Fort Myers – Lee County Garden Council
Local gardening clubs and societies grouping as a force to educate the community, to beautify our environs and to encourage conservation of our vital natural resources.
The Garden Council houses the Mina Edison Botanical Library, hosts meetings and workshops for dozens of member clubs, and hosts Flower Shows and educational opportunities.
The Garden Council’s Berne Davis Gardens are open to the public, and offer free self-guided tours on Tuesday mornings.
The Council helps residents connects with the 18 garden clubs, 9 plant societies and 2 affiliates, totalling over 1530 members.
Enhancing the Community
The Council supports junior gardeners, sponsors educational opportunities, donates time, expertise and installations, and enhances public parks and lands.
Oct. – May: 10 am – 1 pm
June – Sept.: 9 am – noon
Free Admission and Parking
The Berne Davis Botanical Garden, 2166 Virginia Avenue, Fort Myers, is open for Tuesday morning garden self-guided walks.
June – September, the garden self-guided tours will be available on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
Admission and parking are both free; handicap parking is on Virginia Avenue; regular parking is on Larchmont Avenue, off of McGregor Avenue.
The Garden Council holds its own events, as well as providing a location for member groups to meet.