Davie, FL, August 24, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Flamingo Road Nursery and Farmers Market’s family-friendly event kicks-off Saturday, September 29 with Pepperpalooza! featuring 30-40 varieties of Pepper Plants, Hot Pepper Eating Contest, Hot Sauce Tasting, Gardening Demonstrations and Workshops, South Florida Food Truck Invasion, Live Music by The School of Rock – West Broward and much more.
Shoppers can browse and select pumpkins from the largest Pumpkin Patch in South Florida, while children enjoy the Paint-A-Pumpkin Activity Area. The festival will also include ongoing events every weekend including Horse-drawn Hayrides and Face Painting for the kids and several free Garden Talks for adults focusing on topics ranging from Organic Gardening, Edible Landscaping and Growing Your Own Herbs to Fruit and Citrus Trees, Butterfly Gardening and Growing Orchids. There will also be Make-it and Take-it Mixed Container and Herb Dish Garden Classes offered for $30. Boxed Lunch Picnics, Smoothies, Ice Cream, Juice Bar and featured seasonal delights such as Candied Apples, Cider and Roasted Corn will be available from the Farmers Market throughout the event.
“Fall is a great time for family, fun, and gardening, and Flamingo Road Nursery’s Fall Harvest Festival, a popular event for ages two to 92, has definitely become a family tradition for many south Florida residents. We’ve had a great turnout in the past and expect this year’s Festival to be the biggest and best one yet. It’s just another way Flamingo Road Nursery & Farmers Market gives back to our community,” Owner/President, Jim Dezell said.
Flamingo Road Nursery is South Florida’s premiere Home and Garden Showplace, proudly serving metro Fort Lauderdale since 1996 and offering Broward County’s largest selection of plants, flowers and trees, along with an extensive outdoor living center featuring a wide array of gifts, fountains, pottery, accessories and furniture, all designed to “Celebrate Life in the Tropics.” The Flamingo Road Farmers Market, open seven day a week, features locally grown produce, Boar’s Head Delicatessen, Prepared and Gourmet Foods, Italian Specialties, Artisan Breads and Cheeses, Juice Bar, Creamery and Sweet Shop. Flamingo Road Honey Farm produces local honey available for purchase in the Farmers Market, where visitors can actually “see the bees” making honey, while talking firsthand to Nick-the-Beekeeper and receive a free tasting all day, every day.
Parent company, Florida Fresh Herbs, also in Davie, Florida, are local growers of premium quality hydroponic Basil and Arugula , who’s products can be found in the fresh produce section of over 200 Publix grocery stores throughout South Florida. Educational presentations and tours of the company’s farms and facilities are offered on a regular basis for schools, clubs and organizations of all age groups and sizes. The Tropical Oasis and Garden Center are available for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Bridal Showers and other Special Events and include on-premise party planning, decor and catering services. Flamingo Road Nursery and Farmers Market are located at 1655 Flamingo Road, Davie FL 33325. More information is available online at http://www.FlamingoRoadNursery.com or by calling 954.476.7878.