24th annual Spring Plant Festival April 13-14
General Event Information
The University of South Florida Botanical Gardens hosts their 24th annual Spring Plant Festival Apr. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Apr. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for the general public and free for Botanical Garden members and children under 12 years old.
It’s time to replant and rethink your garden. Ask the experts for help. The growers and plant club members will be on hand. There will be over 70 vendors selling plants and plant-related items. Vendors at this event include local plant clubs and societies, as well as, commercial growers from throughout the state. Plants offered through clubs and societies include: crotons, African violets, orchids, bromeliads, cactus and succulents, bamboo, bonsai, bougainvillea, native plants, camellias, tropical fruit trees, palms, carnivorous plants, gesneriads and hardier shrubs to make it through even the coldest weather. Free Children’s Craft Area. Free Parking.
Urban Farming Workshop at Noon on Saturday.
Music on Saturday from 11:00 to 3:00, with free prize drawing every hour Saturday from 11:00 to 3:00.
For more information please call (813) 974-2329 or www.gardens.usf.edu
The Botanical Gardens at USF is a non-profit, member- sponsored, educational facility. The Garden is open to the public seven days a week (except major holidays). The Garden is located on the southwest corner of the Tampa campus, at Pine and Alumni drives, off of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, just one block north of Fowler Avenue.
The mission of the Gardens is to foster appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of our natural and cultural botanical heritage through living plants, collections, displays education and research.