Category: Agriculture

Tropical sage is a cheerful little native flower

By Ralph E. Mitchell Some native plants do not have the “zing” that many of our more exotic plants possess.  However, one native that does give a show is the tropical sage.  Also called wild sage, fireweed, scarlet… Read More

Starting a “lasagna” Garden

One increasingly popular garden method, sometimes also termed “no-dig” garden, is lasagna gardening. This technique utilizes permaculture practices to build up and help maintain soil organic matter. In Florida, where our soils tend to be sandy and lack… Read More