Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sabal Palm/Cabbage Palm

Our State Tree (South Carolina’s too) When I was a child we would take the train from south Florida to Michigan to visit my grandparents. I always knew we were almost home when large majestic trees ceded to ugly, half-dead looking cabbage palms … Continue reading

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Letter from the President

Get set for a great April . . . after a whirlwind March. Through the Garden Gate . . . March was a busy month, something for everyone! We started off with a fun field trip to Marathon, 3 days … Continue reading

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Marathon Garden Club Tour Makes For A Fun Day

On Saturday, March 1, a small but enthusiastic group of our garden club members traveled down to Marathon to visit their garden club’s home tour. The weather was perfect, sunny and cool, and the homes we visited were lovely with … Continue reading

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Penny Pines Project

Last fall, the Coral Gables Garden Club joined the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs in an effort to rejuvenate forest land in the state of Florida. Deforestation through natural disasters or human activities remains a major concern of environmentalists throughout … Continue reading

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World Gardening

Our Coral Gables Garden Club chose to contribute to the ECHO Project as our fund raiser to support World Gardening 2014. Kay Murff and Sharon Trobovich, our club’s past and present presidents attended a presentation on the programs at the farm in Lee County. The … Continue reading

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