Gardening

Is Your Yard Suffering Post-Irma Blahs?

A Sarasota Garden Club volunteer offers advice on how to bring it back.

09/19/2017 By Ilene Denton

Gardening

Fall Plant Fair Season Beckons

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events.

09/19/2017 By Ilene Denton

Gardening

Five Free Summer Gardening Opportunities

Courtesy of the Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability program.

06/28/2017 By Ilene Denton

Let It Grow

William's Wildflowers Offers a Green Alternative to Conventional Wedding Flowers

Annie Schiller creates wildflower bouquets for weddings and special events.

06/15/2017 By Megan McDonald

Gardening

Eight Summer Classes to Sharpen Your Plant-Care Skills

How-to workshops at Selby Gardens, Historic Spanish Point, Crowley Nature Center.

05/17/2017 By Ilene Denton

Gardening

How to Create a Culinary Garden With Herbs

A Ringling Museum Bayfront Gardens Workshop shows you how.

04/13/2017 By Staff

Garden Home Tour

Gardens in Paradise Tour Set for March 18

Five inspirational home gardens will be on display.

03/06/2017 By Ilene Denton

Wall Flowers

Tips for Taking Your Landscaping Vertical

Seth Stottlemyer sheds light on “living architecture.”

02/24/2017 By Ilene Denton

Burning Question

From the Editor: Can You Eat Fruit a Squirrel Has Bitten?

Editor Pam Daniel, chagrined about losing out on fruit from her trees, aims to find out.

10/26/2016 By Pam Daniel

Authentic Florida

It's Beautyberry Season

Beautyberries are a local Sarasota treat that make a fantastic jelly. Here's how to do it.

10/24/2016 By Robin Draper

Selby’s Secret Garden

Orchid Lover Alert: Selby Gardens Opens Its New Conservatory Show

It complements the exhibit of rare botanical illustrations now on display in the Gardens’ Payne Mansion.

10/19/2016 By Ilene Denton

Plant This

Four Can't-Miss Fall Plant Sales

The changing season brings opportunities to spruce up your greenspace.

10/07/2016 By Ilene Denton

Flower Power

Want to Have a Bromeliad Named After You?

Find out how at the Bromeliad Show and Sale Sept. 9-11.

08/26/2016 By Ilene Denton

Stink Bomb

Selby Gardens Prepares to Make a Big Stink

The corpse flower, known for its putrid scent, is set to produce two blooms at Selby Gardens from late July through early August.

07/15/2016 By Margo Rometo

One Night Only

Rare Selby Gardens Cactus to Bloom Tonight

Selby's selenicereus cactus is about to put on its annual one-night-only show--see it in all its glory at a fun event tonight.

06/10/2016 By Megan McDonald

Swat!

You Can Win the War Against Mosquitoes in Bromeliads

Advice from Selby Gardens’ horticulture director on eradicating the pesky mosquitoes that live in the tropical plants.

06/03/2016 By Ilene Denton

Almost Paradise

Meet HGTV’s 2016 Ultimate Outdoor Award-winner

Sarasota landscape architect David Young takes top honor in HGTV’s 2016 Ultimate Outdoor Awards competition.

04/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Home & Garden

Upcoming Home & Garden Tours

Mark your calendars for these upcoming home and garden tours.

12/14/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

What's Blooming in the Ringling Gardens?

Learn what's in bloom for spring with Authentic Florida while we tour Sarasota's Ringling Museum Gardens.

03/25/2015 By Robin Draper

Article

Make Your Own Wreath In Less Than An Hour

Create your own DIY magnolia holiday wreath with Authentic Florida as Robin Draper walks you through these easy steps.

12/10/2014 By Robin Draper