Thank you for your interest in Lifelong Learning. This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment.
Questions? Call us at 239.634.7275 or email us at LLL@naplesgarden.org.
In this program, participants will learn about waterlily ecology, taxonomy, and the stories behind some of our Garden’s waterlilies. The program will end with a tour through the Garden to see the our stunning collection.
- Saturday, March 10
- 10am-12pm, FGCU Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium at Naples Botanical Garden
- $15 Members / $20 Non-Members
Danny Cox, Naples Botanical Garden’s Aquatic Areas Manager, is a young horticulture professional dedicated to increasing his knowledge of plants and working with people through education and civic engagement. Danny started his horticulture career at Naples Botanical Garden as an intern in 2010. Since 2011, Danny has served as the Garden’s primary water gardener, growing and maintaining the waterlilies and other aquatic plants. Danny received his B.A. in Environmental Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014. During summer 2015, Danny completed an internship at Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA) to learn new techniques from their Waterlily Curator, Tim Jennings. Currently, Danny is working with the International Water Lily and Water Gardening Society in setting up this year’s “New Water Lily of the Year Competition” and the creation of a conservancy for the Giant Water Platters (Victoria spp.).
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.