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Perennial Peanut: An Ideal Groundcover for Florida

Alternative lawn lifestyles Tired of the constant upkeep and long-term costs of maintaining your turf? How about the water bill? Do you have concerns about water pollution and nutrient run-off? Have your hard efforts to maintain grass been… Read More

Here today – here tomorrow – the bush daisy

If you like perennials with daisy-like flowers, you will love the yellow bush daisy or Euryops pectinatus.    This African native is a Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ recommended plant due to its hardiness and low-maintenance.  You will adore this easy-to-care-for plant!… Read More

Wildflower, weed, … or groundcover?

Often, the question of “wildflower vs. weed” is a matter of location. I recently decided to test that concept with the native succulent “weed” Portulaca pilosa, a.k.a. pink purslane.     Trivia factoid #1 – One nickname for… Read More