June 21, 2018–Dr. Ann McMullian, Professor, IRSC

Our speaker this month is Dr. Ann (Anke) McMullian, professor and department chair at the Agricultural Department of Indian River State College, Pruitt campus in PSL. She grew up in Brazil and is knowledgeable in tropical fruits.

Anke will speak about horticultural education at IRSC, their teaching garden, and the types of training programs we might be interested in.  In addition, she will offer practical advice on how we can grow our gardens better–common mistakes and how to correct them–what is easiest to grow vs. what requires more skill and is best left to experienced horticulturists.

At IRSC Dr. McMullian counsels agriculture and horticulture students, oversees all Agriculture programs including the Aquaculture program, and teaches a variety of Horticulture and Biology classes.

7:00 p.m. at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Garden, 2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd. PSL

Don’t forget our Taste of the Tropics and plant sale featuring Mike Luciano of Trees N’more at the Botanical Garden on June 16th, 9 am to 1 pm.

• If you have any fruit to spare, or a new recipe you want to share, please bring something for the tasting table.

• Don’t forget to bring items for the raffle table, or seeds for the seed-sharing table.

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