Major Botanical Sites in the Tropics Awarded World Heritage Status

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

      Major Botanical Sites in the Tropics Awarded World Heritage Status   Coral Gables, FL, July 24, 2008—The World Heritage Committee, meeting for its 32nd session in Canada this week, finished inscribing new sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List on July 8 with the addition of 19 cultural sites and eight natural sites to the List. This year some of the world's most important botanical sites were given World Heritage status. This status places them in an elite...

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Fairchild's Love of Mangos

Sunday, May 11, 2008

     Fairchild's Love of Mangos Fairchild's mango team writes about their two week  adventure across the mango-laden plains of India  Coral Gables, FL, May 12, 2008—Fairchild's Tropical Fruit Program is venturing back to the ancestral home of the mango – India. Fairchild's Tropical Fruit Curators Dr. Richard J. Campbell and Noris Ledesma are currently crossing the monsoonal plains in search of the secrets of the king of tropical fruit while recording their experiences...

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Earth Day is Free at Fairchild!

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

       Earth Day is FREE at FairchildTropicalBotanic Garden Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Coral Gables, FL, April 16, 2008—Fairchild is offering free admission to all visitors on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22. In support of earth friendly products, The Shop at Fairchild will have a display of sustainable and recycled products for purchase at a 10% discount. This is the perfect opportunity to walk Fairchild's grounds, have a family picnic, admire the monumental sculptures of Fernando...

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Palm & Cycad Festival

Sunday, March 30, 2008

   Fairchild's First International Palm & Cycad Festival This Weekend! Coral Gables, FL, March 31, 2008—It's all about exotic palms and cycads and their wonders this weekend at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. The International Palm & Cycad Festival is set to include walking tours of Fairchild's famous palm and cycad collections as well as plant sales, cooking demonstrations, palm-related food for sale, informative lectures and kids activities. Guests will also enjoy the beauty of...

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International Orchid Festival

Thursday, February 28, 2008

  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents It's Sixth Annual International Orchid Festival    Coral Gables, FL, February 29, 2008—Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is excited to announce the International Orchid Festival taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 29—March 2, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Festival will feature nearly 30 orchid growers from around the world who will exhibit the plant's magnificent diversity—sure to delight the orchid enthusiast and...

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Botero at Fairchild

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

   SCULPTURE EXHIBITION BY FAMED COLOMBIAN MASTER FERNANDO BOTERO OPENS FEBRUARY 16 AT FAIRCHILDTROPICALBOTANIC GARDEN  Coral Gables, FL, February 16 2008 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden proudly announces the opening of Botero at Fairchild.  Known for signature pieces that portray rotund figures with exaggerated proportions, sculptures by the famed Latin American Master Fernando Botero are on loan from Gary Nader Fine Art, a Miami gallery specializing in Latin American,...

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Antiques & Books Galore at Ramble 2007

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

    Amazing Antiques and Rare Books Galore at Fairchild's Ramble This Weekend! Coral Gables, FL, November 15, 2007-The Ramble, scheduled for this weekend, November 17 & 18, is one of the oldest festivals in Miami was started 67 years ago, in hopes of raising money for a much needed truck for Fairchild.  Since then, the Ramble has come a long way. The festival attracts over 40 vendors each year who sell everything from garden accessories and art to food and furniture. ...

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Ramble Festival

Sunday, November 11, 2007

   Fairchild's Ramble Festival Celebrates Tropical Living in South Florida This Weekend   Coral Gables, FL, November 12, 2007-Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will host the always anticipated Ramble-A Garden Festival on Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year Fairchild celebrates Ramble's 67th anniversary. A blend of old traditions and new introductions, the Ramble offers visitors over twelve acres of plants, garden accessories, antiques,...

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Halloween Bash post release

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

   Fairchild's First-Ever Halloween Bash Promises A Frightfully Fun Night in Tropical Paradise  Coral Gables, FL, October 31, 2007-It was a wickedly delicious time at Fairchild's first-ever Halloween Bash this past Saturday, October 27, 2007 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Over 250 people attended the Bash and danced the night away in the frightfully decorated Garden House to the sounds of DJ Gabriel, nibbled on food catered by Macys and enjoyed drinks by Bacardi. The VIP tent on the...

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Halloween Bash at Fairchild

Friday, October 26, 2007

Fairchild's First-Ever Halloween Bash Promises A Frightfully Fun Night in Tropical Paradise Coral Gables, FL, October 18, 2007-Get in on the fun of Halloween and enjoy a ghoulish night at Fairchild's first-ever Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 27, 2007 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Set in the unparalleled tropical surroundings of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, guests are treated to a night of wicked brews, tasty tidbits and a live DJ and light show for non-stop dancing. A costume ...

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