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