Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden http://wlrn.org en International Mango Festival Uses Auction As Education http://wlrn.org/post/international-mango-festival-uses-auction-education-1 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the weekend, the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden hosted the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">22nd</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual International Mango Festival.</span></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:08:33 +0000 Carla Javier 35554 at http://wlrn.org International Mango Festival Uses Auction As Education International Mango Festival Features Auction, Colombian Mangos http://wlrn.org/post/international-mango-festival-features-auction-colombian-mangos <p>The <a href="http://www.fairchildgarden.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden</strong></a> will host the 22nd&nbsp;annual International Mango Festival this weekend in Coral Gables.&nbsp;</p><p>This year's festival is curated by Richard Campbell and Noris Ledesma, of the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.&nbsp;</p><p>According to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden marketing associate Brooke LeMaire, the festival planners anticipate over 9,000 visitors across the two day event.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:29:22 +0000 Carla Javier 35324 at http://wlrn.org International Mango Festival Features Auction, Colombian Mangos Bringing A 'Million Orchids' To Florida's Trees http://wlrn.org/post/bringing-million-orchids-floridas-trees Researchers at a South Florida botanic garden want to return the state's orchids to their former glory.<p>When railroads first came to Florida in the late 1800s, the plants were among the first resources exploited. Millions of orchids were plucked and sent north as potted plants. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:43:24 +0000 Greg Allen 29839 at http://wlrn.org Bringing A 'Million Orchids' To Florida's Trees GardenMusic Festival Kicks Off At Fairchild http://wlrn.org/post/gardenmusic-festival-kicks-fairchild <p><a href="http://www.fairchildgarden.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Coral Gables kicks off its second </span><a href="http://www.gardenmusicfestival.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">GardenMusic Festival</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Thursday, Jan. 9. The event features everything from chamber music, to jazz, folk and even Broadway standards.</span></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:05:40 +0000 Marva Hinton 26202 at http://wlrn.org GardenMusic Festival Kicks Off At Fairchild International Mango Festival Provides Fix For The Mango Obsessed http://wlrn.org/post/international-mango-festival-provides-fix-mango-obsessed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Summer here is hot and humid--kind of gross. It's the start of hurricane season (groan). However, it's also tropical fruit season. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:56:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 16932 at http://wlrn.org International Mango Festival Provides Fix For The Mango Obsessed