Key West Botanical Garden Society


Key West Botanical Garden Society
(305) 296-1504


Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden
5210 College Road, Key West, FL, USA


Humid and Partly Cloudy
28 °C
Wind: 12 KPH
Humidity: 1 %
Visibility: 14 KM


Jun 16 2018


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


$5 for non-members | Free for members

Speaker Series

Interested in learning more about the complex and fascinating environmental world of Key West and the Florida Keys? Then join us this month for our Speaker Series. This one-hour workshop begins at 12:30 pm, in The Courtyard. The June Speaker Series is kid friendly!

6-16-18: Aeroponics: Support your Healthy Lifestyle with Advanced Garden Technology – Marjorie Townsend

Marjorie’s presentation will incorporate hands on learning for adults and children!

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