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EXPERIENCE VISTA GARDENS

Hillsborough County's First Garden Park

Our mission is to provide education and to serve as a sustainable model for organic gardening, native landscaping, and related technologies while providing opportunities to participate in healthy outdoor activities, responsible environmental leadership, growing organic food, and community building.

Take a look around this web site to learn more about our garden, its members and find links to helpful gardening resources.

Helping Hands

Carrollwood community garden feeds so many needs

VISTA Gardens was recently spotlighted by 83 degrees for the uniqueness that it brings to both individual gardeners and the community.

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VISTA Celebrates
 

Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagen presents Bill West, VISTA founder, and Jennifer Grebenschikoff, VISTA President, with a proclamation honoring VISTA Gardens.

 

Family and friends honor the contributions of Daun Miller (1952-2020) and Alicia Laddon (1956-2019) to VISTA Gardens.

 

Steve Taylor, VISTA Chair of Marketing, announces raffle winners.

 

Early planners of VISTA Gardens, Mike Camissa and Dick Woltmann, President of Carrollwood Village Phase I Homeowners Association, join Founder Bill West and Marty Kleiner, VISTA Gardens Vice President, in celebrating VISTA's early history. 

 

Video created by Stacey Caporicci, Communications Chair, Phase I HOA Board.

 

Future VISTA Gardener's

At VISTA we not only nurture or plants we nurture children to become future gardeners.

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Wildflower Garden Committee Plant of the Month:

Florida Greeneyes

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Carefree

Looking for something to do?

How about trying one of these?

Social Bike Ride

June 5th, 2022 9am

 

 

Bike Seat
Plant Nursery

House of the Rising Seeds

Pre-order seedlings and seed packets now.

VISTA’s new Wildflower Garden 

VISTA Awarded VIVA Florida Grant

Let the Sun Shine:
How we’re eradicating weeds with sunshine, and you can too.

Say Hello to VISTA’s Wildflower Garden Resident Experts!

The Art of Gardening

Gardening Equipment
Landscape Demonstration Garden at VISTA Gardens
Landscape Demonstration Garden at VISTA Gardens

Landscape Demonstration Garden at VISTA Gardens

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Sickles HS NHS volunteers
Sickles HS NHS volunteers

Sickles HS NHS volunteers manual removal of wedelia and grasses, December 4, 2021

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Bruce Turley, Garden Designer, presents plan to Wildflower Garden Resident Experts, Augu
Bruce Turley, Garden Designer, presents plan to Wildflower Garden Resident Experts, Augu

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Landscape Demonstration Garden at VISTA Gardens
Landscape Demonstration Garden at VISTA Gardens

Landscape Demonstration Garden at VISTA Gardens

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Gardening Tools

Donations Needed

Time to start getting our supplies ready for the upcoming growing season

Items that we need for the upcoming growing season.Scissors, clippers, gloves, hoses, nozzles, and hand trowels.

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VISTA In The News

VISTA Gardens was recently spotlighted by Charley Belcher on Fox Good Morning Tampa Bay. 

Thank you to those who participated both on and off camera. This interview would have not been possible without all of your hard work. 

Did you miss the VISTA Gardens TV appearance??

You can watch all of the segments here.

Compost Project Update

The Compost Committee has completed a major upgrade to the compost system.VISTA Gardens is thankful to the countless hours that Bill, Hugh, MJ, and Lucio spent designing and constructing the new bins. Their efforts will aide the garden achieve a more efficient composting operation, produce more compost.

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Pollinator Gardens

With approximately 75 percent of all food crops grown in the United States depending on pollinator animals, the Pollinator Gardens at VISTA aid in producing ample crops.