ROOTSTOCK Plant & Garden Festival
Oct 15, 2016
- Oct 16, 2016
ROOTSTOCK Plant & Garden Festival is a two-day event at Bok Tower Gardens, a top vacation spot in Florida. The festival will feature dozens of plant vendors, amazing musicians, healthy cuisine and a spectacular display of seasonal foliage.
Over 40 VENDORS from across the state will offer a variety of plants for sale including: orchids, plumeria, palms, herbs, tropical fruits, Florida natives, bonsai, aquatic and bog plants, ferns, bamboo, roses, heliconias, bromeliads, tillandsia air plants, and many more. Garden art, bird feeders, stained glass, pottery, wind chimes, lawn ornaments and other garden accessories are also available.
Florida Master Gardeners from UF/IFAS Extension will be on hand to answer gardening questions and will present several learning areas including vermiculture (worm farming) and container gardening.
Special food demonstrations will be held in the Outdoor Kitchen showcasing fabulous fall produce. Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden will feature nature play guides, animal encounters and additional family activities. The Alexander Discovery Center will host a Discovery Fair highlighting local environmental and conservation organizations.
Pinewood Estate will be decked out in autumn finery and offer self-guided tours from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for $5.00. Food and beverage will be available at the Pinewood Estate "Back Porch" from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.