Selby’s Plant and Garden Festival Set for March 20 and 21, 2010

(Sarasota, FL, March 11, 2009):  For 35 years Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has hosted the popular annual Plant and Garden Festival. Sarasota’s original plant fair is set this year for Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 900 South Palm Avenue in Sarasota, Florida.  Special reduced admission to the Gardens for these two days only! Members – free admission.

his unique plant show offers the gardening aficionado thousands of unusual tropical plants from numerous exciting vendors from around the State, as well as Selby Gardens’ own exquisite plant specimens for purchase.  This is a great opportunity to replace your freeze-damaged landscape. Types of specialty plants offered include species orchids, bromeliads, ferns, palms, Amaryllis, flowering trees, Hibiscus, herbs, tropical fruit plants, succulents, water lilies, and more!  Take advantage of free horticulture demonstrations and receive expert gardening advice from numerous plant societies in attendance. The Plant and Garden Festival also offers gardening related items for sale such as garden art, botanical jewelry, and horticultural supplies and products.

Enjoy the tropical beauty of Selby Gardens during the Plant and Garden Festival as well as free tours of the Gardens, delightful music, and food vendorsfor your dining pleasure. Explore great finds in the Garden Shop.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardensis a respected center for research and education as well as a famous orchid showplace.  Admission to the Plant and Garden Festival on March 20 and 21, 2010 is only $9.00 for adults; children 11 and under free.  For further information, call 941.366.5731 or visit