New hires

Fern Researcher Joins Selby Gardens

Sally Chambers was most recently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Florida.

05/09/2017 By staff

Weekly Planner

Easter Brunches, Barbecue Bashes, Popup Dinners and More

Where and what to eat this week in Sarasota.

04/11/2017 By Riley Board


Plant Scientists Gather in Sarasota Next Week

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is hosting two rare plant conservation conferences next week.

03/30/2017 By staff


Selby Gardens Picks Landscape Design Firm to Develop Master Site Plan

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently selected the landscape design studio Olin to develop a master site plan and establish different uses for the gardens' 15-acre property for the next 25 to 30 years.

01/13/2017 By staff


Panel Focuses on Top Events for 2017

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a roundtable discussion about top local events in 2017.

12/14/2016 By staff


New College, Selby Gardens Create Educational, Research Partnership

New College of Florida and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently launched a collaboration between their education and research departments with a focus on plant science, conservation and public outreach.

12/05/2016 By staff


Horticultural Shows Sets Attendance, Sales Records at Selby Gardens

"Selby’s Secret Garden," a six-week horticultural show at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, recently set records for attendance and retail and membership sales.

12/01/2016 By staff


Selby Gardens Adds New Board Member

Teri Hansen, the president and CEO of the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

10/07/2016 Research by staff

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


Selby Educator Named to Smithsonian Review Panel

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ director of education and visitor engagement, Jeannie Peralis, was recently named to the review panel for youth access grants overseen by the Smithsonian Institution.

09/26/2016 Research by staff

Style Star

What I Wear to Work: Selby Gardens' Roger Capote

Roger Capote, senior director of special projects at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, shares his style secrets.

09/15/2016 By Alicia King Robinson


Public Relations Association Chapter Announces New Board, President

The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association recently welcomed its 2016-2017 board of directors and celebrated Chapter Awards winners.

08/24/2016 Research by staff


Selby Gardens, Michael's on East Begin Upgrades to Gardens Event Space

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Michael's on East on Thursday unveiled concept drawings for the expansion and enhancement of Selby's main event space.

08/11/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Michael's Hires New Sales Director for Selby Events

Amy Donnellan recently joined Michael’s Events & Catering in a new position dedicated to weddings and private events at Selby Gardens.

07/08/2016 Research by staff


Selby Gardens to Hide Free Passes Around Region

The promotion is intended to encourage year-round residents of Sarasota and Manatee counties to visit the gardens' grounds.

05/23/2016 Research by staff


This Week's Good Deeds

All Faiths Food Bank recently kicked off its annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger, plus other great examples of locals giving back.

04/07/2016 Research by staff


Orchid Show Brings Record Numbers to Selby Gardens

A horticultural exhibit at Selby Gardens recently drew record-breaking crowds.

04/01/2016 Research by staff


VIDEO Best of Sarasota 2013 Party

Chef Judi Gallagher, Fashion IQ blogger Heather Dunhill and Party Girl Veronica Pastore get the inside scoop at Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota 2013 party at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

05/07/2013 By Megan McDonald