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Meetings and Events

 

The Tropical Fern & Exotic Plant Society meets on the fourth Monday of every month, 
with the exception of July and August. Please see calendar below.
We meet at  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 
33156, 7:30 p.m. in the Corbin Building. Light refreshment are served, Plant Raffle.
Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings. Admission is FREE.
Members are kept informed through our Newsletter which is produced monthly 
(no newsletters in July, August and December).
If you have any questions about any of our Meeting or Events, 
please e-mail us for additional info at: tfeps1@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

                      2019Meetings and Events

January 28: 

 Speaker: Tomas Bajza of The Tarzane Group
 Program:
Miniature Orchids and Growing Orchids from Colder Growing Areas

@ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by: 
  Fantastic Ferns (Frank & Sally Tastinger) & Rory Antolak

February 25: 

 Speaker: Chip Jones
 Program:
Neoregelias, Skotak Hybrdization, and Various Plant Curiosities
 Chip studied horticulture at Alabama A&M University. He interned in New England, South Carolina, and Miami before settling in Fort Lauderdale. Chip enjoys orchids, bromeliads, palms, ferns and most anything slow growing or with big leaves especially cycads. He frequently travels to study plants in habitat and has visited more than 90 cycad species in situ. For more information visit www.cycadflorida.com

 @ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by: Leaf Gardens (David & Maritza Hernandez) & Jesse Durko

March 25:

 Speaker: Chad Husby
 Program: Talk about his recent travels to Thailand

 @ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by: Can't Grow Squash (Stephanie LaRusso) & Scott Cohen

April 13 & 14:  Spring Plant Sale at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
 
10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 33156
 9:00AM - 4:30PM Daily 
 Sale is free after paid admission to the Garden.

April 22:

 Speaker: Mike Twyford
 Program:
Program on selecting and grooming plants for entry into the upcoming June 1-2 TFEPS show. He will discuss exhibiting unique entries, terrariums, or small yet eye catching exhibits. He will also give pointers on overall grooming to present the best possible specimen. Mike hopes this will encourage members who have never entered or need a nudge to show everyone the really unusual, rare or just plain pretty entry that we have never seen before.

 @ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by: Ree Gardens (Marie & Steve Nock) & David Foster

May 27:

 Speaker: TBA
 Program: TBA

 @ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by: 
Jose Lopez & Chip Jones

June 1 & 2:

 Our Annual Show and Sale 
 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 
 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 33156

 Show is Free after paid admission to the Garden.
 9:30AM - 4:30PM Daily

June 24:

 Speaker: TBA
 Program: TBA

 @ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by:
Weeds & Stuff (Glenda & Michael Weed)  
 
&
Argeo (Ralph) Hernandez

 No Meetings July & August

September 23:

 Speaker: TBA
 Program: TBA

 @ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by: 

October 28:

 Our Annual Auction
 @ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Garden House - 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 
 No Raffle Table
November 
8, 9, & 10:
 The Ramble
  @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 
10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 33156
 9:30AM - 4:30PM

November 25:

 Speaker: TBA
 
Program: 
TBA

 
@ 7:30pm @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
 Corbin Building 10901 Old Cutler Road. Coral Gables, Fl 

 Raffle table by: 

December ?:

 Holiday Party for Members and their Guests Only

 

 

 

 

 

A few pictures from a past meeting.

Waiting for meeting to start Yes, we have refreshments


Raffle Table from Meeting on April 23, 2012
Provided by Phil Iloo & Redland Nursery

Guest Speakers

Delores speaking on scented plants Larry Cox speaking on Orchids