SFPS General Meeting – August 2, 2021
BENJAMIN KOUBEK (SFPS Director, Corresponding Secretary)
“Using Palms Along Florida Roadways: A Landscape Inspectors Perspective”
Palms are a vital part of the landscape in Florida. They provide value in a variety of areas including aesthetics, wildlife, and even tourism. Please join us for a glimpse into how palms are designed, installed, and maintained along Florida’s roadways.
Benjamin Koubek is a certified landscape inspector, and municipal arborist with years of experience inspecting Florida landscapes. His presentation will feature a collection of palm photos as they are implemented along Florida roadways. Mr. Koubek, SFPS Corresponding Secretary, will reveal his unique perspective of using palms along public right-of-ways and public areas.
August 2nd, 2021, @ 7:00 PM Speaker @ 7:30 PM
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
South Gate, Garden House
Masks mandatory as per Garden policy.
General meetings are held on the first Monday of February, April, June, August, and October, with guest speakers at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s Garden House, starting at 7:00 pm. Use the South Entrance and walk through the stone & iron gate.
SFPS meets on the first Monday of every even-numbered month.
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The SFPS generally plans garden tours in the spring & fall. These events range from nurseries specializing in palms, to private residences, and other locations of interest to palm enthusiasts.
SFPS’s (5) bimonthly meetings are open to non-members. The SFPS holiday in December is free to members, and guests may attend for $10. The party has traditionally featured a pot luck dinner, live auction, and silent auction.