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Bok Tower Gardens Teen Ambassador Program

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in Blog

Looking for volunteer hours? Become a Bok Tower Gardens Teen Ambassador Bok Ambassadors are students from 13 to 18 years-old who have been accepted into this internship program and serve as volunteer educators. Why Become…

Volunteer to improve habitat for the rare Lakela’s Mint!

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017 in Blog

Come join us for Habitat Improvement days for the rare Lakela’s Mint in Fort Pierce! First Friday of each month: November through April (except January) The public is invited to help improve Scrub habitat for…

Post Irma Rare Plant Rescue

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in Blog

In the aftermath of a hurricane, we typically think of flooding, destruction, and humanitarian disasters. Most of us don’t think about rare plants. . . most of us, that is. After Hurricane Irma, Highlands Hammock…

The Lovers’ Oak is well worth preserving

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in Blog

I am writing concerning the Lovers’ Oak that has recently been deemed a dangerous tree and slated for removal. I have been the president at Bok Tower Gardens for the last 10 years, and prior…

Fall Vegetable Gardening

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017 in Blog

Planning and setting up your fall vegetable garden is about the last thing most people want to think about during heat of our Florida summer, but it’s important to be prepared if you want to…

Scrub Plums Transplanted to Conservation Beds

Posted on Monday, July 3, 2017 in Blog

On June 19th, Mike Ball and Phil Gonsiska conducted an endangered plant rescue at a site slated for development near Clermont. The site was a ten-acre, slightly overgrown scrub remnant. Penny Cople, of Breedlove, Dennis,…

Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitos this Summer

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in Blog

Spending time outside is always great, especially if it’s relaxing with friends and family. However, what’s not so great is the annoying bugs that fly around, especially mosquitos! Not only do they make obnoxious noises,…

St. Lucie County is seeking volunteers to assist in the removal of exotic and overgrown vegetation at the county’s Lakela’s Mint Preserve to protect the endemic Lakela’s Mint population on Saturday, June 3 and Saturday,…

The 16th annual Summer Music Series brings an eclectic mix of Folk, Jazz, Oldies, Irish, Swing, and Latin music to the air-conditioned comfort of the Bok Tower Gardens Visitor Center. Guests may arrive before the concert for a special, optional dinner in the Blue Palmetto Café. All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Advance concert tickets are required.

The 16th annual Summer Music Series brings an eclectic mix of Folk, Jazz, Oldies, Irish, Swing, and Latin music to the air-conditioned comfort of the Bok Tower Gardens Visitor Center. Guests may arrive before the concert for a special, optional dinner in the Blue Palmetto Café. All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Advance concert tickets are required.

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