speaker: Dr. Terrie Bart
topic: Ostentatious and Picturesque Bromeliad Genera, Part II
location: Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156
time: 7:30 PM
Dr. Terrie Bert is a longstanding member of the Sarasota Bromeliad Society and the Caloosahatchee Bromeliad Society and has held multiple offices. She also served the Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies (FCBS) as a representative and officer for eight years. For the
Bromeliad Society International, she has been a Florida Director and chaired several international committees. Shecurrently is Librarian, Curator of the Wally Berg of Excellence, and an internationally accredited Master Judge. She's given over 100 presentations on bromeliads to numerous U.S. and international bromeliad societies and other groups. She has authored articles for the BSI Journal and the FCBS newsletter. She cultivates more than 2,000 different bromeliads in 24 genera. She's won multiple top awards in local bromeliad shows and BSI world conferences and is a volunteer for and contributor to the BSI Bromeliad Identification Center. Terrie has a Ph. D in marine biology and is research scientist for he Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
March 20 | Kampong Garden Lecture
topic: David Fairchild in the South Florida Landscape
speaker: Patricia Houle, M.S, FIU Department of Earth and Environment
time: Reception 6:30 p.m. | Lecture 7:00 p.m.
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March 22/29/30 | Garden Dialogues: Miami + Palm Beach
Get exclusive access to private gardens in Miami and Palm Beach and hear directly from the landscape architects and designers about their collaborative process. How do clients and designers work together? What makes for a great, enduring collaboration? The Cultural Landscape Foundation's Garden Dialogues provides unique opportunities for small
groups to visit some of today’s most beautiful gardens created by some of the
most accomplished landscape designers currently in practice.
Palm Beach Residence
date/time: Saturday, March 22th, 10:30 to 11:30am
location: Palm Beach, Florida
Designer: Keith Williams of Nievera Williams Landscape Architecture
This elegant and exotic British West Indies style estate was an empty lot just two years ago. The home has three gardens that feature tropical, drought-tolerant plants rich in texture, color and foliage, with an emphasis on sustainability. The front garden has succulents and uses minima instead of lawn, the back garden allows for entertaining, dining and swimming, while the “secret garden” – which the owners consider an intimate work of art – fulfills the quest to see a garden from every first floor window and door.
The Breakers Palm Beach
date/time: Saturday, March 29th |10:00 to 11:30am
location: One North Breakers Row | Palm Beach, Florida
Designer: Gregory Lombardi of Gregory Lombardi Landscape Design
A spectacular resort destination on Florida’s Atlantic coast and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Breakers Palm Beach has lured generations of discerning travelers to its idyllic, Italian-Renaissance setting. Gregory Lombardi Design has been honored to work with The Breakers since 2005 on its landscape revitalization and expansion initiative, redesigning key areas and collaborating with The Breakers’ team to preserve, conserve and restore the prevalence of native plants throughout the resort property
Oak Garden at Silver Bluff
date/time: Sunday, March 30th | 5:00 to 7:00pm
location: Coconut Grove, Florida
Designer: Carlos Somoza of Carlos Somoza Landscape Design
Perched atop an ancient limestone ridge, Oak Garden was created beneath the canopy of two dozen, mature Southern Live Oak trees. Visitors will tour three outdoor rooms:
entrance garden, secret garden and pool terrace. Each garden is embraced by drifts of native flora, accented with subtropical vegetation that create a distinct plant palette and garden narrative.
March 22 | Florida Native Plant Day
location: Elaine Gordon Enchanted Forest Park
address: 1725 NE 135 Street, North Miami, FL
The Dade Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society invites you to its 19th Native Plant Day. The annual public outreach and education day will have activities for all ages including walks, programs, plants and merchandise for sale, raffles and more. Bring your family and friends to enjoy this free day of fun and learning about native Florida plants and landscapes.