Master Plan 2.0

Selby Gardens Unveils Revised Master Site Plan

The plan addresses neighbors’ concerns while upholding the integrity of the project, says executive director Jennifer Rominiecki.

01/27/2020 By Ilene Denton

Flying Free

Butterfly House to Be Part of Dalí Exhibition at Selby Gardens

The gardens will erect a structure filled with Florida native butterflies and plants.

01/22/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Educator Named 2019 Project WILD 'Facilitator of the Year'

Tracy Calla is the gardens' senior manager of school and family programs.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Grants

William G. and Marie Selby Foundation Awards $77,000 Grant to Children First

The grant will fund improved security at four of Children First's locations.

12/30/2019 By Staff

Awards

'Lights in Bloom' Named to USA Today Top 10 List

Lights in Bloom was selected as a nominee in November by an expert panel, and the public voted for the finalists.

12/16/2019 By Staff

Trademarks

Selby Gardens Receives Trademark

The gardens has received "The Living Museum®" trademark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

12/10/2019 By Staff

Construction

CareerEdge, Gulf Coast Builders Exchange Partner with Selby Gardens, Willis Smith Construction

The program model provides job training to local community members who want to learn a trade and earn credentials.

10/23/2019 By Staff

Green Places

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

Partners for Green Places is a collaborative movement and grant program designed to inspire organizations and nonprofits to implement sustainable measures.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Blossoms of Asia

Asian Art Comes to Life in Selby Gardens' Newest Orchid Show

In Asian cultures, the orchid, plum blossom, bamboo and chrysanthemum are known as the Four Gentlemen, representing the four seasons; the orchid is spring.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Events

Selby Gardens Will Host 'Newtown Alive' Program

The panel discussion and Q&A will look back at Sarasota's black history.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

Selby Gardens Master Plan the Focus of Next Tiger Bay Luncheon

The luncheon will have a "pro" and "con" panel and take place Oct. 3.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Grants

Selby Foundation Awards Glasser/Schoenbaum Center $50,000 for Security Upgrades

The tech and security overhaul is the first the center has had since opening in 1990.

08/20/2019 By Staff

Flower Power

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Announces Theme of This Year’s Orchid Show

Thousands of orchids and other plants will be on display beginning October, 12, 2019.

08/07/2019 By Staff

Finance

Selby Gardens Is Debt-Free For the First Time

The gardens has zero long-term debt and a zero balance on its line of credit, which formerly totaled more than $2 million.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Awards

Selby Gardens Honored By American Public Gardens Association

The gardens received the prestigious Program Excellence Award.

07/18/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Selby Gardens Appoints Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Hermione Gilpin will lead the gardens' comprehensive development program.

06/25/2019 By Staff

Business

Selby Gardens Announces Smithsonian Affiliation

Selby Gardens is the only garden in Florida that is part of the Smithsonian Affiliate network.

06/20/2019 By Staff

Preview

Selby Gardens Announces Its 2020 Exhibition

The gardens will partner with the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg to present botanically themed works by Salvador Dali.

05/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Hunger games

A Wine and Design Workshop, Craft Beer Yoga and More Top Food and Drink Events

Also on tap: a party benefiting Mote Marine Laboratory, a food truck rally and more.

03/13/2019 By Giulia Heyward