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Category: Horticulture

American Snowbell: Native Flowering Shrub-Like Small Tree for Wet Areas in the Landscape

  Found throughout the North Florida Panhandle, the American snowbell, Styrax americanus, is a native small flowering tree.  In his book, The Trees of Florida, Gil Nelson describes the blossoms as charming with “the thin, reflexed (flower) petals… Read More

Starting a Fruit Orchard or an Edible Landscape? What Should I Grow? Fall is the Time to Decide !

The avid gardener has heard on many occasions that fall is the best time of the year to plant trees and shrubs. Correct! Now is the time to start a fruit orchard or an edible landscape.  As the seasons transition into much cooler… Read More