Council Directory

Fiddlesticks Garden Club
Category:
Meeting Times:
2nd Wednesday (October - April) 12:30 pm
Meeting Location:
Glenn Abby Clubhouse Meeting Room or Fiddlesticks Country Club Clubhouse
Contact Address:
Janet Ray
8381 Glenfinnan Circle
Fort Myers, FL 33912

Phone Number:
239 250-3386
Projects/Donations:
Fort Myers - Lee County Garden Council
Berne Davis Botanical Garden
Community Cooperative CCMI
Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation
The Bobby Nichols Foundation
Annual Dues:

30

FFGC:
No
Members (approx):
56
Florida Herb Enthusiasts
Category:
Description:

Florida Herb Enthusiasts is a group of people who are interested in learning about growing and using herbs. Definition of HERB, according to Kaye Cude and Monica Brandis, is "any useful plant".

Study group to learn about use and delight of herbs.

 

Meeting Times:
3rd Wednesday (Sept-May) 6:30 pm
Meeting Location:
FMLC Garden Council Headquarters
2166 Virginia Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901
Contact Address:
1615 Woodford Ave.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone Number:
239 233-1348
Projects/Donations:
Herb mound at the Garden Council headquarters
FFGC:
No
Members (approx):
15
Florida Native Plant Society, Coccoloba Chapter
Category:
Description:

We Preserve the Preservation, Conservation, and Restoration of the Native Plants and Native Plant Communities of Florida by providing scientifically sound information on native plants, their habitats, the wildlife that depends on them, and their management and culture.

Meeting Times:
3rd Thursday Monthly at 6:30 pm
Meeting Location:
Cutting Horse Eco Center
26268 Cutting Horse Lane
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Contact Address:
FNPS/Coccoloba Chapter
P.O. Box 61432
Fort Myers, FL 33906-1432
Phone Number:
239-223-8945
Projects/Donations:
Various throughout the year
Annual Dues:

35

Special Events:
Site visits and presentations by guest speakers.
FFGC:
No
Members (approx):
183
Garden Club of Cape Coral
Category:
Description:

Our Garden Club is composed of members from all parts of the country. We bring a wealth of wisdom to share. The uniqueness of Florida’s diversity of plant life and growing climate is explored by those who have come to make this area a part of their lives with those who have always called this their home. We invite you to join with us in our growing to become environmentally conscious of the gifts of nature in Southwest Florida.

Meeting Times:
2nd Wednesday (September - May)
Hospitality 5:45 pm
Meetings 6:00 pm
Meeting Location:
Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral, 360 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral
Contact Address:
1217 SW 2nd Ave.
Cape Coral, FL 33991
Phone Number:
860 402-7408
Projects/Donations:
Marty Ward and Donna Conway Merit Award Scholarships given to
qualifying HS students. Additional awards given to Cape Coral Middle Schools and High Schools for their horticulture/garden programs.
Donations go to the Butterfly Garden at Cape Coral Library, Rose
Garden at Cape Coral’s Historical Society, FFGC Camp Wekiva, FFGC S.E.E.K., Rotary Park Butterfly Garden and Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build Landscaping. Our Master Gardeners write weekly educational
articles in the Breeze.
Annual Dues:

30

Special Events:
March in the Park (2nd Saturday in March) Mar 12, 2022
NGC Standard Flower Show - April 29-30th, 2022
“The Golden Years of Cape Coral-a Retrospective”
Location: SW Cape Library in CC Fri 3-4:30p & Sat 9am-3pm
FFGC:
Yes
Members (approx):
105
Gulf Coast Garden Club
Description:

All who wish to learn more about growing in SW Florida using local botanical information for gardens and designs are welcome.

Meeting Times:
2nd Monday Monthly Nov., Jan.-Mar., May 10:00 am

Meeting Location:
Unity Church of Bonita Springs
28285 Imperial Pkwy
Bonita Springs, FL 34135-6938
Contact Address:
20570 Torre Del Lago St.
Estero, FL 33928-6350
Phone Number:
734-560-6500
Projects/Donations:
Trips and outings throughout the year.
Annual Dues:

30

Special Events:
Blue Star Memorial dedicated Mar 29, 2021 in Bonita Springs
Children’s Gardening Books to Bonita Springs Library
FFGC:
Yes
Members (approx):
56
Jasmine Garden Club
Category:
Meeting Times:
1st Tuesdays September thru May 9:30 am-12:00 pm
Meeting Location:
FMLC Garden Council Headquarters
2166 Virginia Ave. Fort Myers 33901
(or members homes - call ahead)
Phone Number:
617-640-3460
Projects/Donations:
ECHO, Avon Park Correctional Institute Penal Garden Therapy
Program, SEEK (Save the Earth’s Environment through Knowledge), Wekiva Youth Camp, and FFGC Endowed
Scholarship, FMLCG.
Annual Dues:

25

Special Events:
Annual Luncheon
Date Time and Location TBD
FFGC:
Yes
Members (approx):
13
Kelly Greens Garden Club
Meeting Times:
Mondays once a month (October - April) 11 am
Meeting Location:
Dining Room
12300 KELLY GREENS BLVD
FORT MYERS FL 33908-5903
Website Address:
Contact Address:
12300 Kelly Greens Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Phone Number:
860 324-0071
Projects/Donations:
Hope Hospice, ECHO, Galisano’s Children’s Hospital, Partners for Breast Cancer Care and the KG Landscaping Committee.
Annual Dues:

15

Special Events:
Kelly Greens Home Tour & Style Show
FFGC:
No
Members (approx):
130
Lee County IFAS Extension Service
Category:
Description:

Explore You Tube Videos on South Florida Landscapes at:  YouTube.com/user/FloridaLandscape/Video

Pest & Insect Diagnostic Clinic

9:00 am– 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-4:00 pm M-F
3410 Palm Beach Blvd (Terry Park)  Fort Myers  33916

Hotline: 533-7504 or 533-7505
Email:  Extgardner@leegov.com

To schedule a home visit for citrus questions
email: CitrusAdvisors @ leegov.com

To learn about Florida Friendly Landscapes
Email: FYN@leegov.com

To receive “Brown’s Plant File” on local plants & classes
Email: brownsh@leegov.com

Meeting Times:
Master Gardeners
MEETINGS: September, November, January, March & May
4th Monday 10:00 am—12:00 pm
Meeting Location:
Meetings held at various locations.
Contact Address:
3410 Palm Beach Blvd (Terry Park)
Fort Myers 33916
Phone Number:
239 533-7505
FFGC:
No
Members (approx):
140
McGregor Garden Club
Category:
Meeting Times:
1st Wednesday ( September - June)
11:30 am
Meeting Location:
FMLC Garden Council Headquarters
2166 Virginia Ave.
Fort Myers 33901
Contact Address:
1225 Veronica S. Shoemaker Blvd.,
Fort Myers, FL 33916
Phone Number:
239 851-4448
Projects/Donations:
ECHO
Annual Dues:

15

Special Events:
Picnic
Field Trips
Bus Trips
FFGC:
No
Members (approx):
16
Periwinkle Garden Club
Category:
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
Meeting Location:
FMLCGC * or members homes, call
2166 Virginia Ave.
Fort Myers, FL
Contact Address:
1318 Gasparilla Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone Number:
239-826-3694
Projects/Donations:
ECHO, Community Cooperative, Edison Ford Winter Estates for Arbor Day, FGCU Foundation and Camp Wekiva
Annual Dues:

50

Special Events:
Fundraising Auction; Field Trip
FFGC:
Yes
Members (approx):
52
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