Second Saturday Seminar Honey Bees of Florida and Honey Sale with Bunc Farms

Second Saturday Seminar. Saturday June 10, 2017. 10AM-12 NOON. Join us for a free horticulture seminar on Florida honey bees presented by Bush Farms. Inese will present a informative seminar on the unique qualities of honey bees of South Florida, and an introduction to beelkeeping. There will be a demo hive at the presentation. The seminar wll be followed by a honey sale from Bush Farms:  "Diverse nectar sources are responsible for the variety in taste and color of our delicious honey.

Second Saturday Seminar: Polinator Paradise -Planting for Butterflies of South Florida

April 8, 2017. 10AM-12 NOON. Join us at Miami Beach Botanical Garden for this educational seminar as we welcome UF/IFAS Extension Service Miami-Dade County- Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Program for a presentation of pollinators. Second Saturday Horticulture Seminars at the Garden are free, and all are welcome. Please register, and stay in touch about upcoming programs at the Garden. "Join us as we explore the beautiful and fascinating world of South Florida's pollinators.

Earth Day Celeberation in the Garden

Join us on Earth Day Eve for an Earth Day Celebration at Miami Beach Botanical Garden , Friday, April 21, 2017, 5 p.m. -10 p.m. Celebrate sustainable practices and green living with an evening of mindfulness and music in the garden. Watch Coral Morphologic’s Coral Orgy Film Projections followed by the feature film: BEFORE THE FLOOD, National Geographic’s Documentary film from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio.

3rd Saturday Seminar RF Orchids-

Free seminar and orchid sale with Robert F. Fuchs, third-generation orchid grower, and president of R.F. Orchids, Inc., in Homestead, Florida, USA. Robert presents lectures to audiences around the world, and his articles have been published in many prestigious publications. He is an accredited American Orchid Society Judge, past president of the South Florida Orchid Society, life member of the AOS, and was President of the 19th World Orchid Conference, in 2008. He was inducted into the Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2013, the first orchid grower to be so honored.

Second Saturday Seminar -Edible, Medicinal & Toxic Nightshades with Mike Heckart

Nightshades: A Quick (and painless) Introduction. Explore the Solanaceae, or nightshade family, which includes edible, medicinal, and toxic species...and some that are all three. Plants will be available for sale, including several that are virtually unknown outside their native range.Michael Heckart is a lifelong resident of South Florida and owner of Wicked Mike's, a small business specializing in rare edible and medicinal plants. His collection includes plants from every continent but Antarctica, including over 1,500 varieties of peppers.

Second Saturday Seminar Container Gardening

Free Second Saturday Seminar, The Art of Container Gardening Saturday December 10, 10AM-12 NOON.

Learn tips on planters, plants, soil, and watering. What you need to know to create beautiful container gardens and expand the pleasures of gardening. The UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Office’s Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program will also bring plants for you to take home and create your own container garden gifts for the holidays. register

Succulent Second Saturday Seminar

Free. Drought resistant plants with fleshy water-storing leaves- learn about succulents and growing mediums from Wade Matz from Botanical Designscapes, Inc. at Miami Beach Botanical Garden. A variety of juicy succulents will be for sale at the event.

Hands-on Holidays

Join us as we welcome the holidays with fun arts and crafts workshops and artisan vendors showing off some unique products to gift to friends and loved ones. 

This event is part of the Second Saturday Seminar monthly lecture series. These free lectures feauture speakers from Les Dames d'Ecoffier, a non-profit organization of women leaders in food, farming, education, nutrition and many other areas of sustainability.

Save the date for this dynamic and engaging series. More information coming soon. 

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