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Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society Show and Sale

Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:30 AM to
Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:30 PM

 

Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society Show and Sale

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Mommy and Me Yoga

Sunday, May 27, 2018 10:00 AM to
Sunday, May 27, 2018 11:00 AM

 

Bring your own mat and your children to yoga in the Garden. Classes are taught by YOMU instructor Mayte Machin. This unique program will combine the beauty of yoga, meditation techniques, breathing and mindfulness. During the class, we explore poses, games and rhythm to enhance attention, kindness, peaceful emotions, focus, body awareness, communication and trust. Come ready to play, dance and sing. All children will receive garden stickers to enjoy. Weather permitting.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, June 1, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, June 1, 2018 3:00 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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THE MAGNIFICENT MEDINILLA

Saturday, June 2, 2018 10:00 AM to
Saturday, June 2, 2018 12:30 PM

 

Many admire the unique tropical beauty of the magnificent Medinilla. This class will feature the many varieties of Medinilla that grow well in South Florida. Those attending will leave with essential growing information, as well as care and propagation “know how.”

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GROWING MANGOS IN SOUTH FLORIDA (AT FAIRCHILD FARM)

Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:00 AM to
Saturday, June 9, 2018 12:00 PM

 

This course presents mango cultivation throughout South Florida. We will discuss propagating, pruning, harvesting and handling at both the commercial and home garden level.

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Grafting Tropical Fruit Trees (at Fairchild Farm) with Dr. Noris Ledesma

Saturday, June 16, 2018 9:00 AM to
Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:00 PM

 

The three hour class will be spent in a practical session of the whip and tongue grafting technique; a challenge to master but has one of the highest rate of success. The art of grafting is a fascinating subject to learn. Dr. Ledesma, Fairchild curator of tropical fruit, will show participants the process of growing rootstock, to nursery beds and finally in established orchards.

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GRAFTING TROPICAL FRUIT TREES (AT FAIRCHILD FARM)

Saturday, June 16, 2018 9:00 AM to
Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:00 PM

 

The three hour class will be spent in a practical session of the whip and tongue grafting technique; a challenge to master but has one of the highest rate of success. The art of grafting is a fascinating subject to learn. Dr. Ledesma, Fairchild curator of tropical fruit, will show participants the process of growing rootstock, to nursery beds and finally in established orchards..

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Game Night: Bros & Bingo

Saturday, June 16, 2018 7:00 PM to
Saturday, June 16, 2018 9:00 PM

 

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Father's Day Brunch at Fairchild

Sunday, June 17, 2018 12:00 PM to
Sunday, June 17, 2018 3:00 PM

 

Bring all the dads in your life for a special bbq menu available at the Lakeside Café. Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch! Menu coming soon!

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, July 6, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, July 6, 2018 3:00 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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International Mango Conference at Fairchild

Friday, July 13, 2018 9:00 AM to
Friday, July 13, 2018 5:00 PM

 

Fairchild's International Mango Conference features expert speakers focusing on the latest research and development in the Mango industry. Ticket price is per person. Lunch is included on Friday. Ticket includes entry to the 26th Annual International Mango Festival.

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The International Mango and Tropical Fruit Festival

Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:30 AM to
Sunday, July 15, 2018 4:30 PM

 

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20th Annual Mango Brunch

Sunday, July 15, 2018 11:00 AM to
Sunday, July 15, 2018 1:00 PM

 

Fairchild's 20th Annual Mango Brunch is a tasty tribute to the most delicious of tropical fruits and is held in conjunction with the Mango & Tropical Fruit Festival. Join some of South Florida's greatest chefs as they prepare their best mango dishes for you!

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, August 3, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, August 3, 2018 3:00 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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, September 7, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, September 7, 2018 3:00 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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Aroid Society Show and Sale

Saturday, September 15, 2018 10:30 AM to
Sunday, September 16, 2018 5:30 PM

 

Aroid Society Show and Sale

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, October 5, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, October 5, 2018 3:00 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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Members' Day Plant Sale at Fairchild

Saturday, October 6, 2018 9:30 AM to
Saturday, October 6, 2018 4:30 PM

 

Welcome to the 80th Annual Members' Day Plant Sale and Plant Distribution. This annual celebration of plants grown exclusively by Fairchild for Members promises to be one of the most exciting in our history

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, November 2, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, November 2, 2018 3:00 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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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, December 7, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, December 7, 2018 3:00 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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Moonlight Tours at Fairchild

Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:00 PM to
Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:00 PM

 

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select nights for informative lectures, art exhibition and tram tours highlighting night blooming plants.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, January 4, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, January 4, 2019 3:00 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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Moonlight Tours at Fairchild

Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select nights for informative lectures, art exhibition and tram tours highlighting night blooming plants.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, February 1, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, February 1, 2019 3:00 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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Moonlight Tours at Fairchild

Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select nights for informative lectures, art exhibition and tram tours highlighting night blooming plants.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, March 1, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, March 1, 2019 3:00 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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Moonlight Tours at Fairchild

Sunday, March 31, 2019 6:00 PM to
Sunday, March 31, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select nights for informative lectures, art exhibition and tram tours highlighting night blooming plants.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, April 5, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, April 5, 2019 3:00 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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