Groundcovers are low-to-the-ground plants that you can use to help fill out your landscape. Keep reading to learn about some groundcover plants that require minimal watering and care in Sarasota County.
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Turfgrasses such as St. Augustine grass, zoysia, and bahia are by far the most commonly planted groundcovers in the state of Florida for residential lawns and common areas. But there are so many more exciting, flowering groundcovers that can ... READ MORE
Spring is just around the corner and lawns will soon begin active growth. Join UF IFAS Escambia Extension for tips to have an attractive and healthy lawn. We will also discuss a few alternatives to the traditional lawn.
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A New Groundcover Appeal
Tired of the mundane? The ordinary? The boring? Landscapes stippled with the same plant material make me lose my interest in their designs. Nonetheless, let us think outside the normal plant palette. With the next gardening ... READ MORE
By Ralph E. Mitchell
If you can get double-duty from a plant – why not! One such plant is the ornamental pepper. To me, almost any small colorful pepper can be ornamental, but there are some developed specifically to add beauty to the ... READ MORE
Plants I wish I had not planted
Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat
Photo by Anne Tofield, Artemesia ‘lime light’
Friday, May 31, 2013
We have all made mistakes in our gardens. Some major, and others minor ... READ MORE