Play in the Dirt

10 Easy-to-Grow Vegetables That Thrive in Florida

Renourish your yard and garden at two upcoming plant sales.

10/10/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi

Bee Mindful

Sarasota Green Group Shares the Importance of Bee Conservation with Local Classrooms

The academic curriculum created by the group and the nonprofit Pollinator Partnership teaches students the importance of keeping bees alive.

05/05/2022 By Samantha Lane

Plantiful

The Health Benefits of Owning Houseplants

Turns out your indoor jungle is not just for looks, but for your health, too. Parrish's Fancy Leaf Plant Co. owner Libby Bolles shares why.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fancy Plants

Fancy Leaf Plant Shop Opens in Parrish

Fancy Leaf Plant Co. began as a mobile plant shop, but opened a storefront with coffee shop in Parrish in late 2021.

04/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Pine View School's Garden Is Teaching Kids the Importance of Sustainability

The garden is almost completely student-run, and all materials used in its development were repurposed.

04/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Green thumb

Update Your Yard With These 10 Hardy Plants

These easy-to-care-for plants and flowers will thrive throughout the hot summer months.

04/13/2022 By Samantha Lane

Gardening

Fall in Love with Five Fall Plant Sales

Now is the time to start planning your Florida garden. Here are five plant sales to get you going.

09/28/2021 By Marc Griffin

In the House

Five Great Houseplants That Anyone Can Keep Alive

We asked local experts for plants they recommend to newbies.

09/21/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Green Boundaries

As Lumber Prices Skyrocket, Opt for a Natural Fence Instead

Lumber and construction costs are soaring. Instead of a wood fence, get your hands dirty with shrubs and plants for a natural border.

05/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Tiny treasures

A Magical, Miniature Wonderland Circles This Sarasota Home

This intricate yard art puts gnomes to shame.

04/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Balcony Bloom

How to Grow a Container Garden

Liven up your balcony with these container-loving plants that don’t need to be babied.

04/12/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Green Thumb

Looking to Grow a Garden This Spring? Here Are Some Tips to Get Started

Consider this your gardening checklist.

03/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

April Showers, May Flowers

How to Grow a Beautiful Lawn This Spring

ArtisTree Landscape gives us some tips on how to keep our lawns in tip-top shape this season.

03/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sponsored Content

Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop!

Monet’s garden with a Lichtenstein twist arrives at Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus.

02/04/2021

Sponsored Content

Selby Gardens’ Lights in Bloom: An Open-air Holiday Light Show

Celebrate the season at Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus!

12/07/2020

In Living Color

Florida's Flowering Trees Are a Splashy Sight to Behold

Who needs New England in October when you can enjoy a whole host of flowering trees that provide bright bursts of color year-round?

12/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Sponsored Content

Last Chance to Experience Salvador Dalí Exhibit at Selby Gardens

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind exhibit extended through July 26

07/10/2020

Sponsored Content

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind

Get a sneak peek at the surreal art and imaginative displays on view now as part of the Marie Selby Gardens' Salvador Dalí exhibit.

07/10/2020

In Case You Missed It

We Saw the Elusive Night-Blooming Cereus Last Weekend

This otherworldly flower only blooms once a year at midnight.

05/26/2020 By Isaac Eger

Stop and Smell the Roses

The Ringling Museum Rose Garden Gets a Makeover

Its first since 2004, says curator Kai Sacco, who explains why.

04/28/2020 By Ilene Denton