We visited several gardens on our recent trip to Florida and this stands out as one of the best. Gardens are usually either large or small and well maintained or somewhat maintained. Selby is manicured and has some unique features: excellent view of the bay, view of large homes on a canal, tea tasting room, and a plant shop that is screened in. You can go inside Marie's house and see a short movie in the visitor center before you start walking around the gardens. A new children's garden is under construction. This is located only a few miles from Ringling Museum and St Armands circle with its shops and restaurants. This is not to be missed. We were able to see this garden in the morning and Ringling in the afternoon.
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