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USF Botanical Gardens to host the Spring Begonia Bash

TAMPA, Fla. - On March 12, the University of South Florida Botanical Garden is hosting the Florida West Coast Begonia Society Spring Begonia Bash from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public, rain or shine.

A large selection of begonias will be available for sale. At 11 a.m. there will be a presentation on growing begonias in Tampa Bay. Those present will have a chance to win a begonia in a special drawing that occurs during the program. This event will take the place of the March meeting for club memebers. For more information, contact the USF Botanical Gardens at (813) 974-2329 or Greg Stych (727) 841-9618.

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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 East 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.


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