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Join the Gainesville Garden Club
Our members have a love of plants and flowers along with a desire to learn more and to share that enthusiasm with others. Like gardens, we offer lots of variety for our members:
Participate with monthly educational programs, garden tours, demonstrations.
Volunteer with club activities.
Help create a heritage for the future with community projects.
Make new friends from "diggers to designers!".
Create alongside area designers at monthly, "Fun With Flowers".
Stay informed about Florida gardens and horticulture and opportunities to learn.
Our members include long time Florida residents and those new to Gainesville, women and men, young people to seniors, working and retired.

HOW TO JOIN
There are many ways to meet us and participate:
Contact us, using this link, and let us know your interests.
Sign up for Fun With Flowers. You'll leave with a wonderful floral display of your own design and meet many of our members. These workshops are held monthly and cost $17. See the calendar for specific dates.
Look for us at the Kanapaha Spring Garden Festival - we operate the Children's Corner to show kids the fun in gardening.
Attend meetings. Dates and the program topics are listed on our calendar.
Contact one of the Circles below for information or our Membership Chairman - for General Membership in the Club.
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MEMBERSHIP INFO
Annual Circle Dues - for an individual and per couple, General Members .
Benefits of membership include:
Monthly meetings with wide variety of educational programs.
Garden tours and an annual yearbook.
A subscription to the Florida Gardener magazine published four times a year by Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC).
A subscription to Gainesville Garden Club's monthly e-newsletter, The Seedling.
A 50% discount on use of the facilities for your private event, once per year (for members in good standing after 1 year of membership)
Many opportunities to participate in flower shows, floral design classes, gardening study courses, and many gardening and floral related community service projects. We work with many local and state organizations to assist you in furthering your special interests.
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OUR CLUB ORGANIZATION

Because our club is large, the Gainesville Garden Club members have the option of joining one of five different Circles or may also be a General Member of the Club. The Circles meet at varying times on the third Thursday of each month from September through May. The meeting place may change from month to month as programs often include visits to area gardens or activities.

There are meetings and workshops at the Garden Club during the year with educational programs of wide interest for all members and guests. Click on our Calendar for dates and topics.

As a member of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, our members have opportunities to participate in events at a district, state and national levels. In our District V there are two meetings a year hosted by various clubs in the north central Florida area.

The Gainesville Garden Club is more than 90 years old and proud of the long history and legacy of education and civic involvement. Read our history for a glimpse of the role our members have played in making Gainesville a wonderful community.

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OUR CLUB CIRCLES
The normal meeting days are the 4th Thursday of the month, September through May, except for November and December the day is moved to the 3rd Thursday of the month. The Circles listed below would welcome your contacting them for information on their programs and an invitation:
Begonia Circle -
Gardenia Circle -
Jasmine Circle -
Mimosa Circle -
Wildflowers Circle -
General Member - These members do not belong to a specific Circle, but may attend all club-wide meetings and participate in any of the many activities of the club. New members not familiar with Circles, but wishing to join the GGC may come in as a General Member and move to a circle if they desire at any time. Most Circles are also open to having General Members attend their meetings and functions - see contact information above. More Information
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