some of our collaborations
Speaker Request: Janine is passionate about educating the public about native and Florida Friendly plants and how to use them effectively in their home landscapes. Interested in hosting a garden event and need a speaker? To request a speaking engagement, please contact Green Thumb and we will arrange to discuss your specific request and desired outcomes.
Speaking Topics 2013-2014
We have also created hands-on workshops and classes designed to suit the interests and needs of our clients and the general public.
- Antique & Old Garden Roses for South Florida
- Water Wise Gardening and Florida-Friendly Landscaping
- Restoring Your Yards Natural Habitat
- Gardening to Attract Wildlife to Your Urban Yard
- A Bird Watchers Guide to Attracting more Feathery Friends to the Garden
- Butterfly Gardening for South Florida
- The Perennial Herb Garden of the Deep South
- Growing Heirloom Herbs & Vegetables in South Florida
- Vege Gardening 101
- Low-maintenance Tropical Gardening for South Florida
- Growing Florida’s Native Plants in Your Garden
- Propagation Techniques: Seeds, Cuttings, Air Layer, Root Division
- Natural Garden Pest Control: from aphids to weeds
- Weedology 101: This session is a fun, informative and inspiring exploration of the history, science and techniques of weeding.
Old Garden Roses for South Florida – Annual Membership Luncheon, Lighthouse Point Garden Club, December 2011, Lighthouse Point, FL
- Water-Wise Gardening and Florida Friendly Landscapes – Lighthouse Point Garden Club Annual Gathering, December 2012, Lighthouse Point, FL
- Old Garden Roses for South Florida – Moringa Garden Club, January 2013, Plantation, FL
- Propagation Techniques – Coral Springs Middle School, Environmental Science Magnet Program, April 22, 2013 with Youth Environmental Alliance and Kristen Hoss
- Vege Gardening 101 – City of Coconut Creek, Home Gardening Series, October 1, 2013, Town Hall Chambers
- Heirloom Herbs & Vege’s – ME dePalma’s Wilton Manors Garden Club, October 9, 2013, Wilton Manors Library
- Propagation Techniques – Native Plant Society, Coontie Chapter, November 13, 2013 at Secret Wood Nature Center
- Gardening for Wildlife – John Knox Village Garden Club, February 2014, Club House
- Weedology 101: The History, Science, Technology & Philosophy of Weeding Weedology 101: History, Science, Technology & Philosophy of Weeding. Speaker Program by Presenters: Alyssa Lavoro & Janine Griffith with The Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society
- Weedology 101 at South Plantation High School
- Weedology 101 at The Native Plant Show October 19, 2018
Janine is a Florida Advanced Master Naturalist, Naturescape Broward Habitat Steward, member of the Broward Chapter Florida Native Plant Society and has served as a Broward County Master Gardener volunteer for 15 years.