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Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Hurricanes and the Landscape: Last Minute Preparations

When tropical systems threaten you, what should you do?  Preparation in the landscape can be key to protect your investment in your property and personal safety during hurricane season. Prepare Well in Advance One key… Read More

Lacewing Larvae: Don’t Take Out the Trash

I’m not sure about everyone else, but I have some favorite insects I encounter a lot around the garden.  Most of these are ones that I see at work to help make the landscape work… Read More

Things to Do in the Garden This October

October can be a busy month in the garden and temperatures cool and you actually want to be outside.  Your lawn will begin to grow slower, so not fertilizing and limiting your irrigation if we… Read More

Florida-Friendly Plants- Oakleaf Hydrangea

When looking for a tough, versatile native shrub for Northeast Florida, it’s hard to beat the Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia).  Growing in full sun or shade, this shrub is fairly drought tolerant but prefers a… Read More

Free Wasps to Control Citrus Greening Offered

Citrus Greening Throughout the state of Florida, citrus greening is a major issue. This disease causes the decline and death of many citrus trees.  The bacteria works to block the flow of nutrients and sugars… Read More