Monday, April 4, 2011

Awesome April at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Check the Miami Beach Botanical Garden's event page frequently!!

Wednesday, April 4 / 2-5pm
The Wholesome Grocer
Lillies and the Swallow
by Ed King  
The Garden serves as the pick-up point and resource for fresh, local and organic produce, grass-fed beef, free-range chicken and eggs, honey and seasonal foods from local growers. Sign up with Cindy Hill at Wholesome Grocer service, pre-order from her grocery list and pick up at the Garden. No application fee or minimum order. Telephone 305-496-4591 or visit
April 4-8
Neo-Pop Artwork by Ed King
An exhibit of artwork by neo-pop artist Ed King integrates plant and garden images with vibrant colors, black outlines and his signature stitching. Based in Miami, since 2003 King has been living his dream of creating fun and inspiring artwork for clients around the globe. The exhibit in the Banyan Room is free and open to the public. Opening reception on Tuesday, April 5 from 6-8:30pm

Saturday, April 9 / 10am
The What, When, Where and Why of Garden Design
FIU Professor Ronald Mossman will discuss principles of landscape design: putting the right plant in the right place; wind and weather considerations, and what to think about in landscaping your own garden. A question and question period will help homeowners address planting and design challenges in their own gardens. Orchids, bromeliads, flowering plants and trees for sale.

Tuesday, April 12 / Noon-2pm
Green Book Club
April book selection: The Future of Life by E.O. Wilson

Every Thursday / 6:30-7:30pm
Miami Beach Toastmasters
Polish your professional presentations and social interaction with Miami Beach Toastmasters meeting  every Thursday evening at the Garden.
Japanese Garden at the
Miami Beach Botanical Garden
Tuesday, April 12 / 6-8:30pm
The Garden Annual Meeting
Lecture: "Putting the Zen into Gardening"
The Garden's Annual Meeting features guest speaker Min Mossman, author and authority on Japanese Gardens discusses how to put Zen in your garden and capture traditional Japanese garden design with Florida native plants and trees. Floral artist Israel Sands will demonstrate ikebana arrangements. Free and open to the public. Members will elect the Garden's Board of Directors.

April 18-22
Double Devine
Winners of the Audience Choice and Artist Choice awards at the June 2010 Devine Debris Art Exhibit at the Garden, Daniel Walker and Stefan VonFouts exhibit artworks that make an environmental statement. Opening reception Tuesday, April 18 from 6-8:30pm

Thursday, April 28 / 7-9ppm
Techniques of Healthy Organic Cooking 101
Join cooking instructor Cindy Hill to explore techniques for creating quick, easy and healthy meals. Learn simple steps that make big changes.  No previous cooking skills required. $35 per person, adults only. 786-216-7946 or

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is located at 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Please call 305-673-7256 or visit for more information. 

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