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    • kinzyjr
      By kinzyjr
      More details will be provided as they become available.  For now, a look back at a previous meeting in Micco:
      Jason's Yard - YouTube Tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3npF-_HbvM
      Auction Time at the Meeting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9iLmeCDCLs
      PalmTalk Thread from the Meeting: https://www.palmtalk.org/forum/index.php?/topic/41221-central-florida-palm-and-cycad-society-meeting-3292014/
    • kinzyjr
      By kinzyjr
      The Holiday Meeting is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at a private garden in Micco, FL.  More details will be made available as they are finalized.
    • kinzyjr
      By kinzyjr
      A few photos of the crew admiring Tahina spectabilis:
       


    • kinzyjr
      By kinzyjr
      This will be a 3 day field trip.  Members can feel free to attend any or all of the days.  More information available here:
      https://www.palmtalk.org/forum/index.php?/topic/65030-central-florida-palm-cycad-society-fall-meeting-fri-10022020-to-sun-10042020/
      If you are not a member, but would like to become one - or if you were previously a member and would like to renew: http://cfpacs.com/org/membership-info/
    • kinzyjr
      By kinzyjr
      If you are a CFPACS Member or former member, you should have received an email regarding the itinerary for the fall meeting.  If you are not a past or present member, but are interested in joining and/or attending, please PM me at your earliest convenience.  CFPACS was able to get a block of rooms reserved at a special group rate in the Miami area for our attendees.  The details of how to lock in the group rate are included in the email sent earlier, but you will need to reserve a room by Monday, August 31st, 2020.  The tentative itinerary is shared below:
      Tentative Itinerary
       
      Date
       
      Time
       
      Description
       
      Friday, October 2nd, 2020
       
      10:00AM
      to
      4:00PM
       
       
      Nursery and Plant Sale Visits (starting at Searle ~10am)
      Some members are going down early Friday to check out some of the South Florida nurseries.  These are some of the South Florida nurseries that members have suggested they wanted to visit.
      Fall Searle Sale: 6640 SW 172nd Ave., Southwest Ranches, FL 33331
      Richard Lyons’ Nursery: 20200 SW 134th Ave, Miami, FL 33177
      Redlands Nursery: 18455 SW 264th St, Homestead, FL 33031
      Action Theory Landscaping and Nursery: 22401 SW 130th Ave,Miami, FL 33170
      Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
       
      10:00am
      Montgomery Botanical Center: 11901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, FL 33156
      Attendees will be split in groups of 10 for tours of this wonderful 120-acre botanical garden.  Please bring a brown bag lunch and either a chair or blanket to sit on while you are eating.

      Sunday, October 4th, 2020
       
      12:00 Noon
      Private Garden Cookout: TBA, Hollywood, FL
      Attendees enjoy a hamburgers and hot dogs style cookout on a property large enough to allow plenty of social distance per CDC guidelines.  Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on while you are eating.  The garden contains plenty of mature palm specimens and a large pond, including several Tahina spectabilis.  There will be a garden tour and a palm raffle at this event.  Please bring long clothes and/or mosquito repellent.
      Optional
       
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      Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens: 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, FL 33156
      Some members have expressed an interest in attending this wonderful 83-acre garden.  To our knowledge, they are not accepting reciprocal passes at the moment and are offering two 3-hour tours per day (10am and 1pm).  This can be done on your own if you wish as it is not formally scheduled.

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