Garden Festival Vendors

Spring Garden Sale

On Saturday April 11 and Sunday April 12 we held our annual Spring Garden Sale where plants, flowers, supplies, garden tools, art work and much more were available for purchase.  And on Saturday morning there was a  plant giveaway to all members.  Lots of fun for the entire family!    

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5th Annual Bonsai Ball

The 5th Annual Bonsai Ball, held on Saturday, March 28, 2015, was a tremendous success.  The weather was beautiful, the food was delicious and everyone had a great time.  Our sincere thanks to all the folks who donated their time, their money and items for the silent and live auctions, helping to make this event […]

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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff  Diane Kimes – Executive Director As a lifelong Floridian, Diane brings a wealth of experience in fund-raising and communications to Heathcote. She has a passion for arts and cultural organizations to her degree in business administration/management from Florida Atlantic University, and work with university health and nonprofit health systems. Diane has volunteered, advocated, […]

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The water feature in the Rain Forest is in memory of Gloria Moore, which was made possible by designated contributions by members, volunteers, family, and friends of Gloria. The water feature idea was developed by Sam Comer, HBG Board member and was built by Florida Falls. Gloria was 1 of the “Band of 5” that […]

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Community Garden

Mother Nature partners with our hard-working volunteers to produce vegetables and more in the Community Garden. Local organic materials serve as mulch and compost, and no chemical fertilizers or pesticides are used. Fruit trees, herbs, and all sorts of veggies happily grow here. All the harvests are donated to Fort Pierce families in need.

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Jim Smith

James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery

 Meet the Curator As the curator of the James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery, Seth Nelson takes care of the largest public collection of tropical bonsai in the country, and has had a chance to work directly with Jim Smith.   “Many of the trees have been in training for nearly double my lifetime, which leaves a […]

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Dog Days of Summer Event

  Back in February of this year, one of Heathcote’s volunteers showed up in my office with this scruffy looking dog and stated that he needed to go home with me.  I readily agreed and fell in love with him right away.  He is mellow and affectionate in his own way and gets along great […]

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