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19 Nov '16

Commercial Nursery Tour

$25
November 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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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25 Feb '17

Postponed: Establishing a Small Grove

$25
February 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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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24 Jun '17

Mango Mania

$40
June 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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19 Dec '17

Public Meeting

December 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Redland Cooperative Extension Office, 18710 SW 288th Street
Homestead, FL 33030 United States

Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava (District 8) and Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department cordially invite area residents to attend a public meeting regarding the planning and development of: Preston B. Bird and Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park. Public Meeting to be held at UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension office (J.D. Campbell Ag. Center) 18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead FL 33030 Tuesday, December 19, 2017 ~ 6:00pm – 8:00pm For questions or information about the meeting, please contact Alissa Turtletaub,…

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13 Jan '18

Redland Heritage Festival

$8
January 13 @ 4:00 am - January 14 @ 12:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

The festival features local arts and crafts, historical exhibits, a large selection of tropical plants and great food. Children’s activities include a petting zoo, and pony rides.

Admission: $8 (children 11 and under are free)

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30 Jun '18

Mango Mania

$40
June 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit and Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

It’s Mango Mania time again! The Fruit & Spice Park is partnering with the Tropical Fruit and Vegetable Society of the Redland to present this highly anticipated annual event! Come and enjoy a delightful morning learning how to grow and propagate mangoes, how to address their problems of managing insects and diseases, and hear interesting tales of mango history. Lecture held at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, 18710 SW 288 St., Homestead, FL 33031 at 9:00 AM. Then top it off…

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13 Oct '18

Redland GrowFest

$8 - $12
October 13 @ 9:30 am - October 14 @ 4:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Vendors and exhibitors will feature starter plants and trees, and growing and gardening supplies. Workshops, cooking demos and healthy eats are among the other offerings. The festival raises funds for Florida Organic Growers & Consumers. Sponsored by Bee Heaven Farms and the Fruit & Spice Park.

Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the door (children 11 and under are free)

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