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Your Florida-Friendly Landscaping Resolutions for 2020

News articles continue to identify the many challenges Florida faces in protecting our valuable and often fragile natural environment; challenges that range from the loss of natural habitats to growing stresses on the quality and quantity of our… Read More

Fall Blooms in the Garden: All the Warm and Fuzzy Colors!

Well the temperatures have only slightly cooled, but the day lengths are definitely getting shorter. Don’t worry, the fall colors of central Florida have arrived! As we get ready to turn the clock back, check out some of… Read More

Create your own native plant garden—in containers!

Did you know you can create a small habitat of Florida’s native plants – even if you live in a patio home, apartment or condo? By planting native plants in containers, you too can enjoy the presence of… Read More

What’s Flowering in February?

This February had been warm with lots of blooms. Check out the flowering plants featured at the UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Florida-Friendly Landscaping Demonstration Garden. Yellow Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens) is a Florida native. This vine blooms in late… Read More