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

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

Welcome to the Jungle

An Unused Plot of Land Becomes a Thriving Food Forest at Bay Haven School of Basics Plus

Bay Haven science teacher Rolf Hanson is using a sustainable food forest to teach valuable lessons to students.

06/13/2017 By Rick Morgan

Gardening

How to Create a Culinary Garden With Herbs

A Ringling Museum Bayfront Gardens Workshop shows you how.

04/13/2017 By Staff

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

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

Living Well

Gardening Feeds Your Body and Spirit

Plus: a new belt that tracks activity and a warning against over-exfoliating your skin.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Sarasota Garden Club's "Gardens in Paradise" Tour Kicks Off March 21

The Sarasota Garden Club will be hosting their second annual Gardens in Paradise tour on Saturday, March 21.

03/06/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Chef Paul Mattison Helps Sarasota Students Grow Sustainable Garden

Chef Paul Mattison helps students at Sarasota's Phillippi Shores Elementary grow and care for a sustainable garden.

01/30/2015 By davidadkins

Article

Selby Gardens' Top Tips for Orchid Care

Follow these tips for beautiful, healthy orchids at home.

01/13/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Embracing the Authentic Florida Life

As a Florida native, I love to discover the “hidden gems” of my home state. I also like to share basic ideas and “tips” for authentic Florida living

09/02/2013 By Robin Draper

Article

Authentic Florida Blogs for Sarasota Magazine

Florida native Robin Draper is the owner of AuthenticFlorida.com, a travel and lifestyle website devoted to the simple and delightful pleasures of Florida living.

08/01/2013 By Robin Draper