May Day

Beautiful May Day bouquets and doorways were a special way to share this thoughtful celebration of kindness.

Dine out night at MICHAELS

Michael's of Naples Dine Out evening began on the rooftop as members gathered to enjoy camaraderie and delicious wines and cocktails. Dinner was enjoyed upstairs, downstairs and in Michael's Pizzeria. Our club received a generous $1,000 from restauranteur Michael Dene from the last Dine Out event of the year.

GARDENS AT THE GETTY: NIGC EXCURSION

A wonderful time was had by all on the Getty excursion! Between venturing into the beautiful gardens and enjoying each other’s company over a fun bus ride and great snacks, this LA adventure will forever be a fond memory shared by all attending Garden Club ladies.

COLORADO LAGOON TOUR

Daniel, the naturalist for Friends of Colorado Lagoon, guided 32 members and friends on a walk around the restored lagoon and explained the plans now underway for an exciting “Pase2"

ARBOR DAY 2019

The NIGC 2019 Arbor Day Memorial Tribute was a moving and uplifting morning. NIGC President Marianne Huntley gave a short history of the origin of Arbor Day and an explanation of our annual donation to the San Bernadino Forest Penny Pines program in tribute to each garden club member who had passed during the preceding year. Naples Bayside Student Council then presented joyous, heartfelt poems of spring, trees and nature. They were inspired by Principal Mrs. Athena Uribe to think of spring renewal. Some students even wrote their own material -- true poets! Arbor Day Co-Chair Kristie Nairne spoke about Arbor Day, connecting the ideas of planting and renewal to The Family Tree, weaving togethe

HARMONY IN BLOOM !

What a beautiful day we had at the Flower Show! Such gorgeous arrangements were shared from members’ gardens which had flourished with Mother Nature's rainy and warm Spring! The judges were so complimentary about our talents. Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry in the Show allowing us to “ooh” and “aah” over all of them. And with such an array of fantastic opportunity drawing items we were able to make over $2800 for the Club's Beautification Fund. The Committee's hard work showed in the vibrant and beautiful decorations with 17 happy people taking home a stunning table arrangement. And of the 37 items in the drawing, many carried out an item that was “just what they wanted”. Thank

DINE OUT NIGHT AT DOMENICO’S!

NIGC fund raiser, Dine Out Night at Domenico’s Italian Restaurant in Belmont Shore, was another successful event raising $435.69! Thanks everyone. Our next and final Dine Out for the year will be at Michaels’ in Naples on Tuesday, May 14th. No need to bring the flyer but make sure to mention that you are with the Naples Islands Garden Club.

NIGC BEAUTIFICATION AWARD FLAM RESIDENCE

The mid-century (1951) home on Treasure Island became the Flam home in 1965. With his sister, Steve Flam has lovingly restored the home keeping his mother’s vision firmly in view. Terremoto Landscape created a garden of unusual plants

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