- - Royal Botanical Gardens – Kew
Block Botanical Gardens is an astonishing collection of superbly grown palms and other rare and unusual tropical plants.
More than anything, it is the supreme standard of horticulture and resulting beauty of the specimen plants that will impress the visitor.
2015 – Dr. John Dransfield, The World’s foremost palm expert
- - Craig Morell – “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
- - The Miami Herald
“Some of nature’s most handsome specimen’s – far surpassing what can be found in the wild.”
- - Pinecrest Gardens (aka “Parrot Jungle”)
When asked to comment on Dr. Jeff Block’s successes as a plantsman, horticulturist Craig Morell quipped:
“Well, Dr. Block grows uncommon plants uncommonly well!”
- - Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
“The garden has been transformed into a masterful botanical garden offering balanced vistas among artistic vignettes of plantings.”
“A Rare Gem – The Twenty-Year Evolution of a Tropical Botanical Garden”
- - “The Villagers” Historic Garden Tours
“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.”
Annual Historical Garden Tour
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Events / News
Learn about the latest happenings around here.
Coordinated by Holbrook Travel, Dr. Block will lead 50 tropical plant enthusiasts on a ten day tour of Cuba.
As part of Block Botanical Gardens annual contribution to master gardener education via Miami-Dade County’s agricultural extension office, Dr. Block will host an afternoon teaching seminar regarding the presentation of master gardener subjects.
Block Botanical Gardens celebrates the centennial of it’s deed as a mango and avocado grove.All neighbors and friends are invited to share in the festivities.
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.