Heathcote Botanical Gardens Calendar

Workshops & ClassesSpecial EventsRecurring Events

Caladium Workshop: Sat. July 8, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Learn the history and horticulture of these spectacular heat-loving tuberous plants.
Participants will plant and take home a container. Additional bulbs will be for sale.
Presented by Merry Savoy of Fancy Leaf Caladiums.
Reservations: 772-464-4672   $10 for Heathcote members

Planting a Butterfly Garden with Florida Natives. Saturday, August 5, 2017 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Find out what plants you need to attract butterflies and other pollinators to your garden and ways to keep them there.  Annmarie Loveridge, President of the Florida Native Plant Society is chock full of information as well as flowering plants for this interactive workshop.
Heathcote and Society members $15; non-members $25. RSVP required

Bamboo Painting Workshop: Saturday, November 4, 10 am -1:00 p.m.

$45 members; $55 nonmembers
Call to register: 772-464-4672

Kid’s Summer Camp 2017, Heathcote Around the World: Dates: June 12 – 16

Ages: 6 to 12 Cost: $110 Time: 9am to 1pm
Call to register: 772-464-4672

Heathcote’s Showdown on the Green: Saturday, July 29 at 8am – 9pm

Indian Hills Golf Course – 1600 S 3rd St, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950
Four member Scramble Format $65 individual; $250 Team
Supporting the Green Heart of the Treasure Coast – Heathcote Botanical Gardens

30th Annual Garden Festival & Plant Sale: Saturday & Sunday, November 18th & 19th, 2017. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Exceptional selection of plants – exotics, natives, tropicals, palms, orchids, herbs, garden art and accessories offered by vendors from across the state, children’s activities, food and more.

3rd Annual Heathcote’s Garden of Lights Holiday Festival:
Friday and Saturday evenings from Thanksgiving weekend through Christmas

Enjoy a Kaleidoscope of lights, Picture with Heathcote, the bear, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, refreshments & musical entertainment.
210 Savannah Road. Fort Pierce, FL 34982.

Fresh for Kids Second Saturday of Every Month

Our new Fresh For Kids program is designed to engage multiple generations in Heathcote Botanical Garden’s mission of education and the conservation of green space. These classes are the perfect opportunity for kids to have a creative experience in the garden and are held the second Saturday of every month.
Class #2: — Saturday, July 8th at 10am
*Registration is required.
Class #3: — Saturday, August 12th at 10am
*Registration is required.
Class #4: — Saturday, September 9th at 10am
*Registration is required.

Friends and Family Third Thursdays of every month through September

Extended hours until 7 p.m.
Reduced Admission pricing after 4:00 pm $5 for non-members, free for members.
Enjoy an evening in the garden; learn about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

A Walk in the Garden

Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Curator/Head Gardener Miriam Charles or docent share highlights of the plant galleries of Heathcote. Garden Admission (free to members). *January – May.

Conversational Spanish: a cultural immersion

Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. beginners welcome.

Ambassadors: Second Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

Spread the Word about Heathcote! Recruit new volunteers, lead a tour, staff a booth at community events, and speaker’s bureau.

Propagators & Horticulture helpers

Wednesday mornings 9:00 am – noon. Play in the dirt and help maintain the Gardens for all to enjoy. Bring your lunch and enjoy sharing your favorite gardening stories with other nature enthusiasts who make a difference at Heathcote.

Heathcote Helping Hands

1st Monday of the month, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Do you have a passion for arts & crafts? A talent to share, or do you enjoy socializing with a dedicated group of dynamic women, whose talents support the Garden Gift Shop? Call 772.464.4672 for more information.

Coffee with CoHorts – Volunteer Orientation

Third Thursdays of each Month (March 16, April 20, May 18) 10:00 a.m.: Volunteers sustain Heathcote to help maintain collections, growing plants, Garden Gift Shop/Admissions & special events. Everyone makes a difference! RSVP to 772.464.4672