Editors' Picks

What We're Loving in Sarasota This Month

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, there's much joy to be found.

02/06/2021 By The Editors


Sarasota City Commission Approves Selby Gardens Compromise Master Plan

The decision paves the way for Selby to begin construction on its downtown Sarasota campus.

01/05/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

Your last chance for some holiday shows, plus the Sarasota Ballet's latest digital program and more.

12/30/2020 By Kay Kipling


Second Hearing Date Set for Selby Gardens Compromise Master Plan

The city commission hearing will take place January 4 at 6 p.m.

12/21/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Dec. 10-16

Selby Gardens lights up for the holidays, a Beethoven concert, Cabaret by the Bay and more.

12/10/2020 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota City Commission Approves Selby Gardens Zoning Text Amendment

A site plan will be presented to the city commission in early 2021.

12/08/2020 By Staff

Lights Up

Sneak Peek: Selby Gardens' 2020 Lights in Bloom

The annual attraction kicks off Dec. 12.

12/07/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Selby Gardens Compromise Master Plan to Go Before City Commission

The meeting will take place Monday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m.

12/01/2020 By Staff

Treasure Trove

Arts Groups Pick Some of Their Favorite Items from Their Collections

All of them serve as reminders of the breadth our arts groups have to offer.

12/01/2020 By Kay Kipling


Selby Foundation Awards More Than $1 Million in Fall Grant Cycle

Grants awarded focus on preserving and advancing the safety, security, accessibility, and efficiency of facilities and services provided by these organizations.

11/25/2020 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Nov. 25-Dec. 2

An outdoor photo exhibit, last chance to see orchids, Zoom talks and more.

11/25/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sponsored Content

The 45th Anniversary Orchid Show: Women Breaking the Glasshouse Ceiling

See the spectacular display of living orchids through November 29.


Fast Track

Selby Gardens Chief Operating Officer Signs 10-Year Contract

Wendy Deming joined Selby Gardens in 2018.

10/19/2020 By Staff


Selby Gardens Adopts Organization-Wide Goals For Diversity and Inclusion

By the end of 2025, Selby Gardens aims for 20 percent of its trustees, employees, and volunteers to be racially and ethnically diverse.

10/13/2020 By Staff

Flowers and Females

Selby Gardens Celebrates 45 Years with a Special Orchid Show

The anniversary show will spotlight the accomplishments of women in the field of botany.

10/05/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Selby Foundation Names New Board Members, Appoints Officers

The foundation supports Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties through capital grants and scholarships.

09/17/2020 By Staff

Come Together

The Merger of Historic Spanish Point With Selby Gardens May Foretell a Trend

We may be seeing more such mergers, given the dire financial situation many nonprofits are finding themselves in.

09/14/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Four Trustees Join Selby Gardens’ Board of Trustees

Pat Ball, Keith Monda, Mike Quillen and Jeannie Russell were elected to serve three-year terms.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Winning Images

Selby Gardens' Photo Competition Celebrates Nature

The show highlights the fauna and flora of the downtown and Historic Spanish Point venues.

08/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 27-Sept. 2

A concert at CoolToday Park, a Selby Gardens photo exhibit, and outdoor fun.

08/27/2020 By Kay Kipling