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2017 Tri-Council’s Waterwise Conference and Plant Sale

On Wed. Jun 7th, Florida Federation of Garden Club’s (FFGC) Tri-Council will be hosting “Water, Water, Everywhere Will there be enough to drink?” event to celebrate National Garden Week and National Consultants Day.
This is an all day event will be at FFGC Headquarters in Winter Park, FL and Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando, FL. A box lunch, tour of Leu Gardens, speakers, and plant sale are included in the $25/person cost. The deadline to sign up is June 1st.

Please open BOTH of the attachments to sign up for this informative and fun event. One is the flyer and the other is the registation form which you MUST print out, fill out and return with your check. You do not need to be a consultant or be or even know a garden club member to attend. 

 

For all current garden club/circle members, bring a guest and receive an entry into a special raffle. See registration attachment for more information.

If you can not open the attachments then go to this website:  http://www.districtx.org/upcomingevents.html

 

2017 May Meeting/Officers’ Installation Luncheon- Time of Day Correction

Our May 2017 general meeting/2017-2019 officers’ installation luncheon will be on Thursday, May 11th at 11:15 am at the Orange Tree Country Club at 7540 Woodgreen Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 and their phone number is 407-351-4034. It is located in Orange Tree Subdivision in Southwest Orange County.
We will also have a food drive for West Orange Christian Service Center. Please no glass or perishable items. Advance reservations are required. Cost is $25/person. We have to meet a minimum number attendees so friends and family members are encouraged to attend.
Please do not arrive before 11 am.
Special note: Our new incoming District VII Director Sue Roberts will be installing our officers.
If you did not sign up and pay for your reservation at the general meeting on April 13th, then you need to mail in your check made out to “Windermere Garden Club” . Please call 407-876-5789 for the address & for more information by April 27th.

Call TODAY-See our butterfly garden and schoolhouse landscaping

On WEDNESDAY, April 19th, Windermere Garden Club will have a field trip to visit 2 sites in Windermere that our club has been supporting. 

Due to the very limited parking and heavy traffic at Windermere Elementary school, we will be meeting at town hall parking lot at 8 am to carpool to the school.  
At 8:30am we will be at Windermere Elementary School at 11125 Park Ave. for the grand opening of the new learning garden and will also review the ongoing butterfly garden which is also at the school.
You will need to bring and show your ID to attend.
Then we will drive over to the 1887 Old Schoolhouse at 113 W. 7th Ave. and review it.
TODAY, You must RSVP if you have not already done so  by calling Jackie at 407-876-5789

Plant exchange on May 5th

Windermere Garden Club’s annual plant exchange will be on FRIDAY, May 5th from 9:30am-12:30pm. Bring your plants and cuttings that you are willing to share and your own refreshments. You do not need to bring plant(s) to get a plant(s). You do not need to RSVP, just show up.

Our new location will be at the Windermere Recreation Center aka Butler Bay Rec. Area at 11465 Park Ave. in Windermere. It is west of the Manors Subdivision and Windermere Elementary School.
If you have questions call Jackie at 407-876-5789.

 

Time to sign up to attend May Luncheon/Meeting

Our May general meeting/2017-2018 officers’ installation luncheon will be on Thursday, May 11th at 11:30am at the Orange Tree Country Club at 7540 Woodgreen Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 and their phone number is 407-351-4034. It is located in Orange Tree Subdivision in Southwest Orange County.  Orange Tree Subdivision is gated 24 hours so you must enter the development at the guard gated entrance at Dr. Phillips Blvd and Woodgreen DR. and tell the guard that you are with Windermere Garden Club. Continue on Woodgreen past several greens and the clubhouse will be hidden on the right.
We will also have a food drive for West Orange Christian Service Center. Please no glass or perishable items. Advance reservations are required. Cost is $25/person. We have to meet a minimum number attendees so friends and family members are encouraged to attend.
Please contact 407-876-5789 by April 27th to make your reservation and where to send your check made out to “Windermere Garden Club”

New Date for Nov. 2016 General Meeting

Due to a situation beyond our control, Windermere Garden Club’s next GENERAL meeting will be on the FIRST Thursday in November which is Nov. 3rd at Windermere Town Hall.

The November general meeting will NOT occur on the usual 2nd Thursday of the month. This is for November ONLY. Our program will be on succulents presented by Kelly Greer, Residential Horticulturist at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County.
Thank you.

Corrections-General Meeting Tomorrow

We hope you had a great summer and are ready to begin another exciting club year.

Windermere Garden Club will have its first GENERAL meeting for the 2016-2017 club year on Thursday, Sept. 8th at Windermere Town Hall.

An informal coffee will be at 9:30 am and the general meeting will begin at 10 am. Our speaker will be gardening expert Tom MacCubbin who will speak on “Gardening with Tom”.