Join the Garden’s Deputy Director Chad Washburn for a talk and tour featuring the native wildflowers of Florida. This class focuses on beautiful natives and cultivars that can be used in a home landscape to attract pollinators and bring a touch of color to your landscape.
- Friday, October 7
- 1 – 3 pm, FGCU Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium at Naples Botanical Garden
- $15 Member / $20 Non-Members
Chad is the Deputy Director at Naples Botanical Garden and is the past Director of Conservation and Education. In this role, he oversees many of the Garden’s educational programs, including school gardens, summer camps, adult gardening courses, and therapeutic horticulture programming for special needs students. Additionally, he leads the Garden’s efforts to promote sustainable horticulture and conserve rare and endangered native plants. He regularly speaks to local professional groups and homeowners about the use of native Florida plants in restoration projects and sustainable landscapes. Chad received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, and completed his master’s degree in Applied Ecology from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University in 2002.
Registration for Lifelong Learning programs can be completed in these ways:
- Register in person at the Chabraja Visitors Center
- For questions or to register by phone call 239.643.7275 during business hours
- Register by email LLL@naplesgarden.org during non-business hours by leaving contact information and the program(s) of interest and someone will return your call within 2 business days
Registration is complete when payment is received. Certain programs fill up quickly and we accept registration on a first come, first served basis. Register early to ensure your program is not cancelled due to low enrollment. If a cancellation is required a refund will be issued.