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Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Make-N-Plant, DIY Draped Hypertufa

Make a unique, one of a kind, draped container using cement infused fabric. Multiple uses in addition to a traditional planter; displaying faux flowers, in the guest bath with soaps and towels or decorative container for potted plants…. Read More

Escambia County Winter and Spring Gardening Programs

It is time to begin planning your gardening activities.  Learn tips and techniques from UF IFAS Escambia County Extension and Master Gardener Volunteers during several upcoming programs. Wednesday, February 12, 2020:  Growing Milkweeds 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at… Read More

New year’s gardening resolutions for 2020

By Ralph E. Mitchell Time for some personal horticultural growth and goal setting in the gardening department!  The New Year is a great time to make some horticultural resolutions that will benefit any landscape.  Let’s look at some… Read More

Master Gardener training begins January 25th

Sharpen your gardening skills! Highlands County Master Gardener Class is getting ready to start. Every year, the last Saturday in January, the class kicks off. After that first Saturday class, classes will be on Wednesdays until the last… Read More

Beyond Installation: Designing with Maintenance in Mind

Landscapes in Time I remember planting a small pine sapling when I was three years old in my parents’ backyard. By the time I moved the tree was already 25’ tall. Last March I saw the tree and… Read More

Red Berries for Holiday Decorations

Holiday decorations can be made from many different kinds of greenery and berries. Instead of buying fake plastic decorations, consider growing your own. You won’t find fresher greenery at a better price than the trees, bushes and vines… Read More