Growing Roses in Florida | February 9 Buy Tickets
Mable Ringling loved both roses and Italy. Her first landscape project on the Ringling property was completed in 1913, representing an Italian Rose Garden.
Learn how to prepare a garden, plant, prune, fertilize, water, and care for roses in the Florida climate. Karen Smith, the curator of Mable Ringling’s rose garden, will walk you through everything you need to know to add roses to your southern garden.
Making a Japanese Variant of Bonsai, Kokedama | March 9 Buy Tickets
Test Your Senses | March 23 Buy Tickets
The perception of odors - our sense of smell - is mediated by the olfactory nerve in the brain. Humans can discriminate at least 1 trillion olfactory stimuli. A favorable scent can boost your mood or stir up old memories. Come join us to discuss and take an olfactory tour of the wide range of fragrances that occur on our grounds. We will begin the program in the Chao Lecture Hall