Home & Garden

Upcoming Home & Garden Tours

Mark your calendars for these upcoming home and garden tours.

12/14/2015 By Ilene Denton

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A Casey Key Home Gets a Magnificent Landscape Design

A five-acre landscape design honors the home's beautiful natural setting.

09/30/2015 By Ilene Denton

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Tour a Gorgeous Siesta Key Beachfront Estate

Aquadisia is an oasis of calm and beauty on the Gulf of Mexico.

07/31/2015 By Ilene Denton

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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

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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

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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

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Selby Gardens' Top Tips for Orchid Care

Follow these tips for beautiful, healthy orchids at home.

01/13/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

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Sarasota Magazine October 2014

Blissful living inside and out.

10/02/2014 By Sarasota Magazine

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Sarasota's Community Gardens Provide a Common Ground

Barbara Harris says community gardens provide common ground.

09/30/2014 By Megan McDonald

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Behind the Scenes of The Sarasota Garden Club’s Gardens in Paradise Tour

Behind the scenes of one of five beautiful gardens in this year's Sarasota Garden Club Gardens in Paradise tour.

12/02/2013 By Megan McDonald

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Authentic Florida Gardening Tips: Dig In

While the rest of the country is preparing for colder weather, we in Florida are fortunate to have a much longer growing season – actually two seasons, fall and spring. Here are some gardening tips for your own home.

11/20/2013 By Robin Draper

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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

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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