Consider No Mow March
Spring will be upon us before you know it, and with it will come of flurry of growth and activity in our gardens. Our native bees who are responsible for a large portion of pollination duties will emerge and start ... READ MORE
With the turn of the calendar into a new year comes the pressure to create and stick to a resolution. The topics of conservation and environmental impact are top of mind for many this time of year. Here are 5 easy environmentally friendly ... READ MORE
Garden Trends for 2024 can be summarized into one thought: landscape designs with altruistic objectives. The styles may vary but every garden space shares one common denominator, and that is sustainability.
Gardening continues ... READ MORE
This post entertains an ongoing debate that I often hear: Are palm trees really trees? Could our state tree, the sable palm, not even be a tree?
This has been argued in many different ways with the answer lying somewhere in the middle. Skip ... READ MORE
Gardening in Wild Winter Weather
By Becky Wern, MGV
How are you enjoying life on the Northeast Florida weather rollercoaster? Our temperatures go up and down from warm to chilly to freezing. We have lots of sunny, blue-sky days, and a ... READ MORE
Soil! Does it sound fascinating to you?
Maybe it should. We take our soil for granted. We even call it “dirt”. But soil is actually pretty magical.
It is full of wonderful living microorganisms. They are microscopic, so we can’t see ... READ MORE
Amaryllis for the Holidays and Beyond
It’s about time to start decking those halls! I love using natural materials and plants as holiday décor, and one plant known for merry and bright is the amaryllis. The amaryllis we buy for our ... READ MORE
Fall Wildflowers at Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve
By Walter Bryant, MGV
Any time of the year is a good time to visit the Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve but, in the fall, the native wildflowers blooming in the sandhills are especially ... READ MORE
When you hear “Florida-Friendly Landscape” what do you picture? Is it a well-kept design that fits in with the rest of the neighborhood or a wild and untamed eye-sore? Do you see an abundance of flowers and wildlife or a lot of weeds ... READ MORE