Saturday February 28
Plantae Exoticus at Hollis Gardens
A unique plant sale held at Hollis Gardens, 702 East Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801.
Monday March 02
Talk at Lemon Bay Garden Club
Dennis Cathcart to speak on 'Knowing and Growing Bromeliads'. Program to begin at 11:00 am with lunch served at 12 noon. Meeting location is Lemon Bay Garden Club, 480 Yale St., Englewood, FL 34223.
Thursday March 05
Talk at Naples Master Gardener meeting
Dennis Cathcart to speak at the Naples Master Gardener meeting held at Unity Church, 200 Unity Way, Naples, FL 34112.
Monday March 09
Talk at India River Bromeliad Society meeting
Dennis Cathcart to speak at the IRBS meeting. Held at the Garden Club of Indian River County 2526 17th Ave, Vero Beach, FL. Doors open 6:30 p.m. for Sales, information etc. Program Begins at 7:00 p.m. Topic: Brazil part 3
Saturday March 14 - Sunday March 15
Spring Plant Sale at Leu Gardens
Plants, plants and more plants. Over 50 plant growers will be at Leu Gardens selling a variety of plants and garden accessories. Talk to the experts and purchase the best quaility of plants in Central Florida. Gardens are Free both days. Saturday, March 15 & Sunday March 16 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm both days. Bring a wagon!
Leu Gardens is located at 1920 N. Forest Ave, Orlando, Florida 32803.
Friday March 27 - Sunday March 29
Tropiflora's Spring Festival
is a three day event featuring thousands of Tropiflora's own plants placed on sale in special tents and on benches set up for the sale. All are sale-priced and marked for your convenience. In addition to our own plants, we host about 20 outside vendors selling plant material from bamboo to bougainvilleas, crotons, aroids, ferns, orchids, succulents, shrubs, annuals, fruit trees and palms. Free coffee and donuts in the morning. The Oaks barbecue restaurant has a tent with delicious lunches for sale. Live music brightens the atmosphere. Free parking and Free admission! Pet friendly! Hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday and Saturday, and 10:00 am - 3:00 pm on Sunday.
Tropiflora is located at 3530 Tallevast Road, Sarasota, Florida 34243.
Thursday April 16 - Sunday April 19
18th Annual Australian Bromeliad Conference
Dennis Cathcart to speak at the 18th Australasian Bromeliad Conference held at the Novotel Parramatta in Parramatta, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. The conference begins on April 16th and runs through the 19th.
Saturday April 18 - Sunday April 19
Spring Sale at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Held at Fairchild Gardens, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156. Dates of the sale are Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, 2015.
Bromeliads are extremely tropical and add easy color to any yard. The Bromeliad Society of South Florida Annual Show and Sale will be a perfect opportunity to add bromeliads to your garden. Many of Florida's finest bromeliad nurseries and best individual growers will be offering bromeliads for sale.
Admission: Free for Fairchild Members and children 5 and under.
Non-members: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17.
Eco-discount: If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off admission for adults and $2 off admission for children. Members, remember to bring your Rewards Card to earn your gift passes!
Military Discount: We are pleased to offer active military personnel free admission. In addition, admission for spouses is $20 and children $10. Please present Military IDs.
Saturday April 25 - Sunday April 26
Spring Plant Sale at Mounts Botanical Gardens
Held at Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415. The sale hours are 9:00 am - 4:00 pm both Saturday and Sunday.
This annual Spring Plant Sale features over 80 vendors with an amazing assortment of plants and goods. Palms, orchids, bamboo, begonias, bromeliads, fruit trees, and many other types of plants will be for sale. This is a great opportunity to learn about plants that grow well in South Florida and find something new for your garden. Once again the Greater Palm Beach Rose Society and the American Hibiscus Sunrise-Conrad Chapter will be having their annual judging and show.
Saturday May 16 - Sunday May 17
Talk at Epcot
Dennis Cathcart to speak at the International Flower & Garden show held at Epcot.
Tuesday June 16
Talk at Bromeliad Society of South Florida
Dennis Cathcart to speak at the June meeting of the BSSF. Meetings are held at Fairchild Botanic Gardens located at 10901 Old Cutler Rd, Miami, FL 33156. Meeting begins at 7:30 pm in the Corbin building, classroom "A".
Sunday June 21
Talk at Caloosahatchee Bromeliad Society
Dennis Cathcart to speak at the June meeting of the Caloosahatchee Bromeliad Society. Meetings are held at the Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2439 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Meeting begins at 2:00 pm.
Friday June 26 - Saturday June 27
Tropiflora's Summer Blowout Sale
Tropiflora’s Summer Stock Reduction Sale is coming June 26th and 27th. No frills, just plants. No food, no outside vendors, just bargains galore! Free parking and free admission. Friday the 26th of June and Saturday the 27th of June, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days!