Tag: gardens

New Year’s Resolution – Always put the “right plant” in the “right place!”

Vibrant flowers selected for drought tolerance

One of the core principles of Florida Friendly Landscaping is the notion of putting the “right plant” in the “right place.” So what does that really mean? Well, have you ever brought home a small plant from the… Read More

Potting Soil, Topsoil, Compost, Seed Starting Potting Mix – What’s the difference?

You find yourself standing in the store, staring at dozens of different bags of soil trying to figure exactly what you need to start a garden – what’s the difference between all of these “soils”? Typically, you will… Read More

Bacterial Leaf Spot

With all the rain and increased humidity levels lately, disease is on the rise and many of your plants may be showing it. One problem I have encountered in my community gardens is bacterial spot disease or leaf… Read More