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April 6th & 7th, 2024

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Saturday, April 6th, 2024

9:30 am - 11:30 am    JIM YOUNG TRIO

Jim Young band specializes in bebop,blues,cool and fusion era music! They have been performing around Central Florida for over 10+ years!

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm   TATI + JESI

Female vocal singing duo called Tati + Jesi sing covers of mainly pop songs.  “We Want to perform songs with the goal of showcasing female empowerment, hence our group name. We really want the group to reflect females in a positive light and be positive role models for females in this community".

1:00 pm- 4 :00 pm   THE ASTRONOMICS

​50’s/60’s band led by Les Soltesz   Classic Rock and Roll from the 50’s and 60’s Elvis to the Beatles and much more!  We will keep you dancing!

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   BRUCE SARAFIAN, JUGGLER

​Bruce’s outside performances are geared towards both adults and children and he involves the audience in many routines.  He has been a performing juggler everywhere including all the major Central FL theme parks. Bruce has held Guinness book of world records in juggling consistently since 1993 and has been seen juggling & unicycling on syndicated television!

Sunday, April 7th, 2024

9:30 am – 11:30 am       THE SANDY BACK PORCH BAND

Traditional bluegrass the way it’s supposed to be played. Prepare to chuckle at their humorous gardening tunes.  They are the home of lightning guitar leads, three-part harmony, hotter that fire banjo leads, and flying fiddle tunes.


Girls Scouts from all different troops and different counties who come together to rehearse and perform year- round.  Their songs include pop parodies, patriotic favorites and holiday classics.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm   ORLANDO GENTLEMEN OF JAZZ

​Jazz, Patriotic, Spiritual and Classic American pop songs that everybody knows.  Toes will tap and hearts will sing as you revisit songs you might not have heard in a while!  These musicians have played for decades at Walt Disney World, on paddle-wheeled cruise ships on the Mississippi, in clubs in New Orleans, and as members of Rosie O’Grady’s Good Time Jazz Band at Church Street Station in Orlando!




April 6th & 7th, 2024

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Saturday, April 6th, 2024

10am - 10:15am     WEFLIP BREAKERS

11:30am - 1pm          RANAHAN DUO

1:45pm - 2pm        WEFLIP BREAKERS

2:30pm - 2:45pm    WEFLIP BREAKERS

3:15pm - 3:30pm    WEFLIP BREAKERS

4pm - 4:15pm         WEFLIP BREAKERS

Sunday, April 7th, 2024

11:30am - 1pm     SAFIA AND THE TOMCAT



April 2024

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Resident Bloom & Grow Member Experts

                            Katy Moss Warner – Professional Horticulturist and former                                                        Director of Disney Horticulture.

                            Van Donnan – Avid plantsman and plant tissue

                                                      culture pioneer.

Booth Volunteers

                          Stephanie Jornd, Sophie Casey with Horizon High School Students

                         Kelly Carr from Eight Waves with West Orange                                                                              High School Students

Ask the Experts is located in front of the Garden Theatre

in Zone 10

Nurseries Donating Plants

 Agri-Starts Apopka,

Moss Hill Foliage Apopka

Russell's Bromelaids Clermont

Sunshine Horiculture Apopka


Saturday, April 6th, 2024


9:00 am - 11:00 am  ,

Melissa Shepherd: Bedding plant expert and avid gardener;  Disney’s Horticulture cast member.

Brooke Moffis: IFAS Lake County Extension Agent, avid gardener and author.

11:00 am - 1:00pm 1

Tom MacCubbin: Author, TV and Radio personality and for Orange County Extension Agent.

Wes Parrish: Palm and Tree expert and avid gardener; former owner of Parrish Nursery in Parkland FL.

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Kyle Kroeplin: Foliage plant expert; Owner of BWH Plant Co and Jungle Room, Orlando.

Janice Crawford: Avid Gardener; UF Master Gardener, UF Master Naturalist for Coastal Systems.


3:00 - 5:00 pm

Kathrein Markle: Wekiwa Gardens owner and foliage plant expert. 

Alan Shapiro: Bird Expert and Plant expert, former owner of Grandflora nursery.  

Sunday, April 7th, 2024


10:00 am - 12:00 am   

Patrice Ragusa: Landscape Architect and avid gardener.

Robert Bowden: Vegetable expert and avid gardener; author, former Executive Director of Leu Gardens.

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  

Billy Butterfield: Ameriscapes owner and avid gardener.

Andy Kittsley: Tree expert; former Urban Forester for the City of Orlando.

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  

Kelly Baumier: Avid Gardener; Director of Eco-Education Center at Magnolia Park. Maureen Henderson: President of Ground Effects Landscape Maintenance, Inc..




April 2024

And there is  MORE!  Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 2:00  


This educational display will again feature live owls and other birds of prey, called raptors, and present important information about Florida’s native and migratory raptors.  These unique presentations appeal to all ages.  Check out their website at  They will be at the festival both Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 2:00.

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