Billed as the largest annual orchid show in the United States, the Redland International Orchid Show is this weekend, May 19-21 from 9 am to 5 pm at the Fruit and Spice Park in The Redland in South Dade. This American Orchid Society judged event showcases various types of orchids, plant and supplies for sale. […]
In celebration of its centennial year, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens invites the community to discover an unknown part of the estate, known as the Vizcaya Village, through free community programs. A series of Vizcaya Village Open Houses will kick off in April, and recur monthly, from April through July. These events will include a variety […]
One of your New Year’s resolutions is to declutter, right? Because we always vow to do that. If this is the year you make decluttering a reality, there are many Miami organizations that can make good use of clothing, furniture and household items that you don’t need but are still in good shape. You can […]
The two-day weekend Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival is a celebration of local and international artists, musicians and designers. It takes place Oct. 22 from noon to 8 p.m. and Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. This year, the festival will include a memorial to Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in […]
What you really need to do to prepare for a hurricane in Miami. Tip: Don’t waste money on stuff you will never eat.
Are you ready for tropical fruit trafficking season? Mango season is late this year, but it is beginning with the varieties that ripen first. The bounty of the mango tree means that the fruit is abundant during a Miami summer, and those who don’t have their own mango trees should be making friends with neighbors. […]
If you’re a newcomer to South Florida, or perhaps you’ve lived her for a while but are ready to try gardening for the first time, you have a few things to learn. Gardening in South Florida is not like gardening in my hometown of Kansas City, Mo., for example. But if you want to learn […]
Home Depot offers FREE remodeling workshops every weekend, each looking at a different aspect of home improvement. The hardware chain also offers a Do-It-Herself home series of workshops for women. Register now and take a look at upcoming workshops.
Miami-Dade County wants you to save water. The county has several incentives to encourage that. The county give you a free high-efficiency shower head in exchange for an old one, up to two per household. You can exchange pre-1996 shower heads during business hours at the Caleb Center, the South Dade Government Center and the […]
You can now recycle used electronics free all the time at Staples, not just on special days. The store chain has a long list of items it accepts. (via Living on the Cheap).