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USF Botanical Gardens presents Food for All Seasons Day
[11.14.2011]

TAMPA, Fla. -- On Nov. 19, 2011, the University of South Florida Botanical Gardens is having a special day of workshops and edible plant sales from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entrance into the Gardens will be free.

There will be fruit trees, blueberry plants and herbs for sale.

Wreath making workshops will offer participants a choice of living (herbs or succulents) wreath creations. It is $30 to participate in the living wreath workshop, and you must register in advance. The dried wreaths will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., allowing visitors to create a wreath from garden treasures for $10.

There will be a free herb growing presentation at 11 a.m. and herbs for sale. At noon, there will be a talk about growing blueberries, and blueberries will be for sale.

Call 813.974.2329 for more information or to register for living wreathmaking workshop.

The USF Botanical Gardens is a non-profit, member sponsored, educational facility. The Garden is open to the public seven days a week (except major holidays). The Garden is located on the southwest corner of the Tampa campus, at Pine and Alumni drives, off of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, just north of Fowler Avenue.

The mission of the USF Botanical Garden is to foster appreciation, understanding and stewardship of our natural and cultural botanical heritage through living plant collections, displays, education and research.

-USF-



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