31st ANNUAL GREEN THUMB FESTIVAL


  • Walter Fuller Recreation Center 7891 26th Avenue North St. Petersburg, FL 33710

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. 

ADMISSION: FREE (Parking is free)

PARKING MAP: CLICK HERE

TIME: TWO DAY EVENT

Sat 9am - 4pm    Sun 9am - 4pm

 

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.

 

http://www.stpeteparksrec.org/greenthumb/activities.html