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           Danny Cox, Naples Botanical Garden's Aquatic Areas Manger, is a young horticulture professional dedicated to increasing his knowledge of plants and working with people through education and civic engagement. Danny started his horticulture career at Naples Botanical Garden as an intern in 2010. Since 2011, Danny has served as NBG's primary Water Gardener, growing and maintaining the waterlilies and other aquatic plants.  Danny received his degree in Environmental Studies (B.A.) from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014. During the summer 2015, Danny completed an internship at Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA) to learn new techniques from their Water Lily Curator, Tim Jennings.  Currently Danny is working with the International Water Lily and Water Gardening Society in setting up this year's "New Water Lily of the Year Competition" and the creation of a conservancy for the Giant Water Platters (Victoria spp.).


A Brief Introduction to Waterlilies
In this program participants will learn about waterlily biology, taxonomy, and the story of a recently acquired variety on display at Naples Botanical Garden.

Programs are presented following the business meeeting. Meetings held at 350 S. Barfield in the 

Wesley United Methodist Church.

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