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August 9: Acanthostachys through Wittrockia! The #USF   #BotanicalGardens   Plant Shop and local bromeliad growers present our annual #Bromeliad  Bash.  More information at the link below. #USFBG   #TampaBay  
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Tropical Plant Fair June 12 & 13. Vendors will offer hundreds of blooming   #TropicalPlants   & #ExoticPlants : #Orchids  , #Gingers  , #Plumerias  , #Bromeliads  and more. 9:30am entry both days for #USFBG   members! Two orchid talks Saturday. Sunday includes the time honored Pepper Beauty Contest. Detailed info after the click. #USF   #BotanicalGardens   #horticulture   #TampaBay  

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Butterfly, Herbs and Native Plants Fair

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday, June 14
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Sunday, June 15
9:30 am admission for USF Botanical Gardens members both days

Admission for the event and botanical gardens is $5 for the general public. USF Botanical Gardens members and children under 12 are admitted free. Free parking.

► Butterfly Gardening and Herb growing tips.
► Vendors will be selling butterfly plants, herbs and native plants.
► Children’s Activity Area 

Workshops Saturday:
• Native Plant Talk at 11:00 am
• Butterfly Garden tour and talk, Noon
• Beekeeping Intro Talk at Noon 
• Growing Herbs at 1:00 pm

USFBG contact information:
• Phone: (813) 974-2363
• Online: http://gardens.usf.edu/ 
• Directions & info: http://gardens.usf.edu/visit/

#USF   #BotanicalGardens   #butterfly   #herbs   #nativeplants    #gardening   #horticulture   #butterflygarden   #ButterflyPlants   #TampaBay  

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March 22, Tampa Bay Orchid Club Auction at #USF   #BotanicalGardens   . Free parking and admission. #orchid   supplies available. Directions: http://gardens.usf.edu/visit/  #USFBG   #TampaBay   #horticulture   #TropicalPlants   #FloridaGardening  
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Ruby throated #hummingbirds   have started making landfall along the Gulf coast.

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Feb 15, Building Your Hive (class 2 of 2.) These #beekeeping   sessions emphasize hands-on learning in #USFBG   #apiary   and focus on the best management practices for keeping #honeybees   happy and productive. More info after the click. #USF   #BotanicalGardens   #apiculture   #bees   #TampaBay  

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Epiphytes live on moisture and nutrients in the air. They are not parasitic and use other plants as an anchor.

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PDF version of the "Edibles to Plant in January" infographic from Florida Master Gardener Program http://mastergardener.ifas.ufl.edu 
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