Gardening

Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Garden Events

Gardens in Paradise, a Venice home and garden tour and more.

03/04/2019 By Staff

ENCHANTED FOREST

Prepare to be Dazzled in Venice at This Year’s Orchid Show and Sale

When you walk into the Venice Community Center on Feb. 2 and 3, you’ll see thousands of breathtaking blooms in brilliant colors and astounding shapes.

01/25/2019 By Pam Daniel

Gardening ABC’s

Ringling Museum Bayfront Gardens Workshops Set for January and February

Learn to fertilize the environmentally right way on Jan. 12; growing roses in Florida on Feb. 9.

01/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Taste the Tropics

Mad for Mangoes? Plant These Trees and Enjoy Them All Year

Will Wright, chairman of the Tropical Fruit Society of Sarasota, gives us his best tips.

01/03/2019 By Ilene Denton

Plant Sale Preview

Selby Gardens Holiday Tree Bromeliads Go on Sale Jan. 10

The holiday tree is on display starting Dec. 18.

12/18/2018 By Ilene Denton

Gardening

A Venice Couple’s Thai-Inspired Garden Wins International Attention

The tropical oasis is anchored by fountains, spirit houses and statuary of Buddhist and Hindu gods.

12/06/2018 By Ilene Denton

'Tis the Season

Liz Taylor and Olivia D'Amico of Kinspoke Want to Bring the Community Together This Holiday Season

The pair are hosting a wreath-making workshop at Oscura Cafe in Bradenton this Saturday, Dec. 8, and Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Market at Lakewood Ranch.

12/05/2018 By Megan McDonald

Flower Power

New to Florida Gardening? Author and Gardener Chase Landre Can Help

Landre spends her days helping desperate gardeners from the North cultivate a green thumb.

10/02/2018 By David Hackett

Gardening

Mark Your Calendars for these Fall Plant Events

Plant fairs, classes, workshops and more.

09/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

Gardening

Note These Upcoming Summer Gardening Classes

Orchid growing classes at Selby, butterfly gardening at Twin Lakes Park and more.

06/11/2018 By Ilene Denton

My Five Favorite Things

My Five Favorite Things: Selby Gardens Horticulture Director Mike McLaughlin

Horticulture director Mike McLaughlin lovingly tends the 15-acre Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

05/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

Full Flower

Spring is a Great Time to Enjoy Mable Ringling’s Rose Garden

Plus, the Ringling's rose garden curator shares tips for growing your own roses.

04/17/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Improving Sarasota Bay

Scientists Seek to Plant Fish-Friendly, Shoreline Greenery at No Cost to You

It's a project of the Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum.

03/20/2018 With Hayley Rutger

Sneak Preview

Gardens in Paradise Tour is Set for March 17

Upcoming garden shows include Bradenton in Bloom and more.

03/06/2018 By Ilene Denton

Gardens in Paradise

Sarasota Garden Club's Garden in Paradise Kicks Off This Month

The Flower Streets show off their finery at this annual tour.

02/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Bamboo Farm Out East

Fun fact: some bamboo species grow an inch and a half an hour.

01/04/2018 By Robert Plunket

Happy New Year

Take a Piece of Selby Gardens Home for the New Year

Bromeliads from the Selby Gardens Holiday Tree are up for sale Jan. 4.

12/19/2017 By Ilene Denton

Dear Marie

Remembering Marie Selby

An ode to the woman who gave us Selby Gardens.

11/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

Selby Gardens Goes Elemental for its Newest Orchid Show

Earth, Air, Fire, Water celebrates nature’s essential elements.

10/04/2017 By Ilene Denton