News & Events



A series of discussion with USF BG staff, volunteers, researchers and faculty about their work on the grounds. Free with general admission.

May 6 @ 10 am- Laurie Walker on the Garden's History
May 13 @ 10 am - Craig Huegel with Natives
May 20 @ 10 am - Cactus & Succulents with Jagoda
May 27 @ 1 pm - Beekeeping with Bert
June 3 @ 10 am - Citrus with Yianni
June 10 @ 10 am - Research through the Years with Sarina
June 17 @ 10 am - Pollinators with Kim


Mother's Day Sale - J&P Nursery One-day sale - children's Scavenger hunt

May 13: 9 AM - 2 PM
Join us for our Mother's  Day Sale  with J&P Nursery. Plant shop selections will include a variety of plants perfect for a mother's day gift. Children can complete a scavenger hunt throughout the Gardens. Free with general admission.


Summer Plant Festival

June 24: 10 AM - 3 PM
Join us for our One-Day Summer Sale hosting numerous vendors offering plants, garden art, food and beverages. $5 admission.


Children's kitchen workshop

July 8th: 10 am - 11 am
Children's will learn how easy and rewarding it is to grow plants from clippings and seed. Each child will learn what plants need to grow and get to take home two small plants: Butterfly Pea and Mint. $10 fee for partcipants, registration opening soon.


Attracting Pollinators With Natives

July 15th: 11 am - 12 pm
A lecture with USF Botanical Garden's Director Craig Huegel on what are the best natives to attract pollinators to your yard. Free with general admission.


Recurring Events 

Volunteer Orientation - May 27th @ 10 am

 No need to pre-register!