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What to Do All Weekend!
Orchid Show & Exhibition - Garden House
Marvel at dazzling displays and award-winning orchids, presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables
Orchid Odyssey - Rainforest
Experience beautiful displays of orchids, nestled throughout the rainforest.
The Million Orchid Project STEMLab
Climb aboard the STEMLab, Fairchild's state-of-the-art mobile botanical micropropagation laboratory and learn how to propagate rare and endangered orchids of South Florida as part of Fairchild's Million Orchid Project. While on board, join our conservation team by assisting in the process of "deflasking" orchid seedlings and take a closer look at orchid seeds under microscopes to understand why they have become so rare in our community. And, don't miss the opporutnity to take home your own orchid seedling kit!
OrKids Learning Stations
Learn about the important research students from Fairchild's own Botany Magnet High School, BioTECH @ Richmond, are conducting in the Garden.
• Native Butterfly Garden - learn about how native butterflies interact with their hosts
• Bailey Palm Glade - learn about the impact of Hurricane Irma on our lakes
• Science Village Labs - learn how 10th grade students are experimenting with different growth mediums to grow endangered orchids
Lectures - Corbin Classrom A
Friday, March 13
Saturday, March 14
Sunday, March 15
Watch Fairchild staff explain how to simply repot orchids:
B.L. Orchids, Carib Plants Inc., Dan and Margie Orchids, Greenhouse Orchids, Krull Smith Landscape, Mac's Orchids, Motes Orchids, Odom's Orchids Inc, Orchids in Bloom, PCK Orchids, Pelican Coast Farms, Plantio La Orquidea, Quest Orchids Inc., Ritter Tropic Orchids, Stelmar Gardens Inc., Smiley's Orchids & Greenery, So Orchids, Soroa Orchids Inc., Springwater Orchids
A Touch of Ecuador, Anhinga Clay Studios, Atizana Inspired, Bactra, BirdsSquirrelsN.com, Broward Orchid Supply, Candles by Fatima, Chic Afrique, Crushable Seagrass Hats, Dafni Greek Gourmet, David Young Art, Emilio Robba, Fossil Lamps, Gardens Gone Wire, Gloria Janell, Gringa Flan, Indigo Instinct, Johns Jungle, Kreative Gardens Inc., Maddies Hatbox, Marche Provence, Miguel Bode Honey, Monecristi Arts, Nancy Reyna Fine Art, Nomad Soul Designs, OFE Orchid Supplies, Orchid Hanger, Orchid Treasures, Pianta Studio
Don't forget your Orchid Festival t-shirt & tote, artwork courtesy of artist Laurie Richardson.
Cinnamon Horn Rolls, Crepemaker, Dutch Magic, Gerbaud Bakery, Greek Food, It's So Cheesy, Karts of all Kinds, M&R Caribbean Conch, Native Conch, Victoria's Flavors Unlimited