The Care and Feeding of Roses in Tampa”

February 5, 2020
Location: 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629
Special Guest Speaker John Hardin of Hardin’s Nursery.

Floral Design Interest Group

Dates: February 12, 2020 – Valentine Table Designs
May 20, 2020 – Hand tied bouquets Time: 10am to 1pm
Location: 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629

Members can continue learning and practicing new and different skills by attending the following classes. Most classes will be held 10:00 to 1:00 at the Tampa Garden Club (2629 Bayshore Blvd.). Registration one week in advance is requested. For more information or to register go to pamslagg@hotmail.com she will let you know if there is a materials fee. All classes are open to the general public.

Youth Nature Photography Contest

February 5, 2020 through March 1

The Tampa Federation of Garden Club Circles, Inc. (TGC) Photo Contest is open to all Hillsborough County Middle School and High School students who are between 12 and 18 years of age at the time of entry. There will be 4 categories with a winner of each and a ‘Best in Show’ for a Middle School and a High School student.
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Tampa GreenFest

Date: March 28th and 29, 2020
Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629

The Tampa Federation is so excited to announce the continuation of Tampa GreenFest (formerly known as the Tampa GardenFest), will be held on the grounds of Tampa Garden Club at 2629 Bayshore Blvd.

Our focus will carry back to the original theme of plants, garden tools, and garden needs. We plan to have 65 vendors outside and a Flower Show in the Conservatory.  Some Circles will sell their wares inside and others outside as they choose.We look forward to a fabulous success under the leadership of Chair Leona Immenhausen (leeimmen@yahoo.com) and her committee.

2019 VENDOR APPLICATION

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT

Flower Show: “The Sporting Life” 

Date: March 28th and 29, 2020
Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629

Held in conjunction with Tampa GardenFest  (formerly GreenFest). Free and Open to the public at the Tampa Garden Club (2629 Bayshore Blvd).

Click here for a Horticulture Entry Form (Deadline March 1st). 
Click here for Design Entry Form
Click here for the Flower Show Schedule
Click here to sign up for this event.

Earthly Paradise Garden Tour

Date: April 2020
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Location: Fred Ball Park

Rose Circle’s 29th annual The Earthly Paradise garden tour is Sunday, April 5th from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM! Five lovely private gardens will be open for your viewing and idea gathering. There will also be a Musical Tea Party in Rose Circle’s adopted Fred Ball Park. The Tea Party is from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Plan to attend!

FFGC convention, Tampa Hilton Downtown

April 16-18, 2020
A state flower show at the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. (FFGC) convention hosted at the Hilton Tampa Downtown, April 16-18, 2020. Members will be encouraged to enter their prized horticulture and to enter the design categories.

Annual Meeting

April 29, 2020
Review of annual reports; vintage fashion show – members on the runway….luncheon.

Tampa Club Annual Meeting
Kids In The Garden

Kids In The Garden 2020

Registration Opens: March 16, 2020
Camp Dates:June 1-5, 2020
Camp Times: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 12 PM.
Where:Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL. 33629
Cost:$65.00 per child.  Check made payable to Tampa Garden Club.

A nature related mini-camp experience for boys and girls who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade. REGISTRATION OPENS TO GENERAL PUBLIC ON MARCH 16TH.

Accepting 35 children.  Supervision by Garden Club members and teenaged volunteer counselors.   Anita Camacho, Camp Chairman: 813-748-7098

Bring daily snack and bottle of water labeled with the child’s name.  Wear sunscreen and insect repellent. Wear closed shoes and socks. Craft materials and tee shirts are supplied.

Complete this registration form and send it, along with your check for the camp registration cost, to:

Registrar – Virginia Green
7538 Armand Cir.
Tampa, FL 33634

For additional inquiries or information, please contact Virginia at (813) 886-4592 or vagreen100@aol.com .Registration is not complete until payment received by check made payable to Tampa Garden Club. Scholarship opportunities are available for qualifying families. Please mark on your registration if a scholarship is needed.

Board of Directors Meeting

Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. on the last Wednesday of the month running from September through May. There is no December meeting.