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Artistic Flower Macro Photography

Saturday, April 1, 2017 7:00 AM to
Saturday, April 1, 2017 10:00 AM

Add to Calendar 4/1/2017 7:00:00 AM 4/1/2017 10:00:00 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 9:00 AM to
Saturday, April 1, 2017 12:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/1/2017 9:00:00 AM 4/1/2017 12:00:00 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 1:00 PM to
Sunday, April 2, 2017 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/2/2017 1:00:00 PM 4/2/2017 2:00:00 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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Bromeliads: Easy Tropicals for Your South Florida Garden

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6:30 PM to
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 8:30 PM

Add to Calendar 4/5/2017 6:30:00 PM 4/5/2017 8:30:00 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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, April 7, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, April 7, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/7/2017 1:00:00 PM 4/7/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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Spring Garden Festival and 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, April 8, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, April 9, 2017 4:30 PM

Add to Calendar 4/8/2017 9:30:00 AM 4/9/2017 4:30:00 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 9:30 AM to
Sunday, April 9, 2017 4:30 PM

Add to Calendar 4/8/2017 9:30:00 AM 4/9/2017 4:30:00 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 10:00 AM to
Monday, April 10, 2017 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/10/2017 10:00:00 AM 4/10/2017 2:00:00 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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Aroids: Getting to Know These Tropical Beauties

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 7:00 PM to
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 9:00 PM

Add to Calendar 4/19/2017 7:00:00 PM 4/19/2017 9:00:00 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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, May 5, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, May 5, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 5/5/2017 1:00:00 PM 5/5/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, May 7, 2017 1:00 PM to
Sunday, May 7, 2017 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 5/7/2017 1:00:00 PM 5/7/2017 2:00:00 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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, June 2, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, June 2, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/2/2017 1:00:00 PM 6/2/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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Drawn To Nature Art Camp with Hillary Parker (for Ages 8-11)

Monday, June 12, 2017 10:00 AM to
Monday, June 12, 2017 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/12/2017 10:00:00 AM 6/12/2017 2:00:00 PM Drawn To Nature Art Camp with Hillary Parker (for Ages 8-11)

Drawn To Nature Art Camp with Hillary Parker (for Ages 8-11)

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.  Using colored pencils, watercolors, collage, pen and ink and mixed media, students will learn while creating works of art. 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

 

Drawn To Nature Art Camp with Hillary Parker (for Ages 8-11)

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.  Using colored pencils, watercolors, collage, pen and ink and mixed media, students will learn while creating works of art. On the first day of camp a $10 fee will be collected for art supplies provided by the instructor.

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Edible Art Camp with Artist Hillary Parker (for Ages 8-11)

Monday, June 19, 2017 10:00 AM to
Monday, June 19, 2017 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 6/19/2017 10:00:00 AM 6/19/2017 2:00:00 PM Edible Art Camp with Artist Hillary Parker (for Ages 8-11)

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

 

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.

 

 

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The 25th Annual International Mango Festival

Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, July 2, 2017 4:30 PM

Add to Calendar 7/1/2017 9:30:00 AM 7/2/2017 4:30:00 PM The 25th Annual International Mango Festival

Join us for two days dedicated to all things mango! Celebrate the king of tropical fruit and learn its rich history from around the world.

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

 

Join us for two days dedicated to all things mango! Celebrate the king of tropical fruit and learn its rich history from around the world.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, July 7, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, July 7, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 7/7/2017 1:00:00 PM 7/7/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, August 4, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, August 4, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 8/4/2017 1:00:00 PM 8/4/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, September 1, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, September 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 9/1/2017 1:00:00 PM 9/1/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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8th Annual Bird Festival

Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:30 AM to
Sunday, October 8, 2017 4:30 PM

Add to Calendar 10/5/2017 9:30:00 AM 10/8/2017 4:30:00 PM 8th Annual Bird Festival Want to learn about South Florida's birds? Interested in becoming a birder? Or just want to start identifying our feathered friends? Then come to Fairchild's Bird Festival.  Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Want to learn about South Florida's birds? Interested in becoming a birder? Or just want to start identifying our feathered friends? Then come to Fairchild's Bird Festival. 

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, October 6, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, October 6, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 10/6/2017 1:00:00 PM 10/6/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, November 3, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, November 3, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 11/3/2017 1:00:00 PM 11/3/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, December 1, 2017 1:00 PM to
Friday, December 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 12/1/2017 1:00:00 PM 12/1/2017 3:00:00 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.

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

 

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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