topic: Young Flowering Tree Care
speaker: Craig Morell, Horticulturist, Pinecrest Gardens
location: Fairchild Tropical Garden | 10901 Old Cutler Road | Miami, FL 33156
room: Corbin Building, classroom "A"
time: 7:30 pm
Lecture by Craig Morell, Horticulturist of Pinecrest Gardens, Miami discusses Young Flowering Tree Care - insights on how to take care of your newly planted trees in the landscape.
February 13, 20, 27 | Garden Design 101
speaker: Carlos Somoza Landscape Design
location: Fairchild Tropical Gardent
times: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
fee: Member, $65; Non-member, $90
web: Fairchild Tropical Garden Education Classes
Learn the fundamental design principles needed to conceptualize and design your own private Eden. In this introductory design course for homeowners, Miami landscape designer Carlos Somoza covers the design concepts needed to analyze, interpret, and plan a private residential garden in subtropical Florida. Garden styles, building materials, planting design and construction phasing are discussed. Students are encouraged to bring photographs and sketch plans of their existing garden spaces for class participation.
February 14 | South Dade Garden Club Meeting
speaker: Dr. Richard J. Campbell, Ph.D., Director of Horticulture and Senior Curator of Tropical Fruit Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Ph.D.
location: Fruit and Spice Park | 24801 SW 187 Ave | Homestead, Florida 33031
date: Second Thursday of each month
The guest speaker at this meeting will be Dr. Richard J. Campbell, Ph.D., Director of Horticulture and Senior Curator of Tropical Fruit Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Ph.D. in Horticulture, M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, B.S., University of Florida; teaching experience in adult horticultural programs, teacher training, undergraduate courses. Editor of A Guide to Mangos in Florida (Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 1992) and author of more than 20 articles and papers on tropical fruit including "Jackfruit" 1998.