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Central Florida Palm & Cycad Society - Holiday Meeting - Sun. 12/01/2019

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Sunday, December 01, 2019

10:00am

Heathcote Botanical Gardens

210 Savannah Rd.

Fort Pierce, FL 34982

We will have a private tour of the Heathcote Gardens at 10 with an emphasis on the palms and cycads.

12:00 noon

Lunch

Lunch on your own

1:30pm

Anne Michael’s

1 Earring Point

Vero Beach, FL 32963

For those of you who have been before, you know what a treat this is.  For newbies, it is an amazing piece of property along the river with a fabulous history, many wonderful palms, and accompanying flora.  Anne will be there to share!  We will have an auction and a sale if vendors are in!

 Please respond to the email sent earlier by 11/20/2019 if you plan to attend.  If you need assistance, feel free to PM me.

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Two day warning.  Looks like the weather will be perfect - or at least better than the soggy weather we had the last two meetings.

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Pics Por Favor

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16 hours ago, waykoolplantz said:

Pics Por Favor

Pictures from Heathcote: https://www.palmtalk.org/forum/index.php?/topic/62023-cfpacs-12012019-part-i-heathcote-botanical-gardens-ft-pierce-fl

Pictures from Anne Michael's: https://www.palmtalk.org/forum/index.php?/topic/62024-cfpacs-12012019-part-ii-anne-michael%E2%80%99s-garden-vero-beach-fl/

For planning purposes, our Spring meeting is tentatively set for March 7th on the west coast at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (https://selby.org) and will include a visit to Rob Branch’s garden.  Our summer meeting is tentatively set for Leu Gardens in Orlando, FL.  More details will be posted as they become available.

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A few more pictures from the event are available on Facebook

Species include:

Zombia antillarum
Pandanus utilis
Elaeis guineensis
Corypha umbraculifera
Copernicia alba
Butyagrus nabonnandii
Borassus aethiopum
Attalea speciosa
Adonidia merrillii

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