Summer Home Landscape Series 2014

Join us for this free lecture series, Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Julia Hall at Secret Woods Nature Center, 2701 W. State Rd. 84, Dania Beach 33312.

This series is designed for homeowners who are interested in adding to the beauty of their homes through landscaping. Designed for the average homeowner, the series will teach you ways to save money on cooling and water bills and attract wildlife, while you update your yard and do your part to preserve native vegetation. You'll improve the appearance of your yard and your community, as well as increase your property values.


 boardwalk at Secret Woods  entry sign at Secret Woods courtyard at Secret Woods 



 Date  Topic  Speaker
July 10 Plants With a Purpose Molly Taylor
Parks Naturalist II, Secret Woods Nature Center
July 17 Container-Grown Edibles Murray Corman
July 24 Fertilizers Michael Orfanedes
Commercial Horticulture Agent IV, UF-IFAS
July 31 Urban Farming: Eating Broward Michael Madfis
Aug. 7 Insects in the Yard: Pollinators & Pests Aaron J. Mullins
Senior Biological Scientist
Department of Entomology & Nematology, UF-IFAS
Aug. 14 Landscape Design Basics Kaylee Kildare
Aug. 21 Orchid Basics: What They Need To Grow and Pests You Should Know Sandi Jones
Orchid Curator, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens,
and Owner, Broward Orchid Supply
Aug. 28 Fungus Among Us Scott L. Bryan
Parks Naturalist I, Secret Woods Nature Center


For more information, call the nature center at 954-357-8884.