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Gardening with Florida Natives!

Mar 24, 20225:30 pm

Join us March 24th, 2022 for an exciting talk with award-winning South Florida naturalist Roger Hammer!

Learn about WHY and HOW to garden with Florida native plants. Roger will share why regional selection is important, how to attract birds and butterflies with native plants, and edible and medicinal properties of natives and more!

Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 188 S. Swinton Ave. Delray Beach. Plenty of free parking.

Refreshments at 5:30pm; lecture at 6:00pm.

$10 / person. Free for DBHS & SCGP members.  


Roger L. Hammer is an award-winning South Florida naturalist and a popular & respected speaker and field trip leader. He spent 33 years as the senior interpretive naturalist for Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation Department where he managed Castellow Hammock Park, a 120-acre preserve and nature center (now retired). He is the author of books on wildflowers, exploring the Everglades, and Florida icons. He is an avid canoeist, kayak fisherman, gardener, and photographer, living in Homestead, Florida with his wife, Michelle.Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Roger is also a recipient of  the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award.