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Artistic Flower Macro Photography

Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 AM to
Saturday, April 1, 2017 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 4/1/2017 8:00:00 AM 4/1/2017 11:00:00 AM Artistic Flower Macro Photography

Learn to capture the best of what’s in bloom at the Garden. This class will review the best camera settings to create different interpretative flower images in the garden. It will teach shallow focus and hyper focal techniques to create botanical art of the flora at Fairchild. Different lighting techniques to produce dramatic images will be used and there will be a review of the work of famous flower photographers, while exploring their different techniques. Time in the field will be used to learn how to manage the subject, use the correct approach and effectively compose the image. 

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Learn to capture the best of what’s in bloom at the Garden. This class will review the best camera settings to create different interpretative flower images in the garden. It will teach shallow focus and hyper focal techniques to create botanical art of the flora at Fairchild. Different lighting techniques to produce dramatic images will be used and there will be a review of the work of famous flower photographers, while exploring their different techniques. Time in the field will be used to learn how to manage the subject, use the correct approach and effectively compose the image. 

 

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Beginner Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener (at Fairchild Farm)

Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:00 AM to
Saturday, April 1, 2017 1:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/1/2017 10:00:00 AM 4/1/2017 1:00:00 PM Beginner Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener (at Fairchild Farm)

In this class for the novice beekeeper, you will learn about beekeeping and harvesting honey. Additionally, this class will focus on the horticultural relationship between bees and tropical fruit trees. Books on the subject, bee hives and bees will be discussed during the class. The class takes place at the Fairchild Farm, located in Homestead. Directions will be sent.

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

In this class for the novice beekeeper, you will learn about beekeeping and harvesting honey. Additionally, this class will focus on the horticultural relationship between bees and tropical fruit trees. Books on the subject, bee hives and bees will be discussed during the class. The class takes place at the Fairchild Farm, located in Homestead. Directions will be sent.

 

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, April 2, 2017 2:00 PM to
Sunday, April 2, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/2/2017 2:00:00 PM 4/2/2017 3:00:00 PM Sunday Sounds

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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WELCOME SPRING WITH FAIRCHILD’S SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL & PLANT SALE

Monday, April 3, 2017

 

Coral Gables, FL, March 27, 2017 – Celebrate the beginning of spring with an outdoor festival filled with delicious foods, gardening tips, and plant sales. The Spring Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is held Saturday, April 8 – Sunday, April 9 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

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Bromeliads: Easy Tropicals for Your South Florida Garden

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 7:30 PM to
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:30 PM

Add to Calendar 4/5/2017 7:30:00 PM 4/5/2017 9:30:00 PM Bromeliads: Easy Tropicals for Your South Florida Garden

Learn the basics of growing these attractive, adaptable and colorful epiphytes.  While most often seen growing in the ground or on trees, they also do well in pots.  Our instructor/grower will take you through propagating pups, choosing the optimum growing medium and containers, watering and misting, providing air circulation and lighting, fertilizing and methods of combating pests. He will also share his experience in growing show plants.  Each student will have hands on experience repotting a bromeliad and take home a plant.

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Learn the basics of growing these attractive, adaptable and colorful epiphytes.  While most often seen growing in the ground or on trees, they also do well in pots.  Our instructor/grower will take you through propagating pups, choosing the optimum growing medium and containers, watering and misting, providing air circulation and lighting, fertilizing and methods of combating pests. He will also share his experience in growing show plants.  Each student will have hands on experience repotting a bromeliad and take home a plant.

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Spring Garden Festival and 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, April 8, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, April 9, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 4/8/2017 10:30:00 AM 4/9/2017 5:30:00 PM Spring Garden Festival and 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale Join us as we celebrate the season with local foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in. Learn tips to keep your garden thriving during the summer months, pick up a trick from local chefs at a cooking demonstration, shop artisan vendors or pick up delicious foods from local vendors.  Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Join us as we celebrate the season with local foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in. Learn tips to keep your garden thriving during the summer months, pick up a trick from local chefs at a cooking demonstration, shop artisan vendors or pick up delicious foods from local vendors. 

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Fairchild Artists in Bloom 11th Annual Gallery Show and Sale

Saturday, April 8, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, April 9, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 4/8/2017 10:30:00 AM 4/9/2017 5:30:00 PM Fairchild Artists in Bloom 11th Annual Gallery Show and Sale

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will host its 11th Annual Fairchild Artists in Bloom Exhibition and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9 during the Spring Garden Festival.

The Garden House will transform into a gallery featuring more than 150 original works from more than 50 artists and Fairchild art instructors. The exhibition will showcase botanically themed works in watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings, pastels, and illustrations.

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will host its 11th Annual Fairchild Artists in Bloom Exhibition and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9 during the Spring Garden Festival.

The Garden House will transform into a gallery featuring more than 150 original works from more than 50 artists and Fairchild art instructors. The exhibition will showcase botanically themed works in watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings, pastels, and illustrations.

 

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SPRING CAMP SESSION Edible Art Camp with Artist Hillary Parker For Ages 8-11

Monday, April 10, 2017 11:00 AM to
Monday, April 10, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/10/2017 11:00:00 AM 4/10/2017 3:00:00 PM SPRING CAMP SESSION Edible Art Camp with Artist Hillary Parker For Ages 8-11

Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker and have fun creating and illustrating some delicious edible art.  Students will work in a studio and outdoors throughout Fairchild while gathering and sketching edible plants, fruits, and veggies and creating recipes to prepare and sample. On the first day of camp a $10 fee will be collected for art supplies provided by the instructor.

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker and have fun creating and illustrating some delicious edible art.  Students will work in a studio and outdoors throughout Fairchild while gathering and sketching edible plants, fruits, and veggies and creating recipes to prepare and sample. On the first day of camp a $10 fee will be collected for art supplies provided by the instructor.

 

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Grow a beautiful medicinal garden with aloes

Friday, April 14, 2017

Grow a beautiful medicinal garden with aloes

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Aroids: Getting to Know These Tropical Beauties

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:00 PM to
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/19/2017 8:00:00 PM 4/19/2017 10:00:00 PM Aroids: Getting to Know These Tropical Beauties

Students who have taken Chris' palm classes will also enjoy his knowledge about this very diverse, largely tropical family, with an emphasis on aroids for the South Florida garden. Identification, propagation, care and landscape use will be covered. After a hands-on activity, students will leave with aroids to include in their own garden. Larger plants will be available for purchase.

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Students who have taken Chris' palm classes will also enjoy his knowledge about this very diverse, largely tropical family, with an emphasis on aroids for the South Florida garden. Identification, propagation, care and landscape use will be covered. After a hands-on activity, students will leave with aroids to include in their own garden. Larger plants will be available for purchase.

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Fairchild Palms Annual 5k Run

Saturday, April 22, 2017 7:00 AM to

Add to Calendar 4/22/2017 7:00:00 AM Fairchild Palms Annual 5k Run
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Bromeliad Society Show and Sale

Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, April 23, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 4/22/2017 10:30:00 AM 4/23/2017 5:30:00 PM Bromeliad Society Show and Sale Bromeliad Society Show and Sale Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Bromeliad Society Show and Sale

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