March/April 2008
In Bloom



My, How This Garden Does Grow! By Janina Birtolo
The plants aren't the only things sprouting at the Naples Botanical Garden.

Branching Out By Michael Allen
Blooming trees help add color to any landscape, no matter the time of year.

Is the (Red) Tide Turning? By Janina Birtolo
Scientists are working to learn more about the causes and impacts of red tide.


10 Guest Editorial

12 Making Waves
Celebrating Southwest Floridians

22 Coastal Commerce
The Funky Flamingo
By Libby Boren McMillan

26 Profile
The Faces Behind Stage 88
By Janina Birtolo

28        Habitats
Gardens with a Past
By Chelle Koster Walton

30 The Arts
Teaching the Next Generation of Artists
By Janina Birtolo

34 Explorer
Art Hits the Beach
By Libby Boren McMillan

38 Outdoors
The Art of the Dolphin
By Chelle Koster Walton

42 Getaways
Back Home
By Deborah Burst

64 Finds
Dare to Do-It-Yourself
By Julie Clay

66 To Your Health
Grow Your Own Herbal Tea Garden
By Ann Marie O'Phelan

70 Calendar
Where to Go & What to Do

76 Cuisine
Cape Cuisine
By Chelle Koster Walton

82 Epicurious
A Guide to Dining in SW Florida

100 The Scene
104 Snapshot