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

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

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

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

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

Environment

Seasonal Fertilizer Regulations Return

Sarasota County's regulations barring the use of fertilizer containing nitrogen or phosphorus return Wednesday, June 1.

05/31/2016 Research by staff

On the Homefront

What's New on Sarasota's Booming Home Building Scene

News from area builders, plus a Selby Gardens class on growing orchids and the Sarasota Succulent Society’s big Memorial Day sale.

05/20/2016 By Staff

On the Homefront

Introducing Three New East County Neighborhoods

Home builders get busy in Indian Lakes, Provence and Legacy Estates at Palmer Ranch.

05/06/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: May 5-11

Josephine opens at Asolo Rep, Siesta Beach amateur sand sculpture contest, Pickin’ Picnic and more.

05/05/2016 By Ilene Denton

Shop Til You Drop

This Weekend's Can't-Miss Shopping Sales

From your closet to your garden, there's a sale for everything this weekend.

04/28/2016 By Style Watch Team

Authentic Florida

Springtime at Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens is in full bloom--it's time to stop and smell the flowers.

03/10/2016 By Robin Draper

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