The Holton Eco-Preserve
A community-service project of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers

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Educational Classes and Events


1st Saturday of the Month from 9 - 10:30 am
What to Plant in your SW Florida Veggie Garden
Adrienne Diaz of Miss Potter's Place

Hobart Hall


NEW: Young Gardeners Series -- starts Feb 9 for 6 Fridays

Home Schoolers, ages 5 - 12 welcome!

Adrienne Diaz of Miss Potter's Place, garden plot included.

Classroom #7, Holton Eco-Preserve 13411 Shire Lane, 33912

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$50/child for all sessions; or $10/session.

Watch for other classes sponsored by HEP:

  • Plant Swap Meets Garden Clinics
  • Green Living Topics
  • Florida Friendly Landscaping ™
  • Other “Guest Speakers”


***Generally, classes sponsored by the Holton Eco-Preserve will conducted in Hobart Hall. Some classes may be help on the Holton Eco-Preserve grounds.


Along with our educational programming, we sponsor three annual events each year. The events offer individuals and families the opportunity to learn to love nature, live lightly on the earth, and learn to grow and/or use organic produce.


General Information about our Events:

• Our speakers are knowledgeable, subject matter experts. Generally, there will be a several speakers and/or breakout sessions at each event to provide a range of interesting topics.

• Events include guided tours of both the grounds and the community gardens.

• Events include a children’s activity area - activities correspond with the event topic. Butterfly adoption certificates are available during the spring event.


Vendors and exhibitors may include:

Cottage industry businesses (soaps, worm castings, honey, gardening gifts)

Plant sales including native, edibles, and butterfly loving plants

IFAS/Lee County Cooperative Extension - Master Gardener “Ask the Expert” table

Local artists

The Butterfly Estates

Conservation 20/20

Images from Herb Day 2016:


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