Island Garden Club Programs

Programs for 2019-2020

Date and Program 

Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday, 12 Noon (Sept thru May)

Meeting Location:  Melbourne Beach Community Center (509 Ocean Avenue)

The meeting Agenda consists of lunch provided by designated hostesses, meeting and a guest speaker presentation. The club also enjoys hands-on activities and field trips. We share tips and events on our Facebook page, Island Garden Club.

September 11, 201912 Noon

Location: MBCC- Plant Swap

Hostesses:

  1. Roberta Crapo
  2. Marlene Marando
  3. Terry Burch

October 9, 2019 – 12 Noon

Location: MBCC- Growing Healthy Plants

Speaker: Dave with Sun Harbor Nursery on Plant Health and Placement in Gardens

Hostesses:

  1. Diane Chasick
  2. Jane Rollins
  3. Yolanda Bemont

November 13, 201910:00 am

Location: Barrier Island Center- Past Success and Future Plans

Speaker:  Nicole Perna on the North Meadow and designing future spaces. Concluding with lunch at Julia’s home and tour of her evolving garden.  Note: meet at the BIC at 10:00 am (8385 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951)

Hostesses:

  1.  
  2.  
  3. Kathryn Merry

December 4, 2019Brunch at 11:00 am

Location: River Pearl/ Julia’s Home – Holiday Gathering and Gift Exchange. We will also be collecting personal items for the Women’s Shelter.   Note: Brunch at 11:00 am

Hostesses:

  1. Julia Hill
  2. Michelle Wernow
  3. Stephanie Martin

January 8, 2020 – 12 noon

Location: MBCC- Incorporating Hardscape and Lighting in Garden Design Speaker:

Speaker:  Tom and Gina with Sun State Pavers and Landscaping.

Hostesses:

  1. Martha Carter
  2. Susan Merritt
  3. Barb Baird
  4. Patricia Biagi

February 12, 2020 –  10:00 am

Location: Rock City Gardens tour and Inspiration hands on potting project. Lunch TBD. Note meet at RCG at 10:00 am (9080 US-1, Wabasso, FL 32970)

March 11, 2020  –  10:00 am

Location: Yoga Garden Eau Gallie incorporating edible plants and permaculture in garden design. Lunch hosted by Stephanie Martin.  Note meet at Yoga Garden at 10:00 am (1482 Pineapple Ave and  Eau Gallie Blvd)

  1. Hostesses:

April 8, 2020 – 12 noon 

Location: MBCC – Gardening Nature’s Way designing a garden incorporating the Soil Food Web.

Speaker Sally Scalara Urban Horticulture Agent UF/IFAS Extension

Hostesses:

  1. Jan Shaffer
  2. Diane Collingsworth
  3. Nancy Schermenhorn

May 4, 2020 – 9 am  South Brevard Garden Club Assn meeting – IGC Hostess

Location:  Melbourne Fee Avenue Library –  (540 E Fee Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901).  Food assignments TBD.   Note:  Meet at 9 am at the Library to help set-up for buffet luncheon

May 13, 2020

Location Floridana Tropicals the home of Beth Glover. Bring your own lunch and picnic on Beth’s porch tour the garden.

Hostess

  1. Beth Glover

TBD – Summer Outing  (Lunch/Dinner)

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