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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Places in Top Three of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Botanical Garden” in the United States


Sarasota, FL. | March 13, 2024 – Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has placed third in the USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards contest for “Best Botanical Garden” in the United States. Nominees for the award were chosen by a panel of relevant experts which include a combination of editors from USA TODAY and editors from Selby Gardens was one of twenty gardens selected for the Best Botanical Gardens Category. Voting by the public narrowed the list down to the top final ten. Voting began February 5th and closed March 4th.

“We want to thank the Sarasota community and supporters of Selby Gardens for voting for us! Thanks to you, Selby Gardens is receiving national recognition, and we can continue to broadly showcase our mission of providing Bayfront sanctuaries connecting people with air plants of the world, native nature, and our regional history,” states President and CEO Jennifer Rominiecki.

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