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17 Dec '22

Tropical Winter Adventure

December 17 @ 10:00 am - December 18 @ 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Come experience a tropical winter adventure at Fruit and Spice Park! During this fun filled weekend there will be; tropical wintertime photo backdrops, scavenger hunts, fruits from this season to see and taste, and tram tours featuring what’s in season! No pets allowed. $5 Adults (ages 16 and over) , $2 Children (ages 15-6), Children 5 and under FREE. Members FREE.

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29 Jan '23

The 10 truths

January 29, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

The ten truths of tropical fruit (1 hour)Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County – Learn the truths about tropical fruits that nobody ever told you. Admision Fee: General: $25 Members Reduced Fee: $5

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06 Feb '23

Winter Stargazing

February 6, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Enjoy a night under the stars in the Garden cozied up by a bonfire. Bring your telescopes to explore the night stars away from city lights or see the night sky through Southern Cross Astronomical Societies telescopes for a guided viewing. S’more kits and an assortment of drinks will be available while supplies last. Blankets, lawn chairs and small coolers are welcome. No large coolers or pets allowed. Admission and all items for sale is cash only, ATM available. $5…

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26 Mar '23

Pest, pathogens

March 26, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Pest, pathogens and IPM for tropical fruit Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County – 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. Arrive 15-20 minutes early to receive your wristband after paying in the Park Store. Please RSVP by calling 305.247.5727. Fee: General: $25 Members Reduced Fee: $5

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02 Apr '23

Blues Concert

April 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Come and enjoy a one of a kind blues concert in South Miami.Music, kids activities and full access to the garden. Food trucks will be present preparing delicious bbq flavors and more. Join us for an amazing evening of music and great eats! External promo or coupons cannot be applied for this special event. No large coolers or pets allowed. $15 Adults (ages 16 and over), $8 Children (ages 15-6), Children 5 and under and Members FREE. Stay tuned for…

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29 Apr '23

Springtime Adventure

April 29, 2023 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Experience a springtime adventure at Fruit and Spice Park! During this fun filled weekend there will be; Springtime photo backdrops, scavenger hunts, fruits from this season to see and taste, and tram tours featuring what’s in season! No pets allowed. Regular Park Admission. Members FREE.

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30 Apr '23

Grafting / Air layering

April 30, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Louise King, Fruit & Spice Park. Learn the basics of grafting and airlayering. By Grafting, we can get highly desirable characters from parent ‘stock’ plant to different ‘scions’. By air layering, we can get same characteristics from parent to offspring.

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05 May '23

Spring Stargazing

May 5, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Enjoy a night under the stars in the Garden cozied up by a bonfire. Bring your telescopes to explore the night stars away from city lights or see the night sky through Southern Cross Astronomical Societies telescopes for a guided viewing. S’more kits and an assortment of drinks will be available while supplies last. Blankets, lawn chairs and small coolers are welcome. No large coolers or pets allowed. Admission and all items for sale is cash only, ATM available. $5…

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19 May '23

Redland Orchid Festival

May 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - May 21, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Started in 1997, The Redland International Orchid Festival has become an internationally recognized annual orchid event. Head to the only botanical garden of its kind, Fruit and Spice Park in Homestead for this three-day event you will not want to miss. Attend lectures to learn how to grow your orchids or control insects. Purchase your favorites flowers to take home and enjoy for years to come. External promo or coupons cannot be applied for this special event. No pets allowed.…

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19 May '23

Tour with the Horticulturist

May 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

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

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28 May '23

Proper Planting 

May 28, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Proper planting of tropical fruit trees (1.5 hours)Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County – Learn how to plant Tropical fruit trees and keep them healthy and producing.

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02 Jun '23

Summer Stargazing

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June 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Enjoy a night under the stars in the Garden cozied up by a bonfire. Bring your telescopes to explore the night stars away from city lights or see the night sky through Southern Cross Astronomical Societies telescopes for a guided viewing. S’more kits and an assortment of drinks will be available while supplies last. Blankets, lawn chairs and small coolers are welcome. No large coolers or pets allowed. Admission and all items for sale is cash only, ATM available. $5…

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25 Jun '23

Summer Fruit Festival

June 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Showcasing local agriculture and tropical fruits that are abundant during the summer time. Vendors will be featuring tasty cuisine, arts & crafts, tropical fruit trees. We will have educational workshops, music and fun lawn games for kids all day. Dont forget to sign up for our fruit or honey tastings while supplies last for an additional fee of $5. Make sure to bring lawn chairs and plenty of sunblock for this fun-filled day in the garden. External promo or coupons…

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08 Jul '23

Midsummer Adventure

July 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - July 9, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Come celebrate midsummer at Fruit and Spice Park! During this fun filled weekend there will be; summertime photo backdrops, scavenger hunts,fruits from this season to see and taste, and tram tours featuring what’s in season! No pets allowed. Regular Park Admission. Members FREE.

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30 Jul '23

Preserving the Harvest

July 30, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Louise King, Fruit & Spice Park (1hr) 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.

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11 Aug '23

Tour with our Horticulturist

August 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

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

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27 Aug '23

Proper Pruning 

August 27, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Proper pruning of tropical fruit trees (1.5 hours)Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County – Learn the reasons why Tropical fruit trees should be pruned to keep them healthy and producing.

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24 Sep '23

Intro to Tropical Fruit

September 24, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

An introduction to tropical fruit (1.5 hours) Learn the basics of tropical fruit.

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03 Oct '23

Tour with the Horticulturist

October 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

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

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29 Oct '23

Backyard Beekeeping

October 29, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Tropical Beekeeping Association (1.5hrs) – 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.

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