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Your Creepy Scary Garden – The Alien Invaders


October 27, 2022

The stuff of horror movies is in your garden; meat eating plants, larvae that devours you from within, birds that attack you.  They are the inspiration of movies such as “Little Shop of Horrors,” “The Birds” and many space alien invaders ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Air Potato Vine, Alien Invaders, Brazilian Pepper, Burmese Pythons, Citrus Greening, Creepy Scary Gardens, Cuban Tree Frogs, Huanglongbing, Mexican Petunia

Just Moved to Jacksonville? Here’s Gardening Advice You Now Need!


July 27, 2022

Recently Moved to Jacksonville, Tonya Ashworth offers new local residents advice as part of her ongoing outreach efforts as the UF/IFAS Extension Agent  for Duval County. Welcome! If you are one of the many people who have recently ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Different Soil, Gardening Advice, Jacksonville Garden Club, Know Your Zone, Mandarin Garden Club, Moved To Jacksonville, Native Plant Society, Soil Test, Zone 9a

Summer Lawn Maintenance…considering a xeriscape now?


June 6, 2022

It is mid-June.  The weather in Jacksonville | northeast Florida continues to be hot and dry. However, the National Weather Service predicts above average precipitation for June through August.  So, what should we homeowners in northeast Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Fertilizer, Grass, Lawn In Summer, Lawn Maintenance In Summer, Maintain Our Lawns, Summer Lawn Maintenance Tips, Summertime Lawn Diseases

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