Flower Show "The Wonders of Spring"

This year’s Garden Club Flower Show and Luncheon will be March 21 at the Long Beach Yacht Club. The theme, “The Wonder’s of Spring” opens up lots of thoughts and memories for members to envision what Spring means to them. Flowers, animals, weather, books and events are among many things that can evoke Spring memories. Put on your thinking hats and plan an entry which showcases your ideas of Spring. Or just enter one of your garden’s beautiful spring blossoms in the Single Stem category, Division II. Entries in any of the Divisions can be focused on the theme or just showcasing something from your garden of which you are proud. If you have misplaced your rules, you can find them on our websi

Arbor Day

Please join us for the NIGC Arbor Day celebration on Tuesday March 7, 2017 at Naples Elementary School. This event honors Garden Club members and/ or family members who have lost loved ones this past year. Members from the garden club have helped to maintain the school grounds and have replanted many areas with plants and flowers. Our efforts demonstrate to the students the importance of gardening to beautify their community. The student council and the Principal, Mr Woods, are planning a special program where the children will perform for our members. Refreshments will be served. We do encourage you all to participate in this lovely tradition.

Small Garden Ideas

Dustin Gimbel, a Horticulturist, and owner of Second Nature Garden Design gave a fantastic presentation regarding small garden ideas. Dustin is a self-described plant-geek, ceramic designer and maker, beekeeper and world traveler. He explained, and his slide show emphasized, how his sense of garden design and gardening has been strongly influenced by his extensive travel. He focuses on creating gardens that enhance lives, provides joy and an element of surprise! Dustin enjoys balance with broad strokes of color, texture and artistic pieces. His photos clearly show what great ideas he has for small spaces.

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