Fairchild Tropical Garden’s Annual Ramble

Surely most “plant people” in southern Florida are familiar with Ramble.  For those who aren’t, it is the annual plant-sale-and-more produced by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.  Its 72nd edition ran last weekend, November 9, 10, and 11th. This year’s Ramble couldn’t have … Continue reading

Dangerous African Snail Invading Miami, Florida: Update.

The Dept of Agriculture just shared this item with local growers and we thought you should be aware of it too: Since their initial discovery in September 2011 by the Florida Department of Agriculture, state officials have now captured a … Continue reading

Friends of the Gifford Arboretum September Meeting

Gifford Arboretum meeting Thursday, Sept. 6, 7:00 pm at University of Miami, Cox Science Center, Coral Gables, FL Phone: (305) 284-1302 “A Better Diet Makes a Better Garden: The Renovation of Pinecrest Gardens.” Craig Morell, Pinecrest Gardens Horticulturist, will describe … Continue reading