The 16th annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is well under way. In fact you only have one month left to get in on this spring time ritual for Orlando vacationers. All you need to start enjoying this fabulous flower fest is an Epcot ticket. Luckily, you can get your Epcot tickets and all of the Disney tickets you need – Epcot tickets, Magic Kingdom tickets, Disney’s Hollywood Studios tickets -- right here and now.
Once you have your Epcot ticket in hand, check out the Great American Gardener series, a favorite of many Epcot guests during the Flower & Garden Festival because it brings in the experts to share their gardening tips and tales with you.
So, during the last month of the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, your Epcot ticket gets you these superstar gardeners:
May 2-4 – Tom MacCubbin
Tom MacCubbin hosts the “Better Lawns & Gardens” radio show and is the gardening columnist for The Orlando Sentinel. Tom’s presentation, Whole Garden Foods, will show you how to grow a garden you can actually eat.
May 9-11 – Raymond Western
Raymond Western is a perfume expert for Guerlain. In Plants and Perfume, Western will talk about the connection between garden plants and the perfumes we love.
May 16-18 – Robert Bowden
Robert Bowden is the director of the lush and lovely Harry P. Leu Gardens and author of the “Florida Top 10 Garden Guide.” In Bowden’s presentation Maximizing Weekend Gardening he shares curious facts about home landscaping, including how plant texture, color and behavior play a part in your own garden.
May 23-25 – Melinda Myers
Also known as “The Plant Doctor,” Melinda Myers is a nationally recognized garden expert and TV host. Myers will be on hand at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival to share her awesome ideas for making the most of your small garden space or creating a cozy garden within a giant space.
May 31-June 1 – Jon Carloftis
As author of First A Garden and Beyond the Windowsill, Jon Carloftis is a super source for advice on how to merge the elements of nature with your everyday life.
The Great American Gardener series is included with your Epcot ticket and you can see these gardening experts every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through the end of the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival.