February 4 & 5, 2017
Our 16th year!
Vero Beach's perennial favorite Gardenfest! was
held the first weekend of February, a beautiful weekend for such
an event. As is the tradition, it was held in the lovely oak
filled public Riverside Park, beachside in Vero Beach.
Thousands attended looking forward to this popular event hosted
by the Garden Club of Indian River County. They were greeted by
85 vendors from all over Florida chosen for their quality and
variety giving an incredible selection of items for the garden
and home. Included were palms, ferns, orchids, bromeliads,
Florida natives, herbs, succulents, bamboo and roses. In
addition to the live plant material there was an assortment of
yard art, pots, fertilizer, chimes, growing boxes and other
A highlight of each day was the collection of "experts"
available to the public discussing and demonstrating their
expertise in the "Ask The Expert" tent.
The well-known BBQ restaurant, "14 Bones", offered food for
sale. Children were greeted mid-day both days with activities
and there was a fun raffle offering many items donated by local
The Garden Club of Indian River County had a tent where they
helped with raffle decisions as well as selling
Gardenfest! aprons, their yearly collectable ornaments,
cookbooks and other books. Proceeds from the event are used by
the club to study and assist in the protection and conservation
of native plants and natural resources, to provide scholarships
and for civic beautification projects throughout the county..
This is a by-invitation only event for vendors. Interested in becoming a vendor
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The Garden Club of Indian River County Inc. has been a member of The Florida
Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. since 1933 and is affiliated with the National
Garden Clubs, Inc.
THE 2017 "EXPERTS" with topics…
Fairy Gardens - Elaine Erlanger - Rock City Gardens
Living Healthy with Tower Gardens - Lori Long - Personal Health
& Fitness Coach
Gardening for Wildlife - Nickie Munroe - UF Extension
Color in the Florida Garden - Spencer Porteous - DIGG Gardens
Orchids in Your Landscape - Paul Price - Treasure Coast Orchid
Gardening for the Shade - Kathy Roberts - Central Florida Ferns
Caladiums - Merry Savoy - Fancy Leaf Caladiums
Unusual Tropicals - Antone Jones - Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Epiphytes & Old Cypress, A Perfect Marriage - Dee & Jesse Vance
- Nature’s Relic
- Gardenfest! vendors
|Thanks To Our
Blue Ribbon Gardeners
American Outdoor Living
American Pools & Spas
Don's Import Service, Inc.
Pak Mail Beachside/White Glove Moving and
Treasure and Space Coast Radio 97.1 and
Treasure Coast Sotheby's International Realty
Vero Beach Magazine
Award Winning Gardeners
Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc.
Green Thumb Gardeners
Allamanda Garden Circle of GCIRC
Tom Collins Insurance Agency Inc.
Florida Power and Light Company, Inc.
Jack's Complete Tree Service
Jasmine Garden Circle of GCIRC
Lee and Helena Pearson
Poinsettia Garden Circle of GCIRC
In memory of Beverly M. Graves
Dace and King Stubbs
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Opportunities are available for 2018 ?
please contact us
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vendor for 2018?
Please click here
Please note that inquiries
from potential vendors must be done through mail and can not be
accepted by email or by telephone. Inquiries are reviewed by a
committee of members which decides if invitations will be
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Federation of Garden Clubs
Clubs Inc. |
County Extension Department
Garden Club of
IRC 2526 17th Avenue Vero
Beach, Florida 32960 772-567-4602