Mounts Botanical Garden to Host 20 Seasonal Programs & Events in July

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting 20 outstanding open-air events in July for people of all ages, including art classes, Orchid Trilogy, Dogs’  Day in the Garden, and the comprehensive Windows Into Wellness Series(Meditation, Qi Gong, Reiki, Walks, and Yoga).

“Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden is inviting garden enthusiasts, plant lovers, and proud ‘green-thumbers’ of all ages to come out and enjoy some of our many safe, healthy and happy horticultural activities in July, including our always popular Orchid Trilogy,” says Mounts Curator-Director Rochelle Wolberg.

Orchid Trilogy

July 3

Orchid Basics

Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm

Newcomers to orchids will learn how to choose the correct plants for their growing area and what orchids need to grow and flower. Sign up and start your orchid journey here.

July 10

Orchid Repotting and Orchid Mounting Techniques

Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm

Learn how to repot an orchid, how often should it be repotted, the different potting media to use, and the proper pot or basket to use. Also learn how orchids can be mounted on items such as cork, a tree fern or a branch.

July 17

Training Your eye – Orchid Pests

Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm

Learn about pests and diseases that can affect orchids. Bacteria, fungus and insects can all damage your orchids; learn how to spot them early and what to do if you find them. Students will learn how to identify the culprits, what products to use to get rid of them, and how to avoid them in the future. Orchids and Orchid leaves can be brought in for diagnosis, but must be placed inside a sealed plastic bag to prevent contamination of other plants.

Orchid Trilogy Notes:

Purchase all three classes: $95 Members / $105 Nonmembers

Individual Classes: $45 Members / $50 Nonmembers

All classes held in the Mounts Auditorium.

Presented by Sandi Jones, Broward Orchid Supply

To register, please visit https://www.mounts.org/events/.

Art Classes

July 6, 13, 20

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