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Tropical fruit farm for sale

Have you dreamed of owning a tropical fruit farm? Open House Saturday 4/27 12:00-3:00. A few years ago, several of our club members toured this lychee grove in Indiantown with Rosemary Caspary’s Treasure Coast Homesteading group. Note that even if … Continue reading

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April 18, 2019 – Christian Miller; Fruit tree problems

Our speaker in April is Christian Miller, Vegetable and Tropical Fruit Extension Agent, Palm Beach County–Common Fruit Tree Issues and How to Avoid Them UPDATE: PDF of the presentation.

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Citrus Greening Control – Spring 2019

Those who participated last summer in the Tamarixia radiata wasp release program for homeowners with citrus will be contacted directly. If you did not participate last year, you can do so now. As you may know, Tamarixia radiata is a … Continue reading

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March 21, 2019 – Paula Smith, tropical fruit grower

Paula Smith has been a Martin County Master Gardener for 34 years. She and her husband Ira (see our 11/15/18 meeting) grow tropical fruit and vegetables as a way of life on their two acre plot in West Stuart. Paula … Continue reading

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February 21, 2019 – Ann Marie Gray of Pinder’s

Our speaker this month is Ann Marie Gray from Pinder’s Nursery in Palm City near Stuart. She will speak on edible flowers, herbs and give a demonstration of planting edible containers. She will also bring attractive edible plants from the … Continue reading

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January 17, 2019 – David Erickson, CEO of ECHO

If you haven’t visited ECHO near Ft. Meyers, FL: put a tour on your day trip schedule. They have a nursery and shop with edible plants and seeds. But most interesting for our group are the extensive orchard and experimental … Continue reading

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December 20, 2018 Pot Luck Cancelled

Our annual holiday feast this year is Thursday, 12/20 at 7:00 pm at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Garden Pavilion. UPDATE: Sunday 12/9, we learned that the Botanical Garden will be closed on our meeting night, so we are cancelling … Continue reading

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