Horticulture and Environmental Study Group

Mission of the Tri-County Horticulture and Environmental Study Group (TCHESG):

To study and learn about the horticulture of our area by studying different groups of plants and visiting gardens to see examples of the horticulture, landscape design and other elements of interest

To visit and learn about environmental issues in Northwest Florida and visit sites of particular interest and environmental concern

To learn about the creatures and wildlife of the area and to learn to be “Florida Friendly” in our landscape and gardening practices

To share with our clubs and the public the things we learn in an effort to make our earth more environmentally sound for ourselves and future generations

Upcoming Programs

Sep 20, 2018 10:00 a.m.
Program: “Gardening Outside the Box”

The Tri-County Horticulture and Environmental Studies Group will have its first meeting of the 2018-19 season on September 20. The program, “Gardening Outside the Box,” will be presented by Joe Taverniti, Horticulture major from Michigan State University and retired military officer/pilot for the US Navy. The program begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 2002 Elks Way, Navarre.

Following the program, attendees are invited to join the group for lunch at the Beach House Bar and Grill, 8375 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach (850-684-6036). Directions will be announced at the meeting and a head count taken of individuals wishing to join the group for lunch.

While in Navarre, attendees are encouraged to visit the Panhandle Butterfly House located beside the Navarre Bridge at Navarre Park. Also of interest is the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center just over the bridge and left at the 4-way stop to the first building on the left.

The Tri-County Horticulture and Environmental Studies Group is a program of the garden clubs of Northwest Florida. The September meeting is sponsored by Navarre Garden Club.