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Botanical Art for Everyone – All Levels Welcome! with Artist Donna Torres

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 2:00 PM to
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 4:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/9/2015 2:00:00 PM 9/9/2015 4:30:00 PM Botanical Art for Everyone – All Levels Welcome! with Artist Donna Torres This class, for the beginner and advanced student, will focus on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students will draw and paint fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided). Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

This class, for the beginner and advanced student, will focus on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students will draw and paint fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided).

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Rare Fruit Council International

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 8:30 PM to
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/9/2015 8:30:00 PM 9/9/2015 10:30:00 PM Rare Fruit Council International

Join the Rare Fruit Council and this month's speaker Ramiro Blanco for his presentation "Beekeeping," sure to be a wonderful prelude to Fairchild's weekend event The Buzz on Honeybees!

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Join the Rare Fruit Council and this month's speaker Ramiro Blanco for his presentation "Beekeeping," sure to be a wonderful prelude to Fairchild's weekend event The Buzz on Honeybees!

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Home Gardening In South Florida (at Fairchild Farm)

Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:00 AM to
Saturday, September 12, 2015 1:00 PM

Add to Calendar 9/12/2015 10:00:00 AM 9/12/2015 1:00:00 PM Home Gardening In South Florida (at Fairchild Farm) Here is your chance to learn from Dr. Richard Campbell, an expert who was born in South Florida. While focusing on using fruit, vegetables and ornamentals for every taste, he will teach you the secrets to personalize and care for your own garden. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Here is your chance to learn from Dr. Richard Campbell, an expert who was born in South Florida. While focusing on using fruit, vegetables and ornamentals for every taste, he will teach you the secrets to personalize and care for your own garden.

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The Buzz on Honeybees

Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:30 AM to
Sunday, September 13, 2015 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/12/2015 10:30:00 AM 9/13/2015 5:30:00 PM The Buzz on Honeybees

Join us and learn about the importance of honeybees and how they underpin life.

Activities for the whole family will be scheduled throughout the day, including talks by experts, L.E.A.F., our program for kids, and how-to demos. You will also find honeybee products for sale.
Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Join us and learn about the importance of honeybees and how they underpin life.

Activities for the whole family will be scheduled throughout the day, including talks by experts, L.E.A.F., our program for kids, and how-to demos. You will also find honeybee products for sale.

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Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF)

Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:30 AM to
Sunday, September 13, 2015 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/12/2015 10:30:00 AM 9/13/2015 5:30:00 PM Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF) Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF), a program for children and families, and consists of themed activities ensuring that kids receive as broad a botanical learning experience as possible. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF), a program for children and families, and consists of themed activities ensuring that kids receive as broad a botanical learning experience as possible.

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Tropical Flowering Tree Society

Monday, September 14, 2015 8:30 PM to
Monday, September 14, 2015 10:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/14/2015 8:30:00 PM 9/14/2015 10:30:00 PM Tropical Flowering Tree Society Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

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Bromeliad Society of South Florida

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 8:30 PM to
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 10:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/15/2015 8:30:00 PM 9/15/2015 10:30:00 PM Bromeliad Society of South Florida Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

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Aroids show off

Friday, September 18, 2015

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Volunteer Information Days

Friday, September 18, 2015 11:00 AM to
Friday, September 18, 2015 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 9/18/2015 11:00:00 AM 9/18/2015 2:00:00 PM Volunteer Information Days Volunteer Information Days  Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Volunteer Information Days 

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The 38th Annual International Aroid Society Show and Sale

Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:00 AM to
Sunday, September 20, 2015 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/19/2015 10:00:00 AM 9/20/2015 5:30:00 PM The 38th Annual International Aroid Society Show and Sale

"Aroids are plants which everybody knows but relatively few people recognize." The Araceae (Aroids) are known more for their impressive foliage than the unconventional beauty of their flowers. You've probably seen them in homes, offices, in landscapes and climbing up trees. This incredibly diverse family of flowering plants includes philodendrons, calla lilies, Swiss cheese plant, jack-in-the-pulpit, elephant ears, and much more.

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"Aroids are plants which everybody knows but relatively few people recognize." The Araceae (Aroids) are known more for their impressive foliage than the unconventional beauty of their flowers. You've probably seen them in homes, offices, in landscapes and climbing up trees. This incredibly diverse family of flowering plants includes philodendrons, calla lilies, Swiss cheese plant, jack-in-the-pulpit, elephant ears, and much more.

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The International Aroid Society Show and Sale

Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:30 AM to
Sunday, September 20, 2015 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/19/2015 10:30:00 AM 9/20/2015 5:30:00 PM The International Aroid Society Show and Sale The International Aroid Society (IAS) will present some of the most fascinating and widely used ornamental plants in the world at the IAS Show and Sale.  These beautiful plants in the Philodendron or Jack-in-the-pulpit family are commonly called aroids and can become an addicting habit! Join in the excitement of a plant sale, plant auction, banquet and dinner speaker. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

The International Aroid Society (IAS) will present some of the most fascinating and widely used ornamental plants in the world at the IAS Show and Sale.  These beautiful plants in the Philodendron or Jack-in-the-pulpit family are commonly called aroids and can become an addicting habit! Join in the excitement of a plant sale, plant auction, banquet and dinner speaker.

