Testimonials

  • The Plant Guy
    - The Plant Guy

    “Many of his plants are of better quality and larger size than any I’ve seen, and one of the main reasons is his commitment to providing the plants with excellent water.”
     

    2011 Blog: “The Plant Guy” Pinecrest Gardens

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  • The Miami Herald
    - The Miami Herald

    “Some of nature’s most handsome specimen’s – far surpassing what can be found in the wild.”

     

    1999 – Georgia Tasker, The Miami Herald Garden Editor

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  • Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
    - Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

    “The garden has been transformed into a masterful botanical garden offering balanced vistas among artistic vignettes of plantings.”

     

    2010 – Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden feature story
    “A Rare Gem – The Twenty-Year Evolution of a Tropical Botanical Garden”

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  • Craig Morell
    - Craig Morell

    “Well…. Dr. Block grows uncommon plants uncommonly well! ”

     

    2011 Craig Morell
    Director of Horticulture, Pinecrest Gardens, aka “Parrot Jungle”

     

  • The Villagers
    - The Villagers

    “Block has taken knowledge from his medical background and applied it to horticulture. Not only is this garden filled with rare and award-winning plants, it is also visually spectacular.”

     

    2012 “The Villagers”
    Annual Historical Garden Tour

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Upcoming events

25 October

South Florida Palm Society Tour

Dr. Jeff Block will host a tour and answer questions about Block Botanical Gardens’ internationally recognized palm and cycad collection.

1 November

Martin County Master Gardener’s Tour

Master gardeners arrive by bus for a tour and Saturday late afternoon light fare

6 November

Coconut Grove Garden Club Tour

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

News

Learn about the latest happenings around here.

29 September
20 September

International Aroid Society Annual Show and Sale Fairchild Tropical Gardens Miami, Florida

Dr. Jeff Block will speak on aspects of plants and water quality promoting optimal horticulture.

8 September

September 8-14: 21st BSI World Bromeliad Conference

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Honolulu, Hawaii Block Botanical Gardens will again be featured along the world’s finest in the plant industry.

About Us

Block Botanical Gardens in Miami, Florida horticulture experts 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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