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PRESS AND TV APPEARANCES

 

 

Moringa is offering...
"A Honey of a Hibiscus Decal"

Let everyone know you're a gardener!


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"The best little Gardening Gloves you will ever own"




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2006-2015

Woman
                    of the Year - Jan Bullard Bledsoe


EAst Magazine - Fishing Queen

M.E. DePalma - Ideal Ms
                        Florida Senior

Wilton Manors Woman Crowned Miss Florida Senior

This 70-year-old is passionate about gardening
By Christina Hernandez|  Monday, Nov 21, 2011  |

  Also see Senior Sun-Sentinel Spotlight PDF Format


viewRose Bechard Butman and M.E. DePalma appeared in some Public Service Announcements producced by  Broward County.
The PSAs are posted at http://broward.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2.  You have to Click on the “Environment”/Anthurium photo  like the one shown here that is on the upper right of their  page.  The videos are  in the list, Select: “We’re Florida Friendly – EnglishPlaying Time 01:00.
MP3 Audio | MP4 Video
or “We’re Florida Friendly – Spanish— Playing Time 01:01.
MP3 Audio | MP4 Video

Rose completed a series of shows - sponsred by: Backyard Botanical the shows included:
Gardener's Best Companions 
Viewers will learn how to easily start and maintain their very own home garden with the help of master Gardner Rose Bechard-Butman and some tools like the Backyard Botanical home garden system
   
Secret Ingredients For Great Gardening
Viewers will learn how to get the most out of their home garden with the help of Master Gardener Rose Bechard-Butman and some tools like the Backyard Botanical home garden system
  
Choosing Soil
Viewers will learn how to easily start and maintain their very own home garden with the help of master Gardner Rose Bechard-Butman and some tools like the Backyard Botanical home garden system. This tip focuses on choosing the right soil for your home garden.

  Free Local Garden Advice
Viewers will learn how to easily start and maintain their very own home garden with the help of master Gardner Rose Bechard-Butman and some tools like the Backyard Botanical home garden system. This tip focusses on using your local county extension office for getting free gardening advice


Tips:

Fun for Kids and Family - Butterfly Gardening





Over the past 4 years Moringa Members have made regular appearances on the

NBC6 South Florida Today Show

Feb 12 - Bob Haehle
Feb 26th - M.E. DePalma -
Treasures from Trash - * a Quick time movie will open in a new browser window featuring ME DePalma making contrived flowers  - Hibiscus and Iris from Philodendrum spathes -  Magnolias from plastic spoons and more from your yard trash on the  NBC6 South Florida Today Show

Jan 15. - Rose Bechard Butman was “GOING BANANAS”   Telling listeners   - How to grow bananas in their own back yards!

Jan 29th Sandy Lynch will be doing floral design . “Adapting to the Odapter”.

Dec 18th … Table Designs

Gesneriacea ( jes-ner-ee-AY-see-ee)  This is the family that the African Violet belongs to, However, Rose will also be showing a very cool and lovely plant called the Chirita which is easier to grow and blooms all year long.

Donna Parker is booked for Nov. 6th - Fun With Flowers.

Thursday the 9th,
Rose Bechard-Butman: Certified Arborist spoke about The Ficus Whitefly which is attacking Ficus trees and hedges in south Florida. Leaf loss can cause severe branch dieback and can result in plant death. Learn what to watch for that shows signs of infestation and the best solutions according to research from the University of Florida/ Extension.

On Thursday the 23rd, L. Thomas Chancey, Landscape Architect and Naturescape Task Force and  National Flyways Coalition Member, spoke about the exciting new Greater For Lauderdale Flyways Cities Coalition combining Flyways and Waterways for migratory birds and animals.


How To Create An Edible Garden -  Planting Edible Garden Can Be Easy
......Rose Butman discusses the beauty of having your own edible garden.



Clerodendrum Plants Attract Butterflies, Hummingbirds
.....  Donna Parker

ava - jenniffer and ali  "Pizza Gardening"
...
Featuring Jennifer Brachfeld  and her two daughters , Ava (10) and Elyse (6) with easy themes and plants for children and kid-sized gardening tools. The girls transplant some pizza garden plants and seeds into a mock “plot”.  The family eats lima beans, green beans and broccoli, right out of their garden. Jennifer says, "It’s easy and you don’t need a lot of space, and with grocery prices so high right now, this saves you money."

Musseandas. "Thre Phillipine Dogwood". gorgeous and colorful tropical plants.
...Rose Butman
 
 
  ACANTHUS PLANT FAMILY - plants that  bloom all year and will tolerate a good amount of shade
...  Bob Haehle  and Jesse Durko

  CORDYLINES - colorful tropical foliage plants commonly called Ti Plants.
...Donna Parker


 
L.Thomas Chancey,  Tree Pruning - Trees can become dangerous projectiles during a storm. They knock down electric and telephone lines and separate people from vital resources. Arborist, L. Thomas Chancey and his daughter, Kaela Chancey stopped by the studio to show how to assess landscaping of homes and make it safe for the hurricane season. For more information on tree pruning just contact Tom at “Artist Tree” at 954-463-7404. Or visit their website at www.softscapes.com.

Rose Butman - Salt Tolerant Plants.
May 29th - Donna Parker & Cindy  - Fun with Flowers (no video)
butterfly book
 Plant A Garden That Attracts Butterflies
   Rose Butman of the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club discusses how to create a garden that will attract butterflies.

