Spring is the Time,
Kerby's is the Place

March 13, 2013   

A salvia a day makes the butterflies stay, and the Wendy's Wish is no exception. Other cool salvias in stock: White Evolution, Mexican Bush, Hot  Lips and Mystic Spires.
6" Pot - $4.99

What a weekend. Pleasantly cool mornings followed by abundant sunshine and warm afternoons. That's what spring is supposed to be like! And with the time change, we can now play in our gardens even later in the evening. If you are looking for a little jumpstart designing your perfect landscape, then come out to Kerby's this Saturday, March 16th at 10am for the workshop on creating curb appeal. You'll learn some simple ideas for designing a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape. Don't forget that Kerby's is back to spring hours: Monday to Saturday, 9 - 5:30 and Sunday, 9 - 4.

Happy Gardening,
The Kerby's Nursery Family

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In This Issue
Featured Plant

More Spring Color

Upcoming Events
Workshop: Creating
Curb Appeal
Sat., Mar 16th at 10am

A New Shipment of
Beautiful Pottery
Just Arrived

Fortuniana Grafted Roses
Just In


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What's Just in
at Kerby's


Apricot Drift Roses
$19.99 10" Pot
Featured Plant
Drift Roses
Rosa various
Continuous blooms, disease resistance, compact growth habit . . . yeah, the drift roses have it all. Planted in full sun, the drift roses grow one to two feet tall, and spread two to three feet wide. They flower almost all year long in Florida, adding classy color to your landscape throughout the year. Current varieties in stock (as of writing this newsletter) are: Sweet, Apricot, Red and Coral. Come check them out!

The Colors of Spring

As spring approaches, more and more new flowers, trees, fruit and shrubs are arriving at the nursery. Below is just a taste of what's just arrived at Kerby's. The pictures are pretty, but they are even more beautiful in person! So come on out to Kerby's and see them for yourself.

This beautiful cuphea features lovely, bright flowers on a plant tolerant of heat and humidity. Why wouldn't you add one to your butterfly garden?
Bat Face Plant
6" Pot - $6.99
This is a new plant at Kerby's. It is a cousin of the shrimp plant and the flamingo flower and features large clusters of orange flowers. Tolerates sun to part shade.
Orange Plume Flower
10" Pot - $16.99
As we like to say "a salvia a day, makes the butterflies stay". This salvia is Wendy's Wish. It is a larger bushing salvia with amazing pink flowers.
Wendy's Wish Salvia
6" Pot - $4.99
New roses are arriving this week including: Twilight Zone (pictured), Midas Touch, Veteran's Honor, Gold Medal, Tiffany and many more.
Fortuniana Grafted Roses
10" Pot - $29.99
The foxglove really spikes your garden, with lovely flowers in springtime.

8" Pot - $9.99
Ok, these aren't flowers, but pottery is the quickest way to add color to your landscape. Lots of fresh styles and colors are in stock now.

Upcoming Events


Workshop: Creating Curb Appeal
Saturday, March 16th at 10:00 am

Come out and learn how to create a gorgeous landscape design. It's easier than you think! We'll talk about tough plants, easy plants and beautiful plants. Plus we'll show you how to add accents and pottery to give your garden an extra spark.







Workshop: Growing Delicious Herbs
Saturday, March 23rd at 10am

We all love food. And we love food even more when it's cooked with tasty herbs.  Growing your own herb garden is easy and it is a great way to always have fresh herbs for all of your favorite recipes. Come to this workshop to learn all about growing herbs and what herbs can be used for.






4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 30th at 10am SHARP!
Please note the Easter egg hunt is on Saturday

Bring your Easter basket and get ready for a whole lot of fun . . . it's the 4th 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 hidden among the beautiful flowers.




Workshop: Butterfly Gardening
Saturday, April 6th at 10am

Bring on the butterflies! Butterfly gardening is a fun way to get everyone involved in the garden. Plus the plants that butterflies love are beautiful to us too. Come out to this workshop and learn the best way to attract butterflies to your garden. 






Workshop: Growing Roses in Florida
Saturday, April 13th at 10am  
Presented by the Tampa Rose Society

Ready, set, grow! Sure roses can be a challenge in Florida, but armed with the information from this workshop, presented by the Tampa Rose Society, you'll be on your way to growing healthy rose bushes that produce the loveliest roses on the block. As a bonus, Rose Society members will be at Kerby's until 1pm to answer questions and talk roses.



Workshop: Growing Delicious Citrus
Saturday, April 20th at 10am

Citrus are a staple fruit tree in Florida. From oranges to tangerines, and lemons to limes there is a wide variety of citrus to suit everyone's tastes. At this workshop, we'll discuss planting and care of citrus trees and what you can do to get the best harvests.  




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Kerby's Nursery

2311 S. Parsons Ave.

Seffner, FL 33584
(813) 685-3265

Spring Store Hours
Open Seven Days a Week
Monday - Saturday,  9:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday,  9:00am - 4:00pm