Author: Richard Lyons

Rare & Unusual Tropical Trees & Plants, Flowering, Fruit, Native, Palm, Bamboo, Heliconia, Hummingbird, Butterfly

Spring Has Sprung

The calendar said spring arrived weeks ago.  However, it remained on the cool side until this week.  We have had some rain the last few days which has resulted in a flush of new growth.  The plants which were experiencing the winter malaise have livened up.  There is new growth and the plants are much…
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April 13, 2013 0

Walter Judd at The Gifford Arboretum

I thought our readers would like to know about this upcoming event. Dear Friends of the Gifford Arboretum, It is with great pleasure that I invite you to attend the 25th Annual Gifford Arboretum Lecture by Dr. Walter S. Judd. This event will occur on Thursday, April 4, 2013 in the University of Miami’s Cox…
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March 28, 2013 0

March Music in the Gifford Arboretum

The Music in the Arboretum event for this month will be held on Thursday, 21st of March 2013 at the stone bench of the arboretum. Featured group for this month is The Ibis String Trio, from the Frost School of Music. Please note that with the recent switch to daylight saving time, we will commence…
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March 15, 2013 0

Jaboticaba for only $3

Here’s a wonderful opportunity to bring flavor and beauty to your South Florida garden. Our 4 inch pots of jaboticaba are only $3.00 each. The tasty flesh of these fruits is sweet and juicy. At these prices, you can start your own private orchard. Remember that you can only get this price by mentioning Richard’s…
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March 15, 2013 0

Chad Husby and other news from The Gifford Arboretum

I wanted to share this guest post from Stephen D. Pearson, Director of the John C. Gifford Arboretum. I hope you are planning to come to our meeting and hear Dr. Chad Husby this Thursday at 7 PM in Room 166 of Cox Science Center. Also at the Arboretum this month, we will have a…
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March 6, 2013 0