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1310 38th Street
Sarasota, Florida
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Our grounds are
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
during our three big
Annual Sales.
Please visit our
Sales Page for details.

Our grounds are
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
during our gardening
Work Days:
Monday Mornings,
from 9:00 to noon,
and on the first &
third Saturdays
of every month,
from 9:00 to noon.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Gardening sessions
may be canceled
without public notice
due to issues with
the weather and/or
volunteer availability.

Before planning a trip
to the Gardens,
we recommend visiting
our Facebook "Events"
page [ here ].
You do not need to be
a Facebook user to
view the information
displayed there.
Our volunteers keep
that page up to date
with changes or
additions to our
standard open hours of
9am EST to 12pm EST.
Please make note of any
time zone difference
when viewing without
a Facebook account.

All of our regular meetings are open to non-members and you are invited.

We meet on the first Tuesday of each month, October through May,
(excluding December)
at 7:00 P.M. in the Clubhouse of the
Sarasota Garden Club.

1131 Blvd of the Arts,
Sarasota, Florida.
Click here for a Map.

Annual Plant Sales

WE ARE BACK!

Our next big annual sale will be held on The Saturday before Presidents Day, February 19, 2022, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm..  As always, you are invited to join us.

Many varieties of succulent plants will be available at bargain prices and we will have an interesting guest speaker on the north lawn at 11:00

Micheal Frelix, owner of All About Succulents,  a Tampa nursery, will present "All About Hoyas". Bring all of your questions about Hoyas and succulent plants in general.

More Sale Information...

Work Day Sales

You are always welcome to visit the Gardens and purchase plants during one of our "gardening workday sessions" -- which have not been suspended during the pandemic.

Please see the sidebar on this page for important information about scheduling your visit to one of our Gardening Workdays.

Easily Find Us

Sale Day and Work Day visitors now have a new sign to help them find us when approaching from the north. Thanks to our gracious and artistic neighbors to the east, Cathie Carol Zurich-Wus and her husband Mike, we now have a beautiful new sign on the north-west corner of our Gardens.

Succulent Society Signage
Signage compliments of Cathie Carol Zurich-Wus and her husband Mike.

Over the past few years, Cathie has created several beautiful hand painted signs for us — each one clearly an investment of considerable time and expense — but, happily for us, each one always without charge to the Society.

The next time you visit the Gardens take a look at the signage on the corner of Myrtle Street and Cocoanut Avenue, on the Cocoanut Ave. gate, and (now) on the corner of Cocoanut and 38th Street. Cathie painted all of them and Mike did the installations. Mike also does the carpentry to create the interesting shapes for the artwork painted along the edges.

We think the these colorful hand-made signs deliver a happy and decorative vibe perfectly in tune with the welcoming and informal style of the Gardens. Thank you Cathie and Mike!

You can learn more about Cathie, and see a sampling of her inspiring creations, here: WhimZCreations.com (scroll down to see the slide show.)

Meetings

Visitors are always welcome!  We are easy to find and easy to join.  Please refer to the “Discover Us” and “Join Us” box on this page for times and locations.

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Membership

Everyone is eligible to join the Society! All new members are always warmly welcomed, regardless of their prior experience with succulent plants (or lack thereof). Use the following link to learn more about how to apply for a new membership or renew an existing one:

More Membership Information...


Scholarships

Our Scholarship Program is designed to help students interested in botany and related fields.  Support for the program comes from you — our wonderful members, friends, and guests — by way of your Plant Sale purchases and/or your generous (tax-deductible) donations.

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Advertised Sales

Admission is free to our 3 annual sales. Visitors are encouraged to stroll our main greenhouse as well as the rest of the grounds. In addition to bargain plant prices, our annual sales also feature an outdoor educational program, courtesy of one of our many local horticultural experts.

More Sales Information...

Work Day Sales

We encourage you to visit to our Gardens on one of our gardening workdays, held from 9:00 am to noon every Monday, year 'round, and on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month, also from 9:00 am to noon.

Please note that these sessions are subject to cancellation, without public notice, due to weather conditions or the absence of available volunteers. Both situations are quite rare, but worth noting if you will be traveling from afar.

Before planning your trip to the Gardens, we recommend a quick visit to our Facebook "Events" page [ here ]. Our volunteers try to keep that page up to date with current information about when the Gardens will be open, or not. You do not need to be a Facebook user to view the information displayed there.

A Great Idea

We are looking for Active members to come out and physically work in the gardens. Do you live in a Condo or Apartment and miss hands-on contact with the soil?   Join Us!!

 

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