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Naples Garden Club is a nonprofit community-oriented charitable and educational organization fostering appreciation of floral design, horticulture and the environment.  The club has a 60-year tradition of producing sold-out House & Garden Tours, mounting the largest juried Flower Show in Southwest Florida, presenting notable speakers and workshops, and investing in the community by funding scholarships and community projects.


 

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Naples Garden Club hosts District IX Fall Meeting Pictured: Linda LaRue Brown, President, Sondra Quinn, Governance Chair and organizer of the meeting and Claudia Bates, 2nd VP Florida Federation of Garden Clubs

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Members of the Garden Club at a watering gardening workshop with Danny Cox, Aquatic Areas staff member at Naples Botanical Garden

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Leah Heald, Naples Garden Club Idea Garden intern, teaches a Kokedama workshop

NGC Hostesses at District IX Meeting.

Tending the raffle table at the District IX Meeting, Fifi MacMahon, Bev Metcalf, Marcia Patrignani & Linda Crescenzi


Naturally Naples . . . On the 26th Latitude

pulmeriaEach year the Naples Garden Club and Naples Botanic Garden partner in presenting the Naples Flower Show, the largest juried show in Southwest Florida.  In 2015, this floral extravaganza takes place on March 27 and 28.  The theme is “Naturally Naples….On the 26th Latitude” and will celebrate all things found in and around our beloved Naples.

The logo (seen to the left) for this year’s show will be Plumeria. Commonly named “Frangipani” plumeria are used to make Hawaiian leis and are famous for their sweet fragrance.  Naples Garden Club members selected the Plumeria logo to commemorate the group’s relationship with the Naples Botanical Garden whose Plumeria Collection achieved The North American Plant Collections Consortium (NAPCC) recognition in 2012. The NAPCC is a network of botanical gardens working to coordinate a continent-wide approach to plant … Read More



Extra! Extra! Read All About it! NGC Workshop Featured in NDN

NDN_Article_KokedamaThe Naples Daily News ran a wonderful article on the Naples Garden Club Kokedama workshop in the Friday, October 16 paper.  Click on the paper to the left to download the PDF of the article.

By Kelly Farrell
Daily News Correspondent; 239-213-5365

Hanging by a string became a celebrated idea for Naples Garden Club members. Dozens of hanging, pot-less plants are one of the newest designs to display native hardy horticulture at Naples Botanical Garden. Club members got together Monday to pack dirt and plant roots into balls, cover them in moss and dangle the plants from a string in a Japanese art form called Kokedama . . . 

If you subscribe to NDN online, you can click here to view it on their website.  You can view it for free until noon, … Read More



2014 Grant Recipients

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At its April 7, 2014, meeting, Naples Garden Club announced $58,000 in grants to Naples area nonprofit organizations.

The following grants were made:

  • $20,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation, the final payment in support of the $100,000 Naples Garden Club Endowment to provide financial assistance to selected students who conduct research in plant science at the FGCU/Naples Botanical Garden Kapnick Education and Research Center.
  • $10,000 to Conservancy of Southwest Florida, to landscape a pedestrian connection between the Naples Zoo and the Conservancy to the Naples Greenway. Pedestrian traffic between these three areas will greatly enhance visitation opportunities.
  • $3000 to Grace Place for Families and Children, to continue our connection with its Children’s Garden, by providing after-school teachers to integrate hands-on learning in the garden with reading, math, writing and science lessons.
  • $10,000 to Habitat
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The 2015 Tour was a success.  Thank you to everyone who attended.

Thank you to our generous House & Garden Tour Sponsors.

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