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Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF)

Saturday, October 10, 2015 9:30 AM

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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Creating a Perennial Butterfly and Hummingbird Attractant Garden with Guillermo Salazar

Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 AM

Have you ever wondered why butterflies skip your garden despite your endless efforts to attract them? Did you know colorful hummingbirds visit our sunny South Florida once a year during the fall/winter cooler months? Do you know which are the most colorful, exotic or native perennial plants that entice local butterflies for our area?

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Tropical Flowering Tree Society

Monday, October 12, 2015 7:30 PM

Join the Tropical Flowering Tree Society and this month's speaker Dr. Brett Jestrow for his presentation on "The Flora of Haiti." Brett is the Herbarium Curator at Fairchild and has a B.S. in Botany and a Ph.D. in Biology. He actively researches the phylogenetics of endemic genera of the Caribbean.

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Rare Fruit Council International

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:30 PM

Dr. Richard Raid:  “ Use of Barn Owls for Sustainable Rodent Control in Tropical Fruit Production”

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Sunrise and Early Morning Photography at Fairchild with Pedro Lastra

Saturday, October 17, 2015 7:00 AM

Students will experience the sunrise as they photograph Fairchild’s spectacular garden landscapes. This course will offer students the opportunity to photograph the Garden’s lush greenery, dramatically lit by the rising sun.

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A Tour of Chris Migliaccio’s Biodiverse Garden

Saturday, October 17, 2015 10:00 AM

This garden tour will feature longtime palm and aroid instructor Chris Migliaccio’s beautiful, biodiverse, budget-minded and animal-friendly garden landscape.

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How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR Camera with Pedro Lastra

Monday, October 19, 2015 6:00 PM

Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features?

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Coalition for Orchid Species' Annual Orchid Species Auction

Monday, October 19, 2015 6:30 PM

COS will be holding their annual auction in the Garden House beginning at 7:00 p.m. with a preview at 6:30 p.m. There will be a variety of orchid species to bid on, and food and beverages will be provided. COS accepts cash, check or credit cards.

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Bromeliad Society of South Florida's Rare Plant Auction

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 7:00 PM

The Bromeliad Society promises an entertaining evening with their annual auction to be held in the Garden House starting at 7:00 p.m. Come bid on rare and beautiful bromeliads donated by members of the society and local growers. Food and beverages will be provided.

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iPhoneography: Artistic Creative iPhone Photography

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:30 AM

In this class you will explore various ways to capture and process images with your iPhone, and you’ll learn to create stunning results using a variety of apps.

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