A small garden pond can open a whole new world of planting and landscape possibilities. Join Fleet Farming Program Director Caroline Chomanics to learn the basics of growing plants for aquatic environments including how to plant a lakeshore, small pond, and more. You’ll leave this program with the knowledge of proper techniques and plant types, creating a soothing, Florida native aquatic environment in your very own backyard.
Special Instructions: Attendees should bring a notebook and pen for note taking.
This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
How to join the Zoom Program:
Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:
- One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action is needed with this message.
- One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before the program starts to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is working properly.
All CHWB Digital Education Programs are now presented with live captioning service. Please refer to your registration confirmation email for instructions on enabling live captions.
By participating in this program, you agree to CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on YourHealthandWellbeing.org, the Center for Health & Wellbeing’s website. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.
About Your Program Presenter
Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community, having earned her degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at Nehrling Gardens, a historic botanical garden, in Gotha, Florida. Since 2015, Chomanics has been a program manager for Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. She is now the Program Director at Fleet Farming. Learn more about Fleet Farming at www.FleetFarming.org. When she is not farming, Chomanics is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.
About the Presenting Organization
Fleet Farming is a non-profit urban agriculture program of IDEAS For Us that transforms the average American lawn into a bio-verse, productive micro farms and edible gardens. To learn more about Fleet Farming, please visit https://fleetfarming.org/