GARDEN CLUB EVENTS
IN THE
GREATER CAPE FEAR REGION

Rose Garden - NHC Arboretum

CAPE FEAR AREA GARDEN CLUBS

EVENTS FOR THE 2019
GARDEN SEASON

Winter / Spring 2019


Ikebana International Chapter 212

Ikebana - Spring 2018.



Annual Ikebana Exhibition
at the
New Hanover County Arboretum


New Hanover County Arboretum
6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina

Friday, March 22 - 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, March 23 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


More then 45 Ikebana Floral Arrangements will be on Exhibit
Ikebana designs like, Rikka, Nageire, Moribana & Free Styles
Come and view one of the traditional arts of Japan
Free: Open to Public

Sogetsu School of Ikebana Workshop

New Hanover County Arboretum
6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina

Friday, April 26 - ?:??- ?:?? PM

Guest are welcomed for an observation fee of $5.00 at door

For further information, contact M. Hawse at mlhawse@icloud.com



Tidewater Camellia Club

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Art in the Arboretum - 2018
C. japonica 'Royal Velvet Variegated'

69thAnnual Tidewater Camellia Club Show and Camellia Sale

New Hanover County Arboretum
6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (FREE)

Judged Camellia Blooms open to public - 1:00 - 4:00 PM

CAMELLIA PLANT SALE - 10:00 AM - until sold out or 4:00 PM

Camellia Education - Ask the Experts!

NEW!!! Interactive Children's Corner



Cape Fear Orchid Society

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Art in the Arboretum - 2018

Bloomin' Orchid Day

New Hanover County Arboretum
6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina

9:00 – 10:00 Orchids, Supplies, Raffle Tickets for sale

Registration, Coffee, Continental Breakfast

10:00 – 10:45 Presentation: Growing Orchids in Your Home

10:45 – 11:15 Orchids, Supplies, Raffle Tickets for sale

Ask experienced growers your orchid questions

11:15 – 12:00 Presentation: Growing Orchids Beyond the Basics.

12:00 – 1:00 Raffle Winners, Final Sales, Question and Answer

Registration Non-members - $30 Early Registration for Non-members - $25 (ends February 22)

For further information, contact Jeff Gibby at jeff.gibby@aol.comor sign - up



Hobby Greenhouse Club

Saturday, March 2, 2018

Standard Garden Show

FREE Self-Guided Greenhouse Tour
Throughout Wilmington & Surrounding Area

Featuring Approx. 10 Greenhouses

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

www.hobbygreenhouseclub.org or (910) 619-0942


New Hanover Garden Cluband Harbor Island Garden Club

March 15 & 16, 2018

Standard Garden Show

Co-hosting a Small Standard & Specialty Horticulture Flower Show

New Hanover County Arboretum
6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina

Friday, March 15 - 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Saturday, March 16 - 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.


The event is free and open to the public

Contact Design Entries Chairman: Dot Balkcum at 910-612-5901 or dbalkcum@ec.rr.com

What is a Standard Flower Show?

A flower show is a competitive exhibition of floral designs
and horticultureand may also include educational exhibits
The basic components of a flower show are a location and date, a chairman of the show
a schedule stating the types of exhibits, staging for the exhibits and judges




Cape Fear Garden Club - Azalea Garden Tour

April 5, 6, & 7, 2019

Belle

The Cape Fear Garden Club 2019 Azalea Garden Tour is going to be “The Glory of Gardening”
The 66th annual Azalea Garden Tour presented by the Cape Fear Garden Club
will take place April 5 - 7th in Wilmington, North Carolina

The tour will open Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:00am with the spectacular Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
at the home of Steve and Linda Smits, 1925 S. Live Oak Parkway.
Guests should arrive early to enjoy a pre-show of live music by Members of the Wilmington Symphony.
The Wilmington Girls Choir will perform during the ceremony.
This event includes all of the 2019 Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc. Azalea Belles©,
the Citadel Summerall Guards, the North Carolina Azalea Festival Queen and her Court.
The Azalea Queen’s Garden Party, will be held in the Smits’ garden immediately following the Ribbon Cutting.
Members of the Cape Fear Garden Club will serve punch and over 5000 homemade cookies.

First held in 1953, and now an Official Associated Azalea Festival event
The Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour has been a Wilmington tradition for 65 years
Our Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belles © are a widely recognized symbol of our
city’s hospitality during the annual North Carolina Azalea Festival
The Tour is organized and run by the volunteer efforts of its more than 350 members

Tickets are $35 and may be purchased now at www.capefeargardenclub.org
or at local ticket sellers in January


Hobby Greenhouse Club

April 5, 6, & 7, 2019

Standard Garden Show

Annual Spring Plant Sale

This is a free, open to the public plant sale

Friday, April 5 - 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Saturday, April 6 - 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Sunday, April 7 - Noon - 5:00 P.M.


2318 Metts Drive
Wilmington, NC

www.hobbygreenhouseclub.org or (910) 619-0942


Cape Fear Bonsai Society

April 27, 2019

Standard Garden Show

Growing Your Own Bonsai

Saturday, April 27 - 9:00 A.M. - Noon

New Hanover County Public Library - Northeast Branch
1241 Military Cutoff Road
Wilmington, NC

Bonsai Presentation by Arthur Joura, curator of the Bonsai Collection
at the North Carolina Asheville Arboretum