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Selby gardens is a treasure for anyone even mildly interested in horticulture. Exhibits on succulents, bromeliads and natural Floridian plants are excellent. There are many seasonal programs and a great garden music program in the Fall and Spring.
I was somewhat skeptical about going here simply because we visit so many gardens wherever we travel, and I was looking for something a little different since we only had a day left to see Sarasota attractions. I've been to the Museums, but not Marie...More
I dragged my husband to this incredible collection of epiphytes under duress. He was equally impressed with what he learned and the opportunity to wander around an INCREDIBLE piece of property on Sarasota Bay. Amazing work done by the staff and volunteers and learned lots...More
These gardens are a jewel of Sarasota. We first visited at an evening fundraising event. Oh, it was enchanting to see the great-grandfather banyon trees lit up on a warm summers eve. Truly magical with the music, wine and hors d'oeuvres.
We became members, even...More
Right now the Selby Gardens is having their annual orchid show and it is amazing! From hanging baskets of Vandas lining the entry way to a filled conservatory, you must go and see this amazing display! There are orchids overhead and in every nook and...More
The Selby Botanical gardens are beautiful located right on Sarasota Bay. There are a variety of bromeliads, orchids and other plants. We went to see the orchid and bonsai exhibit which was great.
There are plenty of benches if you just want to go and...More
These gardens are at a perfect location with the water near by. The orchid special exhibit was really great. I wanted to play in the children’s area. So inviting. Had lunch at the garden cafe and it was good. Very shady so comfortable even on...More
We winter a distance away from MSBG but decided to make the drive for the first time to see the orchid show. Admission was $20 for us non-members (less for children 17 and under) which seemed steep. We did see the orchid show, but we...More