Serenoa Chapter

(DeSoto, Sarasota, Manatee, and Hardee Counties)

Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month, September through May, at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 South Palm Ave in Sarasota. Members convene for room setup and socializing at 7 pm. A short business meeting at 7:30 is followed by the evening's program and plant raffle.

Executive Board Meetings

Serenoa Chapter board members and at-large members meet on the first Tuesday of the month. All members are welcome! Meetings are held from September to May at 6:15 pm at various locations. Meetings are relaxed affairs with promises to be done as close to 8 pm as possible. Please contact Dave Feagles at (941) 371-5045 or Erica Timmerman at (941) 773-8643 for more information.

Field Trip Information

We invite you to bring a bag lunch, trail snacks, and water. We usually picnic after our walk, depending on its length. Directions will be given as each of the field trips approaches. For more information on field trips contact Fran Palmeri at (941) 544-6148 or

Contact Us:


Phone: Karen Fraley 941-794-8773

Mail: PO Box 564, Sarasota, FL 34230

Chapter President Erica Timmerman

Board of Directors Representative: Dave Feagles 941-371-5045

Our By-laws