Activities

Arbor Day Weekend

April 22 and 23, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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ACTIVITIES

Ask an Arborist
Do you have questions about proper pruning, diseases, tree growth? ISA Certified Arborists are available at the festival to answer your tree-related questions.

Butterfly Tent
Children and parents alike will enjoy watching the beauty of our fluttering butterflies. A butterfly plant is free for young children courtesy of the Edwards family.

Children’s Crafts
A variety of “make and take” free crafts activities are available for the children to make at the main tent and take home.

Children’s Plant Fair
Children from pre-school to fifth grade can participate in the Children’s Plant Fair.

Free Plant Give Away
Come early and get a plant. The first 500 people each day will receive a free plant. One per family, please.

City of St Petersburg Environmental Resources Tent
Learn more about city programs designed to help citizens with their conservation efforts.

Educational Programs
Visitors of all ages can learn about gardening, landscaping, wildlife and other local topics of interest.

Environmental Groups Tent
Learn ways you can help protect our environment and support the environmental non-profit organizations with displays in this tent.

Flower Show
For your enjoyment and entertainment, The Garden Club of St. Petersburg offers a standard flower show in the Walter Fuller Recreation Center.

Food Court
Tired from all the walking? Take a moment to sit down under the oaks and enjoy a cold drink and a bite to eat in the food court.

Free Mulch
Did you know the City has mulch for our residents? Come by and pick up a bag or two. City Residents can click here to learn more about our mulching program.

Free Pine Seedlings
Pine seedlings are available with the purchase of a $5 tree. A limited amount of seedlings are available each day.

Garden Railroad Display
All Aboard. Come enjoy the working train display and talk with the engineers about putting one in your backyard.

Pinellas County Extension Service
Master gardeners and Pinellas County Extension Service staff are available to answer your questions about plants, conservation and educational programs available thru the extension office.

Plant Auction
Some of the best buys of the show are thru the plant auction held on Saturday. This program is sponsored by Pinellas Technical Education Center (PTEC). The proceeds go to fund scholarships for horticulture classes at PTEC.

Plant/Soil/Water Diagnostics
Do you have questions about your plants, soil or water? Bring your questions and samples to the diagnostic tent where water and soil can be tested and horticulture questions answered.

Tool Sharpening
Do you have dull pruning shears and other garden tools? Thanks to the volunteers of the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, you can have them sharpened for only $3 each.

Tree Sale
In celebration of Arbor Day, a large variety of one gallon trees are being sold for only $5. Limit of 10 per family.