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Sunken Gardens

Sunken Gardens is a botanical paradise in the midst of a bustling city.
As St. Petersburg's oldest living museum, this 100 year old garden is
home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region.

For more information, visit http://www.stpete.org/sunken/

Click here for information about the UF/IFAS extension service

What is the UF/IFAS Extension?
Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to
provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of
Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers
the Florida Cooperative Extension Service.


USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map:
The Helpful Gardener forum is a friendly online community:
Garden fence kits to help keep out pests, pets, etc.:
South Florida Plant Guide



Tampa Bay Watch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Tampa Bay estuary through scientific and educational programs.

Community Links

City Beautiful Commission Our mission is to assist and promote the beautification of St. Petersburg.

  • Formed in 1961 as an adjunct commission
  • Assists with enforcement of city statutes
  • Suggests ordinances to City Council
  • With guidance from Parks and Recreation, maintains the
 Gizella Kopsick Arboretum - Palms and Cycads
  • Supervises the Gift Tree Program and Paving the Future Brick Program
  • Presents the annual City Beautification Awards Program

Click here to see the award program available from St Petersburg - City Beautiful

This Arbor link takes you to ArbNet, which is an online, interactive community of arboreta that supports the common purposes and interests of tree-focused public gardens.


Click here for the club's FACEBOOK PAGE