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Behind the Holiday Scenes at the White House

Today the Friends of the Gardens-Selby Associates welcomed White House decorator and author, Coleen Christian Burke to speak at a holiday luncheon supporting Selby Gardens.   Sponsored by: Twisted Twig and The Westin Sarasota The Bucks County, Pennsylvania resident...

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Plants for the Holidays

Plants for the Holidays

Decorating with plants for the holiday season should go beyond wreaths and garland, especially in Sarasota’s subtropical beauty. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Director of Horticulture, Mike McLaughlin, shares his top five holiday-inspired plants that can make a...

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“O Bromeliad Tree, O Bromeliad Tree…”

“O Bromeliad Tree, O Bromeliad Tree…”

Each year the rising of the Bromeliad Tree at Selby Gardens marks the start of the holidays in Sarasota. The pattern of the lights and the plants used changes year-to-year, but always present is the excitement the tree brings to the Sarasota Bayfront. Here are a few...

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