Vegetable, Herb, and Tropical Fruit Garden Tour at Pinellas County Extension/Florida Botanical Gardens
Explore the Vegetable Garden and Compost Demonstration Areas to learn more about growing your own food.
Marvel at the eye-catching array of culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs, trees and flowers in our enclosed Herb Garden. Wander the brick paths between the Egyptian, Mediterranean, Asian and Beverage plantings and learn how the featured plants can be used in your home.
Discover the tropical fruits that do well in our Florida climate including many varieties of bananas, figs, papayas, mangoes, avocados, sugar cane and citrus. You’ll also learn about little-known fruits that are not usually considered by the home gardener including Jackfruit, Carambola, Buddha’s Hand and Pomegranate.
View a diversity of plantings including a wide variety of ground covers, bromeliads, palms and power-line friendly trees that can be used in your own landscape.
Tours start at 9 AM only and are limited to groups of 4-16 people.
Recommended for adults.
Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class you must register and attend with a parent or guardian.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
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Pinellas County Extension's Lawn and Garden program area provides solutions to citizens for all types of questions concerning lawn and landscape care. With the backing of research based information our staff and volunteers offer sound expert advice to walk in customers as well as through phone calls and e-mail.