May 20, 2022

Tampa Bay's Metro Life magazine features Anita Camacho, “The Butterfly Whisperer” on page 10.

 

April 22, 2022

Fox13 Tampa Bay visited Little Red Wagon Native Nursery to learn why Florida native plants are crucial to the state’s butterfly community. 

 

April 22, 2022

Anita Camacho joined Bloom TV host, Gayle Guyardo, on Earth Day to educate viewers on how they can bring butterflies to their garden.

 

April 22, 2022

Anita Camacho shared DIY ideas with the Tampa Patch community in celebration of Earth Day.

 

April 21, 2022

Anita Camacho, Tampa's local native gardener and Founder of the Butterfly Conservatory of Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation and Little Red Wagon is excited about this special day.

 

April 2022

Anita Camacho provided native plants for an episode of Flip My Florida Yard.

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April 5, 2022

Anita Camacho joined WTSP Tampa Bay’s Great Day Live hosts to share tips on growing a butterfly garden with native plants.

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April 6, 2022

Azalea Garden Circle

Anita Camacho gave a butterfly & native plant presentation to the Azalea Garden Circle.

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April 6, 2022

New Suburb Beautiful Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation at New Suburb Beautiful Garden Club's Garden Party on How to do this yourself – right plant, right place.

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April 6, 2022

Bellair Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Bellair Garden Club.

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April 2, 2022

Historic Hyde Park Garden Club

Little Red Wagon Native Nursery participated in the Historic Hyde Park Garden Club's event in the Hyde Park Village Art Center.

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March 23, 2022

GreenFest

Little Red Wagon Native Nursery participated in Tampa GreenFest held at the Tampa Garden Club on Bayshore Boulevard.

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March 22, 2022

Fred Ball Park Planting

In preparation for the upcoming weekend's GreenFest, Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation volunteers planted at Fred Ball Park located next to the Tampa Garden Club.

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March 21, 2022

Eagle Audubon Society – Sun City

Eagle Audubon Society – Sun City made a field trip to Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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March 14, 2022

FNPS – Cuplet Fern Chapter

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Florida Native Plant Society – Cuplet Fern chapter via YouTube.

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March 11, 2022

WISH Nature Pod Homeschoolers

Anita Camacho gave a butterfly presentation to the WISH Nature Pod Homeschoolers during their field trip to the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation Gallery.

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March 9, 2022

Riverview Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Riverview Garden Club during their business meeting which was followed by a luncheon.

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March 2, 2022

Davis Islands Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Davis Islands Garden Club during their March meeting.

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February 28, 2022

Tampa Bay Heat

Anita Camacho gave a butterfly presentation to the Tampa Bay Heat Homeschool group during their field trip to the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation Gallery.

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February 27, 2022

Girl Scout Butterfly Walk

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Girl Scout Troop and led a Butterfly Walk at Picnic Island.

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February 25, 2022

Eagle Scout Planting Project

Little Red Wagon Native Nursery together with Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation proudly supported Eagle Scout Kyle Imhoff with his native plantings at Edward Medard Conservation Park. Kyle led and coordinated the entire project which included leading the team to build 8 planters and get all of the plants in the ground. The project was conceived as he noticed cars parking under the trees, instead of parking spots and destroying the root systems of the oak trees. 

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February 9, 2022

New Port Richey Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation on butterfly gardening to New Port Richey's Garden Club during their meeting in Trinity, FL.

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February 3, 2022

New Tampa Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation on butterflies, native plants, reptiles in this area and environmentally-sensitive areas in Hunter's Green.

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January 27, 2022

Temple Terrace Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a tour of the facilities to the Temple Terrace Garden Club during their field trip to Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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January 21, 2022

FNPS Lunch & Learn

Members of the Florida Native Plant Society participated in a Lunch & Learn to welcome Shelley Sharp into her role as IED and to hear how Anita Camacho, started Little Red Wagon, get a little tour, and hear her vision for the future. 

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January 6, 2022

Founders Garden Circle

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Founders Garden Circle during their field trip to Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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November 19, 2021

THE VILLAGES: Butterfly Club

Anita Camacho, was a guest speaker at The Villages' Butterfly Club monthly meeting.  Anita delivered native plants to members so they may attract butterflies and other pollinators to their garden.  Members received expert advice and gardening tips.

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November 18, 2021

GREAT AMERICAN TEACH-IN: McFarlane Elementary

In keeping with the Great American Teach-In, Anita Camacho, was a guest speaker at McFarlane Elementary's Garden Club.  To finish off a busy day at school, children enjoyed time in the garden after learning about butterflies, types of plants that they are attracted to and how their habitats are beneficial for the environment. Native flowering plants were donated for the kids to plant in the garden. The children had a great time and learned a lot! 

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November 10, 2021

Weeders' Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Weeders' Garden Club.

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October 28, 2021

Temple Terrace GC Visit

The Temple Terrace Garden Club visited Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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October 27, 2021

Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists

Anita Camacho participated in a Zoom with Friends of Pinellas Master Naturalists.

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October 13, 2021

Temple Terrace Garden Club Presentation

Anita Camacho gave a presentation at the Temple Terrace Garden Club.

