March 25, 2017 Mark your calendar for the 11th Annual Florida Wildflower and Garden Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017 on Indiana Ave. in Downtown DeLand, Florida.
Rain or shine, it’s fun for the whole family. Hear great speakers like Tom MacCubbin, Extension Agent Emeritus, University of Florida and radio & TV lawn & garden talk show personality, Dr. Walter Taylor, Professor Emeritus, UCF, wildflower growers, Volusia County Extension Director Dennis Mudge and yours truly, Dana Venrick. Enjoy great demonstrations about extraordinary gardening and working with nature, compost, and soil by experts such Quality Green Associate Alex Andrews. Learn all about wildflowers, how to grow great vegetables and flowers in raised beds & greenhouses. Learn about pollination, native plants, birds, bee-keeping & butterflies. Children will enjoy special activities such drawing and coloring wildflowers. Select from a wide variety of wildflowers, ornamentals, flowers, fruit trees, and vegetables from a host of vendors, including wildflowers and olive trees from Quality Green Specialists.
Listen in comfort in the beautifully restored Athens Theatre one block west of Woodland Blvd. at the intersection of Florida Ave. and Indiana Ave., adjacent to the historic Volusia County Courthouse. Did you know that DeLand was previously named the best downtown in central Florida? We are in the heart of DeLand so that you can enjoy all the special things about DeLand, including many great restaurants. For more details about the Florida Wildflower & Garden Festival go to: http://mainstreetdeland.org/flwildflowerfest