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Grooming for the season

Sunday, November 1, 2015

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, November 1, 2015 1:00 PM to
Sunday, November 1, 2015 2:30 PM

 

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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Garden Grooming, Part Two

Monday, November 2, 2015

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Tropical Garden Summer 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015

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Be Ready Before The Moment: A Photo Journey with Miami Herald staff photographer Al Diaz

Monday, November 2, 2015 7:00 PM to
Monday, November 2, 2015 8:30 PM

 

From fashion to action, landscape or wildlife, Al Diaz will discuss the importance of always being prepared by anticipating and visualizing the moment before it happens.

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Orchid Society of Coral Gables

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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Avoiding the irritations of gardening

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Ah the wonders of gardening! The health benefits of being outdoors, growing your own food, breathing in all that good mood-elevating Mycobacterium vaccae soil bacterium or just contemplating the natural beauty of it all! So why do I come in from the yard scraped, red and swollen?

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Cleaning orchid leaves

Thursday, November 5, 2015

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Robert is Here is a great new book

Thursday, November 5, 2015



 

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Early Morning Macro Life Photography with Pedro Lastra

Saturday, November 7, 2015 6:30 AM to
Saturday, November 7, 2015 10:00 AM

 

See the beauty of Fairchild up close and personal. You will explore, discover and photograph the ecosystem at Fairchild by focusing on the small beautiful details in flowers, leaves and insects.

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South Florida Palm Society's Fall Show and Sale

Saturday, November 7, 2015 9:30 AM to
Sunday, November 8, 2015 4:30 PM

 

Palms are an iconic part of the tropical South Florida landscape. With a diversity of shapes and sizes, there are palms for every home garden. The South Florida Palm Society Show and Sale offers the largest selection of species of any palm sale in the world.

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Tropical Flowering Tree Society

Monday, November 9, 2015 7:30 PM to
Monday, November 9, 2015 9:30 PM

 

Plant Society Meeting

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Rare Fruit Council International

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 7:30 PM to
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:30 PM

 

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month in the Science Village classroom (see full schedule). Meetings feature a guest speaker, a tasting table with seasonal fresh and prepared local fruits, and door prizes.

For more information visit their website at tropicalfruitnews.org.

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The prolific, terrific rain lily

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Gardeners often call a plant a volunteer if it shows up on its own in the garden. More often than not, it’s an unwanted weed. But sometimes it’s a gem.

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DesignFairchild

Friday, November 13, 2015 9:30 AM to
Sunday, November 15, 2015 4:30 PM

 

Join us during the Fall Garden Festival featuring the 75th Annual Ramble for Fairchild’s green design and furniture show. This show celebrates beauty and eco-innovation, bringing together some of South Florida’s most talented green designers to showcase their works. 

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Shopping at the Ramble

Friday, November 13, 2015

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Butterfly and Hummingbird Early Morning Photography with Pedro Lastra

Saturday, November 21, 2015 8:00 AM to
Saturday, November 21, 2015 10:00 AM

 

Photograph the beauties in Wings of the Tropics, Fairchild’s butterfly conservatory. Pedro Lastra will introduce you to the world of tropical butterflies and will teach you how to use your equipment to capture these beauties of the Garden.

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Let’s Explore at Fairchild (LEAF)

Saturday, November 21, 2015 9:30 AM to
Sunday, November 22, 2015 4:30 PM

 

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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Using Snapseed: Editing Photos with Ease with Shirley Drevich

Saturday, November 21, 2015 10:30 AM to
Saturday, November 21, 2015 1:30 PM

 

One of the most powerful editing apps is Snapseed. By using your iPhone or iPad, you will learn how to edit, apply filters, crop, spot repair and use “stacks” to create wonderful expressions in your photos with the help of this app.

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FAIRCHILD PARTNERS WITH MERCEDES-BENZ AND NEIMAN MARCUS TO PRESENT 5TH ANNUAL SPLENDOR IN THE GARDEN FASHION SHOW

Monday, November 23, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, November 2015Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is hosting its trendiest event of the year: the 5th Annual Splendor in the Garden on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The event is presented by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables, Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay, and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables and is sponsored by Ocean Drive magazine and Marquis Bank with support from Selecta magazine. The event attracts a fashion forward crowd of more than 400 guests, and proceeds benefit Fairchild’s programs in education, conservation science, and horticulture.

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Tropical gardenias

Monday, November 23, 2015

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Sunset and Moonrise Photography at Fairchild with Pedro Lastra

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 4:30 PM to
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:30 PM

 

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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Crotons now look their best

Monday, November 30, 2015

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