The Fruit & Spice Park is currently closed until October 23, 2017.
The Fruit & Spice Park is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department.
24801 SW 187th Ave, Homestead, FL 33031
305.247.5727
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08 Oct '16

Plant Propagation Workshop

$40
October 8, 2016 @ 10 am - 1 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Discover the methods used in producing fruit trees: how to plant seeds; air layer; root cuttings and grafting. Participants receive a tree to graft to take home. All materials supplied.

Instructor: Jim Stribling and Louise King

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19 Nov '16

Commercial Nursery Tour

$25
November 19, 2016 @ 9 am - 12 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Visit local nurseries and learn about this industry and its importance to the history and economy of the area.

Instructor: Jim Stribling

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28 Jan '17

Plant Propagation Workshop

$40
January 28 @ 10 am - 1 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Discover the methods used in producing fruit trees: how to plant seeds; air layer; root cuttings and grafting. Participants receive a tree to graft to take home. All materials supplied.

Instructor: Jim Stribling and Louise King

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25 Feb '17

Postponed: Establishing a Small Grove

$25
February 25 @ 9 am - 12 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Learn how to create a fruit grove in South Florida. This workshop will include: planning; crop selection; security; equipment; legal requirements; harvest and marketing.

Instructor: Jim Stribling

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18 Mar '17

Introduction to Water Gardening

$25
March 18 @ 10 am - 12 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Learn the basics of home water gardening: design; materials and techniques. Includes a demonstration in the water garden area.

Instructor: Jerry Frye

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08 Apr '17

Introduction to Hydroponics

$25
April 8 @ 10 am - 12 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Learn the basics of home hydroponic gardening: design; materials; equipment and techniques.

Instructor: Jerry Frye

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06 May '17

Hurricane Pruning Workshop

$40
May 6 @ 9 am - 12 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Discover the methods utilized in pruning fruit trees for safety, health and production. Demonstration to follow on selected park trees. All materials supplied.

Instructor: TBD

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03 Jun '17

Plant Propagation Workshop

$40
June 3 @ 10 am - 1 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Discover the methods used in producing fruit trees: how to plant seeds; air layer; root cuttings and grafting. Participants receive a tree to graft to take home. All materials supplied.

Instructor: Jim Stribling and Louise King

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24 Jun '17

Mango Mania

$40
June 24 @ 9 am - 12 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

It’s mango mania! Learn how to grow and propagate this delicious fruit, how to address the problems of insects and manage diseases. Last year, 250 mango varieties were exhibited! Sample a large selection of rare mangos.

Instructor: Michael C. Winterstein, Subtropical Horticulture Research, Agricultural Science Research Technician

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15 Jul '17

Banana Workshop

$25
July 15 @ 10 am - 1 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Go bananas and learn to grow them from local expert Don Chafin. Everything you ever wanted to know about banana: cultivars; growing, and insect and disease problems. Participants will get to dig a banana plant from the park collection to take home.

Instructor: Don Chafin

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