Director’s Lecture for Fairchild Members by Dr. Carl Lewis, FTBG Director
We invite you, our members, to help us build a better future through botany. Just as Dr. David Fairchild introduced new plants and reinvented agriculture a century ago, we are working toward similar large-scale transformations. Dr. Carl Lewis will present the Garden's most innovative projects and explain how you can get involved.
Members' Day at Fairchild
Spring Garden Festival and 38th Annual Spring Plant Sale
(2/25/2017 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
(2/25/2017 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
(3/1/2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
(3/4/2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
(3/4/2017 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM)
(3/7/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
(4/1/2017 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
(4/5/2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
(4/10/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
(4/19/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
(6/12/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
(6/19/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Beginner Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener (at Fairchild Farm)
In this class for the novice beekeeper, you will learn about beekeeping and harvesting honey. Additionally, this class will focus on the horticultural relationship between bees and tropical fruit trees. Books on the subject, bee hives and bees will be discussed during the class. The class takes place at the Fairchild Farm, located in Homestead. Directions will be sent.
Plant ID Workshop
Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.
Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café.
Photographing the Garden at Sunset and Moonrise
Thursday Nights and Moonlight Tour at Fairchild
Enjoy Fairchild after dark on select Thursday Nights for informative lectures, art exhibition and tram tours highlighting night blooming plants.
15th Annual International Orchid Festival