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Kampong National Botanical Garden in Miami

Submitted by on December 8, 2020 – 8:42 amNo Comment

National Tropical Botanical GardenThe International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society (IWGS) hosts a live, virtual tour of Kampong, National Tropical Botanical Garden in Coconut Grove, Florida (near Miami), with Craig Morell, Director.

It begins at 3 p.m. EDT December 16, 2020. Register at: https://iwgs.org/iwgs-webinars/. Note: Registration is free but limited to the first 100.

Located on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, Florida, The Kampong contains an array of tropical fruit cultivars and flowering trees. Named for the Malay or Javanese word for a village or cluster of houses, The Kampong is the former estate of Dr. David Fairchild, the botanical explorer who traveled throughout Southeast Asia and other tropical regions collecting exotic plants he introduced to the U.S. The Kampong is a nine-acre botanical garden, one of the five gardens of the non-profit National Tropical Botanical Garden, and is open to visitors Wednesday through Friday by advance reservation. An admission fee is charged.

The Kampong, Coconut Grove, Florida

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