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Lush hostas thrive along a water feature in a garden

Know Your Heat Zone

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August 15, 2023

Placing the right plant in the right place is crucial for gardening success, especially in the challenging climate we have here.  Most of us are familiar with plant hardiness zones but have you heard of heat zones? (more…) READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Choosing Plants, Climate, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Florida Gardening, Florida Landscaping, Flower Gardens, Gardening, Growing Zone, Heat Zone, Landscape Plants, Plant Hardiness
Jax native plant garden

Jax Native Park Turns 100!

July 10, 2023

100 years ago, in 1923, the incredibly forward-thinking members of the Avondale Garden Circle began planting native species in a park that the City of Jacksonville set aside in the 1921 plat of the Avondale neighborhood.  Their goal was to ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Recreation
Tags: Florida Native Plant Society, Ixia Chapter, Jax Native Park, Native Northeast Florida Plants, Native Park
Crinum Tradition in Jacksonville Gardens

It’s Crinum Season Here in Jacksonville – Abundance Abounds Despite Endless Rain!

June 23, 2023

There is no better month for pink flowers than June and no better flower than crinums for a vigorous, rich explosion of bright, blowsy, fuscia PINK! Many of our Duval County Master Gardeners are grew up around long stretches of crinums in ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Crinums, Heritage Garden, Mandarin Garden Club, Spider Lilies, Swamp Lilies
Growing Blueberries in Jacksonville FL

Growing Blueberries in Your Jacksonville Backyard

May 22, 2023

The blueberry bushes planted at the Duval County Extension office are chock full of berries just about to ripen.  I can hardly wait until I am able to snack on some as I work.  If you also love these sweet little berries, you should incorporate ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Blueberries For Florida, Blueberries In 9a, Blueberry Growing In Jacksonville Fl, Native Blueberries, Rabbiteye Blueberries, Southern Highbush Blueberries

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