Vendor List – 2023 Yard and Garden Show

Plant Vendors

So Orchids, Lakeland Fl

This family run nursery specializes in unique species and stunning hybrids that will thrive throughout the Sunshine State. Stop by our booth and start your own orchid adventure or discover a new orchid to add to your existing collection.

Deco Pots by Mary, Port Charlotte Fl

Find handcrafted clay pots for planting, home décor and great gifts.  Deco Pots are made from Italian Clay, then we transform them into beautiful works of art.

Calusa Palms Nursery, Naples, Fl

We have specialized in less common tropical flowering trees, vines and shrubs, pollinator plants, fragrant plants, banana plants, and aroids for Florida plant enthusiasts for over thirty years.. Our plants are available at select garden market events from Orlando to Miami.

Beach Shack Chic, Englewood, Fl

Original Garden Art created from repurposed glass and ceramic pieces. bird baths, feeders, totems and pouring tea pots, some with cups that will brighten a dark area of your garden. Visit Beach Shack Chic located in Englewood south of Venice.  Find us on Facebook.

Bonita Bromeliads, Bonita Beach Fl

Bonita Bromeliads is a local, family operated garden center specializing in Bromeliads, tropical plants you can enjoy in endless sizes and colors. We operate sustainable, eco-friendly nursery utilizing organic gardening practices, including composting, water and energy conservation.

Wallace Nursery, New Port Richy, Fl

We raise over 30 species of fruiting plants, bushes and vines on our property (including many dwarf varieties) and enjoy sharing our experiences and knowledge with homeowners.

Kreative Gardens, Miami, Fl

Established in 2005, we specialize in the art of hand crafting an organic pot called the “Root Orb”. The “Root Orb Plant System” is a patented product designed to keep plants healthy & beautiful as well as provide a beautiful presentation on almost any surface.

Soroa Orchids, Homestead, Fl

Soroa Orchids exemplify art in nature. We embrace both the science of  horticulture with the beauty of floral design. We provide you with elegant, unique and economical orchids. Our orchids have been featured in Vogue Magazine, The Miami Herald, The New York Times, and The Martha Stewart Show.

Florida Orchid House, Myakka, Fl

Raises a large variety of orchids including dendrobium, cattleya, phalaenopsis, and vanda. In addition, they include a dramatic collection of miniatures and other select genera.

Judy’s Jungle, Arcadia, Fl

Aroids are of particular interest, but we will also present a large variety of vanda orchids, fruit trees, butterfly plants & Tropicals.

Rege Malone Horticulturist, Naples, Fl

Operating as a private nursery, we offer a large selection of tropical beauties, including: Heliconias, Costus, variegated Ponytails, variegated Rhaphis Palms, several species of Medinilla, Blue Gingers, Alocasia, Colocasia, Philodendrons, flowering trees, bromeliads and many more.

Green Door Nursey, Naples

Green Door Nursery offers endless inspiration for their gardens. Specializing in rare and exceptional garden and landscaping plants for South Florida, our boutique nursery has a wonderful selection of unusual palms, flowering plants, indoor plants, shrubs, orchids, cacti and trees.

Red Hawk Nursery, Alva, Fl

Offering a wide variety of orchids, ferns and tropicals.

Smiley’s Orchids, Clermont, Fl

Orchids are not only our business. They are the way of our lives Vandas – Ascocendas – Dendrobiums– Cattleyas – Oncidiums – Nobile and Species. Most of our orchids were shipped from Thailand. We offer our carefully selected and inspected orchids.

Orchids in Bloom

We present a large selection of orchids from our 35,000 sq. ft. warehouse with over 100 different varieties of Orchids from around the world.

Tim’s Tropical Treasure, Lithia, Fl

Tim’s Tropicals has been serving Hillsborough County for 16 years,  it is the oldest bromeliad nursery in the county.  The nursery grows an array of plants and foliage, specializing in bromeliads, orchids, plumeria and tropicals.

Chubby Bottom Pants

Chubby Bottom Plants is a small, mother-daughter owned nursery located in Bonita Springs specializing in seed grown desert roses. We also offer butterfly friendly and unique tropical plants.

 Pelican Coast Farms, Buckingham, Fl

A family run commercial Orchid nursery using new growing techniques, including hydroponics,  mounting on grapevine, and using Worm Tea for organic growing. We add use Companion anti-fungal inoculate and Essentials rooting hormones made from seaweed. We have orchids for full shade or full bright sun and terrestrial orchids that will adapt to a Florida perennial garden.

Studio 431, Naples, Fl

Studio 431 started as a creative outlet…succulent gardening became an escape from a demanding 9-5 job and from there grew into a healthy obsession for plants, design and a love for the unconventional.  Combining her “out of the box” thinking with her Interior Design experience, Sahily can take anything, from a rain chain to a birdcage, and turn it into a vessel for unique plant arrangements that bring whimsy and brightness to any space.

Jigs Up Art, San Carlos Park, FL

Ceramic art, specializing in hand built, slab-built pottery made from porcelain white clays.  Offerings include wall art, platters, wall plates, mugs, succulent bowls, many original designs.

