Posted By Martha Glenn, Commercial Horticulture
A question that is often asked is “How often should I water my plants?” This video was conceived as a way to help answer this age old question. Happy Viewing.
*No plants were harmed in ... READ MORE
A weed is a persistent plant in your landscape that is in an undesirable location (this can include an undesired plant or a desired plant that’s outgrown its space). While there are several weed control programs to choose from, many gardeners ... READ MORE
This leaf is not really a leaf at all. You are actually seeing an insect: a katydid (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) (Figure 1). On closer inspection, what you may have referred to as a grasshopper is, in fact, related to grasshoppers but is not ... READ MORE
The Dioon edule is a cycad similar to its cousin the sago palm. Dioon edule is also known as the Chestnut Dioon or Virgin palm. The Chestnut dioon is originally from Mexico. In its homeland, Dioon is accustom to harsh, dry environments and shallow, ... READ MORE
The sand pine, Pinus clausa, is a native pine tree and a relative of the common Florida slash pine. The sand pine has shorter needles, is shorter in height than its cousin and does not live as long as the slash pine. Because it does not produce ... READ MORE
September 11, 2015
By: Kathy Kinsey
Solomon’s Seal. Photo by Kathy Kinsey.
Are you looking for a stunning plant for your garden? A plant that just can’t be beat? Though I am always ... READ MORE
The blue morpho butterfly, also known as the peleides blue morpho or common blue morpho, is a brightly colored butterfly abundant in tropical environments in Central and South America. It can be seen flying in open areas such as paths, trails, ... READ MORE
While September marks the beginning of fall, the summer’s blistering temperatures may not drop for some time. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions. You can identify your area ... READ MORE
Teaching and demonstration gardens are places where the public can learn about different types of gardens and landscapes. This 10-page fact sheet discusses the various types of gardens, how to plan and develop a demonstration garden, logistical ... READ MORE
To help homeowners predict the impact of implementing some of the water conservation measures listed on Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ checklist, this 5-page fact sheet offers a table of estimated water savings. Homeowners can select activities ... READ MORE