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30 Jan '22

Backyard Beekeeping: Tropical Beekeeping Association

January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

If you are considering becoming an amateur apiarist to save the bees and enjoy home-raised honey, we will guide you in an overview of what’s involved in start a bee colony. Special Speaker: Roger Blanco Tropical Beekeeping Association $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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27 Feb '22

Why Won’t My Tree Fruit?

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

When the “why isn’t my tree fruiting?” question comes my way, I go into tropical fruit CSI mode and begin a series of questions designed to find out the answer.  Join my class to learn more! Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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27 Mar '22

Creating a Pollinator Paradise

March 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Whether you have a few feet on your apartment balcony or several acres, you can make a difference in saving pollinators. Join my class on how to build your own pollinator paradise and help ensure our future is filled with pollinators. Special Speaker: Barbara McAdam, UF IFAS Extension Urban Horticulture Program. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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24 Apr '22

Proper Pruning and Planting of Tropical Fruit Trees

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Learn the reasons why Tropical fruit trees should be pruned to keep them healthy and producing. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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29 May '22

Rain Barrel

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Learn how you can capture and store rain water than can later be used to irrigate your landscape and water plants. Special Speaker: Barbara McAdam, UF IFAS Extension Urban Horticulture Program. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members. Register To The Class Note: Click on the Fruit & Spice Park

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26 Jun '22

An Introduction to Tropical Fruit

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Learn the basics of tropical fruit. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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31 Jul '22

Preserving the Harvest

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Whether you grow a garden full of vegetables and fruits, or buy fresh produce from your local farmers market, you won’t want to let it go to waste. Learn about the many methods available to you to enjoy your produce long after it leaves the garden. Special Speaker: Louise King, Fruit & Spice Park. $25 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members. To RSVP scan QR code or click here: https://miamidadeparks.com/FL/miami-dade-county-parks-recreation/catalog/index/171c1f1e2e07655ff17e32f6adacc2d6?filter=c2VhcmNoPVByZXNlcnZpbmclMjB0aGUlMjBIYXJ2ZXN0JTIw (click “Welcome” and…

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28 Aug '22

Pest, Pathogens and IPM for Tropical Fruit

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Combine several complementary pest control methods in a mutually enhancing way to reduce pest populations to less than damaging numbers. Learn about Integrated Pest management in my class. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County. $25 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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23 Sep '22

Tour with the Horticulturist

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Take a walking tour with our Horticulturist. Each tour will focus on a different region or collection

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25 Sep '22

The Ten Truths of Tropical Fruit

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Learn the truths about tropical fruits that nobody ever told you. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County  $25 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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