Earth Day Celeberation in the Garden

Music, yoga, Green Vendors, local artists, educational seminars, papermaking, plant sale, National Geographic Film Feature: Before the Flood Save the date now! For information about sponsoring the garden or setting up a table for Earth Day please contact

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. 

Cooking with Flowers

Cooking demonstration by Catherine Lucas. Part of the Second Saturday Seminar monthly lecture series.

Tea Tactics

One plant, Camellia sinensis, is responsible for the flowering of tea culture around the world. This free talk will explore a variety of flavors, preparations, and social conventions created around tea, and will include a tasting of various teas.

Prepping for the Growing Season

A special, free kick-off event to celebrate South Florida's growing season! Julie Petrella Arch of Le Dames D'Escoffier will guide you through the essentials for success growing your own veggies and herbs no matter what your living situation. Practice makes perfect, so after the talk join the Miami Beach Garden Club in a seed-planting activity to get your garden started!


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