For people who enjoy plants, plenty of festivals, fairs and workshops feature useful information, vendors selling plants & accessories, and occasionally an opportunity to nab free trees.
Landscaping & gardening events include
- free Pollinator gardening workshop, 10 a.m. to noon March 7, offered by Hollywood & Hallandale Beach, includes information on reducing pollution, saving water, and providing habitat for pollinators. Participants receive native pollinator plants. Workshop space is limited and registration is required. For information or to register, email email@example.com or phone 954-921-3471, extension 6632
- Free gardening classes focusing on fruits & vegetables, 10 a.m. March 7 and some other Saturdays, Oak Lake Park Community Garden, 3190 N. 56th Avenue, west Hollywood; limited space, RSVP 954-921-3404
- Water Matters Day in Davie, with opportunities for free trees, March 14
- Exotic Plant Festival & Bonsai Show at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, with 25%-off discount opportunity, March 14 & 15
- Plant Fair in Wilton Manors, March 28 & 29, $5
- Orchid & Bromeliad Show at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, April 11 & 12