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Bonnet House’s Popular Orchid Care Classes Return in August!

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OrchidClassesOur world-famous orchid collection is one of the many reasons why a visit to South Florida is truly not complete without time spent at beautiful, historic Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. Beginning on the first day of August, Bonnet House will once again be offering its popular morning orchid care classes in our lovely air-conditioned Island Theater. Come learn how to care for your orchids with orchid curators from Broward Orchid Supply. Each class is followed by a tour of the orchid greenhouse, lathe house and display house. Orchid supplies will be available for purchase at all classes.

All classes take place on Saturdays from 10am – 12pm. The schedule is as follows:
Orchid Basics – August 1, 2015
Orchid Repotting – August 8, 2015
Orchid Mounting – August 15, 2015
Diagnosing Pests & Diseases – August 22, 2015

The cost of each class is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Bonnet House is located at 900 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. For more information or to register, visit or contact Linda Schaller at [email protected] or (954) 703-2606.

Celebrate Your Wedding at Bonnet House!

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Bonnet_House_Great_Wedding_SiteIf you are looking for a unique venue for your wedding ceremony and reception, Bonnet House Museum and Gardens offers the perfect South Florida location. Originally built in 1920, and embodying a unique combination of old-world charm and understated elegance, Bonnet House exudes classic and eclectic taste, with artwork and decorative flourishes seen at every turn and an evident love for nature reflected in the beautifully manicured grounds surrounding its 35-acre estate.

Whether you are planning a close and intimate gathering or a grand and lavish affair, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens sets the scene for romance and timeless memories. Our dramatic spaces, such as the Hibiscus Garden, fountain courtyard, water front veranda and tree-lined alee all provide memorable possibilities for a truly unforgettable wedding.

A very unique venue – listed on the National Register of Historic Places and declared a historic landmark by the City of Fort Lauderdale – Bonnet House was awarded Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award for 2014, with the maximum 5.0 score for all reviewable aspects: Quality of Service, Responsiveness, Professionalism, Value and Flexibility. For additional details, rental information or a tour, please contact Nicholle Maudlin, Events Manager, at 954-703-2608 or at [email protected]