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Calendar Of Events
Trip to Deseret Cattle and Citrus Ranch – St Cloud
A group of Garden Club members toured Deseret Ranch two years ago and we welcome the opportunity to repeat the tour this year.
The ranch is owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
This is a quote from their website…..
For more than 60 years we have farmed and ranched this beautiful landscape. With a focus on raising high-quality calves and increasing the productive capacity of the land, we are proud to carry on Florida’s ranching heritage. We are also proud to take care of the natural resources found here and the many species of wildlife that share the landscape with us. Our six decades of experience give us a unique perspective as we plan for the future, ensuring that Central Florida remains a great place to call home.
More details to follow – this is a very special trip so keep the date free!!
We welcome Jemima Desir, Healthcare Education Specialist at Florida Poison Information Center based at Tampa Hospital. Jemima will talk on Outdoor Poisons – plants bites and stings. She will help us identify the plants and insects around us that are poisonous and how to deal with them.
The talk will provide useful information for everyone.
Linda Price, President of Central Florida African Violet Society will talk on the care of African Violets. These colourful plants are great house plants, easy to care for with a long flowering season Linda will talk on how to propagate your plants, ensure it is healthy and she will bring a variety of plants for sale.
Brevard Zoo is a 75 acres (30 ha) not-for-profit facility located in Melbourne, Florida, United States that is home to more than 900 animals representing more than 195 species from Florida, South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia.The zoo features animal feedings, kayak tours, paddle boats in the wetlands, behind-the-scenes tours, and a train ride. It also has the attraction Treetop Trek.
The zoo is divided into four loops: Expedition Africa, Lands of Change: Australia and Beyond, Wild Florida, and La Selva. These loops are accessed off of the main loop that encircles the flamingo pond
The architecture of Frank LLoyd Wright on the campus of Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida, is a little know Central Florida treasure. Florida Southern College (FFC) has the largest concentration of Wright designed structures anywhere in the world with ten buildings and two additional structures on campus, and is in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Tom MacCubbin, well-known Florida horticulturist will return to Garden Club once again to teach us about propagation. This class will be a practical demonstration of propagation techniques for a wide variety of plants. Everyone will have the opportunity to prepare ‘baby plants’ from cuttings and leaves etc.
Tom is a very entertaining and knowledgeable speaker, and this will be a great opportunity to learn new techniques.