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*** Next Meeting - Edible Landscaping - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 10:00am at Elsie Quirk Library ***  *** Plant Propagation Work Sessions Are Ongoing And Meet Weekly - Details Are Below ***

2009 - 2015 Men's Garden Club of Englewood, Englewood, FL
 

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Our Objectives

  • Promoting An Active Interest In Gardens, Their Design And Management
     
  • Cooperating In The Protection Of Wild Flowers, Native Plants And Wild Birds
     
  • Promoting And Encouraging Civic Interest In Individual Or Private Gardens, Community Plantings And Parks.

  


  • Edible Landscaping Talk - March 10, 2015 at 10:00am

The next meeting of the Men’s Garden Club of Englewood will be a talk, with a question and answer period, on Edible Landscaping. The presentation will be held at 10:00am in the second floor meeting room of the Elsie Quirk Library located at 100 W Dearborn Street in Englewood.
Robert Kluson, our speaker, will talk about creating a garden space for reflection and refuge while also providing food production.   In summary, how to use edible native plants to create contemplative edible landscape at your home.
 
Robert is the Agricultural and Natural Resources Extension Agent of UF/IFAS Extension of Sarasota County. He has a Ph.D in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems from the University of California-Santa Cruz and has done Post-Doc work in Florida natural ecosystems at the University of South Florida.   Among his many efforts he works with the Florida Master Naturalist and Watershed Education programs as well as supporting sustainable and local commercial agricultural programs.
 
Please feel free to joins us. Everyone is welcome and membership is not required. When you attend our meetings you will get to meet our members and have the opportunity to ask them gardening questions related to Southwest Florida gardening. 
 
Please check our Calendar Page for more information on this meeting as well as other scheduled meetings and plant sales.


  • Plant Propagation Work Sessions Are Ongoing
The plant  propagation committee resumed the plant propagation work sessions for the coming year. We meet weekly on Tuesday mornings (except for the scheduled monthly club meetings).  We meet at 8:30am at Paul's yard. If you need directions send an e-mail through the contact page. If you are interested in learning about plants and propagation in this area of Florida please feel free to joins us. Membership is not required.
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