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21 February

The American Orchid Society’s Highest Horticultural Award

A specimen “Jewel Orchid” grown by Block was judged by The American Orchid Society (AOS). A “Ludisia discolor” received their Certificate of Cultural Excellence (CCE) award and honored with a clonal name: “Michelle’s Jewel”, after Dr. Block’s wife. Plants receiving this rarely awarded horticultural distinction must be well-flowered, of robust health, and represent the very highest level of orchid culture.

14 February

Mounts Botanical Garden Valentine’s Day Luncheon Tour

Why buy a single rose when you can experience an entire garden! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a luncheon tour of Block Botanical Gardens private estate garden, hosted by Miami’s Dr. Jeffrey Block.

13 November

Coconut Grove Garden Club Tour

Dr. Block will host a tour of Block Botanical Gardens for the historic Coconut Grove Garden Club

Florida Horticulture Experts

Block Botanical Gardens in Miami, is a residential garden gem that for twenty-five years has consistently emphasized the finest in advanced subtropical horticulture, and features mature examples of some of the world’s most beautiful ornamental plant species. Thriving in a century old mango and avocado grove originally chosen for it’s rich natural resources, the site been designed and sustainably nurtured by physician botanist/horticulturist and Master Gardener, Dr. Jeff Block.

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