Welcome to the Pine Island Garden Club

2022 PINE ISLAND GARDEN CLUB MEETINGS
 Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, except June, July and August, 9:00 am Social; 9:30 am at Fishers of Men Evangelical Lutheran Church 10360 Stringfellow Road, Saint James City, FL 33956 

PINE  ISLAND GARDEN CLUB MEETINGS

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Member Meeting

September 15, 2022

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Member Meeting
October 20, 2022

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Member Meeting
November 17, 2022

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December  Holiday Lunch 

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PINE ISLAND GARDEN CLUB

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, except June, July and August,  9:00 am Social; 9:30 am at            

Fishers of Men Evangelical Lutheran Church 10360 Stringfellow Road, Saint James City, FL 33956

 

May 19, 2022 
Pine Island Garden Club Meeting

Marty Kendall presents Edible Plants

Featured Plant is the Cockscomb

May 12, 2022 9:00 am to 1:00 pm 
Gardens of Kathleen Hecksher
Julie Stein 
Frank Potter and Joan Rosenberg

Greetings all, In case you didn’t see it, I thought I’d share this nice article that appeared in the Eagle about our own member Jim Friedlander. Check out his books, including his newest one, by going to his website James Friedlander.Club Wishing everybody a great summer and see you in the fall. Kathy W

Pine Island Garden Club Meeting

April 21, 2022

Robert Ballard, President of The Calusa Land Trust and longtime resident of Lee County, presented a very interesting historical and pictorial account of the establishment and development of the five communities that make up Pine Island: Bokeelia, Pineland, Pine Island Center,St. James City and Matlacha. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed Robert’s facts, stories and recollections.  Afterwards, Robert expressed thanks to Pine Island Garden Club for the cash donation and support provided in other ways. Volunteers to clear trails at Calusa Land Trust work parties and/or to become members are always needed and appreciated.

Marty then acknowledged representatives from the 4 organizations supported by the 

Pine Island Garden Club 

*Calusa Land Trust, *Pine Island Food Pantry,  *Beacon of Hope, * C.R.O.W. 
 

Marty stated that in addition to the cash donations, the club provided workers and funding for the island beautification done at Pine Island Elementary, Kiwanis Park, Bokeelia Post Office, Beacon of Hope plantings,The Museum of the Island and the Garden Park.

I am proud to be a member!  Margaret Bergsten 

April 14, 2022 9:00 am to 1:00 pm 
Gardens of Marti and John Kendall, 
Beth Smith
Bonnie Kellen

Thank you!

March 17, 2021

Pine Island Garden Club Member Meeting

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

CRAZY HAT DAY

Proceeds maintain the grounds at the Phillips Park, Museum of the Islands, Bokeelia Post Office and the PI Elementary School, and support many benevolent local organizations such as the Calusa Land Trust, PI Food Pantry, CROW, Beacon of Hope and the Kiwanis Children's Park.

February 17, 2022

Garden Gala Preparation

January 20, 2022 Meeting 

The Pine Island Garden Club thanks Stephen Brown, Horticulture Agent,  UF/IFAS Lee County Extension for his fantastic presentation on Palm Tree Care!  

For a copy of Stephen Brown's Palm Tree presentation contact info@pineislandgardenclub.org

Stephen H. Brown, Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Lee County Extension, Parks and Recreation Division

3410 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916

Office: (239) 533-7513 Cell: (239) 850-4184, Contact Stephen Brown:  brownsh@leegov.com

Brown's web page: http://lee.ifas.ufl.edu//hort/GardenHome.shtml

Solutions For Your Life:" http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/TOPIC_SFYL_Start

Instagram: lee_ufifas

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Holiday Luncheon

December 8, 2021

December 8, 2021

Echo Farms Tour

All Green  Thumb Gardeners!

Please welcome new members to our Garden Club:

Carole & David Ramsay

Albert (Ed) Sellers and Lorna (Rocket) Curtis 

Welcome back 

Klaus Kment!

 

Photos taken at the Edison Ford Winter Estates by Vanessa Kleeger, December 2021

 

November 18, 2021, Member Meeting 

JMC Landscaping, Residential Landscaping Design and Renovation 

October 27, 2021
Pine Island Tropicals Tour

Field Trip is at PINE ISLAND BOTANICALS, 12571 AUBREY LANE, BOKEELIA FLA 33922. LUNCH AT LAZY FLAMINGO 

October 21, 2021 - Pine Island Garden Club Meeting
Welcome New Members -  Mary Iverson & Susan Johnson 

Dr. Mongi Zekri, Multi-County Citrus Extension Agent,  Univeristy of Florida, IFAS gave a presentation on Florida Low-Chill Peaches

September 16, 2021

Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida, Bonsai Gardens with Phil Kreig

Bonsai November 6-7, 2021 Annual Show Details   

See the pineislandgardenclub.org  Projects and Events Page at the top menu.

Our Promise

to aid in the protection and conservation of natural resources, encourage civic beauty and roadside beautification, stimulate the study of the fine art of gardening, and cooperate with the other agencies in furthering the interests of horticulture and conservation.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to aid in the protection and conservation of natural resources, encourage civic beauty and roadside beautification, stimulate the study of the fine art of gardening, and cooperate with the other agencies in furthering the interests of horticulture and conservation.      

Membership

Dues are $25.00 per year for individuals and $45.00 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. 
The Pine Island Garden Club is a working club and each member is expected to serve on a Refreshment Committee and a Standing Committee. 
Members are required to bring their own coffee cups to meetings for refreshments. This follows our philosophy of doing our part to protect our environment from unnecessary waste. 
 Minutes/Treasurer's reports are emailed to members.

Thursday, May 20, 2021,  Pine Island Garden Club Meeting
Welcome the following new members - Rosemary Greer, Patricia Sullivan,  Jennifer Troia 

PLANTS TOXIC TO CATS

April 15, 2021

Pine Island Garden Club Meeting