Fort Myers – Lee County Garden Council

Local gardening clubs and societies grouping as a force to educate the community, to beautify our environs and to encourage conservation of our vital natural resources.

Design Education

The Garden Council houses the Mina Edison Botanical Library, hosts meetings and workshops for dozens of member clubs, and hosts Flower Shows and educational opportunities.

Gardens

The Garden Council’s Berne Davis Gardens are open to the public, and offer free self-guided tours on Tuesdays from 10 am to 1 pm.

Connecting Clubs

The Council helps residents connects with the 18 garden clubs, 9 plant societies and 2 affiliates, totalling over 1530 members. 

Enhancing the Community

The Council supports junior gardeners, sponsors educational opportunities, donates time, expertise and installations, and enhances public parks and lands.

Art Workshops

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Multiple dates in February

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Free Admission and Parking

Fort Myers – Lee County Garden Council Headquarters

2166 Virginia Avenue
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
(map)

Plein Air Workshops

Big Arts Sanibel Island will be holding a series of art workshops at the Berne Davis Botanical Gardens starting in February. Participation is first come, first served.  RSVP at https://bigarts.org.

NGC Flower Show

All that Glitters

March 31 & April 1
Presented by the
Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council
Honoring Garden Council President Susan Lawson.

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Friday, March 31

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Free Admission and Parking

Fort Myers – Lee County Garden Council Headquarters

2166 Virginia Avenue
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
(map)

Self-Guided Walks

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Tuesday & Thursday Mornings

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Free Admission and Parking

Fort Myers – Lee County Garden Council Headquarters

2166 Virginia Avenue
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
(map)

Berne Davis
Garden
Tours

The Berne Davis Botanical Garden, 2166 Virginia Avenue, Fort Myers, is open for Tuesday and Thursday morning garden self-guided walks from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. through April 6, 2023.

Admission and parking are both free; handicap parking is on Virginia Avenue; regular parking is on Larchmont Avenue, off of McGregor Avenue.

Event Calendar

The Garden Council holds its own events, as well as providing a location for member groups to meet.

Upcoming Events

Get In Touch

(239) 332-4942

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fmlcgardencouncil@gmail.com

2166 Virginia Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida 33901

P. O. Box 2367 Fort Myers, FL 33902

facebook.com/FMLCGC/

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