"Plant Natives And The Birds/Butterflies Will Come"
"Our mission is to help our customers sustain wildlife, conserve and improve water quality, and preserve our natural history with the use of Florida native plants."
Sweet Bay Nursery is one of the premier Florida native plant nurseries located in northern Manatee County serving Central Florida since 1995. We specialize in native butterfly and wildlife plants, perennial wildflowers, shrubs, trees, ferns and grasses.
We offer a wealth of experience and expertise to help create unique wildlife-friendly landscapes that conserve water and enhance the value and beauty of your home or commercial site.
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If you want butterflies, birds and other wildlife . . . plant natives!
February 10, 9:30-10:30am CLASS IS FULL
Learn everything you've ever wanted to know about pruning, taught by our very own Tom Heitzman!
March 9, 9:30-10:30am
Take a tour of our onsite vegetable and fruit gardens and learn how to incorporate (non-native) edible plants in your yard to enjoy year-round.
May 11, 9:30-10:30am
Learn the basics for starting your own butterfly & bird garden using Florida native plants. We will show you the best plants to use and give you tips for attracting more of Florida's beautiful butterflies and birds.
June 15, 9:30-10:30am
Learn how to create your very own “butterfly garden in a pot” along with some simple techniques to keep it looking nice all year.
Saturday, April 13, 9-3pm
Serenoa Chapter Florida Native Plant Society presents their annual Spring Wildflower Festival & Native Plant Sale at Sweet Bay Nursery!
Tuesday - Friday: 9:00AM–4:00PM
Sunday and Monday Closed
Closed Memorial Day
Closed July 4th
Closed Labor Day
Black Friday, Nov. 24th 9AM-2PM
Regular Hours Saturday, Nov. 25th 9AM-2PM
Special Hours Friday, Dec. 22nd 9AM-1:30PM
Regular Hours Saturday, Dec. 23rd 9AM-2PM
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas and Dec. 26th
Special Hours, Dec. 27th-30th 9AM-2PM
Closed New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, and Jan. 2nd