Full Belly Nursery, Golden Gate Estates, Fl

Specializing in edible plants and trees; including: maringa, ginger, avocado, mango, lemon grass, bay rum, guava, carambola, assorted vegetables, herbs and many more. We propagate and grow from seed in our homemade potting soil many varieties of perennials and native trees like Royal Poinciana, Foxtail Palms, Coonties, Coconut Palms. Brazilian Red Cloak, Butterfly bush, Milkweed, Aloe, Elephant Ears, Bromeliads, and much more.

Hing Family Apiary

The home of herbal honeys, Chai, lemon, ginger, rose, hibiscus. Also find raw honey and beeswax items here.

A & J Foliage, Apopka, Fl

We propagate and grow unusual varieties of cactus like lifesaver starfish , blackbell cactus (common names).  We also grow a few varieties of house and patio plants in hanging baskets as well as build  our own trellises and decorative boxes to hold plants.  We have quality and beautiful plants and take a lot of pride in what we grow.

Lady Vanda Orchids, Homestead, Fl

My focus is to bring a wide variety of plants to our customers, from common Vanda Hybrids to lesser-known miniature species.  All plants sold are blooming size; most have previously bloomed several times and are well established.  Current inventory is a mixture of imported plants and plants we have grown from flasks purchased from other growers and hybridizers.  Our breeding program is ramping up to bring many new crosses to the market.

Amo Cucinare – Chef Daniela, Naples, Fl

A passion for cooking that began in her mother’s Romanian kitchen and wound up in Naples. After planting all those flowers, make dinner with the chef’s beautiful homemade pasta!

Jessie’s Tropical Fruit Farm, Naples, Fl

At Jessie’s Tropical Fruit Farm, we provide local farm fresh produce direct to customers. We also have an edible plant nursery available by appointment. We can help you build your own food forest. Set up a time for a free consultation.

Prana Farms, Punta Gorda, Fl

Devoted to harmonious and quieter living. Look for farm fresh products, especially beautiful fruit trees.

3 Seasons Nursery, Plant City, Fl

We have a large selection of ornamental plants for your home landscaping needs.  Great plants at competitive prices.

Mad Plants, Dover Fl

Growing various cold hardy tropical plants including alocasia, colocasia, bananas, black bat plants.

Informational Vendors

Collier County Pollution Control, Naples, Fl

Interested in local water quality? Having problems with your community pond? Visit the Collier County Pollution Control booth to learn ways that you can protect and preserve water resources. They have education and tools for using less chemicals and less water.

Naples Botanical Gardens, Naples, Fl

Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre, world-class garden paradise that features plants from around the world. We are also the youngest garden in history to receive the American Public Gardens Association’s prestigious Award for Garden Excellence in 2017.  Visit our booth and learn about the Garden and the benefits of membership.

Naples Orchid Society, Naples, Fl

The Naples Orchid Society promotes the appreciation and cultivation of orchids as a hobby, and endeavors to preserve wild orchids indigenous to Southwest Florida through education and research.

Essential Art, Naples, Fl

The Essential Art organization is a non-profit that has been committed to promoting education through art for twenty-four years in Naples. Founded by Michelle Finnegan, the company has created various art programs, events, and auctions for people of all ages to help inspire their imagination and cultivate their creative sides.

Collier Fruit Growers, Naples, Fl

The Collier Fruit Growers Council is an active non-profit organization dedicated to introducing, propagating, and distributing the many rare tropical and sub-tropical fruit trees grown throughout the world.  We also offer education and encouragement to extend the trees cultivation.

Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island, Marco Island, FL

Is an association whose members study horticulture in our subtropical environment, floral design, and environmental responsibility.  The club members established and maintained gardens in public parks: a bromeliad and orchid  garden in Leigh Plummer Park and a butterfly and pollinator garden in Calusa Park.  They also established and maintained plantings around historical markers on the island, and donated and maintain a Blue Star Memorial that commemorates our U.S. men and women who served in the armed forces.  At the Naples Yard and Garden Show, Calusa Garden Club is selling its Gardening Guide written and produced by its members; it is filled with instructions on gardening on a month-by- month basis in our subtropical environment.  The Gardening Guide is waterproof and makes an excellent gift for both new gardeners and experienced gardeners.

Go Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing is a slow, guided sensory experience with nature that has proven physical and mental health benefits. Also known as Shinrin-yoku, the practice was established in Japan in 1982.  While a typical forest bathing experience is almost three hours, Blue Zones Project – SWFL is sponsoring this free 1-hour program to introduce the wellness practice to people interested in slowing down, relaxing, and reconnecting with nature and themselves.

Collier County Solid Waste, Naples, Fl

Learn how Collier County’s programs and services for waste, recycling, and household hazardous waste are managed to keep Collier County the best place to live, work and play.

Collier County Water Department, Naples, Fl

We work with our community to preserve paradise for future generations. This includes protecting the drinking water supply, reclaiming wastewater for irrigation use, preserving the landfill with recycling efforts and disposing of hazardous waste in an environmentally-safe manner.

Collier County Museum, Naples, Fl

Collier County’s Museum Division offers five unique museums that let you explore the many different people, places, and events that have defined our county. They include Collier Museum at Government Center, Museum of the Everglades, Immokalee Pioneer Museum, Marco Island Historical Museum, and the Naples Depot Museum (closed due to hurricane recovery). All museums have free admission and are open Tuesday-Saturday, 9AM-4PM. Visit Collier to learn more.



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Posted: October 7, 2023


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