IHB – Dave Grover from Sun Harbor Nursery.
Topic: Earth Boxes: A Gardening System that requires no Green Thumb
IHB – Tina Stoeker from Design of the Times
Topic: Alternative Vase Mechanics with Fresh Flowers
IHB – Field Trip to Elbow Creek Nursery ( Park at Eau Gallie Library and walk across) Shelly McKinney owner
IHB – Ms. Jerry O’Connell, LOWE’s Garden Center representative.
Topic: CONTAINER GARDENING with orchids to raffle off.
IHB – Mrs. Mango’s Herb Center: Anneke Langendonk
Topic: Healing Herbs How to Grow and Use
IHB – Jody Palmer: Public Outreach for Brevard Zoo.
Topic: Oyster Mat Making and Restoration
IHB – Evelyn Franks
Topic: Garden Ornaments
MBG – Wae Nelson, publisher of Florida Gardening Magazine
Topic: Improving your soil in Florida
MBG – Tom and Joanie MacCubbin
Topic: Gardening Challenges
MBG – Birding @ Merritt Isl Nat.Wildlife Refuge with bird expert.
Lunch @ Dixie Crossroads,Titusville?
Wear closed shoes, hat, sunscreen.
Bring binocs, camera, water.
MBG – Vern Bloch
Topic: Orchids 101
Feb – GARDENFEST! Riverside Park, Vero Beach.
75 vendors of plants & accessories.
Beautiful park under oaks.
MBG – Jason Santini, Owner of Happy Healthy Human
Topic: Becoming a Happy Healthy Human… benefits of growing your own greens and eating them.
Feb – FL Gourd Society Annual Show (& sale, classes), 8a.m.- 6 p.m.
MBG – Lucille Deith
Topic: Herbs and their uses.
McKee Botanical Garden, admission: adults $9, seniors $8.
350 U.S. Highway 1, Vero Beach.
Lovely walking paths & water scenes.
Lunch @ Garden Café.
MBG – Jake Crews of 4 C’s Nursery
Topic: Trees in the Home Landscape
Charlie Schack’s garden in West Melbourne
Beautiful shady yard.
“Probably will have plants for sale”.
PMGC – Mark Rutledge
Program: Crime Prevention
PMGC – Speaker: Dr. Martingano
Program: Arthritis & Sleep Problems
PMGC – Field Trip: Rockledge Gardens/Lunch near-by
PMGC – Speaker: Sally Scalera
Program: Preparing for a Freeze
PMGC – Field Trip: Either Bamboo Gardens or Maple St. Native Plants/
PMGC – Speaker: Joanna Helms of Mama Jo’s Sunshine Herbals
Program: Herbs /Uses /Medicinal herb plants
PMGC – Field Trip: Riverwalk Nature Center in Rockledge/Lunch near-by
PMGC – Speaker: Jody Palmer from Brevard Zoo
Program: Making Oyster mats
PMGC – Field Trip: Funky Chicken Farm on Hield Rd./Lunch near-by
PMGC – Speaker: Connie Adams from PMGC
Program: Drying Flowers
PMGC – Field Trip: Judi’s Butterflies/Lunch near-by
MGC – Vegetable Gardening by Sally Scalera, UF/IFAS Horticultural Agent
MGC – Native Plants/composting by Michele Provencal
MGC – Patty Lamazzo of Petals Flower & Gift Shoppe
MGC – All about Africian Violets by Marian Yager
MGC – Floral Arrangements by Rena Foley
MGC – Making Hearts by Sandi Dix
IGC – Sea Beans with Nan Rhodes