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Coalition for Orchid Species (COS)

Monday, September 21, 2015 8:00 PM to
Monday, September 21, 2015 10:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/21/2015 8:00:00 PM 9/21/2015 10:30:00 PM Coalition for Orchid Species (COS) Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

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Orchid Culture for the Beginner

Thursday, September 24, 2015 11:30 AM to
Thursday, September 24, 2015 1:00 PM

Add to Calendar 9/24/2015 11:30:00 AM 9/24/2015 1:00:00 PM Orchid Culture for the Beginner Picture your garden, patio or Florida room filled with a stunning collection of orchids in full bloom! Learn basic orchid culture for the four most popular orchid genera. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Picture your garden, patio or Florida room filled with a stunning collection of orchids in full bloom! Learn basic orchid culture for the four most popular orchid genera.

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Cucumbers fit for a dollhouse

Friday, September 25, 2015

A short-lived perennial vine called creeping cucumber can be found spreading over hedges and fences this time of year. It produces essentially wild, but very tiny, cucumbers.

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The Delicious Breads of India with Chef Billo Jolly

Friday, September 25, 2015 11:00 AM to
Friday, September 25, 2015 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 9/25/2015 11:00:00 AM 9/25/2015 2:00:00 PM The Delicious Breads of India with Chef Billo Jolly India offers a variety of breads, both leavened and unleavened. Chef Billo will take us on a taste tempting tour of how to make the three basic types of Indian bread. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

India offers a variety of breads, both leavened and unleavened. Chef Billo will take us on a taste tempting tour of how to make the three basic types of Indian bread.

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Sunset and Moonrise Photography at Fairchild with Pedro Lastra

Friday, September 25, 2015 6:00 PM to
Friday, September 25, 2015 9:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/25/2015 6:00:00 PM 9/25/2015 9:30:00 PM Sunset and Moonrise Photography at Fairchild with Pedro Lastra Here is your chance to photograph Fairchild during that magic hour of sunset as the fall’s full moon highlights the evening sky. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Here is your chance to photograph Fairchild during that magic hour of sunset as the fall’s full moon highlights the evening sky.

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The Top 40 Plants for South Florida

Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:30 AM to
Saturday, September 26, 2015 12:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/26/2015 10:30:00 AM 9/26/2015 12:30:00 PM The Top 40 Plants for South Florida Newcomers to the area, new gardeners and those looking for new ideas will enjoy this informative class. You will learn about the Top 40, tried and true, plants for the South Florida home garden. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Newcomers to the area, new gardeners and those looking for new ideas will enjoy this informative class. You will learn about the Top 40, tried and true, plants for the South Florida home garden.

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Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF)

Saturday, September 26, 2015 11:30 AM to
Sunday, September 27, 2015 3:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/26/2015 11:30:00 AM 9/27/2015 3:30:00 PM Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF) Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF), a program for children and families, and consists of themed activities ensuring that kids receive as broad a botanical learning experience as possible. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF), a program for children and families, and consists of themed activities ensuring that kids receive as broad a botanical learning experience as possible.

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The Basics of Drawing with Artist Helen Burgos

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:00 AM to
Monday, September 28, 2015 1:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/28/2015 11:00:00 AM 9/28/2015 1:30:00 PM The Basics of Drawing with Artist Helen Burgos Our talented Helen Burgos is back for another year teaching this popular beginner class on Monday mornings. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Our talented Helen Burgos is back for another year teaching this popular beginner class on Monday mornings.

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Intermediate Drawing with Graphite, Charcoal, Ink or Colored Pencils with Artist Helen Burgos

Monday, September 28, 2015 2:30 PM to
Monday, September 28, 2015 4:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/28/2015 2:30:00 PM 9/28/2015 4:30:00 PM Intermediate Drawing with Graphite, Charcoal, Ink or Colored Pencils with Artist Helen Burgos This class is intended for students who already have some drawing experience and wish to work with their own themes and concepts – taking their drawing beyond an assigned class exercise. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

This class is intended for students who already have some drawing experience and wish to work with their own themes and concepts – taking their drawing beyond an assigned class exercise.

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Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society

Monday, September 28, 2015 8:30 PM to
Monday, September 28, 2015 10:30 PM

Add to Calendar 9/28/2015 8:30:00 PM 9/28/2015 10:30:00 PM Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society The Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society presents Dr. Michael Maunder who will talk on Favorite Plants from the Green Heart of Africa on Monday, September 28th at 7:30 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in the Corbin Building. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

The Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society presents Dr. Michael Maunder who will talk on Favorite Plants from the Green Heart of Africa on Monday, September 28th at 7:30 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in the Corbin Building.

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Delicious Gluten-Free Noodles with Chef Johnson Teh

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 7:00 PM to
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 9/30/2015 7:00:00 PM 9/30/2015 10:00:00 PM Delicious Gluten-Free Noodles with Chef Johnson Teh Gluten-free doesn’t mean flavor-free. Learn all about the different noodles of Asia that do not include wheat products. Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Gluten-free doesn’t mean flavor-free. Learn all about the different noodles of Asia that do not include wheat products.

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