Interested in a beautiful annual that will add a tropical touch to your garden. Join Carol Lord in the garden to learn about the Candlebush cassia.
Cupheas are perennials that produce bright orange, red, yellow or purple flowers all summer and fall. Some species are called cigar plants due to their tubular, cigar shaped flowers tipped in red or yellow (like a lit… Read More
Shade is to be treasured in the Florida summer and new plant introductions make your opportunities for gardening in the shade easy. Learn more about growing in the shade In the Garden with Escambia Extension.
A common diagnostic service offered at your local UF/IFAS Extension office is plant identification. Whether you need a persistent weed identified so you can implement a management program or you need to identify an ornamental plant and get… Read More
Normally azaleas are just a forgotten green shrub in summer but the Encore® azaleas offer color even during the hottest times of the growing season. These selections may tolerate more sun but prefer to have some shade when… Read More
You may have heard “group plants with similar needs together” but struggled to come up with some combinations that work. The most important things to consider when creating functional garden space is the cultural needs of the plants… Read More
This month there were many more plants flowering… it is true that April showers do bring May flowers. May not only brings more flowers but more tourists. Everyone is out enjoying the weather, including some wildlife. I… Read More
Gulf Fritillary caterpillars have a voracious appetite for purple passionflower vine Passiflora incarnata! This native vine is a host for the Gulf Fritillary Butterfly Agraulis vanilla larvae, is easy to grow, and readily available in garden centers. Like… Read More
Living in a condo, apartment, or home with small yard does not mean you can’t garden at home. Whether you are interested in edible plants or ornamentals you can create a fit that is right for your space… Read More
As the weather changes, so should your flower bed. Annual flowers provide fantastic color to landscapes with months of flowers or attractive foliage, but the trade-off is that they give you all they’ve got over one growing season…. Read More