2016 Calendar

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TFTS Upcoming Events 2016


14th –Member’s Meeting Monday March 14th @ 7:30 PM

Speaker: Dr. Chad Husby and Jason Lopez of FTBG

Topic:  Horticultural Explorations in Southeast Asia, Thailand, Indonesia. Malaysia, and Singapore


9th –Garden Tour—Saturday April 9th

11th –Member’s Meeting Monday April 11th @ 7:30 PM

Speaker: Dr W. Vendrame of UF/TREC

Topic: Caesalpinia pulcherrima in outerspace—Propagation

in Zero Gravity

30th –Zoo Planting April 30th— 7:30 AM (details on page 5)


7th & 8th –Mother’s Day Show & Sale—May 7th & 8th @ Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 9 AM—4 PM


10th & 11th –TFTS International Color Conference, at The Kampong—June 10th & 11th— Friday 6:30-9:30 PM—Saturday 8:30 AM—5:30 PM

12th –Royal Poinciana Fiesta—June 12th Trolley Tours with Steve and Larry— view the most beautiful

Poinciana Trees in flower. Please RSVP early to Carol 305-258-1086

13th –TFTS Members Meeting @ 7:30 at FTBG June 13th—Crowning of the RPF Queen and Court, the Schokman book award, and Musical selections from Joe Donado.



12th –Members Meeting Monday, September  12th @ 7:30 PM

Guest Speaker: Craig Morell—Curator of living collections at The Kampong of the National Tropical Botanical Garden

Topic:”A New Era at The Kampong” Respecting Our Heritage,while Growing into the Future. Repairing, Renewing and Respecting a Grand Old Property.


10th –Members Meeting Monday, October  10th @ 7:30 PM

Guest Speaker: Dr. Stephen Brown Horticulture Program Leader Agent at the Lee County Extension UF/IFAS

Topic: Intense Blooming Days (IBD) and Effect of Weather on Flowering Time and Length.


11th-13th –Ramble & Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden—November 11th-13th


12th –Holiday Party at FTBG—Monday, December 12th @ 7:30 PM

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