Loading Events

Florida Native Aquatic Landscaping (Webinar)

April 7, 2022 at 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
Calendar
Date & Time

April 7 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Event Types :
Join us for Florida Native Aquatic Landscaping (Webinar) on Thursday, April 7 at 11 AM. To register for an upcoming program on “The Power of Pets,” please click here.

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/

Related Events

Back to School Family Fun Night

The Winter Park Health Foundation and the CHILL program are excited to present our first Family Fun Night! The summer school holiday is in full swing and if you’re already struggling to come up with enriching but fun family activities, then we’ve got you covered. The Winter Park Health Foundation and the CHILL program, which…

See event

Family Fun Night

The Winter Park Health Foundation and the CHILL program are excited to present our first Family Fun Night! The summer school holiday is in full swing and if you’re already struggling to come up with enriching but fun family activities, then we’ve got you covered. The Winter Park Health Foundation and the CHILL program, which…

See event

Family Fun Night

The Winter Park Health Foundation and the CHILL program are excited to present our first Family Fun Night! The summer school holiday is in full swing and if you’re already struggling to come up with enriching but fun family activities, then we’ve got you covered. The Winter Park Health Foundation and the CHILL program, which…

See event

Related Articles

Is There an Upside to Stress?

Is There an Upside to Stress? Written by Alison Issen, MS, RN, LMHC. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. At the Center for Health & Wellbeing, we’re proud to regularly feature Community Education programs designed to support your mental health. One of our regular presenters is Alison Issen, a licensed mental health counselor and registered…

Read Article

Sustainable Living: When Healing the Earth Meets Healing Oneself 

According to the United Nations Environment Programme, sustainable lifestyles are “ways of living, social behaviors and choices that minimize environmental degradation while supporting equitable socio-economic development and better quality of life for all.” At the heart of sustainable living is an understanding about how our choices affect ourselves and eachother, and an appreciation of how those choices…

Read Article

Regulating the Nervous System 

Regulating the Nervous System In a recent Community Education program, Herbs for the Nervous System, presented by ACE Certified Health Coach Julie Ward, program attendees learned how to regulate their nervous systems with the aid of herbs and intentional lifestyle habits.   Here’s more from Julie Ward’s presentation.   Part 1: What is the Nervous System? …

Read Article

Get the Whole Story - Sign Up for Our Newsletter

A partnership between