Speaker Mona Johnston , Topic “Let’s Go Wild In The Garden”

October 30      Sunday: MSD  9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. LuanneBetz speaker “Bugs the good bad and ugly”

October 20      Thursday: Fall District Mtg, Lauderdale By The Sea City Hall

October 15      Saturday: Northwest Regional Library “Container Gardening “ Master Gardener Pilar Londono and Jeri Decker

October 13      Thursday:Mullins Hall: 10 a.m. “ Pests and Diseases” presented by Al Hoffer from Hoffer Pest Solutions

October 13      Thursday: Sawgrass Nature Center 4 p.m. Youth Gardeners

September 27 Friday: Senior Center: 11:30 a.m. “Make Your Own Terrarium.”

September  25th Sunday: MSD garden 9:00 a.m.

September 13th     Orchid Planting 8:00 a.m. Coral Springs Golf and Country Club

July 8, 2022            Native Orchid Planting Sandy Ridge Sanctuary

June 10, 2022        Red Lichen Sanctuary 8AM planting Native Orchids

MAY 29, 2022         Marjory Stoneman Douglas Work Day, 9-11 AM

MAY 19, 2022:        Fairchild Gardens  meet at Mullins Hall to car pool

MAY 12, 2022:         MAY LUNCHEON at DEERFIELD COUNTRY CLUB, SCHOLARSHIPS  AWARDED

APRIL 24, 2022      Marjory Stoneman Douglas Work Day, 9-11 AM

APRIL 23, 2022       EARTHDAY at Sawgrass Nature Center

APRIL 21, 2022:      FFGC DISTRICT MEETING, Mariott Heron Bay, 11 AM

APRIL 14, 2022:      Meeting at Mullins Hall, Speaker: Rose Butman, Naturescape

APRIL 12, 2022       Basket Making at Jeri’s 10 AM

APRIL 8, 2022         Bits and Sips, 5:30-9:30PM, Build Your Own Florida Native Pollinator Garden

APRIL 6, 2022          Aston Gardens, 1-2PM

MAR. 26, 2022         Basket Meeting at Jeri’s 10 AM

MAR. 19-20, 2022: GARDENFEST AT THE WALK in CORAL SPRINGS

MAR. 10, 2022:       Orchid Park, 1300 Coral Springs Dr, Coral Springs, FL 33071, Preparation for Garden Fest, Speaker:  Taryn Palo, Bromeliads and  Tillandsias, plants for sale

MAR. 5, 2022:         Waterway Clean-up, Orchid Park, details at waterwaycleanup.org

FEB. 19, 2022          10 AM seed packets for Earthfest at Jeri’s

FEB.10, 2022:         Valentine Make & Take –  Pot-De-Fleur presented by Garden Club Member Caryn Desinor, 520 Ramblewood Dr, Coral Springs,

JAN. 22, 2022:        Youth Group Meeting, Sawgrass Nature Center

JAN. 13, 2022:        As you have probably guessed, we have postponed our Field Trip to Fairchild Gardens, not only because of transportation, but because of rising infections of Covid. Therefore, we thought it best to have a Zoom meeting on January 13th. Kimberly Moore will speak on Sustainability.

 January 14, 2021: Rich Ackerman discusses Million Orchid Project  Golden Bee Award Winner — Mary Anne McKay ZOOM

Jan 21-22,2021: Land and Related Issues NGC School ZOOM

February 11, 2021: “All about Manatees” by Samantha Jarvis ZOOM

 February 12, 2021: Delivered 75 Valentine Pots to Harbor Chase  Golden Bee Award Winner—Lynn Rochelle ZOOM

Feb. 17-18, 2021: Air and Related Issues NGC School ZOOM

March 11, 2021: “Succulents” by Mts. Botanical Gardens  Golden Bee Award Winner—June Bookal ZOOM

March 27, 2021: Waterway Clean-up and Dedication for   Teri Jablow at Veteran’s Park 

April 8, 2021: Field Trip to Mts. Botanical Garden & Lunch  Golden

Apr. 15-16, 2021:  Water and Related Issues NGC School ZOOM

*** May 13, 2021 ~ May Luncheon, Queen Bee Pin Awards and Coral Spring Graduating Student’s Scholarship Awards Luncheon to be held at Grand Luxe Restaurant.

