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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

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

Concert at The Gifford Arboretum

Steve Pearson at the Gifford Arboretum asked us to spread the word about a concert there. It sounds very interesting. Here’s Steve’s message: Please join us for a performance by Frost School of Music’s Afro-Peruvian Ensemble tomorrow. The event will take place in the Gifford Arboretum at 5 PM, and I suggest you bring a…
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January 16, 2013 0

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 taken place in nicer weather, and for me as a vendor it presented the perfect atmosphere for…
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November 17, 2012 0