Spring Plant Sale Extravaganza!
Date to be announced soon
The GFBB Mission
Our mission is to support and assist the faculty and staff of the University of Florida/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) - Quincy to accomplish their mission. Our goals are to expand outreach by fostering research and providing educational programs through partnerships with community organizations, schools and the horticulture industry. To organize and participate in:
- Special Events in support of the NFREC Center
- Routine garden maintenance and operation
- Development of new and expanded public gardens
The Gardening Friends of the Big Bend, Inc.
Dr. Gary Knox,
University of Florida/ Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Research and Education
155 Research Rd. Quincy, FL 32351
"Gardeners, I think, dream bigger dreams than emperors."
– Mary Cantwell
Home of the Demonstration Gardens of the Big Bend
NFREC Gardens and Plant Collections
Hardy Palm Garden
-Early notification of special events.
-Discount tickets to most sponsored events
-Additional learning opportunities at the NFREC