Programs / Meetings ~ Ready ~ Set ~ Grow!

The Garden Club of Coral Springs motivates people to improve the 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.  When the Pandemic has ended and cleared our meetings will be held at The Coral Springs Northwest Regional Library,  3151 N University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33076.

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: info@coralspringsgardenclub.org

MEETINGS WILL BE PRESENTED ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!

October 8, 2020 ~ First General Meeting of the 2020-2021 Season ~ 10 a.m.   Luanne Betz, MASTER GARDENER AND RECIPIENT OF NATURE SCAPE BROWARD EMERALD AWARD in recognition of valuable contributions to Landscape Management in Broward County, with show you how to grow delicious Vegetables in South Florida.

November 12, 2020 ~ Tall Cypress Natural Area, Turtle Run ~Protecting 66 acres of natural habitats in Coral Springs, Tall Cypress Natural Area is a wonderland of ferns. The 0.5 mile raised boardwalk curves around in a loop.  This is an excellent spot for birding.  Watch for woodpeckers in the pines, and herons in the depression marsh. 3700 Turtle Run Blvd. Coral Springs. PLAN TO ARRIVE AT 10 a.m.

December 17, 2020 ~ Holiday Celebration! Details and Venue ~TBA

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

January 14, 2021 ~ Spend a relaxing day at the beautiful Fairchild Garden in Coral Gables.

February 11, 2021 ~ Artist and Member of the Garden Club, Lynn Rochelle, will demonstrate Wood Art.

March 11, 2021 ~ Video Tour, of Nancy daSilva’s Fabulous Garden.

April 8, 2021 ~ Floating Flowers. ~ Butterfly Garden Tour of “Amy’s Garden” in Plantation.

May 13, 2021 ~ May Recognition, Queen Bee Pin Awards and Coral Spring Graduating Student’s Scholarship AwardsLuncheon. Details and Venue ~ TBA

 ENJOY YOUR SUMMER HIATUS

 

PAST MEETINGS 

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

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.

DUE TO COVIC-19 PANDEMIC                                                                            THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

April 9, 2020 – Field Trip and Tour of Amy Riley’s fabulous butterfly garden  Followed by lunch. Car Pools will be arranged.

May 14, 2020 – The  Garden Club High School and College Scholarship presentations, Member Recognition Bee Pin Awards and the Installation of Board officers for the 2020 ~ 2022 Seasons. This will be a lovely luncheon and our last meeting of the Season.

ENJOY YOUR SUMMER VACATION!