Natal plums – fragrant blooms, tasty fruit

By Ralph E. Mitchell I often wander through our Demonstration Garden at the East Port Environmental Campus on Harbor View Road in Port Charlotte to see what is blooming, producing fruit, or has a pest infestation. Our Natal… Read More

Whether you call it frangipani or plumeria, this small flowering tree makes a stunning tropical accent

By Ralph E. Mitchell The plumeria are starting to bloom around Charlotte County, and in spite of our drought, they are thriving. I noticed the one in our Demonstration garden was producing a cluster of red and orange… Read More