When you shop at Driftwood please mention you saw their ad on the Gulf Coast Garden Club Website. Click here to view

October 17, 2023 District 9 Meeting Information and Registration Form

Gulf Coast Garden Club Elegant Sale Open Online

New member Terri Snow welcomed at the September meeting

September 11, 2023 Meeting at Laura Sullivan’s home

September 8, 2023 Fort Myers / Lee County Garden Council meeting

April 2024 FFGC 100th Anniversary Information

Denise Baier reports her Sweet Autumn is in bloom now.

The August GCGC get together was at Rose Ford’s new home.
It was wonderful to see her new garden that she and her hubby
have been putting together this summer. 20 members arrived
and enjoyed socializing. Of course, all the snacks were wonderful.
We talked about meeting at Laura’s for our Sept 11 meeting and
more info will come out on the Blossom and on the website.
Sept 8th is the first meeting of the Ft. Myers Council’s meeting.
The program is “The Benefits of House Plants”.
There is car pooling from the CVS east of 75, south on Corkscrew.
Let Anina know if you would like to join of the Car pool.
Need to leave by 8:10 am and home by 1pm.
Enjoy the pictures.
Photos at the home of Rose Ford – site of August meeting

Photos at the home of Kathleen Forsman – site of June meeting
please thank Ruth Bethem, Kathleen Forsman, and Anina Bachrach for the photos

5/23/2023 more photos from Denise Baier

5/12/2023 Fort Myers Lee County Garden Council photos by Anina Bachrach

5/8/2023 GCGC Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach
Lee County Recyles Presentation

New members welcomed at the April Luncheon
Marilynn Doll – Nancy Hester – Ruth Bethem – Robin Porter
Their contact information has been added to the online directory.

The online version of the member directory is password protected.
Email benbachrach@gmail.com if you need the directory password.
Links to the yearbook and directory can be found on the ABOUT US page.

April 11, 2023 Gulf Coast Garden Club Spring Luncheon at Bonita Bay Club
Photos by Anina Bachrach

Mary King named The Outstanding Garden Council Person of the Year and receives the “Tree of Life” vase.

14th Annual Berne Davis Honorary Service Award Luncheon,
photos by Anina Bachrach

April 1, 2023 Fort Myers Flower Show Photos by Anina Bachrach

Denise Baier provided more pictures from her garden. Click here to see her 2023 photos.
Click pictures she took last year.

March 17, 2023 Naples Flower Show photos by Anina Bachrach

March 13, 2023 Meeting – Ikebana Demonstration photos by Anina Bachrach, and Sue Masters

March 10, 2023 Garden Council Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach

February 24-25, 2023 GCGC Flower Show photos by Anina Bachrach

January 13, 2023 Garden Council Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach

February 13, 2023 GCGC Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach

January 9, 2023 GCGC Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach

December 12, 2022 GCGC Luncheon at Bonita Bay photos by Anina Bachrach

November 14, 2022 GCGC Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach

November 11, 2022 Council Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach

September 9, 2022 Council Meeting photos by Anina Bachrach
Included in these Council meeting photos are the slides on ‘Tillandsia’ that Tony Mauriello would have delivered at our Oct. 10 meeting which was canceled due to Hurricane Ian.

August 22, 2022 Council President’s Tea Photos

August 8, 2022 Meeting at Kathleen Forsman’s Home Photos

July 11, 2022 Meeting at Laura Sullivan’s Home Photos

Kathleen Forsman submitted pictures of plants and flowers on her lanai and in her garden. Kathleen mentioned: “We ate the fourth generation pineapple and it was perfect!”. She included a picture of the pineapple plant.
Click here to see her pictures.

The Gulf Coast Garden Club is now accepting applications for 2023-24 sponsors. Contact Anina Bachrach aninabach@aol.com. Click here to see our current sponsors.

* Supporting organizations through donations
In December, GCGC provided a Santa mailbox to a local school, so children through the third grade could mail their cards to Santa. GCGC will again donate to Camp Wichovia and a gardening book to our local school for introducing gardening to students. 

Here is the link to the wonderful new spring issue of the National Gardener:
Check the FFGC.ORG website for information on EVENTS. 

Please send content suggestions to: benbachrach@gmail.com

Lorna O’Hara at our Blue Star Marker

Kathleen has recent completed another video
Creative Floral Arrangers Videos by Kathleen Hawryluk

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

Beginner or Expert…
Full Time or
Seasonal Resident…
All Are Welcome!
We study horticulture and floral design.
We encourage protecting and conserving natural resources.
We promote community service and roadside beautification.
We share our love of nature.
Meetings are held the 2nd Monday,
Oct – May
9:00 AM till 11:45 AM
St Leo the Great Catholic Church, 28384 Beaumont Rd. • Bonita Springs
Educational Center Classrooms 13 & 14

There is time for coffee and socializing as well as educational programs about both
horticulture, design and environment. For more details click here.

Find out why we are the fastest growing garden club in Southwest Florida.

For more information e-mail: GulfCoastGardenClub@gmail.com