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December 13, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

NOTE DATE HAS MOVED TO SECOND TUESDAY AS THE COLLEGE WILL BE CLOSED ON THE 20TH.  December is our annual Christmas Party. Feel free to bring a dish (appetizer style, dessert, or non alcoholic beverage).  

Our December topic native plant cousins of seasonal holiday fare (use your imagination). Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and…

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November 15, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

November's topic is the Scrophulariaceae, Orobanchaceae, and Plantaginaceae (including the Veronicaceae). these families were once all part of the Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family), we'll look at the characteristics which separate them out now. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the…

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October 18, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

October's topic are fall blooming Asters (Goldenrods, Blazingstars, Palafoxias, and more).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of…

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20 September 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop Solanaceae

September's topic is the Solanaceae (Nightshade Family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of…

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August 16, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

August's topic is Hammock Ground Covers (not including ferns).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and…

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July 19, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

July's topic is Pine Rockland Shrubs.  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on…

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June 21, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

June's topic is the Malvaceae (Mallow/Hibiscus family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of…

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May 17, 2022 Native Plant Workshop

May's topic is the Vitaceae (Grape family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus…

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April 19, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

April's topic is the Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  When Collecting palm fronds, be sure and grab the base of the frond including against the trunk of the tree.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology…

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15 March 2022 Native Plant Workshop

March's topic is the Arecaceae (Palm family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  When Collecting palm fronds, be sure and grab the base of the frond including against the trunk of the tree.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology…

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15 February 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

February's topic is the Moraceae (Mulberry family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the…

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18 January 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

January's topic is the Apocynaceae (Dogbane family), which includes the Aclepiadaceae (Milkweeds).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park…

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21 December 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop

December's topic is Plants with red berries.  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  This will also be our traditional Christmas Party (20th?), so you are encouraged to bring in a dish or beverage to share.  Holiday Cheer is mandatory.  

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College…

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November 16, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop

November's topic is the genus Nephrolepis (Sword ferns) and will be lead by Jennifer Possley of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens.  You can follow her on Twitter at:  https://twitter.com/JennPossley

Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the…

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October 19, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Meeting

We are back at our usual meeting location at Miami Dade College.  Our topic is the Myrtaceae (Stopper Family) containing 8 native plants in South Florida, and all of them are commonly cultivated.  For a list of plants, use the Institute for Regional Conservation's online database here (you will need to select Myrtaceae under Family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on September 23, 2021 at 9:27am — No Comments

21 September 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop

We are back at our usual meeting location at Miami Dade College.  Our topic is the Boraginaceae (Borage family).  For a list of plants found in South Florida go to here, and under "family" select "Boraginaceae".  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on August 19, 2021 at 9:24am — No Comments

August 17, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip 7PM

This month we will return to Ron Ehman Park located here.  Meeting time is later than usual, 7PM.  Park your car (or bicycle) on the northside of the preserve, accessed from SW 97th Avenue in the NW corner of the park, and we…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on July 31, 2021 at 8:00am — No Comments

July 20, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Ludlam Pineland Preserve  located here.  Access is from SW 67th Avenue (Ludlam Road), just north of SW 152nd Street.  Park your car (or bicycle) along Powerline Easement on the western side of Ludlam Road. …

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on June 21, 2021 at 1:58pm — No Comments

June 15, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Trinity Pineland Preserve  located here.  Access is from Sunset SW 72nd Court south of Sunset Drive (SW 72nd Street).  Park your car (or bicycle) along circle at the end of SW 72nd Court.  …

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May 18, 2021, May Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Kendalwood Park located here.  Access is from Galloway Drive (SW87th Avenue) using SW 80th Street.  Park your car (or bicycle) along SW 93rd Court.  Kendalwood Park…

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