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Selby Gardens Goes Wild About Literacy!

Selby Gardens Goes Wild About Literacy!

This spring, kindergarten children were introduced to the world of butterflies here at Selby Gardens! The students visited the Gardens from Title I schools, and were not only immersed in nature, but were introduced to a new way to experience and comprehend reading....

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Plants of Gauguin’s ‘Voyage to Paradise’

Plants of Gauguin’s ‘Voyage to Paradise’

Be immersed in the plants of the South Pacific that inspired Gauguin’s famous Tahitian scenes at Selby Gardens’ exhibition, Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise.  Inspired by a number of rarely-seen prints on display in the Museum of Botany & the Arts, The Gardens reflect...

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Field Trip Season at Selby Gardens

Field Trip Season at Selby Gardens

It's always a good time of year to visit Selby Gardens, but come spring, there is definitely an increase in the number of schools planning field trips to our grounds. School programs at Selby Gardens can be designed for all ages of students, from Kindergarten through...

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Baby on Board: Titan arum

Baby on Board: Titan arum

What do you get when you cross one of the world’s most foul-smelling plants with another purely putrid-scented plant?  The world will soon find out. Audrey and Seymour - Selby Gardens’ two corpse plants - are having babies. Lots and lots of babies. In summer 2016 when...

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Dr. Peter Raven Return to Selby Gardens

Dr. Peter Raven Return to Selby Gardens

Dr. Peter Raven, one of the world's leading botanists and advocates of conservation and biodiversity, recently spoke with leadership, staff, volunteers and advocates at Selby Gardens. This was Raven’s fourth such visit to Sarasota, having spoken at the formal...

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