Bromeliad BASH at the Botanical Gardens
By James Hollingsworth
Special to USF News
TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 7, 2013) – The University of South Florida’ Botanical Gardens Plant Shop will host Bromeliad BASH from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 10, 2013.
Bromeliad BASH is a free day at the Botanical Gardens and a great time to tour the bromeliad gardens. Bromeliad experts will be there to answer questions and make suggestions on planting locations and designs. The plant shop will feature many different types of bromeliads from the common to the extraordinary for sale.
The Botanical Gardens is a non-profit, member-sponsored, educational
facility. The USF Botanical Gardens is open to the public seven days a
week, except during major holidays. The gardens is located on the
southwest corner of the Tampa campus, at Pine and Alumni Drives, off of
Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, just one block north of Fowler Avenue (12210
USF Pine Dr., Tampa, 33620).
The mission of the Botanical Gardens is to foster appreciation,
understanding and stewardship of our natural and cultural botanical
heritage through living plant collections, displays, education and
For more information about the event or the gardens, call 813-974-2329 or visit them on the web at http://gardens.usf.edu.