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August Orchid Care Classes At Bonnet House

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Are you new to growing or caring for orchids? Or are you an experienced grower looking to hone your skills? Either way, Bonnet House offers a variety of interesting classes that cover both the basics of orchid care and more advanced techniques. These classes will be taught by our Orchid Curator, Jose Exposito, and his fantastic team of orchid care experts on staff at Bonnet House. These classes are extremely popular here at Bonnet House, and they even include guided tours of our Orchid Display House and Greenhouses.

Our Orchid Care Basics class will take place on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and again from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. In this class, students will be introduced to the various types of
orchids and will learn how to select the best locations for growing. Students will also be given instructions regarding basic cultivation techniques, including watering and fertilization techniques. For more information about this class, and to register, click here.

To learn about more advanced orchid care techniques, our more intermediate classes will take place on Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and again from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. These classes will cover all aspects of transplanting orchids, with a special emphasis on the techniques and uses of different materials including cork, driftwood, plaques, baskets, and more. Proper sterilization of tools will also be discussed in order to limit the spread of potential viruses to your collection. To learn more about this class, and to register, click here.

Regardless of your knowledge of orchid care techniques, we hope to see you at our upcoming orchid classes this August. These classes are very popular and will fill up quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot today!

Bonnet House’s 4th of July Special

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Summer is in full swing here in South Florida, and we couldn’t be more thrilled for the exciting summer events and specials that we have planned here at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. This year, we have many exciting opportunities available for our guests to stay cool, while exploring our historic property and vast gardens. This 4th of July is just one of the days on which we will be offering discounted admission rates for adults and kids alike.

Here in Fort Lauderdale, the summer heat and humidity can be almost unbearable at times. But at Bonnet House, we do our best to ensure that our guests can stay cool and comfortable as they explore the air-conditioned Main House, and walk along our shady nature trails. Not only is Bonnet House a great place to stay cool, but it is also a great place to take your family and loved ones for a fun and educational experience.

This 4th of July, Bonnet House will be offering $10.00 admission for adults, and free admission for children 12 and under from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the door upon
your entry. Join us for this special holiday celebration, and get a first-hand glimpse of the unique history of Fort Lauderdale, and our South Florida Community.

We hope that you and your family take the time to visit our historic estate on Sunday, July 4th, 2021. It truly is a special holiday, and we encourage you to take advantage of our annual 4th of
July special. To learn more about our 4th of July special, and to plan your next trip, visit our Events Calendar.