                  

Kelly
                                    and Rose
  Arbor Day Green Living Expo

  
Rose Butman of the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club talks about all the activities planned for the Arbor Day Green Living Expo.

April 10th - David McLean - All about the Neem Tree and the Saw Palmetto
(no video)
March 27th - How Does Your Garden Grow......All about Fertilizers with Rose Butman (no video)

hadny and bijan
Thursday February 28th 
....Hadny Fayyaz, President of Moringa Garden Circle
Gardening isn't just for adults with a green thumb. Today kids are showing off their creative minds and joining in, making flower arrangements worthy of top honors. Third-grader Lauren Kousek and ninth-grader Bijan Fayyaz showed off their work.

Make Your African Violets Thrive
...Donna Parker from the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club talks about growing African violets.

2 dozen roses!
... Sandy Lynch from the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club shows us how to create a personal, thoughtful arrangement of roses.

Jan. 31 Hadny Fayyaz - The Moringa Tree

Water Restrictions & Gardening
...Rose Butman from the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club shared tips on keeping your garden green despite water restrictions.
Flowering Trees - Add a few flowering trees to light up your garden
...Bob Haehle and Jesse  Durko

"Party Outside, Entertaining in Your Night Garden"
...Rose Bechard-Butman

Gardening: Holiday Plants
....Ann Schandelmeyer  If you're looking for unique ways to decorate this holiday season, look no further than your own backyard
Gardening Tips: Plant Placement
...Donna Parker -  Plant your flowers and bushes in the appropriate spots.

Gardening: Ginger Plants
...Rose Butman of the Ft. Lauderdale Garden Club shares tips on growing ginger plants.
Tropical Fruit Trees

...Rose Butman with the Ft. Lauderdale Garden Club shares tips for growing fruit trees.
"Summer's Fantastic Flowering Trees"
...Jennifer Brachfeld shares her joy of planting commemorative flowering trees!

Gardening: Variegated Hedge Plants
...Robert Haehle tells how to keep the color in our garden..even with pruning.

Ficus Hedges The Fast And The Furious:  Plant Choices & Common Mistakes.
...Rose Bechard-Butman: Hedges, What is the overwhelmingly most "popular" hedge plant?...and what is, the absolute worst hedge material you could plant?

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE ENVIRONMENT - GOING GREEN
....M.E. DePalma talks about
- 12 things you can do in your yard that will reduce the size of your footprint on the planet. View the12 step list

Visit Emerald Award Winner,
Art Constantino's web page and learn:
"How to make a good rain barrel" (slide show)
"Propagate and Grow Coonties" (slide show)
"Practical Propagation" (presentation)
"How to make a good rain barrel handout" (for printing)

GROW OR GO ORGANIC: In the Broward -Monroe - Dade Counties:  www.redlandorganics.com is a CSA, Community Supported Agriculture program available between November and March.  Organic Buying Club of South Florida www.organicbuyingclubsofla.com

Heliconias 
...Jesse Durko says that heliconias are great flowers for South Florida  Rose  Butman talks about the difference between runners and clumpers
Keep Plants Healthy In Summer
....Rose Butman gives tips for keeping your plants healthy during the summer.
"Gardening Club: Arbor Day - Video - WTVJ
....Rose Butman

"Valentine's Gardening: Heart-Shaped Flowers"
..
...M.E. DePalma
Winter Vegetable Gardening Tips
.
.. Jennifer Brachfeld from the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club shared tips for winter gardening. ...
Decorate a Christmas tree with flowers
...December 14, 2007 Rose Butman

Cooking with Thai Herbs
...December 3, 2007 Rose Butman

Gardening Tips: Growing Fruit Trees
... June 1, 2006 -- Jennifer Bracheld with the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club shares tips for growing fruit trees  ...

Attract Birds To Your Garden
... July 20, 2006 -- M.E. DePalma of the Fort Lauderdale Gardening Club shows Kelly Craig what to do to bring the sound of birds into your garden ...
Batty Plants For Halloween
... Oct. 26, 2006 -- Our friends M.E. DePalma and Rose Butman from the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club show us some plants to incorporate into our Halloween ...
Garden Club: Cook & Garden
... Rose Butman with the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club shows us how to enjoy cooking and gardening. ...
Gardening Club Shows How To Support Vines
... Rose Butman from the Fort Lauderdale Gardening Club shows Kelly Craig how to support the vines in a South Florida garden. ...
Thai Salad
... Rose Butman with the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club shares this recipe. ...
How To Grow Medicinal Plants
... Sept. 14, 2006 -- Rose Butman from the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club and retired professor David McLean ...
Mulch Matters
... August 3, 2006 -- Rose Butman from the Fort Lauderdale Gardening Club says that the type of mulch gardeners use is important ...
Make Your Own Insecticidal Soap
... May 18, 2006 -- Rose Bechard-Butman, of the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club, provides tips on how to keep bugs away from your garden...

Garden Club: Holiday Plants
... Ann Schandelmeyer and Cindy Reiger from the Fort Lauderdale Garden Club share some ideas for holiday vegetation. ...

Garden Of The Future Video
How do we know what trees and plants compliment our home? Landscape architect L. Thomas Chancey with Softscapes can help you create lush, green landscapes. For information on planning and maintaining your landscape, visit www.softscapes.com


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Moringa's own  photographer, Barbara Richie, has published  photos in the  August - September 2007 issue of Florida Gardening

To view a copy of the article which featured M.E. DePalma's garden
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