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October 11, 2021

Plant City Garden Club Presentation

Anita Camacho gave a presentation at the Plant City Garden Club during their visit to Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, 2021

Community Outreach – Alexander Elementary

In support of National Hispanic Heritage month, as part of community outreach, the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation held a competition at Alexander Elementary school to award two students a scholarship to Little Red Wagon's “Thankful for Nature” camp in November.  Kindergarten to 5th grade students were asked to create a picture or write a paragraph describing why they are thankful for nature.  The competition was held to help celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15.

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September 13, 2021

Guest Speaker at Sarasota Garden Club

Anita Camacho educated the Sarasota Garden Club attendees on the importance of the Florida ecosystem for pollinators.

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September 8, 2021

BUTTERFLIES: How simple it is for anyone to make a difference to increase habitat for butterflies of Tampa Bay.

During the Tampa Bay Sierra Club's Monthly Program, Anita Camacho educated virtual attendees on what they can do to attract a wonderful variety of butterflies. 

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July 18, 2021

FNPS – Suncoast Chapter Visits LRW

The Florida Native Plant Society – Suncoast chapter visited Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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July 13, 2021

Little Red Wagon Native Nursery helps grow healthy plants.

ABC Action News Reporter, Sean Daly, visits Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

July 9, 2021

Hillsborough County Children’s Services – Summer 2021 Camp

As part of community outreach, Anita Camacho educates Hillsborough County Children’s Services’ summer campers on Tampa Bay butterflies and the native plants they rely on.

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June 27, 2021

Mimosas & Monarchs

Anita gave a presentation on Monarchs while adult participants enjoyed mimosas in celebration of national pollinator week.

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May 6, 2021

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs

Anita gave a presentation at the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs – District VIII's spring meeting held at the Tampa Garden Club.

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May 5, 2021

Rose Circle Garden Club

The Rose Circle garden club visited Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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May 3, 2021

Starkey Ranch Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation to the Starkey Ranch Garden Club at Cunningham Park in Odessa, Florida.

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April 20, 2021

Healthy Habitats and Pollinators Zoom Conference

During this virtual webinar to highlight healthy habitats centering on pollinator gardens, mangrove restoration, and the importance of litter reduction and environmental stewardship, Anita Camacho gave a presentation on pollinators.

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April 7, 2021

Old Fashioned Garden Club Visit

Anita Camacho hosted Old Fashioned Garden Club Circle at Little Red Wagon Native Nursery for their April meeting and luncheon. After a talk about butterflies & native plants they enjoyed a little shopping.

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April 2021

Tampa Bay Times – Special Section: LifeTimes April 2021

Anita Camacho's passion for Florida's butterflies and gardens has led her down a beautiful path.

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March 19, 2021

Anita Camacho – Guest Speaker at Café con Tampa

Anita was invited to be the guest speaker at Café con Tampa on March 19, 2021 where she shared her passion for butterflies and Florida native plants.  

 

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March 9, 2021

Berkeley HS Environmental Club

Anita participated in a Zoom with Berkeley Prep's High School Environmental Club.  

 

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February 22, 2021

Encore! Tampa breaks ground on butterfly garden near heart of downtown

Anita Camacho assisted volunteers on February 22, 2021 to plant 300 native plants for a butterfly garden in downtown Tampa.  The plants for the project came from the Little Red Wagon Native Nursey in South Tampa, owned by Anita Camacho, who is the founder of the Butterfly Conservatory of South Tampa and the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation. Click any of the logos below to view additional media segments about the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation's Encore! park butterfly garden. Click a logo to view segment.

                   

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February 15, 2021

Homosassa River Garden Club

Anita Camacho gave a presentation on butterfly gardening at the Homosassa River Garden Club meeting.

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February 9, 2021

Hyde Park Garden Club Visit

The Historic Hyde Park Garden Club visited Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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February 6, 2021

‘Put more of Florida back in Florida:’ Nursery owner takes part in NFL Green Week

Anita Camacho is passionate about Florida and Tampa Bay, keeping native plant and wildlife going. She was thrilled to be a part of the NFL Green Week by putting in a pollinator garden just a couple miles from the stadium at Wellswood Park. 

 

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February 2, 2021

GFWC Lutz/Land 'O Lakes Garden Club

The GFWC Lutz/Land O' Lakes Garden club visited Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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January 26, 2021

Forge/LRW Networking Event

Forge and LRW held a networking event.

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January 26, 2021

NFL Green Week Garden Planting at Reed Park

Anita Camacho joined Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful volunteers to kick of NFL Green Week in Tampa Bay.  As part of this NFL initiative, Anita helped plant a pollinator garden at Reed Park and at Wellswood Park.

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January 9, 2021

Moonlight Garden Circle

The Moonlight Garden Circle visited Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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January 6, 2021

Village Garden Circle Meeting

The Village Garden Circle held their meeting at Little Red Wagon Native Nursery.

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November 4, 2020

Sunset Park Garden Club

Anita Camacho was guest speaker at the Sunset Park Garden Club’s meeting. Anita shared her in-depth knowledge and insight about native Florida butterflies and how to attract them, including butterfly-friendly milkweed and other plants they can grow in their yards.

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October 2020

FNPS

Anita Camacho participated in a Zoom conference with the Florida Native Plant Society.

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November 13, 2018

Monarch butterfly population may be in trouble

Fox 13 News learns from Anita Camacho how the population of Monarch butterflies is in a steep decline, according to a study recently released by the University of Florida.

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