NOV. 11, 2021:       Field Trip to FLAMINGO GARDENS in DAVIE, FL.  Includes Guided Tour and                                                a Box Lunch, $26.95 per person to be paid upon arrival to Flamingo Gardens.

Those attending who have memberships to Flamingo Gardens will still pay the full                                      price of $26.95.

DEC. 9, 2021:          HOLIDAY LUNCHEON at COOPER’S HAWK RESTAURANT, LYONS RD,                                                          COCONUT CREEK, FL

October 8, 2020: Luanne’s Vegetable Garden ZOOM

November 7, 2020 : Blue Star Memorial & Native Plant Garden at  Veteran’s Park 

November 11, 2020: Veteran’s Day Ceremony w/ City of Coral Springs December 10, 2020: Bid Auction Winners Announced  Golden Bee Award Winner — Luanne Betz ZOOM

November 19-20, 2020 “The Living Earth” NGC School ZOOM

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  2020
January 9, 2020 – Our Garden Club is in it’s 21st year. Field Trip to Excelsa Gardens we will enjoy a private tour of this gorgeous progressive 13  acre nursery specializing over more than 200 different tropical, clumping bamboo varieties for ornamental, landscape application also rare tropical trees.   Lunch in the garden and Transportation plans TBA.

February 13, 2020 – Valentines Day Meeting – 10 a.m. at Cypress Hall – 1300 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33071 Program Speaker, Lynne Martzall, Public information officer, City of Coral Springs will be presenting a very informative talk on recycling.  You will be amazed at how much you will learn. We will be discussing nominations for members to fill the Board of Director’s positions for the upcoming seasons 2020 ~ 2022.  You receive so much more from an organization when you become involved and take part in the different chairmanships and decisions  of the Club. Preparations for our annual fundraiser Gardenfest Coral Springs will be discussed     Future members and guests are always welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

March 12, 2020 – General Meeting – 10:00 a.m. at Cypress Hall – 1300 Coral Springs, Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33071 Program: “Show and Tell” by Members.  Including Master Gardeners and avid Gardeners displaying a wealth of gardening knowledge and experience.  Also, final preparations for the beautiful Gardenfest Coral Springs event at The Walk of Coral Springs on March 21 ~ 22, 2020. We need everyone to volunteer a couple of hours.  You will enjoy the experience.  Refreshments and Guests are welcome.

October 10, 2019 – First General Meeting of the 2019-2020 Season– 10 a.m. at Cypress Hall – 1300 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33071.  This first meeting of the season will be a Celebration of of our 20th Anniversary as The Garden Club of Coral Springs, Inc. With a RIBBON CUTTING from The Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce.  TREE Planting in our honor by the City of Coral Springs.  Additional info TBA. Ends at 12 noon.   Future members and guests  are always welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

November 14, 2019 – General Meeting – Our Featured Speaker, Mr. John Caldwell, Board Manager District 6, Florida State Bee Association. Without these fascinating pollinators  we would not be enjoying the wonderful fruit and vegetables so available to us. John and Teresa Coldwell, President South Florida Beekeepers Association. Future members and guests are always welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

December 12, 2019 – Our much anticipated Holiday Luncheon Meeting – 11:30 a.m. at Maggiano’s “Little Italy” 21090 St. Andrews Blvd.- Boca Raton, FL 33433  behind Bloomingdales in the Boca Town Center.  Our delicious family style Luncheon will be held  in a private Holiday-decorated room.  “Night Before Christmas Gift Exchange Game”. What Fun! This is a popular and well attended event and guests are certainly warmly welcome.  Menu TBA