MiamiGreen.Co is a Green Events Calendar featuring South Florida architecture, environmental design, garden lectures, and eco events. This events calendar is provided as a community service for South Florida environmental activists, garden enthusiasts and green industry professionals. Each of the organizations featured in our calendar is a priceless resource of information for sustainable living practices - consider joining a South Florida botanic garden, garden club or plant society today!
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JANUARY 2014 GREEN EVENTS
January 7 | Orchid Society of Coral Gables
location: Fairchild Tropical Garden | 10901 Old Cutler Road | Miami, FL
room: Corbin Building, classroom "A"
date: first Tuesday of every month
time: 7:30 pm
January 9 | South Dade Garden Club Meeting
location: Fruit and Spice Park | 24801 SW 187 Ave | Homestead, Florida 33031
date: Second Thursday of each month
Janury 15 - 16 | Viscaya Moonlight Garden Tours
location: 3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida
Vizcaya's bayfront gardens are breathtaking by day, don't miss the chance to see them transformed by the glow of a bright Miami moon. With live music in the Courtyard, the allure of Italian-inspired gardens and delicious temptations available in the Cafe & Shop. Tickets $18; $12 for Members, Students and Seniors; available onsite only from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on the evening of the program.
January 21 | Bromeliad Society Meeting
speaker: Mike Michalski
topic: "From Quito to the Amazon - A Visual Tour"
location: Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156
time: 7:30 PM
The presentation will detail Mike Michalski's eight-day trip through Ecuador in June 2013.
January 24-26 | 8th Annual International Chocolate Festival
location: Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road,Miami, FL 33156
time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
web: Fairchild Tropical Garden Event Website
January 27 | Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society
speaker: Georgia Tasker
topic: The Botanical Riches of Ecuador
time: 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
address: 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Florida
Georgia Tasker is a writer on staff at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. She writes for The Tropical Garden magazine, has a blog on gardening on Fairchild’s website, and has written 3 handbooks in her on-going series, Gardening with Fairchild. Tasker is a passionate
traveler, having been to the Arctic and the Antarctic, Madagascar, Africa, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Australia, China, Japan, all of Europe, Central America and much of South America. In this talk she will follow a small group of plant geeks as they explore Ecuador on their summer vacation.
Prior to joining the Garden staff in 2009, Georgia was garden writer with The Miami Herald and author of 3 garden and South Florida landscape books. She is a graduate of Hanover College in Indiana and received the first certificate in tropical botany from FIU in 1984. She has been awarded the Barbour Medal from Fairchild and the first lifetime achievement award from Tropical Audubon Society.
January 28 | Native Plant Society of Miami-Dade
time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
location: Pinecrest Gardens,11000 SW 57 Ave (Red Road), Pinecrest, FL 33156
January 29 | Redland Tropical Fruit & Vegetable Society
topic: New topic and speaker each month
location: Fruit and Spice Park | 24801 SW 187 Avenue | Homestead, FL 33031
date: Last Wednesday of each month
time: 7:30 pm