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Tour some of Pinellas County’s public and private gardens

Garden enthusiasts, take note of this event hosted by the Florida Botanical Gardens.
A black swallowtail butterfly lands on the branch of a bougainvillea bush at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo.
A black swallowtail butterfly lands on the branch of a bougainvillea bush at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. [ MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE | Times ]
Published Sep. 9
Updated Sep. 17

The Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation will host tours of public and private gardens around Pinellas County on Oct. 10.

Start the day with a tour of the Florida Botanical Gardens at 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Guided tours are offered at 10:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m.

From noon to 4 p.m., drive yourself to tour private gardens at your leisure. Registrants will receive a map of the gardens via email the week of the tour. Hard copies of the map will be available the day of the event at the Florida Botanical Gardens.

Tours cost $40 and $25 for Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation members. To register, go to flbgfoundation.org/gardentourregistration.

For more information, call 727-582-2117.