When the cooler weather of fall arrives, many of us think of attracting a delightful gathering of birds to our gardens with a selection of feeders filled with a variety of seed, suet and even meal worms. It can be relaxing and satisfying to ... READ MORE
This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications are designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists, and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This publication, the eighth in the Key ... READ MORE
A popular landscape plant since the beginning of American history, this broad-leafed evergreen has served a variety of uses through the years. The American Indians used preserved Holly berries as decorative buttons and were much ... READ MORE
Discovered in 1927 growing near East Palatka, Florida, this Holly is one of a group of hybrids between Ilex cassine x Ilex opaca . The broad, dull green, rounded leaves have one spine at the tip and few, if any, along the ... READ MORE
Maybe you had a nice poinsettia or amaryllis in your home over the last few weeks that enhanced the festive look of your home or porch. But now that the season is over, what can you do with your post holiday plants?
Watch this UF/IFAS Solutions ... READ MORE
Looking for a new shrub or small tree this year? Interested in one that is low maintenance and offers beautiful green color? Why not try a holly.
Hollies can be found in landscapes throughout North Florida. Many times these plants are used ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Coffee and tea drinkers, take note -- a University of Florida study says a beverage made from a native holly tree might be just the thing to give you a caffeinated ... READ MORE