Interested in learning more about the complex and fascinating environmental world of Key West and the Florida Keys? Then join us each month for our Speaker Series. Each one-hour workshop begins at 1:30 p.m., in The Nature Chapel.
5-19-18: Tending in the Keys: Alternative Farming Methods to Facilitate Food Production in the Keys — Harry Crissy, University of Florida Economic Resource Development Extension Agent
Admission is $5 for non-members. Free for garden members!
Be sure to come early for the Native Plant Sale! From 9 a.m.-noon, we offer more than 150 species of butterfly- and bird-attracting native, rare and endangered plants propagated and available in the Botanical Garden Nursery. A great way to create your customized Key West garden — and support the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, too.
Here’s the complete 2017-18 Speakers Series line-up:
- 12-16-17: Keys Gardens: Before and After Irma — Robin Robinson, Key West master gardener, author and columnist
- 1-20-18: Birding in Key West for Amateurs — Robyn Mayer, Florida park ranger, Fort Taylor State Park
- 2-17-18: Greening the Keys — Alison Higgins, Key West sustainability coordinator
- 3-17-18: Trees of Key West and the city ordinances — Karen DiMaria, Key West municipal arborist
- 4-21-18: Understanding the Florida Keys and how that affects gardening — Susan Reutling, master gardener and manager of the Tropical Garden Nursery
- 5-19-18: Soil creation and remediation for the Florida Keys — Harry Crissy, Monroe County extension agent
- 6-16-18: Aeroponics: Support your Healthy Lifestyle with Advanced Garden Technology