Fort Myers Area

Periwinkle Garden Club
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Description:

The Perwinkle Garden Club was Mrs. Thomas Edison’s garden club and, trying to keep with her traditions, the club tries to live up to the wonderful green thumb Mimi was known to have. The club is the oldest in Lee County.

Meeting Times: 3rd Wednesday (September– May)
9:30 am – Hospitality 10:00 am – Meeting
Meeting Location: FMLCGC * or members homes, call
2166 Virginia Ave.
Fort Myers, FL
Contact Address: 794 Cypress Lake Circle
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Phone Number: 239 872-1029
Projects/Donations: ECHO; Community Cooperative; Hope Clubhouse; Edison Ford Winter Estates for Arbor Days; FGCU Foundation and Camp Wekiva
Annual Dues:

50

Special Events: Fundraising Auction; Field Trip; Christmas Party; April in Alva
FFGC: Yes
Members (approx): 51
Poinciana Garden Club
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Meeting Times: 2nd Tuesday (September – May) Meeting 9:00 am
Meeting Location: Garden Council Building
2166 Virginia Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Contact Address: 115 Gibson St.
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone Number: 239 896-4595
Projects/Donations: Six Mile Cypress Preserve, Penny Pines, FMLC Garden Council Projects, Avon Park Correctional Rehab Therapy Garden, Weikiva Youth Camp.
Annual Dues:

20

Special Events: Annual Plant and Treasure Sale (Call for dates)
FFGC: Yes
Members (approx): 35
Potpourri Designers
Description:

The club’s goal is to provide guidance and education into the world of Floral Design. We practice and improve design skills under the helpful guidance of each other and accredited judges who have agreed to work with the club members. Members are all experienced designers who have completed taking all seven design courses offered by NGC, Inc.

Meeting Times: last Monday, Monthly (Sept.-June) 1:00 pm

Meeting Location: FMLC Garden Council Headquaters
2166 Virginia Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Contact Address: 4340 NW 27th Lane
Cape Coral, FL 33993
Phone Number: 651 341-5409
Annual Dues:

25

Special Events: Participation in area flower shows.
FFGC: No
Members (approx): 16
Royal Palm Garden Club
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Meeting Times: 3rd Thursday (October – May) 9:30 am
Meeting Location: FMLC Garden Council Headquarters
2166 Virginia Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Contact Address: 1418 Sautern Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Phone Number: 860 625-3696
Projects/Donations: Wekiva Youth Camp, FMLC Garden Council projects.
Give a donation for club speakers who usually have a
particular project or charity they designate
Annual Dues:

25

Special Events: Take Interesting Field Trips, May Luncheon, Christmas Luncheon,
Flower Show at Zion Lutheran Church Nov 15, 2018.
FFGC: Yes
Members (approx): 28
Tropicana Garden Club
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Meeting Times: 2nd Thursday (November – April) 1:00 pm
Meeting Location: Tropicana Clubhouse
Contact Address: 11510 East Palm Drive
12627 Plumosa Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Phone Number: 239 433-2753
Projects/Donations: Quality Life Center of Fort Myers, Root Heritage Gardens, Tropicana Co-op for landscaping and beautification
Annual Dues:

5

Special Events: Decorating of Clubhouse in December, annual Card Party, designs for Strolling Flower Show, annual member luncheon in March, garden tours, Trash to Treasure sale
FFGC: No
Members (approx): 47