The Golden Years of Cape Coral – A Retrospective, a National Garden Club standard flower show will be held at the SW Cape Coral Library. The flower show is presented by the Garden Club of Cape Coral and Potpourri Designers. All garden club members are encouraged to participate in creating flower arrangements for the flower show. The emphasis is on fresh flowers and plants. Visit the library on Friday and Saturday, April 29th & 30th to see the beautiful flower arrangements created by local gardeners. Free admission, free parking and open to the public. Tip: Check out the Butterfly Garden while you are there:)
A big THANK YOU to everyone who helped at the Annual “March in the Park Plant Sale” Over 1000 plants were sold including bromeliads, butterfly plants, herbs, cactus, flowering, scented, shade plants, ferns, Florida Friendly plants and more. Our biggest fundraiser, this event supports community goals such as providing scholarships for High School students pursuing higher education programs in Horticulture, Agriculture and Environmental studies, as well as the Cape Coral Library Butterfly Garden, Camp Wekiva, school garden programs and more.
For more information or to become a vendor or sponsor for 2023 please click here.
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The Garden Club of Cape Coral supports Habitat for Humanity projects by providing a Florida Friendly landscaping plan, as well as donating and installing the plants which best thrive in SWFL. Click here to view a YouTube video of the most recent project or search YouTube for “Habitat For Humanity Garden Club of Cape Coral”. Volunteers are needed to take care of plants such as Blanket Flower (Gallardia) and to help landscape the 2022 Habitat for Humanity project.
Take a tour of a Florida Friendly Landscape Demonstration garden at the Historical Society,
544 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral, conducted by the Master Gardeners who tend the gardens, take
place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, through April – 1 to 4PM – no reservations
required. This garden follows the nine principles of Florida Friendly
1) Right Plant Right Place
2) Water Efficiently
3) Fertilize Appropriately
5) Attract Wildlife
6) Manage Yard Pests Responsibly
7) Recycle Yard Waste
8) Reduce Storm Water Runoff
9) Protect the Waterfront
NEWS and UPDATES
Fun with Flowers– Cape Coral (GCCC) invites you to participate in it’s “Fun with Flowers” fund-raising program, where you will create a flower arrangement to take home under the direction of our club members. You do not need to be a member to join us. All supplies—container, greens, flowers, as well as the use of any tools needed, will be included for a cost of $20.00. The next session is on Friday, April 22, 2022 from 10 am to noon at the Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council Headquarters, 2166 Virginia Avenue, Fort Myers. Classes are limited to 20-30 so please register early to save your place and consider inviting a friend to join you in the fun. Funds raised support the GCCC’s Cups of Cheer program. Click here for more info and the registration form.
Awards Ceremony – The winners of the Merit Scholarships will be announced at the April General Meeting. Congratulations to our talented and hard-working high school seniors. We wish them well in their careers in horticulture, environmental studies or sustainability, agriculture, biology/botany, natural resources, conservation and/or hydrology.
Meeting – The next meeting of the Garden Club of Cape Coral will be held on April 13th, 2022. The social gathering begins at 5:45 pm and the general meeting starts at 6:00 pm. Meetings are held at the Kiwanis Club on Santa Barbara Boulevard.
Habitat For Humanity – Volunteers needed to take care of plants and help landscape the 2022 Habitat for Humanity project. Please sign up at our April General Meeting or contact Sherie Blieler or Lenore Hutchinson.