Their Sarasota Wedding

Chris and Julie Sementa Tie the Knot at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

The two celebrated their day at the classic Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, then headed over to the Hyatt Regency Hotel for the reception.

09/29/2016 By Felicity Warner

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 25-31

Free outdoor concert at the Van Wezel, Selby's Secret Garden and more.

08/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

On Our Radar

Selby Gardens Exhibit Showcases Rare Antique Botanical Illustrations

The two-part exhibit will run from Aug. 26-Nov. 27.

08/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Party Place

Michael's On East Reveals Design Plans for Its New Selby Gardens Event Space

Design concepts are unveiled for the new Michael’s On the Bay at Selby Gardens.

08/11/2016 By Ilene Denton

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Moreton Bay Fig Tree, Selby Gardens

John Pirman sketches an iconic Selby Gardens tree.

07/29/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Stink Bomb

Selby Gardens Prepares to Make a Big Stink

The corpse flower, known for its putrid scent, is set to produce two blooms at Selby Gardens from late July through early August.

07/15/2016 By Margo Rometo

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: July 14-20

Comedy, bluegrass, a full-moon cruise and more.

07/13/2016 By Ilene Denton

WEEKEND PLANNER

Your Top 7 Things to Do June 30-July 6

Powerboat races, fireworks and more for a busy Fourth of July weekend.

06/29/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: June 16-22

Louie Anderson at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Summer Circus Spectacular, Maks & Val of Dancing with the Stars and more.

06/16/2016 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

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: June 9-15

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, Splashing Saturdays at Selby Gardens and lots, lots more.

06/09/2016 By Ilene Denton

Swat!

You Can Win the War Against Mosquitoes in Bromeliads

Advice from Selby Gardens’ horticulture director on eradicating the pesky mosquitoes that live in the tropical plants.

06/03/2016 By Ilene Denton

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

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

Home View Events

Celebrate Spring at These Classes and Events.

This week's events highlight spring flowers and architecture.

04/08/2016 By Ilene Denton

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 7-13

Selby Gardens Music Series, Jazz in the Ballpark, graffiti art battle and more.

04/07/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

"Why I Moved to Sarasota"

Intriguing new people are moving to Sarasota at record rates. What brings them here?

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Top Sarasota Events Picks: December 2015

Our top picks for December.

12/01/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Inside Selby Gardens' Tropical Conservatory

Take a look at these stunning greenhouse glories.

09/01/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

This Week's 8 Great #Sarasota Shots

This week: a flamingo close-up, watercolor sunsets, our iconic palm trees--and more.

08/06/2015 By Megan McDonald