Lectures and Demos The Fabulous Crotons of Florida
by Mark Peters
Mark Peters, owner and propagator at Peters Croton Nursery, of Vero Beach presents lectures and demonstrations on "The Fabulous Crotons of Florida" to your group. Mr. Peters has spent 45 years as a professional Horticulturist and Director of Horticulture at various Botanical Gardens, including the New York Botanical Garden and McKee Botanical Garden. His study and knowledge of landscape design, garden history, tropical plants and their culture, combined with his various work experiences over the years, give him an excellent background. He has been collecting, propagating and studying Codaieum for many years and has been offering his rare and unusual plants through Botanical Garden Plant Sales to the public.
Have him tell you about early Florida hybridizers and the 'Old World' heirloom varieties. His lectures tell the story of Crotons through history, how to grow them in your garden and various propagation methods. Learn about the nine different leaf forms, as well as Croton Trees and Crotons in containers. His passion for plants makes this an event not to be missed. Many of his rare and unusual plants, seldom offered to the public and starting at $7.00, can be offered for sale as well. Contact him 772-240-2811 to discuss.