Pine Island Garden Club

Bokeelia - Pineland - St. James City - Matlacha
Florida

 

 

 

Garden Park Workers

Garden Park Volunteers on Thursday April 23

 

 

 

Click on link to read reports
Minutes of April 19, Regular Meeting
Treasurer's Report of April 13, 2015
Minutes of January 15, Board of Directors Meeting
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CLICK HERE TO PRINT GARDEN TOUR

THE FINAL FIELD TRIP FOR THE PINE ISLAND GARDEN CLUB THIS YEAR WILL BE FOUR GARDENS IN BOKEELIA...ON SATURDAY MAY 16TH BEGINNING AT 9 AM. 

FIRST GARDEN;  JEANNETTE SMITH AT 12910 AUBREY LANE.
JEANNETTE HAS TWO ACRES OF MATURE TREES INCLUDING MANY
TROPICAL FRUIT TREES.
DIRECTIONS;  TURN  EAST OFF STRINGFELLOW ON BAY POINT ROAD
(WHERE THE OLD KOUSKEYS STUDIO SITS)
FOLLOW BAY POINT ROAD AROUND THE S AND WHEN YOU GET TO AUBREY LANE TURN LEFT TO 12910 AUBREY LANE.  BOTH JEANNETTE SMITH AND MARTY KENDALL WILL BE GIVING TOURS AROUND THE PROPERTY.  TRY TO GET THERE BETWEEN 9 AND 9:30.
THERE IS PLENTY OF PARKING.

SECOND GARDEN;  BUNNY HUTCHINSON 16311 PORTABELLA.
TURN TOWARD THE  BOKEELIA POST OFFICE ON BARRANCAS TO PORTABELLA AND TURN LEFT (NORTH) .
SHE WILL SHOW WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH A SMALL LOT ON A CANAL.
WITH TERRACING.  SHE HAS ALLSPICE TREES, BAY RUM TREES
AND ORCHIDS.  PLEASE PARK TWO DOORS UP ON THE RIGHT IN
THE EMPLY LOT (A SIGN WILL BE ON THE LOT).

THIRD GARDEN;  CAROLYN LITTLETON  16184 BUCCANEER STREET
BOKEELIA IS ALSO TOWARD THE BOKEELIA POST OFFICE THE NEXT STREET DOWN FROM BUNNY.
HERE IS A DOUBLE LOT THAT IS A FLORIDA FRIENDLY YARD.  PART OF THE GARDEN IS FLOWERS AND THE SOUTH 40 (THE LOT TO THE SOUTH) IS FRUIT TREES AND VEGETABLES ALONG WITH FLOWERS.  CUTTINGS AND PLANTS YOU MAY DIG UP ARE AVAILABLE...SO BRING CUTTERS OR A SHOVEL.
YOU SHOULD HAVE PLENTY OF PARKING. 

FOURTH GARDEN; KATHLEEN HECKSHER'S 7760 BOCILLA LANE, BOKEELIA.
GET BACK ON STRINGFELLOW AND TURN RIGHT (NORTH)
GO PAST THE 4 WINDS MARINA/JUG CREEK BRIDGE AND THE
SECOND  STREET ON THE RIGHT IS BOCILLA..TURN RIGHT AND YOU'LL SEE THE BIG PINK  HOUSE ON THE LEFT.
PARK IN THE SIDE YARDON THE WEST SIDE OF THE HOUSE
NEXT TO THE PAVED DRIVE.
I HAVE OVER 120 DIFFERENT KINDS OF FLOWERS THAT ARE LABELED AND AN AUTOMATIC WATERING SYSTEM. 

YOU MAY BRING SPOUSES AND FRIENDS IF YOU WISH. THERE IS NO CHARGE TO VIEW THE GARDENS AND EACH OF THE HOSTESSES WILL HAVE ICE COLD WATER FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING. 

BRING YOUR CAMERA.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT GARDEN TOUR

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  Next Regular Meeting
 Thursday May 21, 2015
Isabel Way
"Making Your Yard Pine island Perfect"
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Meetings are held at
Fishers of Men Evangelical Lutheran Church
10360 Stringfellow Road
St. James City
Social Time 9:00am
Meeting starts at 9:30

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Our new signs for member's gardens
Note the hitchiker on top!

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Coffee Mug

Membership
Dues are $20.00 per year for individuals and $35.00 for a couple.  First time guests are welcomed without charge; a second attendance at a charge of $5.00. Further attendance will require membership in the club and the second attendance fee will be credited towards the membership dues.
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Coffee Mug

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This is Earleaf Acacia - if you see it remove it.
It is an invasive.

Earleaf Acacia up close
Click here for the Earleaf Acacia Flyer.

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Link to Florida Exotic Plant List - 2011
http://www.fleppc.org/list/list.htm

The first link is a four page document.
The second link to the brochure, has the complete list on page 2.
This page is worth printing and having on hand to refer to.

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See new listings on Plant Exchange Page!

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Lee County has published
Lee County Landscape & Fertilizer
Best Management Practiced (BMP) Ordinance.
It has been in effect since May of 2009
Click Here for the Ordinance


2014 - 2016 Officers
 President                           Marty Kendall
 First Vice President             Pat Rooney
 Second Vice President        Nancy Kennedy
 Ass’t 2nd VP                      John Kendall
 Recording Secretary           Bonnie Kellen
 Ass’t Recording Secretary   Kathleen Hecksher
                                          and Anne August
 
Corresponding Secretary    Kathie Reiter
 Treasurer                           Joan Rosenberg
 Ass’t Treasurer                   Donna Cook
 Ways & Means                   Liz Duchaine
 Membership                       Alice Trant
 Parliamentarian                  Barbara Peckinpaugh
 Historian                            Joyce Van Deusen
 Publicity                             Carol Crane

E-Mail the Club at - info@pineislandgardenclub.org