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Get ready for Major League Eating competition & more at this Sunday’s Sweet Corn Fiesta

Get ready for Major League Eating competition & more at this Sunday’s Sweet Corn Fiesta

On Sunday, April 29, from  11 a.m. to 5 p.m., more than 4,000 visitors will fill the grounds of Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds in order to eat some of the best locally grown sweet corn and enjoy other activities for both children and adults. Among the highlights is Major League Eating’s National Sweet […]

Mounts Botanical Garden Dedicates New Garden of Tranquility

Mounts Botanical Garden Dedicates New Garden of Tranquility

The Friends of The Mounts Botanical Garden and The Gentlemen of the Garden (GOG) recently co-hosted the official opening and ribbon cutting of the new Garden of Tranquility, a serene and inspiring new space at Mounts that simulates a Zen-like garden. Created by natural elements of stone, bamboo and living plant materials, the garden’s hand-carved relief wall is of […]

5 Common Mistakes In Home Organization And How To Avoid Them

5 Common Mistakes In Home Organization And How To Avoid Them

Ahh, Spring. It’s that time of year for new life, warmer weather, longer days.  It’s the time when we pack away winter gear and start thinking about summer fast approaching (check-in: will you be ready for the beach in just a few months?) This time of year, even the messiest of us can start to […]

Engaging Ways To Teach Kids The Value Of Recycling

Engaging Ways To Teach Kids The Value Of Recycling

With Earth Day around the corner, now is a great time to teach kids the wonders of recycling and how cool, fun and valuable it can be! Recycling may seem boring to kids, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, it can become cool, fun and valuable to your little ones! Below are enjoyable and […]

Mounts Botanical Garden Welcomes 300 to Annual Spring Benefit in Palm Beach

Mounts Botanical Garden Welcomes 300 to Annual Spring Benefit in Palm Beach

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden welcomed more than 300 supporters and raised more than $133,000 at its biggest annual fundraising event – the Mounts Spring Benefit – held last Sunday at the Palm Beach home of Douglas & Susanne Durst. Funds raised at the Benefit will be used to support educational programs at Mounts, including the popular, family-friendly […]

Mounts Botanical Garden Invites Public to Nine Fun and Informative Horticultural Events in April & May

Mounts Botanical Garden Invites Public to Nine Fun and Informative Horticultural Events in April & May

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting nine fun and informative horticultural events during April and May, including four fascinating workshops, the always popular Plant-A Palooza: Annual Spring Plant Sale, the 14th annual Connoisseurs Garden Tour (a Mother’s Day Weekend tradition), and the ongoing ecology-themed exhibition, WASHED ASHORE: Art to Save the Sea, which will be […]