Tampa Bay Gesneriad Society meets with tips for growing the diverse group that includes African violets, gloxinias, and lipstick plants; with plant show and tell and plant raffle. For more information, email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn what lighting conditions, watering, humidity and soil requirements, are required to grow the most common types of gesneriads.
Expand your gardening horizons in weekly horticulture programs.
Learn about bromeliad culture in Florida from Tropiflora Nursery's Dennis Cathcart; with plants for sale.
Price: Free with Gardens admission: $8, $6 seniors, $4 kids 2-11.
The Rotary Clubs of Brooksville and Spring Hill Central will clean up the Lyungbya algae, which could create serious issues if not kept under control. (Clean-ups in the springs are on Wednesdays and clean-ups of the river are on Saturdays.) New volunteers are welcome; please arrive 15 minutes ea …
Price: No cost.
Pull on your grubby sneakers and join a hike through coastal mangroves and upland ecosystems. Learn about the coastal environment and the early residents of this area. Bring water and hat. Recommended for ages six and older.
Price: Free (registration required).
The course, which continues each Saturday through Oct. 25, exlpores the uplands natural communities of Florida through classroom activities and field trips. Details are available at masternaturalist.ifas.ufl.edu.
Brooker Creek is the home to approximately 20 or more species of odonates. Bring binoculars and a camera to learn the history of dragonflies and their importance to a healthy ecosystem.
Club meets with programs to help home gardeners enhance their outdoor spaces and learn more about horticulture and plants.
The Jungle Circle of the Garden Club features program by Pam Brown on how to safely control garden pests.
Join park biologist Keith Morin for a two-hour walk through an area recently burned, and learn about the importance that natural fire plays in ecosystems.
Price: Free, donations welcome.
Journalist and author Cynthia Barnett will speak about Florida's looming water crisis and discuss solutions. The audience will also get a sneak peek at her new book, Rain: A Natural and Cultural History, scheduled for release April 21.