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COME JOIN US FOR A FABULOUS WEEKEND AT THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY of GARDENFEST CORAL SPRINGS “GFCS” AT THE CORAL SPRINGS FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS in “THE WALK” OF CORAL SPRINGS.
This annual very well attended festival enjoys over 30,000 visitors each year. Look for us, just south of the magnificant fountain. The CSFOA will be to the north of the fountain. Attention Vendors: Spaces are truly limited, so please register early!
The Mission of Gardenfest Coral Springs is to provide the serious and occasional gardener an opportunity to experience and learn about a wide variety of beautiful orchids, many exotic and native plants, unusual ferns, wonderful roses, palms, fruit trees, flowering trees, succulents, herbs and many other plants that are just waiting for you to take home. Experts, including Master Gardeners, Wildlife Habitat Stewards and Nursery Growers will be available to provide advice on any garden problem you may have.
**** Proceeds from Gardenfest fund scholarships for students majoring in environmental and horticultural sciences at a Florida College/ University and to community projects of The Garden Club of Coral Springs, Inc. a non profit, all volunteer organization with an IRS designation of 501 C(3). CONGRATULATIONS to 2016 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS; Graduates, Ana Nicole Arnillas – Coral Glades High and Jean Franco Serrano – Taravella High!
Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 10 am to 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 – 10 am to 5 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION ~ FREE PARKING ~ FREE TROLLEY SERVICE
During the event weekend there will be a delicious “Farmers Market” with locally grown Florida produce, youth activities and food vendors offering a wide variety of choices. In another area local experts will present “Ask the Experts” sharing their knowledge and answering questions.
“KIDS IN THE GARDEN” Gardenfest offers several gardening activities for the little ones at The Kids in The Garden Booth. Some of the most popular activities are painting fairy pots seed art and coloring the veggie people.
Battle of the Big Tomatoes….Join us this weekend for a celebration of the locally-grown Florida tomato! Bring your entries to the pink Garden Club tent between 10:am Saturday and 12 noon on Sunday and complete a registration form for entry to qualify. Prizes ($25 gift card) for Largest Tomato ($10 gift card) for Most Unusual (shape or appearance) Tomato. Judging begins at 2pm. Must be present to win. Start growing your vegetable garden today!
Note: you don’t need to have a vegetable garden to grow tomatoes. They grow well in containers on your porch or patio, providing the benefits of reduced weeds and fewer insect challenges.
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2700-2788 N. University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065
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Directions from the Sawgrass Expressway (869):
Take Sample Road. exit. Head east on Sample Rd.. At University Drive turn right (south) for about .1 miles. The Walk is on the right. Turn left at the fountain.
Directions from I-95:
Take Sample Road west approximately 9 miles to University Drive. Turn left (south). Continue for about .1 miles. The Walk is on the right. Turn left at the fountain.