Discover the Fun of Gardening

March 10, 2011   

Put on your party hats, Spring Fling is here! This Saturday from 10 - 4, come out to Kerby's and enjoy fresh popcorn and handspun cotton candy, while your eyes take in the amazing colors of spring. Bright blue salvias, fresh-scented lavender and delightful foxgloves, the perfect way to kick off the season. Mark and Yira's daughter Tally is even getting caught up in the action, checking out all the beautiful flowers.  

It's already an exciting year at Kerby's. Check out the event calendar for other fun workshops and events, including our first ever kid's event, the Easter Egg Hunt and our tantalizing Tropical Fruit workshop. It's a great year to Discover the Fun of Gardening.

Happy Gardening,
Kim, Joey and Mark

In This Issue
Spring Fling

Upcoming Events

 

Spring Fling

Bring the family and have some fun this Saturday, March 12th from 10am - 4pm. Spring Fling is our favorite time of year. More flowers than you can imagine are in bloom and are best enjoyed strolling the boardwalk with a little cotton candy! Check out some of the cool flowers below and then come in and see the beauty for yourself.



Strawflower
Touch them - they're crunchy!
Coneflower
Just the right touch of spring
.
Black-Eyed Susan
Bright and Sunny
Redbud Tree
Speaking of Flowers, don't forget about these beautiful trees, in bloom around town now.
Blue Salvias, Geraniums and Lantana
What a combination
Gaillardia
Cold Hardy, Heat Hardy
. Enough said.
Foxgloves
Spike up your garden with this spring flower
Gerbera Daisy
Have a Lazy Daisy day
Milkweed - Don't forget the butterflies
They're back make sure
they have lots of food.
Tally and Abby
Holding hands, looking at
beautiful African Daisies


Upcoming Events
 

Kerby's has lots of fun planned for the garden in 2011, including workshop favorites on vegetables, herbs and roses, as well as some new kids gardening events that will get the whole family involved. 2011 will be a great year to Discover the Fun of Gardening.

 

 

Spring Fling
Saturday, March 12 10am - 4pm

Bring on the color! You won't be able to resist all the amazing flowers we've found for this year. Come out on Saturday and enjoy some fresh cotton candy and popcorn and take a stroll around the boardwalk to see all of this season's new arrivals. 


 

 

Workshop: Classic Southern Gardens
Saturday, March 26th at 10:00 am

Want to create a classic southern garden with camellias, gardenias and azaleas. Come out and learn about the best way to plant, prune and care for these classic shrubs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kerby's Kids Gardening Activity
Saturday, April 2 from 10am - 2pm

Little hands, a little dirt and lots of fun; it's the first ever Kerby's Kids event. Come out with the family for this fun event that will let everyone get there hands a little dirty. The kids will get to learn a little about plants, and create their own masterpiece to take home and watch grow.  

 

 

 

 

Workshop: Tropical Fruit Trees
Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 am

Juicy and delicious, there is nothing like picking fruit from a tree you've grown and eating it on the spot. Whether you like mangos or jakfruit, kiwi or papaya, or jaboticaba and custard apple, there is a fruit to fit every taste. After the workshop, you'll be able to sample some of the delicious fruits that can be grown in our area.

 

 

 

Kerby's Kid's Workshop: Butterfly Gardening
Saturday, April 16 at 10am

The delightful flutter of butterflies in your yard - it's like nature is trying to show off.  Come out to this workshop to learn how to create your own beautiful butterfly garden. The workshop will include a demo planting and will be kid-friendly, so bring the whole family for a little fun in the garden.  

 

 

 

Kerby's Kid's Event: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00 am

Bring your Easter basket and get ready for a whole lot of fun . . . it's the 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt at Kerby's. Starting right at 10:00am, be ready to hunt and see how many Easter Eggs you can find amongst the beautiful flowers.

 

 

 

Workshop: Growing Roses
Saturday, April 30 at 10am

Presented by the Tampa Rose Society

A rose by any other name . . . can grow in your garden. Discover everything you need to plant and care for beautiful roses at this workshop presented by the Tampa Rose Society.

 

 

 



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Kerby's Nursery

2311 S. Parsons Ave.

Seffner, FL 33584
(813) 685-3265
www.kerbysnursery.com


Hours
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Monday - Saturday,  9:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday,  9:00am - 4:00pm