Fairchild Events


It's Almost Time for the International Orchid Festival at Fairchild

Sunday, March 1, 2009

   Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents Seventh Annual International Orchid Festival in March  Coral Gables, FL, February 19, 2009-Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is excited to announce the International Orchid Festival taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 13, 14 & 15, 2009, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Festival will feature and over 10,000 orchid plants and more than 50 orchid growers from around the world who will exhibit the plant's magnificent...

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Food and Garden Festival at Fairchild Celebrates Fresh, Local Food

Monday, March 2, 2009

 Food and Garden Festival at Fairchild Celebrates Fresh, Local Food  Coral Gables, FL, March 3, 2009-Come see what's cooking at Fairchild during our celebration of fresh foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in on Saturday and Sunday, March 28 & 29. Gather new tips and recipes from our popular culinary demonstrations taught by local chefs using local products. Go green at our farmers' market where local growers showcase the best fruits, vegetables and herbs available in South...

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Orchid Fairies, Pixies and Gnomes at Fairchild’s International Orchid Festival

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Orchid Fairies, Pixies and Gnomes at Fairchild's International Orchid Festival Coral Gables, FL, March 13, 2009-Fairies and pixies and gnomes, oh my! That's what it's all about for children of all ages this weekend at Fairchild's International Orchid Festival. Whether it's decorating a cupcake with fairy dust, learning that vanilla comes from orchids, storytelling by a real flower fairy, creating fairy wings or a gnome hat to take home or participating in the...

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Our Jade Vine is Blooming!

Monday, March 23, 2009

Once again, the time has come for our beautiful jade vine, Strongylodon macrobotrys, to begin flowering. This marvelous vine is native to the Philippines. The amazing jade hue, blue-green flowers are produced in pendant clusters up to 3 feet long! It is growing on Fairchild's vine pergola. The jade vine should be blooming for the next few weeks....

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Sunday, March 29, 2009

HUNDREDS OF SOUTH FLORIDA STUDENTS AND DOZENS OF SCIENTISTS TEAM UP MARCH 31 TO FIND WAYS TO SAVE THE PLANET Fairchild Challenge's Environmental Immersion Day Covers 27 South Florida Environmental Sites CORAL GABLES, FL - March 30, 2009 - Caroline Lewis, director of the Fairchild Challenge, the environmental outreach program of South Florida's Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTBG), today announced an Environmental Immersion Day (EID) event that will bring together...

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