Category: DNPW Meeting Announcments

21 August 2018 Dade Native Plant Workshop Meeting

AUgust’s topic is the Anacardiaceae (Cashew Family). BE CAREFUL this plant family is notorious for have poisonous sap (Poison Ivy, Poisonwood, Mango, etc.) which causes a severe rash, so be careful when bringing in specimens. Please bring them in a plastic bag and you may want latex/plastic gloves. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

17 July 2018 Dade NPW topic: Epiphytes

July’s topic is native Epiphytes (airplants). Epiphytes are plants which grow upon other plants, and generally excludes parasitic plants. Many members of the Bromeliad and Orchid families are epiphytes, and are protected, so please bring only cultivated material or material from your own property. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

June 19, 2018 Dade Native Plant Workshop

May’s topic is Aquatic and Wetland Plants of the Everglades. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic. This month the Dade Native Plant Workshop will be led by Dr. Theresa Chormanski. I should be back in July.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

May 15, 2018’s Native Plant Workshop Meeting

May’s topic is the Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) and the Ericaceae (Heath Family). Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

17 April 2018 Dade Native Plant Workshop Meeting

April’s topic is the Rubiaceae (Coffee/Madder Family). Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

20 March 2018 Dade Native Plant Workshop

March’s topic is Vines & Lianas. There are 164 species of vines reported for Miami-Dade County. For a list visit here. Select Miami-Dade, and then under the box titled “habit”, select vine, then click “Search”. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

20 February 2018 Dade Native Plant Workshop

February’s topic is Beach Dune Plants. Beach Dune is a habitat specific to Barrier Islands along the coast. For more information and a list of species found in this habitat click HERE. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

16 January 2018 Dade Native Plant Workshop

Happy New Year! January’s topic is Mangroves. Mangroves are a select group of trees that thrive in salt water.
Florida mangroves are found in three plant families (Rhizophoraceae,
Acanthaceae, and Combretaceae). There are three native species of mangroves, Red, Black, and White.
There is one invasive species, also called black mangrove. Yes. Common names do suck. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

19 December 2017 Dade Native Plant Workshop Meeting

December is our annual Holiday Party. Feel free to bring a dish or beverage. I am bringing cookies and mint tea. Feel free to leave a comment below on what you plan to bring!

Topic for study are the genera Ilex (Hollies) and Poinsettia (now in the giant genus Euphorbia). Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s recent Connect To Protect Letter has a nice article on native Hollies and Poinsettias (and a few other festive natives) with pics and descriptions. Click here to see. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.

21 November 2017 Dade Native Plant Workshop

November’s topic is the morning glory family (Convolvulaceae). Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time has been changed to 5:00PM, but is still the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/map.asp
If you have questions, feel free to contact me at: steve@pronative.com or just post a comment below.