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Awards Ceremony for Elementary Schools

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 8:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/1/2016 6:00:00 PM 6/1/2016 8:00:00 PM Awards Ceremony for Elementary Schools Join us as we celebrate the culmination of The 2014-2015 Fairchild Challenge 
and recognize the achievements of participating students and schools throughout South Florida.
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Join us as we celebrate the culmination of The 2014-2015 Fairchild Challenge 
and recognize the achievements of participating students and schools throughout South Florida.

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Fish Curries from the Coastal Kitchens of India

Friday, June 3, 2016 10:30 AM to
Friday, June 3, 2016 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/3/2016 10:30:00 AM 6/3/2016 2:00:00 PM Fish Curries from the Coastal Kitchens of India Chef Billo fans will not want to miss this special fish class. Experience the culture and history of “The Curry Coast” of India where fish and rice are the staple foods. Venture into preparing regional fish curries from Goa, Kerala and Calcutta. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Chef Billo fans will not want to miss this special fish class. Experience the culture and history of “The Curry Coast” of India where fish and rice are the staple foods. Venture into preparing regional fish curries from Goa, Kerala and Calcutta.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, June 3, 2016 2:00 PM to
Friday, June 3, 2016 4:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/3/2016 2:00:00 PM 6/3/2016 4:00:00 PM Plant ID Workshop

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Growing Mangos in South Florida (At Fairchild Farm)

Saturday, June 4, 2016 10:00 AM to
Saturday, June 4, 2016 1:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/4/2016 10:00:00 AM 6/4/2016 1:00:00 PM Growing Mangos in South Florida (At Fairchild Farm) This course presents mango cultivation throughout South Florida. We will discuss propagating, pruning, harvesting and handling at both the commercial and home garden level. She will discuss how to grow them, how to combat insect and disease problems and review the many varieties to choose from. You’ll sample fruits to your heart’s content! Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

This course presents mango cultivation throughout South Florida. We will discuss propagating, pruning, harvesting and handling at both the commercial and home garden level. She will discuss how to grow them, how to combat insect and disease problems and review the many varieties to choose from. You’ll sample fruits to your heart’s content!

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Orchid Society of Coral Gables

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 8:30 PM to
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 10:30 PM

Add to Calendar 6/7/2016 8:30:00 PM 6/7/2016 10:30:00 PM Orchid Society of Coral Gables Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

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FAIRCHILD GARDEN’S INTERNATIONAL MANGO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES THE MANGOS OF CUBA

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, June 8, 2016 – The best part of summer has arrived – mango season! Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in celebrating the acclaimed ‘king of fruit’ at the 24th Annual International Mango Festival on Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, July 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme,“Mangos of Cuba,” will explore the rich heritage of tropical fruit in the Caribbean’s largest island.

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FAIRCHILD GARDEN RECEIVES FOUR STARS FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, June 10, 2016 – On June 1, 2016, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden received the highest rating of four out of four stars from Charity Navigator, the U.S.’s largest evaluator of charities. The ratings assessed financial performance metrics, accountability and transparency performance metrics, income statements, and compensation. Fairchild received an overall score of 95.58 out of 100.00 with a 100% score for accountability and transparency.

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Grafting Workshop (At Fairchild Farm)

Saturday, June 11, 2016 10:00 AM to
Saturday, June 11, 2016 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/11/2016 10:00:00 AM 6/11/2016 2:00:00 PM Grafting Workshop (At Fairchild Farm) Fairchild is pleased to have their Director of Horticulture offer his expert grafting techniques in this hands-on workshop at the Fairchild Farm. To the novice, grafting seems like a mysterious and difficult procedure. In truth, it is a precise, straightforward technique that can be learned like any other. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Fairchild is pleased to have their Director of Horticulture offer his expert grafting techniques in this hands-on workshop at the Fairchild Farm. To the novice, grafting seems like a mysterious and difficult procedure. In truth, it is a precise, straightforward technique that can be learned like any other.

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Drawn To Nature Art Camp

Monday, June 13, 2016 11:00 AM to
Monday, June 13, 2016 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/13/2016 11:00:00 AM 6/13/2016 2:00:00 PM Drawn To Nature Art Camp Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker as we observe, explore, discover and create beautiful works of art that are inspired by the natural beauty of  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This art camp is for kids (8–11years of age) who love art and nature and want to develop and build strong art skills while having fun working in a studio environment and outside on location, “plein air” style. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker as we observe, explore, discover and create beautiful works of art that are inspired by the natural beauty of  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This art camp is for kids (8–11years of age) who love art and nature and want to develop and build strong art skills while having fun working in a studio environment and outside on location, “plein air” style.

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Seminole pumpkin: the veggie that can stand the heat

Saturday, June 18, 2016

One of the few plants of its type that can endure the heat, humidity and inundation of a South Florida summer, the Seminole pumpkin offers another benefit: You can eat it.

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Father's Day Brunch at Fairchild

Sunday, June 19, 2016 11:30 AM to
Sunday, June 19, 2016 3:30 PM

Add to Calendar 6/19/2016 11:30:00 AM 6/19/2016 3:30:00 PM Father's Day Brunch at Fairchild Looking for something to do with dad on Father's Day? Treat dad to a delicious brunch hosted by award-winning Creative Tastes Catering Events Production Company. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Looking for something to do with dad on Father's Day? Treat dad to a delicious brunch hosted by award-winning Creative Tastes Catering Events Production Company.

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Drawn To Nature Art Camp

Monday, June 20, 2016 11:00 AM to
Monday, June 20, 2016 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/20/2016 11:00:00 AM 6/20/2016 2:00:00 PM Drawn To Nature Art Camp Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker as we observe, explore, discover and create beautiful works of art that are inspired by the natural beauty of  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This art camp is for kids (8–11years of age) who love art and nature and want to develop and build strong art skills while having fun working in a studio environment and outside on location, “plein air” style. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker as we observe, explore, discover and create beautiful works of art that are inspired by the natural beauty of  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This art camp is for kids (8–11years of age) who love art and nature and want to develop and build strong art skills while having fun working in a studio environment and outside on location, “plein air” style.

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Drawn To Nature Art Camp

Monday, June 27, 2016 11:00 AM to
Monday, June 27, 2016 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/27/2016 11:00:00 AM 6/27/2016 2:00:00 PM Drawn To Nature Art Camp Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker as we observe, explore, discover and create beautiful works of art that are inspired by the natural beauty of  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This art camp is for kids (8–11years of age) who love art and nature and want to develop and build strong art skills while having fun working in a studio environment and outside on location, “plein air” style. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Join naturalist and artist, Hillary Parker as we observe, explore, discover and create beautiful works of art that are inspired by the natural beauty of  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This art camp is for kids (8–11years of age) who love art and nature and want to develop and build strong art skills while having fun working in a studio environment and outside on location, “plein air” style.

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