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National Public Gardens Day – Reduced Admission

Friday, May 6, 2016 9:30 AM

Created by the American Public Gardens Association, National Public Gardens Day is a countrywide celebration that invites communities to explore the beauty of their local green spaces while raising awareness of the important role public gardens play in promoting conservation, education, and environmental preservation.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, May 6, 2016 1:00 PM

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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Tropical Flowering Tree Society's Annual Show and Sale

Saturday, May 7, 2016 9:30 AM

Will April showers bring May flowers? Visit the Tropical Flowering Tree Society's annual show & sale to learn about what’s in bloom and get expert help in choosing flowering trees, shrubs and vines for your landscape.

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Family Fun at the South Florida Butterfly Garden

Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:30 AM

Visit the Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden and learn how to create a safe butterfly haven in your own backyard.

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Family Fun at the South Florida Butterfly Garden

Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:30 AM

Visit the Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden and learn how to create a safe butterfly haven in your own backyard.

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Mother's Day Brunch at Fairchild

Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:30 AM

Treat your favorite lady to a delicious brunch hosted by the award-winning Creative Tastes Catering and Events Production Company.

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Mother's Day Tea

Sunday, May 8, 2016 3:00 PM

Join us on the Veranda and in the Ballroom of the Jean Ellen DuPont Shehan Visitor Center as we celebrate mothers and grandmothers with a lovely Afternoon Tea. Guests will be treated to scones, savories and desserts served by delightful garden volunteers while enjoying live music 

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Awards Ceremony for Middle Schools

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:30 PM

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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Trees and Shrubs – Proper Trimming Techniques

Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:00 AM

When you trim your trees and shrubs, do you worry you may be trimming too much? Or possibly not trimming enough? This class is always a great refresher for gardeners to take as they get ready for that busy growing season here in sunny South Florida and to be prepared for the start of hurricane season on June 1st. 

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Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF)

Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:30 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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