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Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Taking the guesswork out of watering the lawn (Part 2)

(UPDATE NOTE: Do you live in Pasco, Pinellas, or Hillsborough counties? You could be eligible for a smart irrigation upgrade through the Tampa Bay Water-Wise rebate incentive program! Check your eligibility at: https://tampabaywaterwise.org/en/rebates. Read on to find out… Read More

Bud drop and other hibiscus horror stories

By Ralph E. Mitchell A landscape without a hibiscus is like a day without a sunrise!  These beautiful, well-developed flowering shrubs are readily available and in great demand across the gardening spectrum.  Hibiscus have their share of problems… Read More

Looking to plant new trees – what are best to resist a hurricane?

By Ralph E. Mitchell While many tree failures can be traced to structural weaknesses that could be eliminated with training, some trees (and palms) are just naturally more wind resistant than others and better apt to survive a… Read More